Caterpillar (CAT) : Salient Trust Co Lta scooped up 5,120 additional shares in Caterpillar during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 18, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 55,775 shares of Caterpillar which is valued at $4,444,710.Caterpillar makes up approximately 0.47% of Salient Trust Co Lta’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , V Wealth Managementllc reduced its stake in CAT by selling 47 shares or 1.0% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 4,648 shares of CAT which is valued at $370,399. Caterpillar makes up approx 0.29% of V Wealth Managementllc’s portfolio.Palisade Asset Management reduced its stake in CAT by selling 600 shares or 7.6% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 7,295 shares of CAT which is valued at $581,339. Caterpillar makes up approx 0.11% of Palisade Asset Management’s portfolio.Jacobs Coca boosted its stake in CAT in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 651 additional shares and now holds a total of 24,348 shares of Caterpillar which is valued at $1,940,292. Caterpillar makes up approx 0.44% of Jacobs Coca’s portfolio.Carl Domino Inc reduced its stake in CAT by selling 299 shares or 8.94% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 3,047 shares of CAT which is valued at $235,746. Caterpillar makes up approx 0.22% of Carl Domino Inc’s portfolio.Iowa State Bank boosted its stake in CAT in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 50 additional shares and now holds a total of 2,770 shares of Caterpillar which is valued at $214,315. Caterpillar makes up approx 0.11% of Iowa State Bank’s portfolio.
Caterpillar closed down -0.05 points or -0.06% at $79.69 with 41,85,481 shares getting traded on Wednesday. Post opening the session at $79.45, the shares hit an intraday low of $78.93 and an intraday high of $79.86 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Wednesday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Caterpillar reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.01 based on the information available during the earnings call on Apr 22, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.68. The company had revenue of $9461.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $9454.87 million. The company’s revenue was down -25.5 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.72 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Caterpillar. Goldman Upgraded Caterpillar on Apr 25, 2016 to ” Neutral”, Price Target of the shares are set at $78.Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Apr 25, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 70 from a previous price target of $68 .Company shares were Reiterated by UBS on Apr 25, 2016 to “Neutral”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 76 from a previous price target of $61 .
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.