Movers to Watch For: Caterpillar Inc. (CAT), Cerner Corporation (CERN)

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Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

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.

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)‘s Financial Overview

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) declined -1.24% yesterday to close its trading session at $145.16. The company has 1 year Price Target of $180. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 4.93 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $88.32 Billion.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -4.52 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of 7.86 percent. Caterpillar Inc. has P/S value of 1.94 while its P/B value stands at 6.32. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 1 percent, Return on Equity of 5.3 percent and Return on Investment of 7.3 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 32.1 percent and 9.7 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.4 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 23 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Caterpillar Inc have a median target of 188.00, with a high estimate of 221.00 and a low estimate of 125.00. The median estimate represents a +29.51% increase from the last price of 145.16.

Cerner Corporation (CERN)

Cerner Corporation’s health information technologies connect people, information and systems provider facilities worldwide. Recognized for innovation, Cerner solutions assist clinicians in making care decisions and enable organizations to manage the health of populations. The company also offers an integrated clinical and financial system to help health care organizations manage revenue, as well as a wide range of services to support clients’ clinical, financial and operational needs. Cerner’s mission is to contribute to the systemic improvement of health care delivery and the health of communities.

Cerner Corporation (CERN)‘s Financial Outlook

The 20 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Cerner Corp have a median target of 72.00, with a high estimate of 85.00 and a low estimate of 65.00. The median estimate represents a +22.78% increase from the last price of 58.64.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Cerner Corporation has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.05. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged1.72% and closed its last trading session at $58.64. The company has the market capitalization of $19.83 Billion. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 4.88 Million shares. The company has a total of 338.25 Million shares outstanding.

The company has YTD performance of -12.98 percent. Beta for Cerner Corporation stands at 0.98 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.48. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.57%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.37%.

Cerner Corporation has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -4.98%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -12.35%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 14.1 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 19.5 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.4% with Gross margin of 83.4 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 18.7% and 16.9% respectively.

 

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