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NYSE:CAT - Caterpillar Stock Price, Forecast & News

$142.63
-3.22 (-2.21 %)
(As of 01/22/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$142.52
Now: $142.63
$146.56
50-Day Range
$140.05
MA: $146.31
$150.53
52-Week Range
$111.75
Now: $142.63
$150.55
Volume3.60 million shs
Average Volume2.85 million shs
Market Capitalization$78.83 billion
P/E Ratio13.56
Dividend Yield2.82%
Beta1.52
Caterpillar, Inc engages in the manufacture of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. It operates through the following segments: Construction Industries, Resource Industries, Energy and Transportation, Financial Products, and All Other. The Construction Industries segment supports customers using machinery in infrastructure and building construction applications. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Construction machinery
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIP14912310
Phone224-551-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$54.72 billion
Cash Flow$15.92 per share
Book Value$24.46 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.15 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees104,000
Market Cap$78.83 billion
Next Earnings Date1/31/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Caterpillar's stock symbol?

Caterpillar trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CAT."

How often does Caterpillar pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Caterpillar?

Caterpillar declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 11th. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 21st will be given a dividend of $1.03 per share on Thursday, February 20th. This represents a $4.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.89%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 17th. View Caterpillar's Dividend History.

How were Caterpillar's earnings last quarter?

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The industrial products company reported $2.66 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.82 by $0.16. The industrial products company earned $12.76 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $13.49 billion. Caterpillar had a net margin of 10.99% and a return on equity of 42.51%. Caterpillar's quarterly revenue was down 5.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $2.86 EPS. View Caterpillar's Earnings History.

When is Caterpillar's next earnings date?

Caterpillar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, January 31st 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Caterpillar.

How can I listen to Caterpillar's earnings call?

Caterpillar will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, January 31st at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for CAT?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Caterpillar's shares. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $178.00. On average, they expect Caterpillar's share price to reach $147.69 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Caterpillar.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Caterpillar?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Caterpillar in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Caterpillar.

Has Caterpillar been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about CAT stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Caterpillar earned a media sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Caterpillar.

Are investors shorting Caterpillar?

Caterpillar saw a decrease in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 8,050,000 shares, a decrease of 8.3% from the December 15th total of 8,780,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,360,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Caterpillar's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Caterpillar's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Caterpillar own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Caterpillar investors own include Verizon Communications (VZ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), AT&T (T), Bank of America (BAC), Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE) and Tesla (TSLA).

Who are Caterpillar's key executives?

Caterpillar's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Donald James Umpleby, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Andrew Robert John Bonfield, Chief Financial Officer
  • Julie A. Lagacy, Chief Information Officer & Vice President
  • Michael A. McGuire, Co-Chief Compliance Officer
  • Thomas A. Pellette, Senior Vice President

Who are Caterpillar's major shareholders?

Caterpillar's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Hexavest Inc. (0.08%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%), Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. (0.05%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.04%), Heritage Investors Management Corp (0.04%) and Johanson Financial Advisors Inc. (0.03%). Company insiders that own Caterpillar stock include David L Calhoun, Denise C Johnson, Gary Michael Marvel, Joseph E Creed, Lange Bob De, Suzette M Long and Thomas A Pellette. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Caterpillar.

Which institutional investors are selling Caterpillar stock?

CAT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Calamos Advisors LLC, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Cozad Asset Management Inc., Grassi Investment Management, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Boenning & Scattergood Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Caterpillar company stock in the last year include Denise C Johnson, Gary Michael Marvel and Suzette M Long. View Insider Buying and Selling for Caterpillar.

Which institutional investors are buying Caterpillar stock?

CAT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Manning & Napier Group LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Huntington National Bank, AE Wealth Management LLC, Cumberland Advisors Inc. and Hoey Investments Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Caterpillar stock in the last two years include David L Calhoun and Lange Bob De. View Insider Buying and Selling for Caterpillar.

How do I buy shares of Caterpillar?

Shares of CAT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Caterpillar's stock price today?

One share of CAT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $142.63.

How big of a company is Caterpillar?

Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $78.83 billion and generates $54.72 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $6.15 billion in net income (profit) each year or $11.22 on an earnings per share basis. Caterpillar employs 104,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Caterpillar.

What is Caterpillar's official website?

The official website for Caterpillar is http://www.caterpillar.com/.

How can I contact Caterpillar?

Caterpillar's mailing address is 510 Lake Cook Road Suite 100, Deerfield IL, 60015. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 224-551-4000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Caterpillar (NYSE CAT)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,050 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,163 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,213
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Caterpillar and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CAT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CAT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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