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: $94.58
Prev Close: $93.38
Open: $94.01
Bid: $94.50
Ask: $94.74
Day's Range: $93.62 - $95.00
52wk Range: $57.46 - $97.40
Volume: 5,034,507
Avg Vol 3,850,747
Market Cap: $55B
P/E (ttm): 86.46
EPS (ttm): $1.08
Div & Yield: $3.08 (3.3%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about Caterpillar.
CAPS Rating 3 out of 5
 
5666 Outperform
378 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
1137 Outperform
60 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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CEO Rating

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

Douglas R. Oberhelman, CEO

31% Approve

Based on 1053 Ratings

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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