Caterpillar Inc (CAT)

CAT (NYSE:Industrial) EQUITY
pos +0.00
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00 | CAT Avg Daily Volume: 6,264,600
Last Update: 04/20/15 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: -7.57%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $84.60
52 Week Range: $78.19 - $111.46
Oustanding Shares: 606,166,559
Market Cap: 50,481,551,034
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 5 5 5 6
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 13 13 13 9
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 2
Mean Rec. 2.58 2.58 2.58 2.53
Latest Dividend: 0.70
Latest Dividend Yield: 3.36%
Dividend Ex-Date: 04/16/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 14.16
Price Earnings Comparisons:
CAT Sector Avg. S&P 500
14.16 14.20 27.68
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
0.75% -17.73% -21.47%
Revenue -0.80 -0.08 -0.03
Net Income -2.40 -0.25 -0.09
EPS 2.10 -0.22 -0.08
Earnings for CAT:
Revenue 55.18B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (03/15) Qtr (06/15) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $1.36 $1.39 $4.70 $4.76
Number of Analysts 13 12 14 14
High Estimate $1.48 $1.52 $4.85 $5.26
Low Estimate $1.18 $1.17 $4.42 $3.72
Prior Year $1.61 $1.69 $6.38 $4.70
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -15.62% -17.95% -26.33% 1.34%
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Deere (DE) offered weak dealer data today, which continues to support my Caterpillar (CAT) short.

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Last week I suggested that we are approaching peak buybacks. In my analysis I responded to Rosenblatt Securities' Brian Reynolds strong view that 2015 will bring a re-acceleration in company share buyback activity once the earnings season is over. While I have numerous reasons for my view, my core reason is that corporations are approaching the boundaries of leverage.
First-quarter earnings season will be brutal.
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More weak (February) retail dealer statistics at Caterpillar (CAT) this morning. The shares are now down by nearly $28 since the stock was added to my Best Ideas list (short) in December.

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