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Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT)
Stock Analysis

CAT131.78
▼ -0.83%-1.1

Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 3.5 years of data (i.e. since Feb 07, 2017). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Caterpillar trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.

Sector

It is in the sector.

Current Status of Caterpillar

It is currently trading at $131.78 ($132.88 the previous day).It pays a 3.1% dividend.

Financials

The next reporting date is in 84 days (2020 10 27).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $1.15 per share ($9.9B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.3396.



Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $13703509 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 10.7% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 16.68. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year126.51680591716-5.4- Below Average
2 year133.67472837022-7.3- Below Average
3 year144.140020920546.4+ Above Average
4 year98.43311345646433+ Above Average
5 year73.9949673202610- Below Average
Caterpillar is projected by analysts to get to $140.00 within the next 12 months (6.2%), but preticted targets range from as high as $202.00 (53.3%) and as low as $101(-23.4%).

Risk

The worst drop it has had in recent years is -66.1%. It has a shape to the stock curve, which means

Stock shape test

DAYS AG0PRICE
10135.87DROPPING
30125.25RISING
60112.47RISING
150124.38DROPPING
365124.54DROPPING
800155.85DROPPING
120094.32RISING
160075.9RISING
2000RISING


With an average increase of 10.7% year over year, if Caterpillar is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 74.1 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 17.6.

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‘Better Days Are Ahead’ for Caterpillar. Its Stock Fell Anyway.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 21:55:00 “Don’t let the pullback fool you,” wrote Baird analyst Mig Dobre in a Sunday research report reviewing the earnings. Credit Suisse analyst Jamie Cook also rates Cat stock Buy and has a $159 price target. “Similar to other industrials this ...... Read Full Article

WRAPUP 1-U.S. manufacturing activity near 1-1/2-year high; construction spending extends drop

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 15:04:15 U.S. manufacturing activity accelerated to its highest level in nearly 1-1/2 years in July as orders increased despite a resurgence in new COVID-19 infections, which is raising fears about the sustainability of a budding economic recovery. The upbeat survey ...... Read Full Article

Caterpillar Drops Despite 2Q Earnings Beat

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 06:56:15 Shares of Caterpillar (CAT) fell almost 2.8% on Friday despite beating 2Q earnings estimates. Its 2Q adjusted earnings of $1.03 per share exceeded analysts’ estimates of $0.64. Moreover, revenues of $10 billion surpassed Street estimates of $9.38 billion. However, the companyand's outlook for dealer inventories ...... Read Full Article

Caterpillar (CAT) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 02:33:05 CAT earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.... Read Full Article

Stocks Close Higher Friday After Big Tech Earnings

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 22:04:06 Nasdaq up 6.8% for the month of July and 19.76% for the year Continue reading...... Read Full Article

Caterpillar’s stock swings lower as downbeat dealer inventory outlook, retail sales data follow earnings beat

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 20:26:00 Shares of Caterpillar Inc. fell on Friday, reversing early gains following the construction and mining equipment maker’s post-earnings conference call with analysts, in which the company provided a downbeat outlook with regard to dealer inventories.... Read Full Article

US STOCKS-Nasdaq surges on megacap earnings but U.S. fiscal uncertainty nags

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 20:19:14 The Nasdaq jumped more than 1% on Friday, powered by strong earnings from some of the largest U.S. companies, but the Dow and SandP finished with smaller gains as uncertainty about the government's next round of coronavirus aid kept economic ...... Read Full Article

Caterpillar Earnings Better Than Feared But CAT Stock Reverses Lower

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 20:03:00 Caterpillar earnings easily beat Q2 estimates, but the stock fell after hitting a buy point in premarket trade.... Read Full Article

Chevron, Caterpillar share losses lead Dowand's 59-point drop

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 19:03:00 DOW UPDATE The Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading down Friday afternoon with shares of Chevron and Caterpillar seeing the biggest losses for the index. Shares of Chevron (CVX) and Caterpillar (CAT) are contributing to the indexand's intraday decline, as ...... Read Full Article

Dow Jones Slumps Despite Appleand's Blockbuster Earnings; Caterpillar Stock Sinks on Weak Demand

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 19:03:00 Apple beat analyst estimates by a mile with its fiscal third-quarter results, and Caterpillar is suffering a steep drop in demand for its products.... Read Full Article

US STOCKS-Megacap earnings lift Nasdaq but fiscal uncertainty weighs

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 18:42:14 The Nasdaq rose on Friday, lifted by strong earnings from some of the largest U.S. companies, but gains were curbed and the Dow and SandP lost ground as uncertainty about the governmentand's next round of coronavirus aid exacerbated economic ...... Read Full Article

Dow down nearly 175 points on losses in Chevron, Caterpillar stocks

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 18:02:00 DOW UPDATE Shares of Chevron and Caterpillar are trading lower Friday afternoon, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. Shares of Chevron (CVX) and Caterpillar (CAT) have contributed to the blue-chip gaugeand's intraday decline, as the Dow (DJIA) ...... Read Full Article

Caterpillar Posts 2nd-Quarter Earnings and Revenue Beat

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 17:58:40 The equipment maker’s sales fell year-over-year Continue reading...... Read Full Article

US STOCKS-Wall St weighed down by fiscal aid uncertainty as tech boost fades

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 17:24:39 U.S. stocks fell on Friday as uncertainty over the government's next coronavirus aid exacerbated economic worries related to the pandemic, countering early euphoria from stunning quarterly results by Apple, Amazon.com and Facebook. Google-parent Alphabet Inc fell 5.1%, and was ...... Read Full Article

Dowand's 237-point fall led by losses for shares of Chevron, Caterpillar

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 16:16:00 DOW UPDATE Shares of Chevron and Caterpillar are seeing declines Friday afternoon, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. Shares of Chevron (CVX) and Caterpillar (CAT) are contributing to the blue-chip gaugeand's intraday decline, as the Dow (DJIA) ...... Read Full Article

Caterpillar sales fall in Q2, Merck raises 2020 outlook

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 15:52:12 Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro and Julie Hyman break down the latest earnings reports from Caterpillar, Merck, Exxon, and Chevron.... Read Full Article

US STOCKS-SandP 500, Dow slide as pandemic nerves offset tech euphoria

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 15:23:41 The SandP 500 and Dow slipped on Friday as fears about the economic damage from the COVID-19 pandemic replaced early euphoria from stunning quarterly earnings reports by Apple, Amazon.com and Facebook. Apple Inc surged as much as 7.1% to briefly take ...... Read Full Article

Chevron, Caterpillar share losses contribute to Dowand's 150-point drop

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 15:09:00 DOW UPDATE Dragged down by negative returns for shares of Chevron and Caterpillar, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is declining Friday morning. The Dow (DJIA) was most recently trading 151 points, or 0.... Read Full Article

Caterpillar Sees Little Hope for Quick Recovery in Demand

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 14:51:32 (Bloomberg) -- Caterpillar Inc. offered little hope of a quick recovery in demand for its machinery, as concern of second waves of the coronavirus weighed on the prospects for the rest of the year.The Deerfield, Illinois-based company’s Chief ...... Read Full Article

‘Tech fundamentals justify a continuation in leadership for mega-caps post-covid’: Chief Strategist

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 14:02:46 Amanda Agati, PNC Chief Investment Strategist, joins Yahoo Finance’s The First Trade with Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi to discuss what’s moving the markets on Friday morning. Christoforous also shares Friday's top stories making headlines.... Read Full Article
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