CAT - Caterpillar Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
126.77
+0.87 (+0.69%)
At close: 4:00PM EST
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Previous Close125.90
Open123.42
Bid124.75 x 800
Ask129.00 x 3200
Day's Range123.15 - 127.74
52 Week Range112.06 - 173.24
Volume4,483,281
Avg. Volume6,366,371
Market Cap74.808B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.85
PE Ratio (TTM)20.15
EPS (TTM)6.29
Earnings DateJan 28, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield3.44 (2.71%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-01-18
1y Target Est156.33
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  • Barrons.com2 days ago

    Top 10 Stock Picks for 2019

    S&P 500 companies are poised to deliver a 22% gain in earnings this year, leaving the benchmark index trading at 15 times forward earnings. For investors looking to next year, an important issue is whether to go with defensive stocks (utilities, real estate investment trusts, health-care companies, and consumer staples), economically sensitive issues (banks, retailers, and industrials), or growth stocks (mostly in technology). Value managers see some of the best opportunities in years, and most of our stock picks trade for 10 times forward earnings or less.

  • It's Time to Take a Look at Caterpillar
    GuruFocus.com3 days ago

    It's Time to Take a Look at Caterpillar

    Back in January, when trade tensions between China and the U.S. seemed to be moving out of the bluster phase and into the realm of possible imposition of tariffs, the stock of Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) served as a bellwether for deteriorating investor sentiment concerning resolution of the trade issues and its impact on U.S. heavy equipment and manufacturing companies. After news of any deterioration -- either real or imagined -- in the trade relationship, Caterpillar stock would predictably drop in response. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Signs with CAT.

  • Caterpillar Announces New Responsibilities for Officers and Appointment of New Vice President
    PR Newswire3 days ago

    Caterpillar Announces New Responsibilities for Officers and Appointment of New Vice President

    DEERFIELD, Ill., Dec. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) today announced several changes in responsibilities for current vice presidents. Caterpillar's Services, Distribution and Digital (SD&D) segment is restructuring its distribution divisions to better serve its global customer and dealer base. Raymond Chan, who was first named a vice president in 2015 and currently has responsibility for the Asia Pacific, CIS, Africa & Middle East Distribution Services Division, will now oversee the Asia Pacific Distribution Services Division.

  • Stock Market News For Dec 14, 2018
    Zacks3 days ago

    Stock Market News For Dec 14, 2018

    Markets closed mostly lower on Thursday, with stocks moving in and out of positive territory, as investors continued to worry over the lack of clarity and progress in U.S.-China trade talks.

  • Caterpillar gives its CEO the role of board chairman as well
    American City Business Journals3 days ago

    Caterpillar gives its CEO the role of board chairman as well

    Jim Umpleby has served as Caterpillar's CEO since March 2017; he now serves as the company's board chairman as well.

  • Zacks3 days ago

    Caterpillar November Sales Up 16%, Lowest So Far This Year

    Despite the recent drop in sales growth, Caterpillar (CAT) will benefit from strong order rates and an increasing backlog through the rest of 2018.

  • The Wall Street Journal3 days ago

    [$$] Caterpillar Puts CEO Back in Charge of Board

    Caterpillar Inc.’s chief executive Jim Umpleby has been named chairman of the machinery giant’s board as well, cementing his leadership nearly two year into his tenure. The move reverses Caterpillar’s decision to split the CEO and chairman positions last year. Corporate governance experts say that having a separate chief executive and board leader can improve oversight and decision-making for many companies.

  • Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby to take on chairman role
    Reuters3 days ago

    Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby to take on chairman role

    (Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc (CAT.N) said on Thursday Chief Executive Officer Jim Umpleby would take on the additional role of chairman, effective immediately. Umpleby, a member of the board and CEO since ...

  • Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby adds chairman role
    Reuters4 days ago

    Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby adds chairman role

    Umpleby, a member of the board and CEO since Jan. 1, 2017, is widely credited for pulling the company out of its longest downturn - from 2012 to 2016 - when sales dropped more than 40 percent. Under his leadership, the company has been focusing on improving operational efficiency - squeezing more production from its factories and buying more of what it needs from outside suppliers on a just-in-time basis. Dave Calhoun, who has served as non-executive chairman since last year, will remain on the board as presiding director, the company said.

  • Today's Stock Market: P&G Leads Dow Jones; Tesla, PayPal Buoy Nasdaq 100
    Investor's Business Daily4 days ago

    Today's Stock Market: P&G Leads Dow Jones; Tesla, PayPal Buoy Nasdaq 100

    In today's stock market, Procter & Gamble and Caterpillar were top gainers in the Dow Jones. PayPal and Tesla buoyed the Nasdaq 100.

  • Zacks Earnings Trends Highlights: Caterpillar, Honeywell and 3M
    Zacks4 days ago

    Zacks Earnings Trends Highlights: Caterpillar, Honeywell and 3M

    Zacks Earnings Trends Highlights: Caterpillar, Honeywell and 3M

  • Caterpillar Board of Directors Elects CEO Jim Umpleby as Chairman; Elects Dave Calhoun as Presiding Director
    PR Newswire4 days ago

    Caterpillar Board of Directors Elects CEO Jim Umpleby as Chairman; Elects Dave Calhoun as Presiding Director

    DEERFIELD, Ill. , Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) elected Jim Umpleby , the company's Chief Executive Officer, to the additional position of Chairman ...

  • United Rentals Rose Due to Optimistic Outlook, Share Buybacks
    Market Realist4 days ago

    United Rentals Rose Due to Optimistic Outlook, Share Buybacks

    United Rentals (URI) shares rose 6.3% on December 12 after the company reaffirmed its guidance for 2018 and provided an optimistic outlook for 2019. The shares also got a boost from the announcement that the company will resume its share repurchase program.

  • Zacks4 days ago

    Better Buy Heading into 2019: Boeing (BA) vs. Caterpillar (CAT) Stock

    Shares of Boeing (BA) and Caterpillar (CAT) have fallen victim to the larger market selloff over the last three months. With that said, both Boeing and Caterpillar's fourth quarter and fiscal 2019 outlooks appear strong.

  • Investing.com4 days ago

    Stocks - Dow Posts Triple-Digital Gain on Signs of Trade Progress

    Investing.com - The Dow rallied, but closed well below its session highs Wednesday, even as positive news on U.S. and China trade raised hopes that both nations may be able to find a way to resolve their bitter dispute.

  • PR Newswire5 days ago

    Caterpillar Inc. Maintains Dividend

    DEERFIELD, Ill. , Dec. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) voted today to maintain the quarterly cash dividend of eighty-six cents ($0.86) per share of common ...

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] National Grid makes interim CFO permanent

    Andy Agg, the interim chief financial officer of UK infrastructure operator National Grid will take on the position on a permanent basis from next year. Mr Agg has held the role on an interim basis since his predecessor Andrew Bonfield left in July to take up a position as CFO of US construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar. “Andy has done a great job since stepping into the role on an interim basis in July and I am personally delighted that he has now been formally appointed to the role,” said John Pettigrew, National Grid chief executive.

  • Caterpillar to lay off 285 employees
    American City Business Journals6 days ago

    Caterpillar to lay off 285 employees

    Caterpillar will lay off 285 people at its Joliet plant beginning in January, with layoffs running through June.

  • Caterpillar (CAT) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know
    Zacks6 days ago

    Caterpillar (CAT) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

    Caterpillar (CAT) closed at $123.39 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.13% move from the prior day.

  • Here’s Why Caterpillar Stock Jumped 11.8% in November but Is Plunging in December
    Motley Fool7 days ago

    Here’s Why Caterpillar Stock Jumped 11.8% in November but Is Plunging in December

    Trying to make sense of the wild swings in Caterpillar's stock price? Read this.

  • Why Trade Truce Hasn’t Calmed Markets Much
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Why Trade Truce Hasn’t Calmed Markets Much

    The truce trade deal between the US (SPY) and China (FXI) seems to be causing more harm than good to the markets at the moment. As we’ve already discussed in the previous parts of this series, the markets lost more than double the gains they made on the truce deal. The contradictory claims from within the White House is now causing more damage to markets.

  • Why ‘Tariff Man’ Isn’t Happy with Market Reaction to Trade Truce
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Why ‘Tariff Man’ Isn’t Happy with Market Reaction to Trade Truce

    President Trump seems to be fixated on equity markets. On December 31, 2017, in response to a Fox Business article, Trump tweeted, “If the Dems (Crooked Hillary) got elected, your stocks would be down 50% from values on Election Day. Trump has always been quite quick to take credit for the stock market’s gains.

  • Stocks may be tanking but don't leave them in the doghouse
    Yahoo Finance Video7 days ago

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    Some people see optimism going into 2019 despite all the recent volatility. Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi it all down.