The following video is from Monday's MarketFoolery podcast, featuring host Chris Hill and analysts Jason Moser and Michael Olsen, CFA. In this segment, the guys analyze Caterpillar's(NYSE:CAT)

In a nutshell, Caterpillar's quality products, extensive service network, and unparalleled brand strength give it a solid competitive advantage in an industry in which size matters. However, being a cyclical company with growing exposure to mining, Caterpillar is increasingly affected by the ups and downs of numerous market factors. Whether you hold shares of Caterpillar or are considering the competition, investors in this sector would be wise to read up on the company's strengths and weaknesses in our premium research report on Caterpillar. To access your copy and start reading today, simply click here now.

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