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

Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT)

Today's Latest Price: $135.12 USD

6.16 (4.78%)

Updated Jun 5 4:10pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 59 in Industrial - Machinery

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CAT Stock Summary

  • CAT has a market capitalization of $73,228,487,896 -- more than approximately 97.48% of US stocks.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CAT is 3.58 -- better than 84.88% of US stocks.
  • CAT's went public 34.45 years ago, making it older than 92.85% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CAT, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ZTS, SYK, BDX, CI, and PDD.
  • CAT's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Caterpillar Inc's official web site, go to
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CAT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $135.12 52-week high $150.55
Prev. close $128.96 52-week low $87.50
Day low $133.39 Volume 5,591,916
Day high $139.37 Avg. volume 4,763,258
50-day MA $115.08 Dividend yield 3.05%
200-day MA $128.22 Market Cap 73.13B

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 39th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for CAT, they are:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.77 years, is -0.04% -- higher than only 22.88% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • Caterpillar Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 8.55% 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

CODA, SWK, AXE, CTAS, and LUV 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.

3 Top Infrastructure Stocks to Watch in June

The investment cases for buying infrastructure plays Caterpillar, Union Pacific, and Equinix are going to be reexamined in June.

Yahoo | June 5, 2020

The next 10% up in the S&P 500 is all about the pandemic recovery — and it’s doable, this analyst says

It’s not out of the question that the stock index could rise 10%, one analyst argues, because there are both fundamental and technical reasons why the stocks that will make up the pandemic recovery play can lead the way.

Yahoo | June 5, 2020

Caterpillar (CAT) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know

Caterpillar (CAT) closed the most recent trading day at $128.96, moving +1.47% from the previous trading session.

Yahoo | June 4, 2020

Chevron, Exxon Mobil share losses contribute to Dow's 80-point fall

DOW UPDATE Dragged down by losses for shares of Chevron and Exxon Mobil, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is falling Thursday morning. The Dow (DJIA) was most recently trading 80 points, or 0.3%, lower, as shares of Chevron (CVX) and Exxon Mobil (XOM) have contributed to the index's intraday decline.

Yahoo | June 4, 2020

North American Temporary Cooling Market (2020 to 2026) - Featuring Carrier Rental Systems, Caterpillar & Resolute Industrial Among Others -

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "2020 North American Temporary Cooling Market" report has been added to's offering. This report provides a current look at the temporary cooling market amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. An overview of the cooling equipment rental market in North America (United States and Canada) is provided. The report captures the growth drivers, restraints, market trends, market share by revenue, market share by equipment type, market share by tonnage, market s

Business Wire | June 3, 2020

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CAT Price Returns

1-mo 25.94%
3-mo 12.31%
6-mo -3.86%
1-year 12.05%
3-year 41.32%
5-year 83.45%
YTD -7.02%
2019 19.51%
2018 -17.56%
2017 75.03%
2016 42.11%
2015 -22.97%

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