CAT Stock Caterpillar Inc - Complete Overview
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|Avg Daily Volume||4.73M|
CATERPILLAR INC (CAT) OVERVIEW
CAT stock is a machinery company traded on Nyse. It is valued at 86.01B US dollars. There are 597.9M shares outstanding which Caterpillar Inc issued to investors. Volatility of the stock is MEDIUM, and the daily volume is 24.46% stock on average. Caterpillar Inc is paying dividends with the latest yield of 2.20%. It brought investors a total return of 36.62% over the last 12 months. Caterpillar Inc stock is relatively expensive. It's P/E ratio is above the market average.
Caterpillar: Little Impact From U.S./China Trade War
Caterpillar has sold off materially since January off of weakening global economic data and the US/China trade escalation.For the latter, there is likely little impact. Unlike other companies, Caterpi
Dow drops for 6th day, erases 2018 gain as trade fears escalate
U.S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on up to $400 billion worth of China goods, the latest escalation in a trade dispute that has been unsettling investors for months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.2% to 24,669. The blue-chip average, which is closely correlated to trade issues as it is primarily made up of huge multinational stocks, suffered its biggest one-day drop since May 29. That was enough to completely erase its 2018 gains; it is now down 0.1% for the year. Tuesday also represented the Dow's sixth straight daily drop, its longest such streak since March 2017. The S&P 500 fell 0.4% to 2,762. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 0.3% to 7,726. Among specific stocks, Boeing Co. tumbled 3.8% while Caterpillar Inc. was down 3.6%. 3M Co. shed 2.4%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
Boeing, Caterpillar, 3M stocks account for more than half Dow's afternoon skid as trade tensions rattle
The Dow Jones Industrial Average Tuesday afternoon was holding firmly lower, with the lion's share of the benchmark's decline tied to companies most sensitive to escalating trade conflagrations. Boeing Co. , down 3.7% or $13.30, Caterpillar Inc. , decline by 3.6% lower or $5.34, and 3M Co. shares, shedding 2.1% or $4.25, were combining to produce a 154-point headwind for the price-weighted blue-chip gauge, representing more than half of Tuesday's 270-point decline. A $1 move in any one of the Dow's 30 components equates to a swing of 6.89 points. President Donald Trump raised the stakes in the U.S.'s trade conflict with China late Monday, asking his administration to draw up a fresh list of Chinese goods worth $200 billion on which to impose tariffs and promising a fresh $200 billion in tariffs if Beijing retaliates. Industrial companies including 3M, Caterpillar and Boeing which all do business internationally have been vulnerable to rising tensions between the world's biggest economies. Investors fret that the current tit-for-tat status of the trade conflict between the pair could devolve into a full-blown tariff war and ripple through markets across the globe. Most recently, the Dow was off 1.1%, off its lows of the session, the S&P 500 index was 0.4% lower, while the Nasdaq Composite Index was declining by 0.3%. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
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Trade-war tensions exact a nearly 90-point toll from the Dow industrials in afternoon trade
The Dow Jones Industrial Average Friday afternoon was being driven lower on the back of intensifying trade-war fears that pushed some of the blue chip's components most sensitive to tariff tensions. The Dow Jones Industrial Average , most recently, was down 207 points, or 0.8%, at 24,967, with shares of Dow components Boeing Co. , 3M Co. , and Caterpillar Inc. , the companies that tend to see the biggest price moves amid rising tensions around trade, were combining to drag the price-weighted benchmark down by 88-points. The slump comes afteron Friday after President Donald Trump earlier in the day announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports and Beijing's Commerce Ministry said it would immediately launch tariffs on U.S. goods in "equal scale and equal strength." Meanwhile, the S&P 500 index was down 0.4% at 2,772, while the Nasdaq Composite Index receded by 0.2% at 7,742. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
Caterpillar's stock raises dividend, to lift implied yield above its peers
Caterpillar Inc. said Wednesday it will increase its quarterly dividend by 10%, to 86 cents a share from 78 cents a share. The new dividend will be payable Aug. 20 to shareholders of record on July 20. At current stock prices, the new annual dividend rate implies a dividend yield of 2.21%, compared with the SPDR Industrial Select Sector ETF's yield of 1.76% and the implied yield for the Dow Jones Industrial Average of 2.09%. Caterpillar's stock was down 1.2% in midday trade, after the heavy machinery maker reported monthly retail sales. The stock has gained 1.3% over the past three months, while the industrial ETF has slipped 0.8% and the Dow has gained 1.4%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
|Price to Earnings||38.67||23.67||27.90||29.40|
|Price to Book Value||5.63||4.01||4.95||3.46|
|Price to Sales||1.77||2.37||2.00||3.26|
|Return on Equity||15.10%||18.26%||15.75%||15.40%|
|Return on Assets||2.90%||7.64%||5.17%||5.78%|