CAT:NYE-Caterpillar Inc.

EQUITY | Farm & Construction Machinery | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 134.54

Change

+2.88 (+2.19)%

Market Cap

USD 79.39B

Volume

6.88M

Average Target Price

USD 159.47 (18.53%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

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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FVD First Trust VL Dividend 0.56 % 0.70 %

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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 5.88% 33% F 51% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 5.88% 33% F 51% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -20.15% 67% D+ 24% F
Dividend Return 1.95% 100% A+ 37% F
Total Return -18.21% 67% D+ 23% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 47.13% 78% C+ 83% B
Dividend Return 15.75% 100% A+ 54% F
Total Return 62.88% 89% B+ 83% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 13.77% 78% C+ 86% B
Dividend Return 17.15% 78% C+ 87% B+
Total Return 3.38% 100% A+ 61% D-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 32.42% 56% F 15% F
Risk Adjusted Return 52.89% 78% C+ 59% F
Market Capitalization 55.61B 100% A+ 98% A+

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 21.19 44% F 29% F
Price/Book Ratio 5.34 11% F 12% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.06 44% F 29% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 36.46 33% F 12% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 25.49% 100% A+ 86% B
Return on Invested Capital 19.94% 100% A+ 82% B-
Return on Assets 4.87% 89% B+ 66% D
Debt to Equity Ratio 239.00% 33% F 13% F

Annual Financials (USD)

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.

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.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

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

Overpriced on cashflow basis

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

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.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector