Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

4.10 2.00
Prev Close 207.19
Open 212.80
Day Low/High 209.14 / 213.77
52 Wk Low/High 179.67 / 246.69
Volume 273.53K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 533.37B
Market Cap 108.98B
P/E Ratio 31.21
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Raising Short Exposure

I moved to large short in both Apple and Caterpillar .

More CAT

I am trying to add to my Caterpillar short now. CAT is my Trade of the Week (short).

Jim Cramer: Here's Who Would Bulk Up From a Big Infrastructure Bill

Jim Cramer: Here's Who Would Bulk Up From a Big Infrastructure Bill

If a trillion dollar package were to happen, here are the companies -- and communities -- who would benefit most.

15 Stocks That Will Support the Coming Infrastructure Buildout

15 Stocks That Will Support the Coming Infrastructure Buildout

We are talking about a finessed, intelligent approach to what we see happening in real time.

Trade of the Week (Short CAT) at $132

* CAT is still a DOG In pre-market, had risen by +$9 on the infrastructure announcement. I suspect the prospects for such a project is low now - in the face of a November election. Here is my short thesis on CAT. Stated simply, the construction comp...

Current Positioning

My current gross and net exposure is light. On the long side, I own four money center banks and three packaged foods stocks. On the short side, I remain short and , and have very small short positions in and . In addition, I am short a basket of abo...

Caterpillar Cut to Market Perform at BMO

Wednesday's Takeaways

Something feels "wrong" about this market.  Mr. Market is remarkably bifurcated, there is insane speculation in worthless securities and the breadth seems "shaky" -- among many other issues. I ended the day much shorter than I started the day. Jay P...

My Book Is Down Considerably in Both Gross and Net Terms

I am now essentially down to four large long positions in banks and three packaged foods positions. Against this I have a large short and medium-sized short. In terms of individual equity shorts I remain short Apple and Caterpillar . I am liquid.  

Is CAT Finally Getting out of the Dog House?

Is CAT Finally Getting out of the Dog House?

Caterpillar's charts have improved enough to ask the question.

Jim Cramer: What's Normalcy in This Country?

Jim Cramer: What's Normalcy in This Country?

We're cheering what may be an aberration, a bullish employment number. We'll take what it brings - a wholesale shift in what we're buying and what we're selling to fund it.

Jim Cramer: I'm Watching China, Europe Right Now

Jim Cramer: I'm Watching China, Europe Right Now

Other places besides the United States are flashing green, and they can surprise us -- even give our international companies a boost.

Kass: 1968 Redux?

Kass: 1968 Redux?

Nineteen Sixty-Eight was often considered to be one of the most turbulent and traumatic years of the 20th century in the U.S.

2020 Is Looking a Lot Like 1968, Without the Good Music

We are now in one of those times, like 52 years ago in 1968, that we and our children will always remember. Many of us have spent the weekend watching America burning in despair. As I write this missive, an extended portion of I-95 (in Palm Beach) h...

Get Shorty!

* I moved to a large net short exposure today Here are the prices of my additional shorts made in Friday's trading session * at $230.86 * at $302.22 * at $119 * at $319.65  As mentioned earlier, I am now large net short in exposure.

Short Moves

I have moved my Caterpillar and Apple shorts to medium-sized this afternoon.

Restablishing 2 Shorts

Moved to large net short in exposure by reestablishing and shorts, as well as adding to short. 

My Tactical Approach and Current Positioning

* I have liquidated a lot of my long positions and have been averaging into Index shorts lately * I worship at the altar of fundamentals and not of price momentum * Monday I will present a more lengthy analysis of my concerns over the balance of 202...

Some Late Day Takeaways

* Market breadth has been shrinking all afternoon (at 3pm less than 100 more advancers over decliners). * Oil up a beaner to $23.72/barrel. * Gold down small. * Bond yields +2 basis points. * and FAANG experiencing some strength - but not impressive...

Jim Cramer: We Have a Rip Snorting Rally Unfathomable 2 Months Ago

Jim Cramer: We Have a Rip Snorting Rally Unfathomable 2 Months Ago

So what's the narrative? Simple: the recession is ending, it turned out to be a V recession and recovery after all.

Jim Cramer: What's Really Driving This Market?

Jim Cramer: What's Really Driving This Market?

The thought that one of these more than 100 attempts to tame Covid-19 pays off.

Playing Bullishly... For Now

* The bears' skepticism (and cautious market positioning) coupled with their collective cynicism towards medical and scientific innovation, and the inevitability of the curve's flattening along with an "all in" Fed, have fueled the market recovery f...

CAT's Out

I am out of my short for a large profit.


I have moved to medium-sized (from large-sized) in both and .

I'm Getting Thirsty

* Making some moves now... I have added to . I am reestablishing long positions in $99.90 and $103.70. I am adding to and .   I covered a small amount of my $303 and $101.30 shorts.

Some Takeaways

* Breadth still nasty at 10-1 negative. * No real stability, yet. * Oil down two bits. * Gold +$9. * Bond yields down three to four basis points. * Energy, retail, financials, real estate, gaming, industrials broadly lower. * The only green on my ma...

Subscriber Comment of the Day

CAT is still a DOG:  badgolfer22  this should be good for a 20 point bounce.......... 09:05CAT Caterpillar reports rolling 3 month retail sales statistics (105.00) April sales for total machines -22% world (-27% in North America); resource industrie...

Still a Dog

is still a dog -- new low (-$2) to $106.50. I am not covering in response to some emails.

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...

CAT Is Still a DOG

"The more things change the more they are the same." - Grandma Koufax The thing about Financial TV is that you rarely hear about mistakes - and there is nearly always limited followup to investment boners. As an example, Caterpillar recently traded ...