Analytical Overview of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)


Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) currently has a “Sell” signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. While the Short-Term Technical Indicators for the stock on 7-Day Average Directional Indicator shows “Buy” signal. 10 – 8 Day Moving Average Hilo Channel shows “Hold” signal. While 20-Day Moving Average VS Current Price shows “Sell” Signal.

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) lost -0.52 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $153.69. The stock traded with the average Volume of 6.01 Million at the end of last session.

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has the Market Capitalization of 89.14 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $173.24 and 52-Week Low of $ 90.34 and it touched its 52-week high on 01/16/18 and 52-Week Low on 03/27/17.

The company reported its last earnings Actual EPS of $2.16/share. While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $1.79/share. Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.37/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 20.7 Percent.

Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 5 analysts rated Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) as Buy, 0 analysts given Outperform signal, 2 reported Hold, and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -1.21% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -3.81% and 16.4% respectively.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 1%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 5.3%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 7.3%.

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) currently has a Weekly Volatility of 2.81% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 2.93% percent. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Caterpillar Inc. currently has a Weekly performance of -0.04%, monthly performance percentage is 3 percent, Quarterly performance is 6.83 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 29.29% and Yearly Performance is 65.9 percent.

Company Profile:

Caterpillar Inc. is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Caterpillar provides the solutions you need to build a successful construction contracting business. Cat Connect makes smart use of technology and services to improve your operational efficiency. Working with your Cat dealer, you can find the right combination of Cat Connect technologies and services for your sites. Cat Financial provides retail and wholesale financing solutions to Cat customers and dealers for the complete line of Cat machinery and engines, Solar gas turbines, other related equipment and marine vessels. As a captive finance company, no other financial institution knows Cat customers and dealers better than Cat Financial. They offer quality service throughout the life cycle of equipment including purchase, protect, manage and resell.