Caterpillar – Caterpillar (CAT) Scheduled to Put up Earnings on Friday
Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) will probably be posting its quarterly earnings outcomes earlier than the market opens on Friday, January 29th. Analysts count on Caterpillar to publish earnings of $1.43 per share for the quarter. Traders excited by collaborating within the firm’s convention name can accomplish that utilizing this hyperlink.
Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) final launched its earnings outcomes on Tuesday, October 27th. The commercial merchandise firm reported $1.34 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.15 by $0.19. The agency had income of $9.88 billion for the quarter, in comparison with analysts’ expectations of $9.78 billion. Caterpillar had a return on fairness of 25.24% and a internet margin of seven.60%. The corporate’s quarterly income was down 22.6% on a year-over-year foundation. Throughout the identical quarter within the prior 12 months, the agency posted $2.66 earnings per share. On common, analysts count on Caterpillar to publish $5 EPS for the present fiscal 12 months and $Eight EPS for the subsequent fiscal 12 months.
CAT opened at $192.19 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $104.41 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.98, a P/E/G ratio of two.14 and a beta of 0.97. The stock’s 50 day transferring common price is $184.57 and its 200-day transferring common price is $159.33. Caterpillar has a one 12 months low of $87.50 and a one 12 months excessive of $200.17. The corporate has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.74, a fast ratio of 1.08 and a present ratio of 1.54.
The agency additionally not too long ago introduced a quarterly dividend, which will probably be paid on Friday, February 19th. Stockholders of report on Wednesday, January 20th will probably be paid a dividend of $1.03 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 19th. This represents a $4.12 dividend on an annualized foundation and a dividend yield of two.14%. Caterpillar’s dividend payout ratio is 37.25%.
In different Caterpillar information, insider Denise C. Johnson bought 8,894 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, November ninth. The stock was bought at a mean price of $175.00, for a complete transaction of $1,556,450.00. Following the sale, the insider now immediately owns 48,923 shares of the corporate’s stock, valued at roughly $8,561,525. The sale was disclosed in a authorized submitting with the Securities & Alternate Fee, which is on the market by the SEC web site. Additionally, CAO Gary Michael Marvel bought 6,498 shares of the agency’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 29th. The shares had been bought at a mean price of $154.39, for a complete value of $1,003,226.22. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now owns 2,180 shares within the firm, valued at $336,570.20. The disclosure for this sale could be discovered right here. Insiders have bought a complete of 40,531 shares of firm stock worth $6,619,389 during the last ninety days. 0.31% of the stock is owned by insiders.
Various analysis analysts have not too long ago commented on CAT shares. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft upped their goal price on Caterpillar from $171.00 to $186.00 and gave the corporate a “purchase” ranking in a analysis word on Wednesday, October 28th. Royal Bank of Canada elevated their price goal on Caterpillar from $130.00 to $155.00 and gave the stock a “sector carry out” ranking in a analysis word on Wednesday, October 28th. Credit score Suisse Group elevated their price goal on Caterpillar from $159.00 to $179.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” ranking in a analysis word on Friday, October 16th. Wells Fargo & Firm raised Caterpillar from an “equal weight” ranking to an “obese” ranking and elevated their price goal for the stock from $160.00 to $220.00 in a analysis word on Friday, October 16th. Lastly, Robert W. Baird elevated their price goal on Caterpillar to $220.00 in a analysis word on Wednesday, December 30th. 4 analysts have rated the stock with a promote ranking, eleven have issued a maintain ranking and eleven have issued a purchase ranking to the corporate’s stock. The corporate presently has a mean ranking of “Maintain” and a mean goal price of $163.35.
Caterpillar Inc manufactures and sells building and mining tools, diesel and pure gasoline engines, and industrial gasoline generators. Its Building Industries phase provides asphalt pavers, compactors, chilly planers, feller bunchers, harvesters, motorgraders, pipelayers, highway reclaimers, skidders, telehandlers, and utility automobiles; backhoe, knuckleboom, compact observe, multi-terrain, skid steer, and track-type loaders; forestry and wheel excavators; and website prep and track-type tractors.
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