Zacks Rating on Caterpillar (CAT)

Caterpillar (CAT) : The consensus on Caterpillar (CAT) based on 13 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 3, which is interpreted as a Hold recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 1 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 11 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating. 1 analyst sees the stock overvalued at current levels and advises a Strong Sell on the stock.

Caterpillar (CAT) : Currently there are 10 street experts covering Caterpillar (CAT) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $92 and $52 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $74.7. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $10.74.


Caterpillar Inc. has dropped 0.33% in the last five trading days, however, the shares have posted positive gains of 6.76% in the last 4 weeks. Caterpillar Inc. is up 19.31% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 27.6%. Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $83.98, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $84.68 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $83.945 and closed the trading day at $84.01, in the green by 0.50%. The total traded volume for the day was 3,178,360. The stock had closed at $83.59 in the previous days trading.

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.

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