Caterpillar Inc (CAT)

CAT (NYSE:Industrial)
pos +0.54
Today's Range: 107.54 - 108.57 | CAT Avg Daily Volume: 3,804,400
Last Update: 08/21/14 - 3:46 PM EDT
Volume: 2,640,482
YTD Performance: 18.60%
Open: $108.12
Previous Close: $107.70
52 Week Range: $81.46 - $111.46
Oustanding Shares: 627,846,602
Market Cap: 67,367,940,395
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 6 7 7
Moderate Buy 1 0 0 0
Hold 11 12 12 12
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.28 2.33 2.26 2.26
Latest Dividend: 0.70
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.61%
Dividend Ex-Date: 07/17/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 17.91
Price Earnings Comparisons:
CAT Sector Avg. S&P 500
17.91 17.90 28.70
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
6.05% 28.43% 34.68%
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 $1.33 $1.62 $6.25 $7.10
Number of Analysts 10 10 13 15
High Estimate $1.50 $1.70 $6.50 $7.40
Low Estimate $1.25 $1.52 $6.20 $6.49
Prior Year $1.45 $1.54 $5.75 $6.25
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -8.28% 5.39% 8.74% 13.49%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
Average Frequency Indicator Chart
Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands
I would not want to be long or short Caterpillar shares right now.

Pressing Caterpillar Short Real Money Pro($)

And I have canceled all of my bids to purchase any longs.
Limited trading in light of meetings today.

Shorted Caterpillar Real Money Pro($)

Dealer stats were punk.

Caterpillar Is Stretched Real Money Pro($)

I remain bullish on the stock but believe its near-term momentum has run its course.

Fitz Bits: I Predict a Bounce Real Money Pro($)

Plus, I look at charts of Apple, Chipotle and Caterpillar.
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...

Mixed Earnings Real Money Pro($)

So far.
Recent data suggest economic expansion in the third quarter.

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