Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

CAT (NYSE:Trucks/Construction/Farm Machinery) EQUITY
pos +3.63
Today's Range: 156.20 - 159.78 | CAT Avg Daily Volume: 5,146,100
Last Update: 02/22/18 - 4:01 PM EST
Volume: 4,722,007
YTD Performance: -1.28%
Open: $156.20
Previous Close: $155.23
52 Week Range: $90.34 - $173.24
Oustanding Shares: 594,934,000
Market Cap: 92,982,234,375
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 8 9 7 7
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 10 10 11 11
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.11 2.19 2.35 2.35
Latest Dividend: 0.78
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.01%
Dividend Ex-Date: 01/19/18
Price Earnings Ratio: 123.46
Price Earnings Comparisons:
CAT Sector Avg. S&P 500
123.46 124.00 23.00
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
13.62% 57.04% 84.23%
Revenue 17.97 -0.20 -0.06
Net Income 0.00 -0.80 -0.41
EPS -1,245.00 -0.80 -0.40
Earnings for CAT:
Revenue 45.46B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (03/18) Qtr (06/18) FY (12/18) FY (12/19)
Average Estimate $2.02 $2.33 $9.05 $10.30
Number of Analysts 8 7 9 8
High Estimate $2.20 $2.41 $9.25 $10.75
Low Estimate $1.87 $2.15 $8.80 $9.97
Prior Year $1.28 $1.49 $6.88 $9.05
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 57.52% 56.47% 31.51% 13.83%
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In early February I covered my Caterpillar (CAT) short at about $146.50. After the release of January's retail dealer stats I am taking the stock off of my Best Ideas List (short):
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