Here is What Institutional Investors Think About Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:CAT)

Dana Investment Advisors Inc sold 6,151 shares as the company's stock rose 6.85% with the market. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 2,627,319 shares of the industrial products company's stock worth $327,653,000 after purchasing an additional 1,536,470 shares during the period.

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)'s performance this year to date is 67.94%. It has outperformed by 30.83% the S&P500. (NYSE:CAT) has "Underperform" rating given on Friday, September 25 by Macquarie Research. Therefore 14% are positive. VOXX International Corp had 4 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Northland Capital maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Tuesday, September 5 report. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, June 1 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by Evercore to "Sell" on Monday, August 3. (NYSE:CAT) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, May 30. Robert W. Baird maintained Caterpillar Inc. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold" on Sunday, December 10. The stock's average target of $119.90 is -23.02% below today's ($155.75) share price. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of AOS in report on Tuesday, September 5 with "Buy" rating.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $2.32 million activity. The shares were sold at an average price of $137.58, for a total transaction of $216,275.76. Moreover, Copeland Capital Management Llc has 1.1% invested in the company for 188,876 shares. The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $5.78. About 572,238 shares traded. It has outperformed by 69.42% the S&P500. Sandell Asset Management Corp who had been investing in Moneygram Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $716.61 million market cap company. The firm offers water heaters for residences, restaurants, hotels and motels, office buildings, laundries, vehicle washes, and small businesses; commercial boilers for use in space heating applications for hospitals, schools, hotels, and other large commercial buildings; and expansion tanks, commercial solar water heating systems, swimming pool and spa heaters, and related products and parts. It has a 104.32 P/E ratio. It also provides electrosurgical generators, hand pieces, smoke management systems, and accessories for surgical needs; and endomechanical instrumentation products that offer various instruments comprising trocars, suction irrigation devices, graspers, scissors, and dissectors used in the minimally invasive laparoscopic and gynecological surgery, as well as an uterine manipulator for use in the laparoscopic hysterectomies and other gynecologic laparoscopic procedures. Caterpillar Inc. has a 1 year low of $90.34 and a 1 year high of $155.80. Its up 0.14, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. Also, insider Bradley M. Halverson sold 2,600 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 27th. River & Mercantile Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.48% or 26,147 shares. 331 were accumulated by Cypress Limited Liability Corporation (Wy). It also reduced its holding in Bankunited Inc (NYSE:BKU) by 687,684 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 109,916 shares, and cut its stake in Barrick Gold Corp (NYSE:ABX). Aull And Monroe Inv Mngmt reported 54,150 shares or 3.63% of all its holdings. (NYSE:CAT) is 0.047431. Ledyard Financial Bank, New Hampshire-based fund reported 65,478 shares. 10,377 were reported by Alps Advisors. Morgan Stanley holds 0.01% or 765,757 shares in its portfolio. Mai Capital Mgmt has invested 0.02% in Caterpillar Inc. Citigroup has 109,093 shares. Graybill Bartz And Ltd holds 25,561 shares or 2.46% of its portfolio. On average, equities research analysts predict that Caterpillar Inc. will post $3.26 EPS for the current year. Therefore 38% are positive. After $0.55 actual earnings per share reported by Cisco Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.64% negative EPS growth. Deutsche Bank downgraded the shares of CAT in report on Thursday, December 17 to "Hold" rating. The rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, September 7 with "Buy". The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, March 18 with "Neutral". (NYSE:CAT) by 14.6% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, October 25 report. The EBITDA Yield for Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) on Friday, October 23 to "Sell" rating. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 31 by BMO Capital Markets. (NASDAQ:MGI) on Wednesday, October 11 with "Hold" rating. Caprock Group Incorporated Inc reported 0.21% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. Goldman Sachs downgraded Caterpillar Inc.

Kahn Brothers Group Inc, which manages about $654.54 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Monsanto by 604 shares to 1,782 shares, valued at $213.52M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. The Texas-based American National Insurance Co Tx has invested 1.52% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Its down 0.94, from 2.05 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 50 investors sold CAT shares while 377 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 344 raised stakes. The investment managers in our partner's database now hold: 401.83 million shares, down from 403.41 million shares in 2017Q2. State Street Corporation reported 249,984 shares stake. Cypress Capital reported 99,114 shares stake. Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock presently held by all its shareholders, counting share blocks held by institutional shareholders and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. Caterpillar Inc. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.58, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a current ratio of 1.44. 5,009 are owned by Webster Bank & Trust N A. The Kansas-based Advisory Ser Inc has invested 0.13% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Legal General Gp Public Ltd Co stated it has 2.96 million shares or 0.28% of all its holdings.

Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware bought a new stake in shares of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Homrich & Berg stated it has 20,501 shares. The stock of Caterpillar Inc. Panagora Asset owns 817,487 shares. Ssi holds 0.02% in Caterpillar Inc.

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