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.


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Key Data Points

Primary metrics and data points about Caterpillar.
Current Price: $82.88
Prev Close: $82.37
Open: $82.19
Bid: $82.64
Ask: $82.85
Day's Range: $81.67 - $82.88
52wk Range: $56.36 - $84.73
Volume: 4,295,422
Avg Vol 3,738,854
Market Cap: $48.26B
P/E (ttm): 52.80
EPS (ttm): $1.56
Div & Yield: $3.08 (3.7%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about Caterpillar.
CAPS Rating 3 out of 5
 
5677 Outperform
370 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
1070 Outperform
63 Underperform

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You pick for Caterpillar 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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Douglas R. Oberhelman, CEO

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Business Summary

Industry, sector and description for Caterpillar.

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