|Bid||222.69 x 800|
|Ask||222.80 x 800|
|Day's Range||221.69 - 224.40|
|52 Week Range||87.50 - 226.67|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.95|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||40.97|
|Earnings Date||Apr 26, 2021 - Apr 30, 2021|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||4.12 (1.85%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Jan 19, 2021|
|1y Target Est||202.25|
The stock of heavy equipment maker Caterpillar on Wednesday got an upgrade to its Relative Strength (RS) Rating, from 78 to 81. The increase is significant because it puts CAT into the top tier of growth stocks, making it a watchlist candidate. An 81 RS Rating means that Caterpillar is outperforming 81% of all stocks on key metrics.
The stock market ended Tuesday mixed, and that was a far cry from where it started the day. All three major market benchmarks started out deeply in the red, but rising optimism about the possibility of broader economic growth helped pull the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) and S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC) into positive territory. Blue chip stocks are often where people turn when there's turmoil in the stock market.
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