Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

141.52
NYSE : Producer Manufacturing
Prev Close 143.18
Day Low/High 140.10 / 142.70
52 Wk Low/High 111.75 / 148.47
Avg Volume 3.95M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 552.66M
Market Cap 79.13B
EPS 10.40
P/E Ratio 13.56
Div & Yield 4.12 (2.63%)

Adding to 2 Shorts

I added to my shorts in and on the market strength today.

Is Caterpillar's Long Decline Coming to an End?

Is Caterpillar's Long Decline Coming to an End?

Let's check the charts of this global leader in the manufacture of construction and mining equipment.

My Recent Trading and Investing

I was quite active in my trading and investing over the last two days (while I was on the West Coast and not writing in my Diary). Here is a summary of my actions: * I have added to my private equity shorts - (a new position) joins . * I have reesta...

Jim Cramer: Playing Hostage/Non-Hostage on China-Exposed Stocks

Jim Cramer: Playing Hostage/Non-Hostage on China-Exposed Stocks

A trade deal still seems far away, so check your China exposure, again, as earnings season approaches.

Jim Cramer: China Remains Among the Best Markets for All Our Exporters

Jim Cramer: China Remains Among the Best Markets for All Our Exporters

One has to wonder whether there isn't a wholesale shift in China toward internal consumption and away from exporting.

Jim Cramer: Stop Moaning and Start Buying

Jim Cramer: Stop Moaning and Start Buying

Everyone keeps asking me if there's a recession around the corner. My answer: I don't see it.

U.S./China Talks, Gold and Copper, Mastercard Poised for Breakout: Market Recon

U.S./China Talks, Gold and Copper, Mastercard Poised for Breakout: Market Recon

In my opinion, MA is a good one, otherwise it would not be on my book.

Fed Rosengren's Rubbish Talk, Debt Driven Growth, 6 Not Fun Facts: Market Recon

Fed Rosengren's Rubbish Talk, Debt Driven Growth, 6 Not Fun Facts: Market Recon

Can no one else see the eventual end of the debt super-cycle?

3 Stocks That Would Be Hurt by a Strong Dollar

3 Stocks That Would Be Hurt by a Strong Dollar

3M, Caterpillar and Johnson & Johnson all face headwinds with a strong dollar.

Jim Cramer: China Woes Casting a Dark Smog Over Industrial Economy

Jim Cramer: China Woes Casting a Dark Smog Over Industrial Economy

We can only hope that Fed Chairman Jay Powell is checking in with power companies and other industrials to see how tariffs are really decking parts of this country.

Jim Cramer: Running Down the BTF vs. WTF Scoreboard

Jim Cramer: Running Down the BTF vs. WTF Scoreboard

That's Better Than Feared vs. Worse Than Feared when it comes to these companies' latest reports on a big day for earnings.

SOX It to Me, Military Mischief in Asia, and Awaiting Amazon: Market Recon

SOX It to Me, Military Mischief in Asia, and Awaiting Amazon: Market Recon

And as the semiconductor sector continues to shine, Brooks Automation is a name to keep in mind.

Small-Caps Rule the Day

What a day. They just kept coming in waves. They bought stocks that were up higher, then they bought stocks that were down off of the lows. In anticipation of the ECB? In response to some tough macro this morning? Once they realized that Robert Muel...

Could Rise in Oil Get Caterpillar's Gears Turning?

Could Rise in Oil Get Caterpillar's Gears Turning?

Oil prices -- as well as other energy, transportation and a resolution on tariffs on Chinese goods -- could affect CAT's future.

Analysts: Should Be Easy for Caterpillar to Dig Out of This Hole

Analysts: Should Be Easy for Caterpillar to Dig Out of This Hole

Despite an earnings miss, CAT could quickly shift gears for a swift comeback in the second half.

Caterpillar Is Not Looking Like It Will Become a Pretty Butterfly

Caterpillar Is Not Looking Like It Will Become a Pretty Butterfly

CAT stock will likely be on the defense after its latest earnings.

Questions for CAT

Caterpillar Loses Traction After Big Bottom-Line Miss

Caterpillar Loses Traction After Big Bottom-Line Miss

The industrial equipment giant's second-quarter earnings came in below year-earlier profits and were well short of analyst expectations.

Feds Probe Tech, Mueller Speaks, Holy Guacamole and Now Hear NOW: Market Recon

Feds Probe Tech, Mueller Speaks, Holy Guacamole and Now Hear NOW: Market Recon

Watch closely as the government opens a broad antitrust investigation into unidentified leading online technology platforms

Selected Earnings

United Parcel Service EPS: beat Revs: beat, +3.4% y/y Record profit across all segments Raised guidance   AT&T EPS: in line Revs: in line, +15.3% y/y Subscriber losses Raised guidance for free cash flow   General Dynamics EPS: beat Revs: beat, +4.0%...

CAT May Still Be a Dog

Caterpilllar has been a great trading sardine for my portfolios -- having made a number of trading shorts in this name. I will be reloading on my CAT short based on this dealer survey discussed in a balanced Credit Suisse research note this morning:...

Jim Cramer: Don't Play Earnings Season, Invest in It

Jim Cramer: Don't Play Earnings Season, Invest in It

Here are my five rules for handling earnings season.

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.