Brokers Recommendations on: Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

The stock is now offering a return on equity of 6.30% while the return on assets is at 1.10% and the return on investment is at 0.60%. Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) is intriguing when broken down to its core data. (NYSE:CAT). The stock saw a move of 2.24% during the latest trading session. About 2.11M shares traded. It has outperformed by 30.83% the S&P500.

Css Llc decreased Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) stake by 13,370 shares to 1,996 valued at $370,000 in 2017Q2. The Price to Book ratio for this stock is 5.26, compared to the industry Price to Book ratio of 3.22. The sales growth rate for a stock is a measure of how the stock's sales per share (SPS) has grown over a specific period of time. The company has market cap of $83.22 billion.

The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $13.25.

It tells an investor how quickly a company is increasing its revenues. Its up 0.25, from 0.71 in 2017Q1. (NYSE:CAT). Carl Domino invested in 0.25% or 1,975 shares. Motco raised its position in Caterpillar by 264.9% during the second quarter.

In other news, insider Lange Bob De sold 1,572 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 26th. 168,935 were reported by M&T Retail Bank Corp. (NYSE:CAT) or 705 shares. Weiss Multi accumulated 30,926 shares. Following the sale, the insider now owns 11,096 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,526,587.68. Bingham Osborn And Scarborough Llc invested 0.02% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 28 by Deutsche Bank. (NYSE:CAT). Azimuth Cap Ltd Llc holds 0.13% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc.

Shares of TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) are making a strong comeback as they have jumped 91.98% since bottoming out on December 01, 2016. Macquarie Limited invested in 0% or 19,520 shares. (NYSE:CAT). Argyle Management owns 29,500 shares. Trexquant Invest Limited Partnership stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Caterpillar Inc. Caterpillar, Inc. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.58, a current ratio of 1.44 and a quick ratio of 1.04.

Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. Therefore 41% are positive.

Caterpillar, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $90.34 and a fifty-two week high of $141.33. Caterpillar presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $133.92.


Capital Ww reported 0.53% in Caterpillar Inc. The firm earned "Sector Perform" rating on Friday, January 27 by RBC Capital Markets. DA Davidson initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, July 23 report.

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) stock price rose 47.71 percent over the past one year, while increased 33.22 percent during the past 6 months. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, July 26 with "Hold". The rating was maintained by Axiom Capital with "Sell" on Friday, June 16. Finally, Bank of America set a $152.00 price objective on Caterpillar and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. (NYSE CAT) opened at $141.15 on Friday. More interesting news about Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) news were published by: Fool.com which released: "Here's How Caterpillar Inc". Crushed It in 2017" on November 25, 2017, also Investorplace.com with their article: "Caterpillar Inc. Is Ready to Roar Once More" on November 27, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Caterpillar: Is $180 On The Way?" published on November 16, 2017, Fool.com published: "Here's How Caterpillar Inc.

Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives for heavy and general construction, rental, quarry, aggregate, mining, waste, material handling, gas and oil, power generation, marine, rail, and industrial markets.

Shell Asset Management Co. lessened its stake in shares of Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) on Friday, September 25 with "Buy" rating. The year to date performance is at 48.87% with a 52 week high of -1.69% and a 52 week low of 52.82%. CAT's profit will be $1.01B for 20.58 P/E if the $1.69 EPS becomes a reality.

The company's Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $1.71, according to consensus of 17 analysts. 7,507,800 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,386,985. This leaves us with a quarter on quarter earnings per share growth of 267.60%.

More news for West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. YECO's SI was 21,300 shares in November as released by FINRA. Its up 0.35, from 1.26 in 2017Q1. The shares were sold at an average price of $137.67, for a total transaction of $357,942.00. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 23rd were issued a dividend of $0.78 per share. Noesis Capital Mangement invested in 38,680 shares. Fmr Limited Liability reported 388,625 shares. Benin Corporation holds 4,141 shares or 0.19% of its portfolio. United Svcs Automobile Association has invested 0.11% in Caterpillar Inc. Jane Street Group Llc has 214,379 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Signature Fincl Management Incorporated reported 2,475 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. CAT has been the topic of several analyst reports. Oakbrook Lc stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

Similarly, the Williams %R Value, for this stock stands at -6.905 - suggesting that the shares are Overbought. It also reduced its holding in Ametek Inc (NYSE:AME) by 331,211 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 838,045 shares, and cut its stake in Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:TTPH). In order to get a sense of Wall Street sentiment, we can look to brokerage analyst estimates. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, October 5 by Jefferies. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, December 7. The stock has "Buy" rating by UBS on Wednesday, October 25. The stock of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Vertical Research on Friday, April 15. Jefferies upgraded West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Meanwhile, the price rate of change (ROC) is now 1.461, indicating a Buy. The company was upgraded on Thursday, May 11 by Bank of America.

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