CAT:NYE-Caterpillar Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 216.63

Change

-5.03 (-2.27)%

Market Cap

USD 124.35B

Volume

3.54M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 225.24 (+3.97%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Caterpillar Inc (CAT) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Caterpillar Inc stock forecasts from 10 analysts, the average analyst target price for Caterpillar Inc is USD 225.24 over the next 12 months. Caterpillar Inc’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Caterpillar Inc is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 8 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, Caterpillar Inc’s stock price was USD 216.63. Caterpillar Inc’s stock price has changed by -10.37% over the past week, +21.17% over the past month and +12.72% over the last year.

About

Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. Its Construction Industries segment offers asphalt pavers, compactors, cold planers, motorgraders, pipela ...Read More

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N/A

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ETFs Containing CAT

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
CYH Community Health Systems .. 0.00 % 0.00 %

-0.70 (-4.90%)

USD1.89B
SXLI:LSE SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe II .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.10 (+0.24%)

USD0.37B
ZPDI:XETRA SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe II .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.16 (+0.42%)

USD0.37B
XDWI:XETRA Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.33 (+0.75%)

USD0.60B
SXRU:XETRA iShares VII Public Limite.. 0.00 % 0.33 %

+2.15 (+0.60%)

USD0.83B
EXI3:XETRA iShares Dow Jones Industr.. 0.00 % 0.51 %

+1.75 (+0.57%)

USD6,289.39B
2B7C:XETRA iShares V Public Limited .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.03 (+0.46%)

USD0.29B
ZPDI:F SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe II .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.04 (-0.09%)

USD0.37B
XDWI:F Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.23 (+0.52%)

USD0.60B
SXRU:F iShares VII Public Limite.. 0.00 % 0.33 %

+1.05 (+0.29%)

USD0.83B
XGID:LSE Xtrackers S&P Global Infr.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

+0.11 (+0.21%)

USD0.24B
XDWI:LSE Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.26 (+0.52%)

USD0.61B
XSGI:LSE Xtrackers - S&P Global In.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

+10.00 (+0.26%)

USD0.26B
WNDU:LSE SPDR® MSCI World Industr.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

-0.25 (-0.45%)

USD0.08B
IUIS:LSE iShares S&P 500 Industria.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.02 (+0.18%)

USD0.29B
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial.. 0.00 % 0.16 %

-3.02 (-0.86%)

USD30.40B
IISU:LSE iShares V Public Limited .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.25 (+0.04%)

USD0.29B
CIND:LSE iShares VII Public Limite.. 0.00 % 0.33 %

+1.04 (+0.26%)

USD0.83B
DUSL Direxion Shares ETF Trust.. 0.00 % 0.99 %

-1.69 (-3.88%)

USD0.05B
XLI Industrial Select Sector .. 0.00 % 0.12 %

-1.32 (-1.28%)

USD17.49B
XGI:CA iShares S&P Global Indust.. 0.00 % 0.65 %

+0.10 (+0.24%)

USD0.08B
VIS Vanguard Industrials Inde.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

-2.56 (-1.31%)

USD5.78B
UXI ProShares Ultra Industria.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.78 (-2.55%)

USD0.03B
PXR Invesco Emerging Markets .. 0.00 % 0.75 %

N/A

USD0.02B
JHMI John Hancock Exchange-Tra.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.76 (-1.44%)

USD0.02B
HEA:CA Horizons Enhanced Income .. 0.00 % 0.65 %

-0.05 (-0.26%)

USD0.03B
FMK First Trust Mega Cap Alph.. 0.00 % 0.70 %

N/A

USD0.02B
FIDU Fidelity Covington Trust .. 0.00 % 0.08 %

-0.68 (-1.26%)

USD0.92B
EXI iShares Global Industrial.. 0.00 % 0.43 %

-0.93 (-0.78%)

USD0.41B
TUED:CA TD Active U.S. Enhanced D.. 0.00 % 0.73 %

-0.12 (-0.61%)

N/A

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 4.78% 92% A- 88% B+
Dividend Return 0.54% 100% A+ 49% F
Total Return 5.32% 92% A- 89% B+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 12.72% 54% F 66% D
Dividend Return 2.27% 91% A- 41% F
Total Return 14.99% 54% F 65% D
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 129.04% 92% A- 88% B+
Dividend Return 19.98% 100% A+ 71% C-
Total Return 149.03% 92% A- 89% B+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 21.26% 69% D+ 81% B-
Dividend Return 2.85% 100% A+ 63% D
Total Return 24.10% 77% C+ 82% B-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 35.10% 77% C+ 31% F
Risk Adjusted Return 68.67% 85% B 74% C
Market Capitalization 124.35B 100% A+ 98% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-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 & Heavy Construction Machinery)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 24.59 46% F 30% F
Price/Book Ratio 6.60 8% F 15% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 19.65 15% F 24% F
EV/EBITDA 14.51 31% F 41% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 32.52% 69% D+ 82% B-
Return on Invested Capital 6.77% 54% F 63% D
Return on Assets 5.59% 62% D- 76% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 169.58% 31% F 21% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.71 85% B 55% F
Short Percent 0.88% 85% B 78% C+
Beta 0.91 92% A- 63% D
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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Analyst Ratings

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

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.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

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.

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.

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.

Highly 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 Revenue Growth

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