Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

NYSE: CAT · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+2.00 (0.59%)
Mar 4, 2024, 3:59 PM EST - Market closed
Market Cap 168.14B
Revenue (ttm) 67.06B
Net Income (ttm) 10.34B
Shares Out 499.38M
EPS (ttm) 20.12
PE Ratio 16.83
Forward PE 15.77
Dividend $5.20 (1.54%)
Ex-Dividend Date Jan 19, 2024
Volume 1,256,154
Open 335.60
Previous Close 336.70
Day's Range 335.32 - 340.25
52-Week Range 204.04 - 340.26
Beta 1.15
Analysts Hold
Price Target 288.74 (-14.75%)
Earnings Date Apr 25, 2024

About CAT

Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives in worldwide. Its Construction Industries segment offers asphalt pavers, compactors, road reclaimers, forestry machines, cold planers, material handlers, track-type tractors, excavators, telehandlers, motor graders, and pipelayers; compact track, wheel, track-type, backhoe, and skid steer loaders; and related parts and tools. The company's Resource Industries segment prov... [Read more]

Sector Industrials
Founded 1925
Employees 113,200
Stock Exchange NYSE
Ticker Symbol CAT
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2023, Caterpillar's revenue was $67.06 billion, an increase of 12.84% compared to the previous year's $59.43 billion. Earnings were $10.34 billion, an increase of 54.14%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 19 analysts, the average rating for CAT stock is "Hold." The 12-month stock price forecast is $288.74, which is a decrease of -14.75% from the latest price.

Price Target
(-14.75% downside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold
Stock Forecasts


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