CAT:NYE-Caterpillar Inc.

EQUITY | Farm & Construction Machinery | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 129.77

Change

-4.29 (-3.20)%

Market Cap

USD 74.69B

Volume

5.75M

Average Target Price

USD 152.25 (+17.32%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Caterpillar Inc manufactures construction & mining equipment, diesel & natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Its business segments are Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation.

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ETFs Containing CAT

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FMDG Fieldstone Merlin Dynamic.. 4.24 % 0.80 %

N/A

N/A
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial.. 3.59 % 0.17 %

-4.62 (-1.78%)

USD 20.76B
ZWA:CA BMO Covered Call Dow Jone.. 3.57 % 0.71 %

-0.38 (-1.65%)

CAD 0.28B
ZDJ:CA BMO Dow Jones Industrial .. 3.57 % 0.26 %

-0.76 (-1.75%)

CAD 0.19B
XLI SPDR Select Sector Fund -.. 3.54 % 0.13 %

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EDOW First Trust Dow 30 Equal .. 3.41 % 0.50 %

-0.38 (-1.58%)

USD 0.01B
FIDU Fidelity MSCI Industrials.. 2.83 % 0.08 %

-0.95 (-2.49%)

USD 0.43B
VIS Vanguard Industrials 2.74 % 0.10 %

-3.56 (-2.55%)

USD 3.34B
PXR Invesco Emerging Markets .. 2.69 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD 0.02B
BIBL Inspire 100 2.49 % 0.35 %

-0.50 (-1.82%)

USD 0.05B
IYJ iShares U.S. Industrials 2.31 % 0.43 %

N/A

USD 0.94B
HEA:CA Horizons Enhanced Income .. 2.24 % 0.00 %

N/A

CAD 0.04B
SHE SPDR Series Trust SSGA Ge.. 2.11 % 0.20 %

-1.16 (-1.64%)

USD 0.25B
EXI iShares Global Industrial.. 1.87 % 0.47 %

-2.00 (-2.24%)

USD 0.23B
JHMI John Hancock Multifactor .. 1.31 % 0.50 %

-0.87 (-2.45%)

USD 0.03B
CYH.A:CA iShares Global Monthly Di.. 1.20 % 1.49 %

N/A

CAD 0.01B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Farm & Construction Machinery)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 2.12% 22% F 19% F
Dividend Return 0.68% 100% A+ 41% F
Total Return 2.80% 22% F 19% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -11.66% 67% D+ 26% F
Dividend Return 2.29% 100% A+ 39% F
Total Return -9.37% 67% D+ 26% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 33.25% 78% C+ 76% C
Dividend Return 15.67% 100% A+ 53% F
Total Return 48.92% 78% C+ 75% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 13.59% 78% C+ 86% B
Dividend Return 16.94% 78% C+ 87% B+
Total Return 3.35% 100% A+ 61% D-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 32.60% 44% F 15% F
Risk Adjusted Return 51.96% 78% C+ 60% D-
Market Capitalization 55.61B 100% A+ 98% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Farm & Construction Machinery)
Ratio vs. Market
(New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 12.50 78% C+ 50% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.83 11% F 14% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 3.16 56% F 39% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 20.90 22% F 26% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 41.00% 100% A+ 93% A
Return on Invested Capital 21.15% 100% A+ 85% B
Return on Assets 7.84% 89% B+ 82% B-
Debt to Equity Ratio 240.25% 33% F 13% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.