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: $95.48
Prev Close: $95.55
Open: $94.86
Bid: $95.33
Ask: $95.54
Day's Range: $93.50 - $95.50
52wk Range: $64.84 - $99.46
Volume: 5,018,141
Avg Vol 4,672,442
Market Cap: $56B
P/E (ttm): 27.94
EPS (ttm): $3.42
Div & Yield: $3.08 (3.2%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about Caterpillar.
CAPS Rating 3 out of 5
 
5664 Outperform
380 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
1108 Outperform
64 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