Caterpillar Inc (CAT)

CAT (NYSE:Industrial)
neg -0.12
Today's Range: 104.10 - 104.97 | CAT Avg Daily Volume: 3,412,400
Last Update: 07/25/14 - 11:41 AM EDT
Volume: 1,793,881
YTD Performance: 15.67%
Open: $104.10
Previous Close: $105.04
52 Week Range: $81.35 - $111.46
Oustanding Shares: 624,233,901
Market Cap: 67,791,690,000
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for CAT
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 6 7 7 8
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 12 12 12 12
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.33 2.26 2.26 2.20
Latest Dividend: 0.70
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.58%
Dividend Ex-Date: 07/17/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 18.43
Price Earnings Comparisons:
CAT Sector Avg. S&P 500
18.43 18.40 28.96
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-0.23% 25.89% -0.10%
Revenue -15.50 0.31 0.09
Net Income -33.50 0.38 0.11
EPS -32.20 0.37 0.11
Earnings for CAT:
Revenue 55.66B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/14) Qtr (12/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $1.41 $1.66 $6.20 $7.09
Number of Analysts 9 9 4 14
High Estimate $1.50 $1.72 $6.20 $7.40
Low Estimate $1.34 $1.60 $6.20 $6.48
Prior Year $1.45 $1.54 $5.75 $6.20
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -2.61% 7.50% 7.83% 14.37%
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Jul 25, 2014 | 8:17 AM EDT
CAT price target raised from $106 to $109, UBS said. Neutral rating.  Large and accelerated buyback should provide support or mode...
Jul 25, 2014 | 8:09 AM EDT
Shares of CAT now seen reaching $119, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also upped, given the company's new guidance. Outperform ra...

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