Caterpillar Inc (CAT)

CAT (NYSE:Industrial)
$102.20
neg -0.63
-0.61%
Today's Range: 101.55 - 102.98 | CAT Avg Daily Volume: 6,365,300
Last Update: 04/21/14 - 11:36 AM EDT
Volume: 1,260,432
YTD Performance: 13.24%
Open: $102.90
Previous Close: $102.83
52 Week Range: $79.49 - $103.72
Oustanding Shares: 637,822,342
Market Cap: 65,587,271,428
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 8 8 7 7
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. 2.20 2.20 2.26 2.26
Latest Dividend: 0.60
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.49%
Dividend Ex-Date: 01/16/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 16.77
Price Earnings Comparisons:
CAT Sector Avg. S&P 500
16.77 17.90 29.08
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
12.46% 26.22% -4.09%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
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:
EBITDA 10.42B
Revenue 55.66B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (03/14) Qtr (06/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $1.24 $1.55 $5.86 $6.82
Number of Analysts 9 9 12 14
High Estimate $1.35 $1.67 $6.00 $7.40
Low Estimate $1.03 $1.37 $5.70 $6.32
Prior Year $1.31 $1.45 $5.75 $5.86
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -5.00% 6.90% 1.96% 16.27%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands
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