Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

135.24
NYSE : Producer Manufacturing
Prev Close 136.23
Day Low/High 134.60 / 136.66
52 Wk Low/High 112.06 / 159.37
Avg Volume 4.23M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 571.88M
Market Cap 77.91B
EPS 10.40
P/E Ratio 12.65
Div & Yield 4.12 (2.55%)

Latest News

CAT and BABA Updated

Caterpillar and Alibaba Charts Present Potential Buy Setups

Caterpillar and Alibaba Charts Present Potential Buy Setups

It's worth watching for trade triggers in both stocks.

G-20 Trade Update, Plus Charting Apple: Market Recon

G-20 Trade Update, Plus Charting Apple: Market Recon

Apple's push toward services is a valuation-driven necessity.

Jim Cramer: I Think You Buy What Is Down

Jim Cramer: I Think You Buy What Is Down

The recession story off of oil? I am not buying that.

Is It Too Late to Get Into Nvidia? Here's My Trade Idea

Is It Too Late to Get Into Nvidia? Here's My Trade Idea

Assuming that enough of you are either long NVDA, or at least have an interest in the name, let's take a look under the hood, and make a more determined decision here.

G-20 Trades and OPEC Cuts: Market Recon

G-20 Trades and OPEC Cuts: Market Recon

Equity index futures were rising Monday morning on positive trade news.

Boeing Stock Is Losing Altitude Here, But Don't Hop on for the Ride

Boeing Stock Is Losing Altitude Here, But Don't Hop on for the Ride

The risk/reward ratio doesn't look good for retail investors.

Trump-Xi Face Off, Potential EU Land Mines and a Caterpillar Play: Market Recon

Trump-Xi Face Off, Potential EU Land Mines and a Caterpillar Play: Market Recon

The G-20 Summit in Japan could hold more intrigue than just the planned meeting between President Trump and Xi.

Jim Cramer: Be Aware of Possible IPO-O, aka Initial Public Offering Overload

Jim Cramer: Be Aware of Possible IPO-O, aka Initial Public Offering Overload

Do we finally have too many new stocks, and are we running out of ammunition to buy them without wholesale liquidation of other stocks?

Jim Cramer: Don't Get Your Hopes Up on China Deal

Jim Cramer: Don't Get Your Hopes Up on China Deal

Talks between Washington and Beijing unlikely to end tariffs, but what would be worse? If the Fed chief dropped his guard on a single tweet.

My Positioning and Tactics

With the time frame on my net exposure being of a relatively short-term nature (from today to the next two to three months), I gradually have reduced my long book and have added to my short exposure in the last week's consistent advance. I do so bas...

Buy Stocks at a Big Discount With These 7 Closed-End Funds

Buy Stocks at a Big Discount With These 7 Closed-End Funds

Closed-end funds provide several benefits to investors over mutual funds.

With Global Coordination at an All-Time Low, How Slow and Inept Will the Reaction Be If the Wheels Do Come Off?

* The answer to the above question is... Slow, inept and impotent. * (Regardless of your political views) Tariff Man seems out of control * I have been of the strong view that President Trump's behavior and the shallowness of policy were destined to...

Winners Get Sold Last

Winners Get Sold Last

Despite trade war fears, semiconductors and emerging markets saw the selling dry up and FXI -- an exchange-traded fund to be long on China -- was green all day, while Caterpillar and Deere and Co. saw no selling, either.

Jim Cramer: This Is Now an Emotional Market

Jim Cramer: This Is Now an Emotional Market

When traders are flailing and investors are drowning, examples work best to illustrate what happens before a bottom is reached.

China's Rare Earth Threats Drive Home a Basic Fact About the Trade War

China's Rare Earth Threats Drive Home a Basic Fact About the Trade War

Both Washington and Beijing have no shortage of options for inflicting major economic damage on the other party. That provides some reasons to think a near-term truce will eventually be reached, even if there are long-term consequences to this fight.

Key Takeaways

With 60 minutes to go: * The S&P has just broken the day's lows - following the pattern of early strength and late in the day weakness. * Breadth: 1200 advancers, 1750 decliners. * The economic message of lower bond yields is growing louder. * The 1...

2 Strategies for Tapping Into Dividend Royalty

2 Strategies for Tapping Into Dividend Royalty

There are ways to invest in the basket of companies that have increased their dividends for years on end that go beyond ETFs; here are a couple of them.

A Market Schmeissing

Here are my main takeaways from today's action: * Down from the "get go." * The Russell underperformed the senior averages. * Breadth at 676 advancers and 2,275 decliners on the NYSE says it all. * And so does the yield on the 10-year U.S. note whic...

Jim Cramer: Wait for Trade and Infrastructure News to Hit Prices

Jim Cramer: Wait for Trade and Infrastructure News to Hit Prices

Then is the time to buy -- and it should soon be here.

Are the Fundamental and Technical Stars Aligned for a Bear Market?

* There are many historical reasons to be concerned * The Nasdaq looks especially vulnerable (watch out below Apple!) * My conviction that an important market topping process is in place has grown Evidence of a market topping process, which began in...

Tactically Speaking

After covering shorts in , , , , (and others) earlier this week, I am very liquid. I stand ready to reload these shorts on further strength.

Jim Cramer: Tuesday We Embraced Logic and Proportion

Jim Cramer: Tuesday We Embraced Logic and Proportion

On day three, the sellers forget why they sold and the buyers remember why they like stocks.

Today's Trades

"Just one more thing." -- Lt. Columbo Since I was unusually active today (and I know it can get confusing) I think it would be helpful to summarize today's trades. * I covered all of my semiconductor shorts -- Intel and Micron (still on my Best Idea...

Jim Cramer: You Better Strap Yourself In

Jim Cramer: You Better Strap Yourself In

President Trump has decided that the U.S. simply shouldn't do business with China and if you do you are going to have to pay the price.

Housekeeping Item

I am now out of my , and trading short rentals. Good trades.

Covering Apple, Caterpillar

I have covered half of my Apple trading short rental at $188.85, and half of my Caterpillar short rental at $126.30 in pre-market trading for a large gain. Back to small-sized.