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Caterpillar Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:CAT)

$130.71
-0.33 (-0.25 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$129.99
Now: $130.71
$132.03
50-Day Range
$115.76
MA: $125.55
$133.78
52-Week Range
$111.75
Now: $130.71
$144.77
Volume4.19 million shs
Average Volume3.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$73.54 billion
P/E Ratio11.65
Dividend Yield3.12%
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$16.32 per share
Book Value$24.46 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.15 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees104,000
Market Cap$73.54 billion
Next Earnings Date10/23/2019 (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, October 9th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 21st will be given a dividend of $1.03 per share on Wednesday, November 20th. This represents a $4.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 18th. View Caterpillar's Dividend History.

How were Caterpillar's earnings last quarter?

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 24th. The industrial products company reported $2.83 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $3.12 by $0.29. The industrial products company earned $14.43 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.47 billion. Caterpillar had a net margin of 11.26% and a return on equity of 43.35%. Caterpillar's revenue for the quarter was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.97 EPS. View Caterpillar's Earnings History.

When is Caterpillar's next earnings date?

Caterpillar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Caterpillar.

How can I listen to Caterpillar's earnings call?

Caterpillar will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 23rd 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 guidance has Caterpillar issued on next quarter's earnings?

Caterpillar issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $11.75-12.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $12.20.

What price target have analysts set for CAT?

26 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Caterpillar's shares. Their predictions range from $100.00 to $188.00. On average, they expect Caterpillar's share price to reach $136.44 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Caterpillar.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Caterpillar?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Caterpillar in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 14 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 headlines about CAT stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Caterpillar earned a news sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Caterpillar.

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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Boeing (BA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T) and General Electric (GE).

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%), Oakbrook Investments LLC (0.04%), Heritage Investors Management Corp (0.04%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%), Country Trust Bank (0.03%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.03%). Company insiders that own Caterpillar stock include Bradley M Halverson, Daniel M Dickinson, David L Calhoun, Denise C Johnson, Jananne A Copeland, 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 Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Artemis Investment Management LLP, Renaissance Investment Group LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Valeo Financial Advisors LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC and Zeke Capital Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Caterpillar.

Which institutional investors are buying Caterpillar stock?

CAT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Hexavest Inc., Quattro Financial Advisors LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Grassi Investment Management, Iowa State Bank and Mainstay Capital Management LLC ADV. 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 $130.71.

How big of a company is Caterpillar?

Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $73.54 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:  1,030 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,132 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,162
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 10/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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