Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

147.87
NYSE : Producer Manufacturing
Prev Close 145.57
Day Low/High 146.24 / 147.93
52 Wk Low/High 111.75 / 150.55
Avg Volume 3.26M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 552.66M
Market Cap 80.45B
EPS 10.40
P/E Ratio 13.89
Div & Yield 4.12 (2.58%)

Latest News

Some Early Observations

* Market breadth -300 issues. * Twitter , despite some protestations from financial media playas, getting jiggy. * Banks back off for the second day in a row after some Sell Side downgrades. (Many of my holdings recently came within 10% of my year e...

Getting Shorter

* Putting my money where my mouth and pen are! In keeping with this morning's opener, "Stocks Grow Expensive as the Market Ignores Geopolitical Risks ", I have further increased my outsized net short exposure this morning: * In pre-market trading I ...

3 Sectors to Watch, First Quarter Volatility, 10 Dow Dogs: Market Recon

3 Sectors to Watch, First Quarter Volatility, 10 Dow Dogs: Market Recon

Also: People's Bank of China, the Fed, U.S./China trade deal, Brexit, USMCA.

A Look-See and Some Market Highlights in My Portfolio Today

Some market highlights today (in my book): * Kraft Heinz sneaking back to the old highs. *Cronos Group and Canopy Growth Corp (a helluva trade off of the morning lows) are cannabis leadership. * Cannabis spec basket still ++. * The iShares Barclays ...

3 Short Adds

I am adding to the following shorts: Netflix , Caterpillar , and Disney .

Jim Cramer: The Great Recession Made Us Smarter, Better, Stronger

Jim Cramer: The Great Recession Made Us Smarter, Better, Stronger

Armageddonists who say otherwise can't be exorcised, but they should be ignored.

Jim Cramer: Ask Why a Stock Will Go Higher, Not Why It Will Go Down

Jim Cramer: Ask Why a Stock Will Go Higher, Not Why It Will Go Down

Don't miss big moves in 2020, focus on how stocks can go up, especially big names that are beaten down.

Orders, Long and Short

I have orders in (slightly below the market) to add to my longs in , , and . I have orders in (slightly above the market) to short , , , and . __________ Long TWTR (Large), KHC (large), CGC (large), AMZN (large). Short TROW, BX, MU (large), CAT (lar...

My Takeaways: Putting on a Different Face

The complexion of the market, at least over the last two trading sessions, has changed. (I'll have more on this in my opener tomorrow.) But, I fully recognize that two days does not a market make. Let's see if there is follow-through Tuesday and Wed...

Subscriber Comment of the Day

Deere & Co. again lowers guidance. I agree with this comment on the agricultural equipment space (I am large short Caterpillar ) from Neil The Real Deal: Neil S • 3 minutes ago • edited Looks like ag sector still feeling pressure. Deere -4.5% after ...

My Takeaways

* A broad-based gain today * There is a narrative for every Deal and every Bull Market -- but it always changes and sometimes it's faux (e.g. Schwab/TD Ameritrade) The steady and relentless market advance of the last seven weeks continued today. We ...

Trading Moves

I am offering (slightly above last sales) shorts in , , , and . I am bidding (slightly below last sales) longs in , and .

My Takeaways: A Noisy Monday

Monday saw another (albeit small) market advance -- with a narrow trading range. It was good action for the bulls considering the incremental trade news. Also, we heard a lot of noise but nothing definitive: * Breadth was negative -- with around -40...

No Trades Today

I am offering and on the short side.

My Takeaways

It was a quiet day for the Averages but there was plenty of action underneath - in the relentless assault to higher levels: * Breadth, at 3:15 pm was -150 on the NYSE - steadily improving from the early morning. * Bonds rose in price and dropped in ...

Jim Cramer: Buybacks in the Cyclical Stocks Are Helping Push This Strength

Jim Cramer: Buybacks in the Cyclical Stocks Are Helping Push This Strength

Caterpillar is a prime example.

Caterpillar Stock Is Skipping the Chrysalis and Going Right to a New Uptrend

Caterpillar Stock Is Skipping the Chrysalis and Going Right to a New Uptrend

Look for CAT to show further gains ahead.

Jim Cramer: The Machines Are (Yet Again) Sucking Liquidity Out of the Market

Jim Cramer: The Machines Are (Yet Again) Sucking Liquidity Out of the Market

What is really driving this rally is the inability of algorithmic traders to moderate their buying.

Jim Cramer: We Crushed These 5 Market Obstacles to Get Here

Jim Cramer: We Crushed These 5 Market Obstacles to Get Here

As the indexes touch all-time highs, remember the challenges thrown at us lately are typical of what bull markets thrive on.

What I See I Don't Like

* I am raising my short exposure In Wednesday's regular trading session and after hours trading I raised my net short exposure to large-sized by, among other trades, expanding both my and shorts. I did this for several reasons: * Markets likely ramp...

This Dividend Aristocrat Is Navigating a Tough Environment

This Dividend Aristocrat Is Navigating a Tough Environment

It is impressive that a cyclical company could raise its dividend each year during the worst economic downturn in decades.

CAT Move

Based on my assessment of the downside risk relative to the upside reward, I moved to a very large short position late yesterday.

Two Cyclical Names That Have Strong Looking Charts

Two Cyclical Names That Have Strong Looking Charts

Let's visit with the charts of PPG and Caterpillar.

New Buy (and Short) Levels

* My revised levels I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible. "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." - Walter Deemer "When the t...

Will the Fed Dance? Eye on Oracle, 3 Stocks to Watch: Market Recon

Will the Fed Dance? Eye on Oracle, 3 Stocks to Watch: Market Recon

The odds of a Fed December rate cut are now very low. I think the marketplace handles that just fine, as long as the statement with this week's expected cut does not sound too tough, or too cautious.

Jim Cramer: 5 Solid Reasons These Cyclical Stocks Are Rising

Jim Cramer: 5 Solid Reasons These Cyclical Stocks Are Rising

Deere, Dow, Caterpillar, PPG Industries, Illinois Tool Works, CSX Corp and Union Pacific all defied expectations and rose after less-than stellar quarterly reports. Here is why.

The Bulls Continue to Brush Off Bad Earnings News

The Bulls Continue to Brush Off Bad Earnings News

What's been most impressive lately has been the overall improvement in the charts.

Jim Cramer: 4 Reasons Why a Recession Is Now Unlikely

Jim Cramer: 4 Reasons Why a Recession Is Now Unlikely

Dow chemicals are finding a bottom, higher-yielding stocks are trading well, macro is improving and the consumer is getting stronger.