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Caterpillar
CAT

$327.84
0.39%
 

About: Caterpillar is the top manufacturer of heavy equipment, power solutions, and locomotives. It is currently the world's largest manufacturer of heavy equipment. The company is divided into four reportable segments: construction industries, resource industries, energy and transportation, and Cat Financial. Its products are available through a dealer network that covers the globe with about 2,700 branches maintained by 160 dealers. Cat Financial provides retail financing for machinery and engines to its customers, in addition to wholesale financing for dealers, which increases the likelihood of Caterpillar product sales.

Employees: 121,173

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Funds holding %
of 6,702 funds
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Analysts bullish %
of 13 analysts
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News positive %
of 41 articles

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2024 Q1 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

71% more first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 252 | Existing positions closed: 147

28% more funds holding in top 10

Funds holding in top 10: 72 [Q4 2023] → 92 (+20) [Q1 2024]

20% more capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $104B [Q4 2023] → $125B (+$20.7B) [Q1 2024]

7.92% more ownership

Funds ownership: 60.64% [Q4 2023] → 68.55% (+7.92%) [Q1 2024]

4% more funds holding

Funds holding: 2,505 [Q4 2023] → 2,610 (+105) [Q1 2024]

9% less call options, than puts

Call options by funds: $5B | Put options by funds: $5.46B

13% less repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 917 | Existing positions reduced: 1,051

Research analyst outlook

13 Wall Street Analysts provided 1 year price forecasts over the past 6 months

Low target
$257
22%
downside
Avg. target
$350
7%
upside
High target
$435
33%
upside

13 analyst ratings

positive
46%
neutral
46%
negative
8%
HSBC
Helen Fang
10%upside
$360
Hold
Maintained
30 Apr 2024
TD Cowen
Matt Elkott
4%upside
$340
Buy
Maintained
26 Apr 2024
Stifel
Stanley Elliott
7%upside
$350
Hold
Downgraded
26 Apr 2024
JP Morgan
Tami Zakaria
33%upside
$435
Overweight
Maintained
16 Apr 2024
Goldman Sachs
Jerry Revich
24%upside
$408
Buy
Maintained
16 Apr 2024

Financial journalist opinion

Based on 41 articles about CAT published over the past 30 days