Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Social Stream



Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT): $178.29

-0.47 (-0.26%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

Caterpillar Inc (CAT) Price Targets From Analysts

The tables below show the price targets and recommendations analysts covering CAT.

Date Number of Analysts Highest Target Price Lowest Target Price Average Target Price Current Price Upside Potential
2021-11-09 15 $270 $166 $235.642 $222.82 5.75%
2021-11-11 15 $270 $166 $235.428 $222.82 5.66%
2021-12-09 15 $270 $164 $235.285 $222.82 5.59%
2021-12-10 15 $270 $164 $235.928 $222.82 5.88%
2022-01-03 16 $270 $164 $237.357 $222.82 6.52%
2022-01-10 17 $270 $164 $237.571 $222.82 6.62%
2022-01-13 17 $270 $164 $236.733 $222.82 6.24%
2022-01-20 15 $270 $164 $236.384 $222.82 6.09%
2022-01-30 15 $270 $164 $237.214 $222.82 6.46%
2022-03-07 15 $270 $164 $237 $222.82 6.36%
2022-03-08 15 $270 $164 $237 $222.82 6.36%
2022-03-22 16 $270 $164 $239.6 $222.82 7.53%
2022-03-25 16 $270 $164 $240.533 $222.82 7.95%
2022-03-30 16 $270 $164 $241.6 $222.82 8.43%

The Trend in the Analyst Price Target


CAT's average price target has moved up $1.5 over the prior 41 weeks.

Over the past 51 weeks, CAT's average upside potential has been 10.32%.

Date Number of Analysts Highest Target Price Lowest Target Price Average Target Price Share Price Upside Potential
2021-06-13 27 303 125 240.10 220.70 8.79%
2021-07-10 27 303 125 239.57 217.42 10.19%
2021-07-24 27 303 125 238.45 209.53 13.8%
2021-09-04 27 291 125 231.30 210.37 9.95%
2022-03-22 16 270 164 239.60 222.71 7.58%

CAT Broker Recommendations Summary

Average Broker Rating Strong Buy Buy Hold Sell Strong Sell Analysts Issuing Recs
2.14 7 1 7 1 1 16

The Trend in the Broker Recommendations


Over the past 20 months, CAT's average broker recommendation rating improved by 0.04.

The points below can provide you with additional insight regarding what the price target and recommendations metrics in the table above mean for investors.

  • In the context of all US stocks, Caterpillar Inc's average analyst price target is greater than 1367.38% of them.
  • Caterpillar Inc's number of analysts covering the stock is higher than 1315.93% of all US stocks.
  • In terms of how Caterpillar Inc fares relative to Machinery stocks, note that its upside potential (average analyst target price relative to current price) is greater than 319.72% of that group.
  • CAT has a lower variance in analysts' estimates than -989.9% of Machinery stocks.

In the Machinery industry, DE, AGCO, and XYL are the three stocks most similar to Caterpillar Inc regarding the price target and analyst recommendation information presented here.

What is the outlook for CAT? Use POWR Ratings for clearer insight into price direction.


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