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

Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT): $209.07

3.32 (+1.61%)

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CAT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $209.07 52-week high $266.04
Prev. close $205.75 52-week low $160.60
Day low $206.04 Volume 2,989,100
Day high $210.57 Avg. volume 3,252,182
50-day MA $216.60 Dividend yield 2.27%
200-day MA $218.98 Market Cap 107.75B

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  • CAT scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 94.28% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CAT is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • CAT ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 65th percentile.

CAT Stock Summary

  • CATERPILLAR INC's market capitalization of $108,188,436,792 is ahead of 98.09% of US-listed equities.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CAT is 3.4 -- better than 84.68% of US stocks.
  • CAT's went public 37.42 years ago, making it older than 93.61% 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 GE, IBM, SYK, DE, and BSX.
  • Visit CAT's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CAT Valuation Summary

  • CAT's EV/EBIT ratio is 14.3; this is 8.92% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, CAT's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CAT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CAT 2023-05-19 1.8 6.1 15.6 14.3
CAT 2023-05-18 1.8 6.1 15.6 14.3
CAT 2023-05-17 1.8 6.0 15.4 14.1
CAT 2023-05-16 1.7 5.9 15.0 13.9
CAT 2023-05-15 1.8 6.0 15.3 14.1
CAT 2023-05-12 1.8 5.9 15.2 14.0

CAT Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 3732.88%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -17.22%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -8.45%.
CAT's revenue has moved up $11,019,000,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows CAT's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 59,427 7,766 6,705
2022-09-30 56,628 6,439 7,371
2022-06-30 54,031 5,698 6,756
2022-03-31 52,673 5,583 6,496
2021-12-31 50,971 7,198 6,489
2021-09-30 48,408 7,858 5,149

CAT's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CAT has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 55.35% of graded US stocks.
  • CAT's asset turnover comes in at 0.578 -- ranking 72nd of 104 Machinery stocks.
  • MTW, GRC, and PPIH are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CAT.

The table below shows CAT's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.578 0.300 0.085
2021-03-31 0.551 0.294 0.069
2020-12-31 0.543 0.289 0.062
2020-09-30 0.568 0.289 0.068
2020-06-30 0.603 0.296 0.083
2020-03-31 0.654 0.301 0.104

CAT Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CAT, see our CAT price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $229.89 Average Broker Recommendation 1.8 (Hold)

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.

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CAT Price Returns

1-mo -3.05%
3-mo -17.67%
6-mo -10.55%
1-year -2.68%
3-year 81.40%
5-year 54.19%
YTD -11.84%
2022 18.60%
2021 15.95%
2020 26.97%
2019 19.51%
2018 -17.56%

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