Caterpillar Inc (CAT)

CAT (NYSE:Industrial) EQUITY
pos +0.30
Today's Range: 74.63 - 76.02 | CAT Avg Daily Volume: 5,757,700
Last Update: 08/28/15 - 3:59 PM EDT
Volume: 6,648,353
YTD Performance: -17.34%
Open: $75.02
Previous Close: $75.66
52 Week Range: $70.23 - $109.73
Oustanding Shares: 602,632,543
Market Cap: 44,516,465,951
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 4 4 5 5
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 10 10 12 12
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.60 2.60 2.56 2.56
Latest Dividend: 0.77
Latest Dividend Yield: 4.17%
Dividend Ex-Date: 07/16/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 12.61
Price Earnings Comparisons:
CAT Sector Avg. S&P 500
12.61 12.60 24.79
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-13.94% -30.30% -12.66%
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 (09/15) Qtr (12/15) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $0.84 $0.96 $4.95 $4.58
Number of Analysts 9 9 11 12
High Estimate $1.03 $1.05 $5.15 $5.10
Low Estimate $0.75 $0.85 $4.75 $3.90
Prior Year $1.72 $1.35 $6.38 $4.95
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -50.97% -28.81% -22.34% -7.58%
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The last few days have created investment opportunities, but don't look only at price.
All three are tempting, but wait before taking action.
The downside potential is between 7% and 12% from here.

Caterpillar Still Slow Real Money Pro($)

Asia Pacific: -25% vs -19% EAME: +2% vs -2% Latin America: -37% vs -50% North America: -5% vs -5% World: -11% vs -14% Total Construction Industries (July 2015 vs June 2015) Asia-Pacific -21% vs -22% EAME +1% vs -2% Latin America -52% vs -55% North America -8% vs -8% Worl
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Now is the time to be rational, not give in to fear.
Some stocks are as safe as Treasuries, with vastly better yield.

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