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: $98.77
Prev Close: $96.66
Open: $98.20
Bid: $98.77
Ask: $98.78
Day's Range: $97.43 - $98.97
52wk Range: $67.34 - $99.46
Volume: 4,063,069
Avg Vol 4,838,512
Market Cap: $58B
P/E (ttm): 28.26
EPS (ttm): $3.42
Div & Yield: $3.08 (3.2%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about Caterpillar.
CAPS Rating 3 out of 5
 
5663 Outperform
379 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
1112 Outperform
65 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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Jim Umpleby, 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