Caterpillar Inc (CAT)

83.60
0.41 0.49
NYSE : Industrial Goods
Prev Close 84.01
Open 83.38
Day Low/High 83.36 / 84.10
52 Wk Low/High 56.36 / 84.73
Volume 914.78K
Avg Volume 4.52M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 584.23M
Market Cap 48.84B
EPS 3.50
P/E Ratio 53.58
Div & Yield 3.08 (3.70%)

Latest News

J.C. Penney, Caterpillar and Apple: Doug Kass' Views

J.C. Penney, Caterpillar and Apple: Doug Kass' Views

Doug Kass shares his thoughts on buying J.C. Penney, and warns of slowing consumer spending.

A Nothing Summer; Something About Retail: Best of Kass

A Nothing Summer; Something About Retail: Best of Kass

In highlights from this week's trading diary and posts, Kass tells us about nothing and ponders the wisdom of working for a living if it kills you in the end.

Here's Why Caterpillar Is Restructuring Its Mining Business

Here's Why Caterpillar Is Restructuring Its Mining Business

Caterpillar announced a major restructuring of its mining business on Friday, even though commodities have rebounded from their rout earlier this year.

Caterpillar to Rid Itself of Coal Units Tied to Ill-Fated 2010 Deal

Caterpillar to Rid Itself of Coal Units Tied to Ill-Fated 2010 Deal

The company is exploring options for a portion of its mining business, shedding part of what it acquired when it spent $8.6 billion for Bucyrus International.

Caterpillar (CAT) Stock Up, Selling Underground Mining Equipment Lines

Caterpillar (CAT) Stock Up, Selling Underground Mining Equipment Lines

Caterpillar (CAT) is putting its underground mining equipment lines up for sale and laying off employees.

Caterpillar To Explore Strategic Alternatives For Certain Mining Products

Caterpillar To Explore Strategic Alternatives For Certain Mining Products

Company continues restructuring and optimizing manufacturing footprint

Caterpillar Shares Fall on July Sales Report

Caterpillar Shares Fall on July Sales Report

Caterpillar shares were dropping Thursday following its July retail machine sales report

Trending Tickers: CHK, LB, AMD, CAT

Trending Tickers: CHK, LB, AMD, CAT

Crude oil prices continue to rise, and Chesapeake Energy stock soars as a director purchases more shares.

Caterpillar (CAT) Stock Slides on July Retail Machine Sales

Caterpillar (CAT) Stock Slides on July Retail Machine Sales

Caterpillar (CAT) released a report showing machine sales were down year-over-year for the three months ended in July.

Caterpillar and Deere Are in Recession

Caterpillar and Deere Are in Recession

Long-term holders' patience has not been rewarded with these two stocks.

Fed Minutes Leave No Clear Blueprint for Rate Hike

Fed Minutes Leave No Clear Blueprint for Rate Hike

The central bank has been pleading for years -- since Ben Bernanke was its chairman -- for Congress to do more to stimulate the economy.

See How Caterpillar Ranks Among Analysts' Top Dow 30 Picks

See How Caterpillar Ranks Among Analysts' Top Dow 30 Picks

A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Caterpillar Inc. is the #29 broker pick, on average, out of the 30 stocks making up the Dow Jones Industrial Average, according to ETF Channel.

China's Yuan Devaluation -- What a Difference a Year Makes

China's Yuan Devaluation -- What a Difference a Year Makes

Stocks are at record highs now but a year ago many suffered from China contagion.

One Year Ago, U.S. Stocks Tanked on China's Shocking Renminbi Devaluation

One Year Ago, U.S. Stocks Tanked on China's Shocking Renminbi Devaluation

While stocks are currently flirting with record highs, it was a much different story one year ago.

4 Stocks to Avoid Amid the Mad 'Search for Yield'

4 Stocks to Avoid Amid the Mad 'Search for Yield'

There's a price to pay for low expectations.

Caterpillar Risk Management: Using the Collar as a Low-Cost Hedge

Caterpillar Risk Management: Using the Collar as a Low-Cost Hedge

Caterpillar investors shouldn't get bulldozed by volatility but instead use this option hedge to eliminate market risk.

Trade-Ideas: Caterpillar (CAT) Is Today's Momo Momentum Stock

Trade-Ideas: Caterpillar (CAT) Is Today's Momo Momentum Stock

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Caterpillar (CAT) as a momo momentum candidate

Solid Jobs Report Helps Clinton, May Set Stage for Autumn Rate Hike

Solid Jobs Report Helps Clinton, May Set Stage for Autumn Rate Hike

The better-than-expected job gains and lower unemployment rate helps Democrat Hillary Clinton, while confident, safely employed consumers may let the Federal Reserve boost interest rates sooner than markets anticipated.

CORRECTION: Tokyo Is the New Largest Shareholder for U.S. Equities

CORRECTION: Tokyo Is the New Largest Shareholder for U.S. Equities

The shocking truth of how the latest round of stimulus under Abenomics is being spent.

Bill Gates’ Highest-Yielding Dividend Stock Has Significant Upside at Current Prices

Bill Gates’ Highest-Yielding Dividend Stock Has Significant Upside at Current Prices

Bill Gates' highest-yielding dividend stock is at a reduced price due to the slump in commodity prices. Investors can join Gates in this investment and get 'paid to wait.'

Insider Trading Alert - CAT, FC And PEBO Traded By Insiders

Insider Trading Alert - CAT, FC And PEBO Traded By Insiders

Stocks with insider trader activity include CAT, FC and PEBO

Strong ADP Jobs Report Sets Stage for Third-Quarter Bounce

Strong ADP Jobs Report Sets Stage for Third-Quarter Bounce

Private employers added 179,000 jobs in July, setting the stage for Friday's unemployment report.

Is Caterpillar a Dividend Stock That's Still Worth Owning?

Is Caterpillar a Dividend Stock That's Still Worth Owning?

Caterpillar's (CAT) business remains in a slump, but income investors should take a closer look at this investment opportunity.

Emerson Arranges $5.2 Billion-Worth of Asset Sales

Emerson Arranges $5.2 Billion-Worth of Asset Sales

Buyers Platinum Equity and Nidec take on operations with more than $6 billion of annual revenue.

Analysts' Actions -- American Eagle, Kroger, Pioneer, Wendy's and More

Analysts' Actions -- American Eagle, Kroger, Pioneer, Wendy's and More

Here are Tuesday's top research calls, including upgrades for American Eagle and Pioneer Natural Resources, and downgrades for Kroger and Wendy's.

Caterpillar Is on the Right Track

Caterpillar Is on the Right Track

CAT would have to close below $72 to weaken the resolve of longer-term investors.