Caterpillar Inc.

Caterpillar Inc.

CAT Stock Report Card





Score: 100/100


CAT returned -4.21% in the last 12 months. Based on the other stocks in its sector with an average return of -8.69%, its performance is above average giving it a grade of 100 of 100.


Score: 64/100


24 analysts offer 12-month price forecasts for CAT. Together, they have an average target of 243, the most optimistic forecast put CAT at 266 within 12-months and the most pessimistic has CAT at 190.


Score: 11/100


CAT receives a 10 of 100 based on 14 indicators. 1 are bullish, 12 are bearish.


Score: 69/100


CAT has missed earnings 3 times in the last 20 quarters.


Score: 71/100


Out of the last 20 quarters, CAT has had 20 profitable quarters and has increased their profits year over year on 7 of them.


Score: 44/100


CAT has had a lower than average amount of volatility over the last 12 months giving it a grade of 43 of 100.


Score: 55/100


CAT's most recent dividend was $0.78 per share, based on a share price of $209.07. It was a payout ratio of 27.30% compared to their total earnings.

Caterpillar Inc. Summary

New York Stock Exchange / CAT
Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery
Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines worldwide. Its Construction Industries segment offers asphalt pavers, backhoe loaders, compactors, cold planers, compact track and multi-terrain loaders, excavators, motorgraders, pipelayers, road reclaimers, site prep tractors, skid steer loaders, telehandlers, and utility vehicles; mini, small, medium, and large excavators; compact, small, and medium wheel loaders; track-type tractors and loaders; and wheel excavators. The Resource Industries segment provides electric rope shovels, draglines, hydraulic shovels, rotary drills, hard rock vehicles, track-type tractors, mining trucks, longwall miners, wheel loaders, off-highway trucks, articulated trucks, wheel tractor scrapers, wheel dozers, fleet management, landfill compactors, soil compactors, machinery components, autonomous ready vehicles and solutions, select work tools, and safety services and mining performance solutions. The Energy & Transportation segment offers reciprocating engines, generator sets, integrated systems and solutions, turbines and turbine-related services, remanufactured reciprocating engines and components, centrifugal gas compressors, diesel-electric locomotives and components, and other rail-related products and services for marine, oil and gas, industrial, and electric power generation sectors. The company's Financial Products segment provides operating and finance leases, installment sale contracts, working capital loans, and wholesale financing plans; and insurance and risk management products for vehicles, power generation facilities, and marine vessels. The All Other operating segment manufactures filters and fluids, undercarriage, ground engaging tools, etc. The company was formerly known as Caterpillar Tractor Co. and changed its name to Caterpillar Inc. in 1986. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.
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