Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT): Price and Financial Metrics

Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT)

Today's Latest Price: $123.32 USD

2.82 (2.34%)

Updated Jun 2 4:10pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 59 in Industrial - Machinery

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CAT Stock Summary

  • CAT has a market capitalization of $65,305,156,834 -- more than approximately 97.19% of US stocks.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CAT is 3.58 -- better than 85.03% of US stocks.
  • CAT's went public 34.44 years ago, making it older than 92.89% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Caterpillar Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be ZTS, BDX, SYK, BSX, and CI.
  • Visit CAT's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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CAT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $123.32 52-week high $150.55
Prev. close $120.50 52-week low $87.50
Day low $121.28 Volume 2,977,504
Day high $123.82 Avg. volume 4,781,436
50-day MA $113.21 Dividend yield 3.42%
200-day MA $128.01 Market Cap 66.75B

Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Company Bio

Caterpillar is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three product segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment. The company was founded in 1925 and is based in Peoria, Illinois.

CAT Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Caterpillar Inc. To summarize, we found that Caterpillar Inc ranked in the 40th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Caterpillar Inc, consider:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.77 years, is -0.04% -- higher than only 22.73% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • Caterpillar Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 6%; for context, that number is higher than merely 8.88% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than only 0% of stocks in its sector (Industrials).

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

FISV, GFF, AXE, NOC, and UNP can be thought of as valuation peers to CAT, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest CAT News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Caterpillar Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CAT as an investment opportunity.

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Hertfordshire Mercury | June 1, 2020

Market Morning: S&P Says More Spending, Hong Kong Ping Pong, Riots, Food Prices Soar

S&P Chief Economist Says $2.1 Trillion More Spending Ought to Do The Trick When is there ever too much government spending? According to S&P chief economist Beth Ann Bovino, it looks like never, because she wants $2.1 trillion more in government spending, despite multitrillion dollar deficits already that only look set to get worse. She […]The post Market Morning: S&P Says More Spending, Hong Kong Ping Pong, Riots, Food Prices Soar appeared first on Market Exclusive.

Yahoo | June 1, 2020

Raytheon Technologies Corp., Boeing share losses contribute to Dow's 265-point fall

DOW UPDATE Shares of Raytheon Technologies Corp. and Boeing are trading lower Friday afternoon, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average selloff. Shares of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (RTX) and Boeing (BA) are contributing to the index's intraday decline, as the Dow (DJIA) was most recently trading 265 points (1.

Yahoo | May 29, 2020

Dow's nearly 200-point drop led by losses in Boeing, Raytheon Technologies Corp. stocks

DOW UPDATE The Dow Jones Industrial Average is declining Friday morning with shares of Boeing and Raytheon Technologies Corp. seeing the biggest drops for the price-weighted average. Shares of Boeing (BA) and Raytheon Technologies Corp.

Yahoo | May 29, 2020

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CAT Price Returns

1-mo 11.22%
3-mo -2.31%
6-mo -11.15%
1-year 5.50%
3-year 26.01%
5-year 68.76%
YTD -15.14%
2019 19.51%
2018 -17.56%
2017 75.03%
2016 42.11%
2015 -22.97%

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