CATERPILLAR Inc

(NYSE: CAT)
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CATERPILLAR INC: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
7
StockScouter

CATERPILLAR Inc, a large-cap value company in the capital goods sector, is expected to outperform the market over the next six months with very low risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is high. Positive

One or more analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for CAT. Positive

Con

The price-to-earnings multiple is close to the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Neutral

Previous day's closing price for CAT was close to its 50-day moving average. Neutral

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: B

The most recent quarterly earnings report was significantly higher than analysts’ consensus forecast. Positive

Earnings growth in the past year has decelerated rapidly compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Negative

One or more analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for CAT. Positive

OWNERSHIP
Grade: C

Insider trading information is unavailable or inconsistent.

Shares are under heavy accumulation by financial institutions. Positive for large companies like CAT

VALUATION
Grade: C

The price-to-earnings multiple is close to the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Neutral

The price-to-sales multiple is slightly lower than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Neutral for a medium- to large-sized company like CAT

The ratio of CAT's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is about the same or slightly above the average of all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive

TECHNICAL
Grade: C

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is high. Positive

Previous day's closing price for CAT was close to its 50-day moving average. Neutral

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