Is It Time to Buy Caterpillar?

A closer look at equipment maker Caterpillar's latest quarterly results.

Jan 30, 2014 at 6:15PM

Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) surprised Wall Street recently by reporting better-than-expected quarterly results. Sure, sales were down by 10%, but that was a big improvement over the 18% drop from a quarter before.

CAT Revenue (Quarterly YoY Growth) Chart

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In the video below, Fool contributor Demitrios Kalogeropoulos gives his take on the equipment maker's latest business results, noting that both revenue and profit trends are looking up. And thanks to a pessimistic valuation and the company's big plans for share repurchases, he thinks the stock has room to rise -- even on just a small improvement in Caterpillar's results.

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