Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

134.33
1.30 0.99
NYSE : Producer Manufacturing
Prev Close 133.01
Open 132.16
Day Low/High 132.01 / 134.59
52 Wk Low/High 112.06 / 162.34
Volume 752.62K
Avg Volume 4.78M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 575.54M
Market Cap 77.21B
EPS 10.40
P/E Ratio 13.08
Div & Yield 3.44 (2.51%)

Latest News

Mixed Market Messages

*Raising net short exposure Some late morning observations: * With Google and Amazon market beasts -- now both medium sized -- I feel "comfortable" adding to my short hedges. * Added to my Micron , Caterpillar and Coca-Cola shorts. * So weird that t...

More HD, CAT

I have added to my and trading short rentals today.

CAT, HD Paying Off

Recent trading short rentals in two popular cyclicals, and (I recently added to both shorts this week), are beginning to pay off.

Back to the Markets!

* Revisiting Trouble Ahead - My Market Concerns Are Expanding Yesterday's opening missive, "Trouble Ahead, Trouble Behind," took a look at certain price momentum concerns that have developed in the last two weeks: I have more market concerns today t...

Where I Stand

In addition to larger Index shorts (in and ) in the last few weeks, I have taken about 10, new trading and investment shorts on - including Apple , Disney , Caterpillar , Home Depot , Microsoft and several others (that are too speculative to discuss...

Trouble Ahead, Trouble Behind?

* My market concerns are expanding "Driving that train, high on cocaine, Casey Jones you better watch your speed Trouble ahead, trouble behind And you know that notion just crossed my mind." - The Grateful Dead, Casey Jones I have more market concer...

Jim Cramer: Will Trump Walk Away From Xi? Some May Already Be Betting on It

Jim Cramer: Will Trump Walk Away From Xi? Some May Already Be Betting on It

There are signs in the market that the talks may not be going as well as thought, or at least that some believe that Trump thinks he has the upper hand.

Jim Cramer: 5 Reasons to Buy Any 'Sell the News' Reaction on China

Jim Cramer: 5 Reasons to Buy Any 'Sell the News' Reaction on China

Here are a host of stocks that will benefit from a deal, and why you should pick them up on a selloff.

Where I Stand (Part Deux)

* Further reducing gross longs * And increasing my overall net short exposure I have also moved my position from large-sized to medium-sized. (And I plan to stay there.) With the recent liquidation of ,  , and longs, profit taking in a substantial a...

CAT Is Still a Dog

As you all know I am short Caterpillar - on a trading basis. Relatedly, from my pal Steve Cortes:

Where I Stand

* I stand with a calculator and a contrarian streak in my investment strategy * I have steadily expanded my net short exposure all week While I am respectful of price and momentum that, in part, have been influenced by the changing market structure,...

Caterpillar Could Diesel Higher for a Few More Months

Caterpillar Could Diesel Higher for a Few More Months

Despite a recent downgrade, Caterpillar may be poised to power ahead in the coming months as it follows the broader market up.

Where I Stand

Recently I have made the following moves in my portfolios: * I have added to my and shorts. * I sold out my and longs. * I reduced the size (from large to medium) of my long holdings in and . * I initiated shorts in , and .

Watching Late-Day Action, Plus Palo Alto Networks Crushes Earnings: Market Recon

Watching Late-Day Action, Plus Palo Alto Networks Crushes Earnings: Market Recon

The algos are pushing to the negative late in the day -- keep an eye out for signals of a trend change.

Jim Cramer: Once Again Jerome Powell Is a Friend of the Bulls, Not the Enemy

Jim Cramer: Once Again Jerome Powell Is a Friend of the Bulls, Not the Enemy

The fact that Fed Chair Powell knows that things are slowing down may be the best thing this market has going for it.

Expanding My Overall Net Short Exposure

After eliminating a long,  , adding two shorts, and , and expanding my and shorts (as Mr. Market ramped on a better consumer confidence print - which is non predictive to the markets), I have further expanded my overall net short exposure. I have a ...

Expanded My Short Book

I have put on three new shorts in the last few days - Disney , Home Depot , and Caterpillar .

Caterpillar Downgraded to Sell at UBS

Break In

I am shorting Home Depot (EPS miss) and Caterpillar (UBS downgrade) in premarket trading.

Jim Cramer: A Cheat Sheet on China Trade Talks

Jim Cramer: A Cheat Sheet on China Trade Talks

What stocks to buy and what to avoid on the continual leaks coming out of the Kudlow-Mnuchin camp and the Lighthizer-Navarro camp.

Trade Deals, Climate Change Stock Picks, Chipotle Rebounds: Market Recon

Trade Deals, Climate Change Stock Picks, Chipotle Rebounds: Market Recon

Does it not make sense to create a separate portfolio made up of equities that will benefit -- as sick as that sounds -- when an area needs to rebuild?

'Wonder Dogs' and 'Underdogs': 2 Hot Diggity Twists on the 'Dogs of the Dow'

'Wonder Dogs' and 'Underdogs': 2 Hot Diggity Twists on the 'Dogs of the Dow'

Selecting the creme de la creme of last year's top dividend dogs generated an average total return of 8.8%.

Why GE Earnings Are Extremely Important for Income Investors

Why GE Earnings Are Extremely Important for Income Investors

This is one report where the real driver will be what the company says and the tone they take when saying it.

Jim Cramer: This Strong Dollar Is Biting Deeply Into Apple

Jim Cramer: This Strong Dollar Is Biting Deeply Into Apple

Dollar strength is affecting the competitive advantage of U.S. companies around the globe, and it is a more insidious problem that most people recognize.

CAT Is Still a Dog

Caterpillar's shares dropped by -8% to -9% after a big EPS miss and a guidedown on Monday. Higher costs (materials and freight) in the construction segment and one time write-offs in the FinCo contributed to the shortfalls. Importantly, the company'...

A Slew of Significant News Events Are About to Hit This Market

A Slew of Significant News Events Are About to Hit This Market

While the indices are no longer severely overbought, they have been stalling for the past week. Stay vigilant and be ready to act.

The Overbought/Oversold Oscillator Seems Suspended in the Middle of Nowhere

The Overbought/Oversold Oscillator Seems Suspended in the Middle of Nowhere

It hasn't come down enough for me to think we're oversold, so I call it working off the overbought condition.

Jim Cramer: The Market's Resilience Is Extraordinary

Jim Cramer: The Market's Resilience Is Extraordinary

This is some sort of whacky, crazy bull market that just doesn't want to go down.