Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

131.00
0.04 0.03
NYSE : Producer Manufacturing
Prev Close 131.04
Open 130.15
Day Low/High 129.99 / 132.03
52 Wk Low/High 111.75 / 144.77
Volume 3.28M
Avg Volume 4.04M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 562.59M
Market Cap 73.24B
EPS 10.40
P/E Ratio 12.08
Div & Yield 4.12 (2.76%)
Trump's Call for Federal Reserve Stimulus Undermined by Strength of Own Economy

Trump's Call for Federal Reserve Stimulus Undermined by Strength of Own Economy

President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized his own Federal Reserve chair, Jerome Powell, for keeping U.S. interest rates too high, despite a projected slowing in the economy. Yet a Labor Department report Friday showed that U.S. jobs growth continued at a strong pace in June, prompting some economists to assert that drastic monetary stimulus isn't warranted.

Weekly Roundup

Markets set records in holiday-shortened week.

Bank Stocks Rise as Strong Jobs Report Curbs Hopes for Steep Rate Cut By Fed

Bank Stocks Rise as Strong Jobs Report Curbs Hopes for Steep Rate Cut By Fed

A Labor Department report Friday showed the U.S. economy adding jobs at a faster-than-expected pace in June -- signaling to traders that the Federal Reserve might not need to cut interest rates sharply at a meeting later this month. Higher-than-expected interest rates could help banks' lending margins.

Adding to Caterpillar

We believe this stock represents great value for an American industrial that could see upside from either eased trade tensions or a pickup in the economy.

G-20 Trade Update, Plus Charting Apple: Market Recon

G-20 Trade Update, Plus Charting Apple: Market Recon

Apple's push toward services is a valuation-driven necessity.

Trimming a Biotech

We will reduce our Amgen position this afternoon.

June ADP Missed Expectations

This report comes ahead of the Labor Department's release of nonfarm payroll numbers this Friday at 8:30 a.m.

Video: Jim's Daily Rundown for Tuesday

Jim shares his view on the market, he updates our Caterpillar initiation, and provides more thoughts on a few other groups in the market.

Jim Cramer: I Think You Buy What Is Down

Jim Cramer: I Think You Buy What Is Down

The recession story off of oil? I am not buying that.

Calling Up an Industrial From the Bullpen

Here's what our bullish thesis on Caterpillar is mainly predicated on.

Is It Too Late to Get Into Nvidia? Here's My Trade Idea

Is It Too Late to Get Into Nvidia? Here's My Trade Idea

Assuming that enough of you are either long NVDA, or at least have an interest in the name, let's take a look under the hood, and make a more determined decision here.

G-20 Trades and OPEC Cuts: Market Recon

G-20 Trades and OPEC Cuts: Market Recon

Equity index futures were rising Monday morning on positive trade news.

Three Stocks to Watch Ahead of Trump's G-20 Meeting With Xi

Three Stocks to Watch Ahead of Trump's G-20 Meeting With Xi

Curious about what stocks you should keep an eye on ahead of President Trump's meeting with President Xi on the sidelines of G-20? Here are three picks.

Boeing Stock Is Losing Altitude Here, But Don't Hop on for the Ride

Boeing Stock Is Losing Altitude Here, But Don't Hop on for the Ride

The risk/reward ratio doesn't look good for retail investors.

Trump-Xi Face Off, Potential EU Land Mines and a Caterpillar Play: Market Recon

Trump-Xi Face Off, Potential EU Land Mines and a Caterpillar Play: Market Recon

The G-20 Summit in Japan could hold more intrigue than just the planned meeting between President Trump and Xi.

Caterpillar Downgraded at Atlantic Equities on Macroeconomic Concern

Caterpillar Downgraded at Atlantic Equities on Macroeconomic Concern

Weak first-half economic data might lead to slower second-half demand for Caterpillar's heavy farm equipment, analyst says.

Video: Jim's Daily Rundown for Friday

Jim shares his early thoughts on next week's G20 Summit, discusses Caterpillar, provides an update on BP and Schlumberger and answers a member's question.

Adding Caterpillar to the Bullpen

We are warming up to CAT with or without a trade deal.

Jim Cramer: Be Aware of Possible IPO-O, aka Initial Public Offering Overload

Jim Cramer: Be Aware of Possible IPO-O, aka Initial Public Offering Overload

Do we finally have too many new stocks, and are we running out of ammunition to buy them without wholesale liquidation of other stocks?

The Trouble With Trade and Tariffs: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Tuesday 6/18/19)

The Trouble With Trade and Tariffs: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Tuesday 6/18/19)

Jim Cramer says despite Tuesday's gains, the lack of a trade deal with China casts a shadow over the markets.

Jim Cramer: Don't Get Your Hopes Up on China Deal

Jim Cramer: Don't Get Your Hopes Up on China Deal

Talks between Washington and Beijing unlikely to end tariffs, but what would be worse? If the Fed chief dropped his guard on a single tweet.

Buy Stocks at a Big Discount With These 7 Closed-End Funds

Buy Stocks at a Big Discount With These 7 Closed-End Funds

Closed-end funds provide several benefits to investors over mutual funds.

Winners Get Sold Last

Winners Get Sold Last

Despite trade war fears, semiconductors and emerging markets saw the selling dry up and FXI -- an exchange-traded fund to be long on China -- was green all day, while Caterpillar and Deere and Co. saw no selling, either.

Jim Cramer: This Is Now an Emotional Market

Jim Cramer: This Is Now an Emotional Market

When traders are flailing and investors are drowning, examples work best to illustrate what happens before a bottom is reached.

China's Rare Earth Threats Drive Home a Basic Fact About the Trade War

China's Rare Earth Threats Drive Home a Basic Fact About the Trade War

Both Washington and Beijing have no shortage of options for inflicting major economic damage on the other party. That provides some reasons to think a near-term truce will eventually be reached, even if there are long-term consequences to this fight.

Auto-Dealer Lots Are Full of SUVs and That's Bad for the U.S. Economy

Auto-Dealer Lots Are Full of SUVs and That's Bad for the U.S. Economy

Auto-dealer inventories, especially for light trucks and SUVs, are so high in historical terms that they're likely to provide a drag on the U.S. economy this year, Bank of America economists warn in a new report. Vehicle manufacturers like Ford and GM may have have to slow down their assembly lines.

2 Strategies for Tapping Into Dividend Royalty

2 Strategies for Tapping Into Dividend Royalty

There are ways to invest in the basket of companies that have increased their dividends for years on end that go beyond ETFs; here are a couple of them.

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 #21 broker pick, on average, out of the 30 stocks making up the Dow Jones Industrial Average, according to ETF Channel.

Jim Cramer: Wait for Trade and Infrastructure News to Hit Prices

Jim Cramer: Wait for Trade and Infrastructure News to Hit Prices

Then is the time to buy -- and it should soon be here.

In the Crosshairs of the Trade War: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Tuesday 5/21/19)

In the Crosshairs of the Trade War: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Tuesday 5/21/19)

Jim Cramer reviews stocks poised to profit, and those at risk -- until we get some sign of a truce in the trade war.

TheStreet Quant Rating: A- (Buy)