- EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys Stocks Under $10 that he thinks could potentially double. See what he's trading today with a 14-day FREE pass.
- You can view the full UnitedHealth Group Ratings Report.
Holding back the Dow today is Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a 60-cent decline (-0.7%) bringing the stock to $86.53. Volume for Caterpillar currently sits at 121,476 shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 5.1 million shares.Caterpillar has a market cap of $53.04 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 4% year-to-date as of Monday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 3.5%. Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. TheStreet Ratings rates Caterpillar as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.
- You can view the full Caterpillar Ratings Report.