Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 60 cents per share. At a price of $91.38 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.7%. The average volume for Caterpillar has been 5.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Caterpillar has a market cap of $57.2 billion and is part of the industrial industry. Shares are down 0.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.12. TheStreet Ratings rates Caterpillar as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Caterpillar Ratings Report now.
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