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: $79.38
Prev Close: $80.01
Open: $79.78
Bid: $79.44
Ask: $79.56
Day's Range: $78.86 - $79.79
52wk Range: $56.36 - $81.38
Volume: 4,133,542
Avg Vol 4,743,331
Market Cap: $46.22B
P/E (ttm): 41.46
EPS (ttm): $1.93
Div & Yield: $3.08 (3.8%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about Caterpillar.
CAPS Rating 3 out of 5
 
5683 Outperform
371 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
1033 Outperform
67 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