Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

133.78
NYSE : Producer Manufacturing
Prev Close 131.75
Day Low/High 131.13 / 133.99
52 Wk Low/High 111.75 / 159.37
Avg Volume 4.20M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 562.59M
Market Cap 74.12B
EPS 10.40
P/E Ratio 11.80
Div & Yield 4.12 (2.71%)
Video: Jim Cramer on General Electric, Caterpillar, Home Depot, TJX and Target

Video: Jim Cramer on General Electric, Caterpillar, Home Depot, TJX and Target

TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer weighs in on Tuesday's trending stocks.

Video: Jim Cramer Reveals His Outlook for Caterpillar Shares

Video: Jim Cramer Reveals His Outlook for Caterpillar Shares

TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer was pleased with Caterpillar's 19% growth in year-over-year retail machine sales.

Adding to 3 Shorts

I have added to the following shorts this morning: Caterpillar , Deere and Disney .   CAT reported strong October retail sales activity this morning, but our continuing November channel checks indicate a slowing rate of gain.   I re-established a la...

We're Seeing Growth Drag a Bit in Ag

Our channel checks continue to point to a slowing rate of growth in agricultural equipment sales at the retail level. I added to my Caterpillar and Deere shorts late last week.

Quick Look at Yields

A key feature in the premarket that isn't being discussed much is the drop of about three basis points in the 10-year and long bond yields.   The 10-year U.S. note is now yielding 2.38% and the 2s/10s spread is down by two basis points.   I remain i...

Technical Deterioration Continues

More Technical Deterioriation   I thought this chart published this morning by the Divine Ms. M, Helene Meisler, to be an important one. It's a chart that indicates -- with only 55% of the New York Stock Exchange issues above their 50-day moving ave...

With More Signs Fickle, Don't Leave Yourself in a Pickle and Consider Selling

With More Signs Fickle, Don't Leave Yourself in a Pickle and Consider Selling

Review your portfolio to assess your exposure to and appetite for risk against an increasingly uncertain market backdrop.

Buy, Sell or Hold? Let's Take Stock

"On Tuesday, it was as though a light bulb came on for so many market players. I call it realization day. It's the day they realize the market has a breadth issue. Not only was my inbox full of folks who wanted to discuss it. But my Twitter timeline...

4 Industrial Stocks That Have Soared Since Trump's Election

4 Industrial Stocks That Have Soared Since Trump's Election

Here's the key to generating returns on companies that actually make something.

Dillard's Report Positive, Nordstrom Not So Much

I have just returned to my office from this afternoon's presentation. (I have a day full of meetings tomorrow, as well). I haven't had a chance to fully parse the Dillard's report -- but it looked good. The shares were up smartly during the regular ...

Earnings Run the Market -- Just Look at Microsoft, Caterpillar and Amazon

Earnings Run the Market -- Just Look at Microsoft, Caterpillar and Amazon

Earnings run the stock market, according to TD Ameritrade's chief market strategist JJ Kinahan.

Pressing My New Shorts

I am pressing my new shorts -- CSX , Union Pacific , Caterpillar and Deere .

Jumping on the Short Train in 4 Stocks

I have added new small short positions in Deere , Caterpillar , CSX and Union Pacific .   My fundamental rationale will be delivered in the next few days.    

This 'Gang of Four' Industrials Has Crushed It Since Trump's Election

This 'Gang of Four' Industrials Has Crushed It Since Trump's Election

Here's the key to generating returns on companies that actually make something.

Caterpillar Looks Ready to Move

Caterpillar Looks Ready to Move

There is more in store for Caterpillar down the road.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Monday Edition)

"If you work for a living, why do you kill yourself working?" -- Tuco, The Ugly: "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" There was plenty of sector rotation today (but little overall movement), so let's move to the abbreviated Monarch Notes form of "Takeaw...

Cramer: Industrial Bull Market Is Still Going Strong

Cramer: Industrial Bull Market Is Still Going Strong

Boeing, Caterpillar and Illinois Tool Works are just a few of the companies benefiting.

Ideas for the Week Ahead

Usually on Sundays I outline some ideas I want to deliver over the week, especially for Monday morning's opening missive. Here are some of my ideas that I have been contemplating for this week: * The Incredible Bull Market -- impervious to almost an...

Cramer: If You're Going to Play the Bull-Market Game, Know the Rules

Cramer: If You're Going to Play the Bull-Market Game, Know the Rules

For one thing, analysts now matter. Go figure.

Cramer: We're Seeing the Best of Times and the Worst of Times at the Same Time

Cramer: We're Seeing the Best of Times and the Worst of Times at the Same Time

It depends on which aisle of the stock market you're on.

Tech Earnings Boost Market, but Narrowness Is an Issue

Tech Earnings Boost Market, but Narrowness Is an Issue

Breadth should've been better.

Cramer: Stock Market's 'Safety Dance' Has Reversed

Cramer: Stock Market's 'Safety Dance' Has Reversed

What was dangerous is now safe, what was safe is now risky.

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

All three indices closed in the red Wednesday.

Cramer's Rules For Earnings Season Selloffs

Cramer's Rules For Earnings Season Selloffs

What to do when the market gets choppy as hundreds of companies report results.

5 Reasons Why I'm Shorting Caterpillar Stock

5 Reasons Why I'm Shorting Caterpillar Stock

CAT shares fell dramatically on 2 similar looking occasions.

Boeing and Visa Confirm Strong U.S. Earnings Story

Boeing and Visa Confirm Strong U.S. Earnings Story

Analysis of Boeing's and Visa's latest quarterly results.

Why I'm Hanging My Hat on CAT as a Short

Yesterday I added Caterpillar to my Best Ideas List as a short at $141.60. Here are a few reasons why:   *  While a cyclically dependent CAT had a large beat on the top and bottom lines, I believe the rebound in profitability is more than priced int...

Rev's Forum: Our Friend the Trend Is Looking Tired

Rev's Forum: Our Friend the Trend Is Looking Tired

The trend upward continues, but there are indications that the market is growing weary and in need of rest.

The Real Story Is Not Tax Reform; It Is Global Demand: Market Recon

The Real Story Is Not Tax Reform; It Is Global Demand: Market Recon

It looks like China is building again.

With So Few Doing So Much for Dow, Breadth Is a Bust

With So Few Doing So Much for Dow, Breadth Is a Bust

3 stocks do most of the index's heavy lifting and breadth is only marginally positive.