Caterpillar – Caterpillar Inc. stock rises Wednesday, outperforms market
Shares of Caterpillar Inc.
inched 0.22% higher to $197.72 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.20% to 31,437.80 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.03% to 3,909.88. Caterpillar Inc. closed $2.45 short of its 52-week high ($200.17), which the company reached on January 13th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Deere & Co.
fell 0.54% to $313.64, General Electric Co.
fell 1.21% to $11.40, and Cummins Inc.
rose 0.05% to $245.11. Trading volume (2.8 M) remained 95,911 below its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.