Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

132.07
1.88 1.44
NYSE : Producer Manufacturing
Prev Close 130.19
Open 130.97
Day Low/High 130.18 / 132.86
52 Wk Low/High 111.75 / 144.77
Volume 3.42M
Avg Volume 4.05M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 562.59M
Market Cap 73.72B
EPS 10.40
P/E Ratio 12.15
Div & Yield 4.12 (2.81%)
Why Carl Icahn's Sale of Manitowoc Stock Ahead of Tariff Announcement Made Sense

Why Carl Icahn's Sale of Manitowoc Stock Ahead of Tariff Announcement Made Sense

Carl Icahn had plenty of reasons to reduce his stake in the crane making company even before Trump's tariff talk.

Jim Cramer: Not All Tariffs Are Bad

Jim Cramer: Not All Tariffs Are Bad

Believe it or not, China really has been dumping steel and aluminum in the U.S.

When the Storm Clouds Gathered -- Market Recon

When the Storm Clouds Gathered -- Market Recon

The problem for the marketplace right now is the uncertainty of it all.

Jim Cramer: Here's 10 Things to Watch For

Jim Cramer: Here's 10 Things to Watch For

You just have to look at it like a drill.

Jim Cramer: Here's 10 Things to Watch For

Jim Cramer: Here's 10 Things to Watch For

You just have to look at it like a drill.

Dow's Worst Performers: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Dow's Worst Performers: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

The Dow dropped more than 500 points at its lowest Thursday.

Caterpillar Rallying as Big Machinery Is Moving Again

Caterpillar Rallying as Big Machinery Is Moving Again

Let's see what technical signals we can build with.

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

The Dow spent most of the morning in the red before turning around in the afternoon session.

Caterpillar Update

In early February I covered my Caterpillar short at about $146.50. After the release of January's retail dealer stats I am taking the stock off of my Best Ideas List (short):

Cramer: Total Battleground

Cramer: Total Battleground

We have to focus on protecting the individual for once.

Jim Cramer: Round Up the Usual Suspects

Jim Cramer: Round Up the Usual Suspects

These 10 stocks were destined to rebound.

Jim Cramer: Boxes Being Checked, Bulls Being Rewarded

Jim Cramer: Boxes Being Checked, Bulls Being Rewarded

Want a real rip-snorter? Imagine if you get rates down.

Cramer: Oddest Thing I See

Cramer: Oddest Thing I See

Things I'm looking at in this fragile market that seems like it isn't fragile for the moment.

Looking for a Re-Entry Point on Caterpillar

Looking for a Re-Entry Point on Caterpillar

With yesterday's close below our suggested stop another look at CAT is warranted.

Jim Cramer: These 4 Stocks Seem Attractive Right Here

Jim Cramer: These 4 Stocks Seem Attractive Right Here

There is nothing wrong with Intel, Johnson & Johnson, 3M and Apple.

Curb Your Enthusiasm!

"I am trying to elevate small talk to medium talk." -- Larry David Every day at about this hour I review my trading/investing of the last 1-2 days. Upon that review I am pleased -- but I am not patting myself in the back (this is part of my process ...

Still More Housekeeping

I covered the balance of my Caterpillar short at $146.50 today. I started too early on this short but pressed in the after hours in January after the EPS report (which I felt was disappointing) at over $170.

Activating My Dip-Buying Shopping List

Activating My Dip-Buying Shopping List

I added to two positions Tuesday, as growth catalysts are in play this earnings season.

Jim Cramer: Breaking Down the State of the Union in Rhetoric Per Share

Jim Cramer: Breaking Down the State of the Union in Rhetoric Per Share

Donald Trump simply gave stock market participants exactly what they wanted.

Midday Observations

A couple of midday observations: * GM has recently garnered a lot of Wall Street sponsorship (in the form of upgrades) in recent weeks. But, with an assist from poor guidance at Ford , the shares have noticeably underperformed. I have recently added...

Largely Short

I am now large sized in the following individual equity shorts: Coca-Cola , Procter & Gamble , Starbucks and Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF . I am almost there in Disney and Caterpillar . Editor's note: Doug Kass is travelling with limited access to ...

Low Beta Shorts

Tactically (besides my large SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust and iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF shorts) I have placed greater emphasis on a number of relatively low beta individual stock shorts in the last week -- like Starbuck's , Unilever , Pr...

Trade of the Week: Short AAPL

Bull markets often ignore (and rationalize) adverse developments -- especially in their maturing stage. Case in point, Action Alerts PLUS holding Apple -- whose near term outlook looks like it is deteriorating. This, from Nikkei Asian Review overnig...

Offering These Shorts

While I am out this afternoon, I will be offering the following shorts (but I live slightly above the market) in the following names: Morgan Stanley , Goldman Sachs , Netflix , General Motors , Lincoln National , Caterpillar , and Action Alerts PLUS...

Housekeeping Items

As mentioned in my Diary and in The Comments Section, as I promised -- I covered my trading layer of shorts yesterday for a profit in the afternoon. I retained (overnight) and expect to keep my new shorts in , , as well as my add on shorts in Action...

The President Must Show 'America First' Isn't 'America Alone': Market Recon

The President Must Show 'America First' Isn't 'America Alone': Market Recon

There probably will not be a trade war, beyond the intention of making a point.

Shorting Energy

I am initiating a short energy basket now. I am also moving from tagends to small sized in my short (note reversal), after the better than expected monthly dealer statistics.

Jim Cramer: Give Income Stocks a Place in Your Portfolio

Jim Cramer: Give Income Stocks a Place in Your Portfolio

The fact remains that none of these stocks has lost their bond market equivalent status

Cramer: Time to Throw Out The Old Rules

Cramer: Time to Throw Out The Old Rules

Stocks don't react to bad news the way they used to.

Jim Cramer: The Surprising Stock Market Winners That Investors Are Chasing

Jim Cramer: The Surprising Stock Market Winners That Investors Are Chasing

Stocks of companies that go hand and hand with an economic expansion just won't quit.