What Are Analysts Report About Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

Elias Hubbard
May 16, 2018

During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.28 EPS. Caterpillar Inc Del now has $93.25B valuation. The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 1.71% and Monthly Volatility of 2.82%.

Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh decreased Schlumberger Ltd (NYSE:SLB) stake by 248,381 shares to 69,044 valued at $4.69 million in 2017Q4. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has risen 60.63% since May 15, 2017 and is uptrending. CAT outperformed by 49.08% the S&P 500.

NORTHVIEW APT REAL ESTATE INVT TR UNIT (OTCMKTS:NPRUF) had an increase of 64.25% in short interest. ISDSF's SI was 70,100 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 64.25% from 17,900 shares previously. (NYSE:CAT). Swarthmore Grp Incorporated Inc holds 2.36% of its capital in Caterpillar Inc. The SI to ISIGN MEDIA SOLUTIONS INC ORDINARY SHAR's float is 0.08%. Stifel Nicolaus's price target would indicate a possible upside of 12.02 % from the last stock close of the company. It has underperformed by 38.77% the S&P500. It has a 123.28 P/E ratio. The Company's residential property portfolio includes apartments; townhomes; single family rental units; execusuite apartment rental units, where the rental periods range from a few days to various months; and seniorsÂ' properties that are leased on a long term basis to qualified operators who provide services to individual residents.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.03, from 2017Q3's 1.1. It is positive, as 55 investors sold CAT shares while 401 reduced holdings. 162 funds acquired stakes and 352 increased stakes. 402.55 million shares or 0.18% more from 401.83 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Comml Bank Of Nova Scotia reported 0.22% stake.

On 12/13/2017 NYSE:CAT - Caterpillar announced a quarterly dividend of $0.78 2.13% with an ex dividend date of 1/19/2018 which will be payable on 2/20/2018. Gator Management Ltd Liability Corporation owns 0.77% invested in Caterpillar Inc. Axa accumulated 132,813 shares. Sii Wi holds 0.96% or 58,679 shares.

State of Wisconsin Investment Board trimmed its holdings in Caterpillar Inc. Highland Cap Llc invested in 0.09% or 7,510 shs. Citigroup maintained Caterpillar Inc.

Shares of NYSE:CAT - Caterpillar closed the previous trading session at 155.15 up +0.29 0.19% with 155.08999633789062 shares trading hands. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management Ltd Com reported 169,309 shares. Garrison Financial stated it has 2,506 shares.

For more Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: "Why Caterpillar Blew Through Estimates, Raised Guidance" published on April 24, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "Caterpillar: More Risk Than Reward" with publication date: April 17, 2018.

Since January 30, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $23.79 million activity.

In related news, insider Thomas A. Pellette sold 54,481 shares of Caterpillar stock in a transaction on Monday, May 7th. Caterpillar Inc has $92.38 billion MC. Long Suzette M had sold 528 shares worth $84,723 on Tuesday, January 30. Lvm Mgmt Mi invested 0.08% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by Credit Suisse. The positive are 67%. Caterpillar Inc. has a twelve month low of $154.39 and a twelve month high of $156.39. The stock has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $172.55. Seaport Global Securities upgraded Caterpillar from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and boosted their price objective for the company from $170.90 to $195.00 in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. (NYSE:CAT) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, April 25 by RBC Capital Markets.

The holdings In Caterpillar Inc (CAT) was upped owned by Busey Trust Company. (NYSE:CAT) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, September 21 by Robert W. Baird. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, January 26 report.

5/3/2018-Bank of America was Downgraded by analysts at Bank of America from a "Buy ➝ Neutral" rating to a " rating. (NYSE:CAT) on Friday, May 26 with "Buy" rating. RBC Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $174.0 target.

Analysts await Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) or 10,365 shares. Associated Banc owns 104,406 shares. Comcast Corp New (NASDAQ:CMCSA) was raised too.

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