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Caterpillar Inc (CAT.N)

CAT.N on New York Stock Exchange

139.53USD
4:01pm EDT
Change (% chg)

$-3.60 (-2.52%)
Prev Close
$143.13
Open
$142.25
Day's High
$142.39
Day's Low
$139.13
Volume
1,287,692
Avg. Vol
1,138,969
52-wk High
$173.18
52-wk Low
$102.31

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 2.71 December 21 Jun 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 6 6 6 5
(2) OUTPERFORM 9 9 10 10
(3) HOLD 9 9 8 9
(4) UNDERPERFORM 1 1 2 2
(5) SELL 1 1 1 1
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.31 2.31 2.33 2.41

Consensus Estimates Analysis

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 13 13,860.40 14,596.00 12,756.00 11,189.90
Quarter Ending Sep-18 13 12,896.60 13,759.00 11,752.00 10,097.70
Year Ending Dec-18 14 53,802.10 55,815.00 50,927.80 42,420.30
Year Ending Dec-19 15 58,023.70 63,279.00 49,479.20 43,029.00
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 20 2.71 2.94 2.55 1.39
Quarter Ending Sep-18 20 2.63 2.94 2.40 1.10
Year Ending Dec-18 23 10.85 11.87 10.23 5.25
Year Ending Dec-19 24 12.03 14.64 9.20 6.33
LT Growth Rate (%) 3 17.21 27.13 5.00 16.09

Historical Surprises

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Estimates vs Actual Estimate Actual Difference Surprise %
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 12,020.80 12,859.00 838.21 6.97
Quarter Ending Dec-17 11,977.00 12,896.00 919.02 7.67
Quarter Ending Sep-17 10,649.00 11,413.00 763.98 7.17
Quarter Ending Jun-17 10,967.80 11,331.00 363.19 3.31
Quarter Ending Mar-17 9,271.04 9,822.00 550.96 5.94
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 2.13 2.82 0.69 32.61
Quarter Ending Dec-17 1.79 2.16 0.37 20.85
Quarter Ending Sep-17 1.27 1.95 0.68 53.35
Quarter Ending Jun-17 1.25 1.49 0.24 19.25
Quarter Ending Mar-17 0.62 1.28 0.66 105.26

Consensus Estimates Trend

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
  Current 1 Week
Ago
1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 13,860.40 13,802.70 13,847.50 13,251.70 11,189.90
Quarter Ending Sep-18 12,896.60 12,820.00 12,866.50 12,458.40 10,097.70
Year Ending Dec-18 53,802.10 53,599.30 53,582.40 51,360.70 42,420.30
Year Ending Dec-19 58,023.70 57,784.40 57,566.00 55,212.30 43,029.00
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 2.71 2.71 2.71 2.42 1.39
Quarter Ending Sep-18 2.63 2.62 2.62 2.35 1.10
Year Ending Dec-18 10.85 10.83 10.82 9.23 5.25
Year Ending Dec-19 12.03 12.01 11.97 10.60 6.33

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Jun-18 2 0 3 1
Quarter Ending Sep-18 3 0 4 1
Year Ending Dec-18 2 1 3 2
Year Ending Dec-19 3 0 4 1
Earnings
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1 1 2 2
Quarter Ending Sep-18 2 0 4 1
Year Ending Dec-18 2 0 4 0
Year Ending Dec-19 2 1 3 2