Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

NYSE: CAT · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
232.57
-3.56 (-1.51%)
At close: Dec 5, 2022 4:00 PM
232.98
+0.41 (0.18%)
After-hours: Dec 5, 2022 5:03 PM EST
-1.51%
Market Cap 122.88B
Revenue (ttm) 56.63B
Net Income (ttm) 7.37B
Shares Out 525.10M
EPS (ttm) 13.74
PE Ratio 16.93
Forward PE 16.00
Dividend $4.62 (1.99%)
Ex-Dividend Date Oct 21, 2022
Volume 1,968,606
Open 234.8
Previous Close 236.13
Day's Range 232.26 - 235.91
52-Week Range 160.6 - 239.85
Beta 1.12
Analysts Buy
Price Target 229.08 (-1.5%)
Earnings Date Oct 27, 2022

About CAT

Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines. Its Construction Industries segment offers asphalt pavers, compactors, cold planers, feller bunchers, harvesters, motorgraders, pipelayers, road reclaimers, skidders, telehandlers, and utility vehicles; backhoe, knuckleboom, compact track, multi-terrain, skid steer, and track-type loaders; forestry and wheel excavators; and site prep and track-type tractors. The company's Resource Industries segment provides el... [Read more]

Industry Machinery
Founded 1925
CEO donald Umpleby
Employees 107,700
Stock Exchange NYSE
Ticker Symbol CAT
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2021, Caterpillar's revenue was $50.97 billion, an increase of 22.09% compared to the previous year's $41.75 billion. Earnings were $6.49 billion, an increase of 116.44%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 34 analysts, the average rating for CAT stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 229.08, which is a decrease of -1.50% from the latest price.

Price Target
$229.08
(-1.50% downside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy
Stock Forecasts

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