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NYSE:CAT - Caterpillar Stock Price, Forecast & News

$136.42
-0.17 (-0.12 %)
(As of 02/19/2020 10:09 AM ET)
Today's Range
$136.34
Now: $136.42
$137.02
50-Day Range
$129.77
MA: $141.49
$150.53
52-Week Range
$111.75
Now: $136.42
$150.55
Volume262,112 shs
Average Volume3.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$75.39 billion
P/E Ratio12.74
Dividend Yield2.99%
Beta1.5
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$53.80 billion
Cash Flow$15.84 per share
Book Value$26.47 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.09 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees104,000
Market Cap$75.39 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2020 (Estimated)
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 11th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 21st will be paid a dividend of $1.03 per share on Thursday, February 20th. This represents a $4.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 17th. View Caterpillar's Dividend History.

How were Caterpillar's earnings last quarter?

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) posted its earnings results on Friday, January, 31st. The industrial products company reported $2.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.37 by $0.26. The industrial products company had revenue of $13.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $13.42 billion. Caterpillar had a net margin of 11.32% and a return on equity of 41.85%. The business's revenue was down 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $2.55 earnings per share. View Caterpillar's Earnings History.

When is Caterpillar's next earnings date?

Caterpillar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Caterpillar.

What guidance has Caterpillar issued on next quarter's earnings?

Caterpillar updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Friday, January, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of $8.50-10.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $10.67.

What price target have analysts set for CAT?

19 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Caterpillar's shares. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $185.00. On average, they anticipate Caterpillar's share price to reach $144.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Caterpillar.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Caterpillar?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Caterpillar in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 6 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?

Media coverage about CAT stock has been trending very positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Caterpillar earned a media sentiment score of 3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Caterpillar.

Are investors shorting Caterpillar?

Caterpillar saw a decline in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 6,860,000 shares, a decline of 14.8% from the January 15th total of 8,050,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,220,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days. Currently, 1.2% of the company's 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), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), Bank of America (BAC), General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU) 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wealth Quarterback LLC (26.98%), State Street Corp (8.10%), Sanders Capital LLC (1.29%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.86%), FMR LLC (0.68%) and Capital World Investors (0.57%). 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 major investors are selling Caterpillar stock?

CAT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Bank of Montreal Can, AQR Capital Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Calamos Advisors LLC and Point72 Asset Management L.P.. 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 major investors are buying Caterpillar stock?

CAT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wealth Quarterback LLC, FMR LLC, American International Group Inc., Sanders Capital LLC, Capital International Investors, Hexavest Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and Strs Ohio. 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 $136.58.

How big of a company is Caterpillar?

Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $75.48 billion and generates $53.80 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $6.09 billion in net income (profit) each year or $11.06 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:  1,065 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,176 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,241
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 2/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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