Today’s top gainers include the company Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) which is in the industry Farm & Construction Machinery, gaining 1.49% today. In the last week its performance is 7.68%, and 17.23% for the past quarter. Currently, Caterpillar Inc., CAT has a target price of 74.41, so today’s gain of 1.49% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.59%.
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), has a market cap of 51850.56, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 70.80%.
At the current price of 88.77, it has a dividend yield of 3.47%, and its target price is 74.41. This is with a profit margin of 2.60%, and total debt/equity of 2.52. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has a P/E of 47.6, as well as a forward P/E of 25.
With a current EPS of 1.87, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 1.37%,Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -3.40%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 5.56%.
Performance for the year is 43.90%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1962, the total performance to date is 34.83%.
Volume today for Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), is 6304200, while its average volume is 4336.39. Whilst the total gain today was 1.49%, it did have a day high of -0.09%.
Volatility for this week has been at 2.17%, and 1.72% for the month. The 52-week low for Caterpillar Inc., CAT has been 60.57%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.09%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.80%, and its return on assets is 1.40%. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has an operating margin of 4.50%. With a sales growth of -16.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Caterpillar Inc., CAT is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 1.57, and has a current ratio of 1.2 and 0.9 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Caterpillar Inc.? Well its PEG is 8.57, and the P/S is 1.24, along with a P/B of 3.4. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.67.