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Key Data Points

Primary metrics and data points about Caterpillar, Inc..
Current Price: $72.79
Prev Close: $74.24
Open: $74.15
Bid: $72.67
Ask: $72.84
Day's Range: $72.70 - $74.60
52wk Range: $56.36 - $89.62
Volume: 8,064,418
Avg Vol 5,532,499
Market Cap: $42.38B
P/E (ttm): 16.91
EPS (ttm): $4.39
Div & Yield: $3.08 (4.1%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about Caterpillar, Inc..
CAPS Rating 3 out of 5
5688 Outperform
365 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
1005 Outperform
66 Underperform

How do you think Caterpillar, Inc. will perform against the market?

You pick for Caterpillar, Inc. is winning

Score: +97.74
Call: Outperform
Time Frame: Five Plus Years
Start Price: $18.24
Start Date: 3/29/2007
Gain/Loss: +$152.4%
S&P Gain/Loss: +$54.7%

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CEO Rating

The single most important factor in a company's success is the team that's leading the company.

Douglas R. Oberhelman, CEO

50% Approve

Based on 752 Ratings

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Business Summary

Industry, sector and description for Caterpillar, Inc..

The company is engaged in construction & mining equipment, diesel & natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines in its size range. It operates in 3 principal lines of business: Machinery, Engines and Financial Products.

  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Sector: Conglomerates
  • Industry: Conglomerates