On a relative basis, the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.09% in the past 4 weeks, but has underperformed the S&P 500 in the past 1 week. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -0.12% and the stock has fallen -1.41% in the past 1 week.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a twenty day Moving Average of 0.48% and the fifty day Moving Average is 3.99%. Caterpillar Inc. is up 15.98% in the last three month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 25.55%.
Caterpillar (CAT) : The most positive equity analysts on Caterpillar (CAT) expects the shares to touch $92, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $52 in the short term. The company is covered by 10 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $74.7 with an expected fluctuation of $10.74 from the mean.
Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $83.21 with an intraday high of $83.9. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $82.28. However, the stock managed to close at $82.66, a loss of 0.22% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $82.84. The total traded volume of the day was 3,596,799 shares.
Caterpillar Inc. is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The Company principally operates through its three product segments: Resource Industries, Construction Industries, and Energy & Transportation. The Company also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment. It offers its products under the brand names Caterpillar, CAT, design versions of CAT and Caterpillar, Electro-Motive, FG Wilson, MaK, MWM, Perkins, Progress Rail, SEM and Solar Turbines. It operates parts distribution centers at various locations, including Morton, Illinois; Arvin, California; Denver, Colorado; Miami, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; St. Paul, Minnesota, and Dubai, United Arab Emirates, among others. Its subsidiaries include Caterpillar Life Insurance Company, Cat Financial and Caterpillar Product Services Corporation (CPSC), among others.