|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||130.09 x 800|
|Day's Range||128.05 - 131.92|
|52 Week Range||112.06 - 173.24|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.83|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||20.65|
|Earnings Date||Jan 23, 2019 - Jan 28, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||3.44 (2.75%)|
|1y Target Est||155.95|
Stocks soared as the results of the US midterm elections panned out as anticipated, with Democrats winning back control of the House of Representatives and Republicans retaining the Senate.
Investing.com - Wall Street clawed back from early weakness Thursday, snapping a four-day losing streak, as renewed optimism on trade encouraged traders to resume bullish bets on stocks.
The U.S. has already put 10 percent tariffs on more than $200 billion of Chinese goods, and President Donald Trump has threatened to place tariffs on another $267 billion of goods in an effort to get China to the negotiating table. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer had told some executives the next round of tariffs are on hold, the Financial Times reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. Ambassador Lighthizer's office issued a statement later on Thursday denying he told executives that.
In the latest short interest report on November 2, the data indicated that Illinois Tool Works’ (ITW) short interest was at its highest point of 2018. According to the report, ITW’s short interest was 1.56% of its outstanding shares compared to 1.27% on October 15. The increase in its short interest suggests a rise in negative sentiments toward the stock. As a result, its short interest ratio is ~3.05x, indicating that it would require three days to cover all of the short positions in the stock.
Caterpillar's (CAT) recent dip in retail sales growth is likely to be transitory in nature as it will benefit from strong order rates and an increasing backlog through the balance of 2018.
Stock indexes opened higher Tuesday and battled to push further north in late morning trade. Caterpillar outperformed in the Dow, while Home Depot lagged.
he Nasdaq held a modest gain in afternoon trading Tuesday, up 0.4%. Top stocks today included Intel in the Dow and Nvidia in the Nasdaq 100.
Shares of Caterpillar Inc. rose 1% in morning trade, but pared earlier gains of as much as 2.2%, after the machinery maker reported October retail sales growth that continued to decelerate. Total retail sales of machines for the 3-month rolling period rose 18% from a year ago, compared with 21% growth in September and a 23% increase in August. Total resource industry machine sales jumped 46%, after rising 47% in September and 35% in August, while construction industries sales decelerated to 12% growth from 16% in September and 215 in August. Energy and transportation retail sales was up 7%, matching September's growth but down from 16% in August. Within energy and transportation, power gen sales rose 13%, industrial fell 11%, transportation declined 27%, and oil and gas increased 20%. The stock has lost 6.3% over the past three months, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 0.3%.
In a press release on November 9, Cummins (CMI) announced that it would display the new QSG12 50 HZ diesel generator series at the MATELEC show in Madrid, Spain. The show will be held on November 13–16. Cummins will introduce two new models—C400D5 and C450D5. These models will be powered by Cummins’ four-cycle, inline, six-cylinder dual speed engine.
The third quarter earnings report and corresponding press release from China’s online travel agent Ctrip.Com International (NASDAQ:CTRP) certainly said all the right things in all the right ways. The 22% tumble CTRP stock has taken since posting its Q3 numbers on Wednesday, however, says investors just aren’t buying it. No serious current and prospective owners of CTRP stock really thought the organization would be able to drive sales growth in excess of 40% indefinitely.
On November 7, John Deere (JD) announced that Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever will help improve wildlife habitats across the US. Deere also announced that it will provide discounts on purchases of select models of new equipment like compact utility tractors, riding mowers, rotary cutters, and other products to Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever.
Investing.com – A slump in General Electric unleashed more pain for industrials after a prominent Wall Street analyst raised concerns about profit growth at the beleaguered conglomerate.
U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday, as a batch of weak Chinese data raised concerns about global growth a day after the Federal Reserve hinted at gradual tightening of borrowing costs. This gave investors a reason to keep away from risky assets, with worries about rising interest rates and the effects of the U.S.-China trade war taking the shine off a decade-long bull run for U.S. stocks this year. Trade-sensitive stocks such as Boeing Co and Caterpillar Inc fell more than 1 percent.
The Nasdaq and S&P 500 led an early rally fueled by election results and earnings news, as Caterpillar and United Health drove the Dow.
Stocks soared as the results of the US midterm election panned out as anticipated, with Democrats winning back control of the House of Representatives and Republicans retaining the Senate.
Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) has struggled in 2018 as trade war fears loomed over the company. The constant need to expand, repair, and upgrade America’s infrastructure gives Caterpillar a book of built-in business.
Cannabis companies are being buoyed by legalization in Michigan, while energy investors applauded the defeat of a Colorado measure to curb drilling. “There’s no surprise here,” with the market offering “a shoulder shrug” to political concerns, Credit Suisse strategist Jonathan Golub said in a phone interview. “Net rancor” is already factored into the market, he says, and he sees President Donald Trump as bolstered by low unemployment and strong job creation.