Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

120.13
NYSE : Producer Manufacturing
Prev Close 120.74
Day Low/High 117.57 / 120.71
52 Wk Low/High 87.50 / 150.55
Avg Volume 5.73M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 541.24M
Market Cap 65.35B
EPS 10.80
P/E Ratio 12.60
Div & Yield 4.12 (3.37%)

My Takeaways on a Tough Trading Day

My contention is that it is a tough and "newsy" market to trade in: * Breadth deteriorated throughout the day -- ending less than two-to-one positive. * Bonds were unchanged. The 10 year U.S. note ended the day at 1.525%. * Crude oil broke the $50/b...

From The Street of Dreams

Caterpillar was downgraded to a sell at CFRA (target: $120).

CAT Is Still a DOG

Another guide lower at Caterpillar . The shares are down by another -$3

Coronavirus and the Bond Market, Cryptocurrencies, Trading 6 Stocks

Coronavirus and the Bond Market, Cryptocurrencies, Trading 6 Stocks

Cryptocurrencies do offer public value in their ability to move stored wealth across national borders in times of crisis.

CAT, DIS Moves

I have moved from medium-sized to small-sized in my and shorts reflecting the recent weakness and changing reward vs. risk.

Disney, Caterpillar

Charts still rolling over - in and (its still a DOG!).

Liquid

For those that are keeping score, I am very liquid today... Longs: , , , , , ,   , , , , and Shorts: , , , , , , , , , and __________ Long FDX (large), GLD (small), KSS, KHC (large), PZZA, TWTR (large), VIAC (large), M (large), GE (small), C, BAC, W...

Much of the Market's in the Toilet -- and Not Just Because of Chinese Virus Fears

Oh, somewhere in this favoured land the sun is shining bright, The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere hearts are light; And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere children shout, But there is no joy in Mudville-mighty Casey has struck out. ...

Jim Cramer: A Scary Virus, Yes, but Let's Take Systemic Risk Off the Table

Jim Cramer: A Scary Virus, Yes, but Let's Take Systemic Risk Off the Table

Let's instead do the kind of security analysis you have to do if you are going to navigate this moment.

Were Buyers Simply Exhausted?

* Sometimes it's that simple! Today we took the elevator down. We always seem required to find a reason for the market's action during the day -- it is the essence of the after-hours financial media shows. Most commentators have suggested that the m...

Now Playing at a Market Near You: 'Realization Day'

Now Playing at a Market Near You: 'Realization Day'

Talking heads finally see what's going on under the hood; the indicators barely budge; and the utilities are now knocking on the door of my target.

Takeaways and Margaritas

It's almost as if "someone" puts in a huge futures order on any dip... * Bonds were a feature, rising strongly (as yields fell by 4 basis points). The 10-year U.S. note yield closed at 1.735%. A multi-month low in yields normally doesn't jive with t...

The Market's Splitting, and That's Problematic

The Market's Splitting, and That's Problematic

Investors have shunned certain groups and latched onto others, and the bifurcation has created too many haves vs. have nots in the last few weeks.

CAT Is Still a DOG

Caterpillar's shares (-$2.50) continue to look like they are rolling over.

Jim Cramer: Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too

Jim Cramer: Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too

This is one of those days when there's so much good news that it's overwhelming, and we see moves that we didn't think were possible.

My Takeaways: Apple, Market Lose a Bit of Shine

Not the greatest of closes (for Apple or the broad market) -- but after such a strong advance we shouldn't be surprised or disappointed: * Market breadth closed at negative 300 issues net decliners. * FANG traded plus or minus from unchanged -- depe...

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...