At the end of the latest market close, Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) was valued at $194.86. In that particular session, Stock kicked-off at the price of $195.08 while reaching the peak value of $197.19 and lowest value recorded on the day was $193.40. The stock current value is $187.31.Recently in News on August 2, 2022, Cat Financial Announces Second-Quarter 2022 Results. Cat Financial reported second-quarter 2022 revenues of $668 million, an increase of $22 million, or 3%, compared with $646 million in the second quarter of 2021. Second-quarter 2022 profit was $143 million, an increase of $1 million, or 1%, compared with $142 million in the second quarter of 2021. You can read further details here
Caterpillar Inc. had a pretty Dodgy run when it comes to the market performance. The 1-year high price for the company’s stock is recorded $237.90 on 04/21/22, with the lowest value was $167.08 for the same time period, recorded on 07/14/22.
Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) full year performance was -5.75%
Price records that include history of low and high prices in the period of 52 weeks can tell a lot about the stock’s existing status and the future performance. Presently, Caterpillar Inc. shares are logging -21.27% during the 52-week period from high price, and 12.11% higher than the lowest price point for the same timeframe. The stock’s price range for the 52-week period managed to maintain the performance between $167.08 and $237.90.
The company’s shares, operating in the sector of Industrials managed to top a trading volume set approximately around 3627426 for the day, which was evidently higher, when compared to the average daily volumes of the shares.
When it comes to the year-to-date metrics, the Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) recorded performance in the market was -5.75%, having the revenues showcasing -7.45% on a quarterly basis in comparison with the same period year before. At the time of this writing, the total market value of the company is set at 97.12B, as it employees total of 107700 workers.
Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) in the eye of market guru’s
During the last month, 12 analysts gave the Caterpillar Inc. a BUY rating, 2 of the polled analysts branded the stock as an OVERWEIGHT, 11 analysts were recommending to HOLD this stock, 1 of them gave the stock UNDERWEIGHT rating, and 2 of the polled analysts provided SELL rating.
According to the data provided on Barchart.com, the moving average of the company in the 100-day period was set at 205.45, with a change in the price was noted -22.52. In a similar fashion, Caterpillar Inc. posted a movement of -10.74% for the period of last 100 days, recording 3,135,988 in trading volumes.
Total Debt to Equity Ratio (D/E) can also provide valuable insight into the company’s financial health and market status. The debt to equity ratio can be calculated by dividing the present total liabilities of a company by shareholders’ equity. Debt to Equity thus makes a valuable metrics that describes the debt, company is using in order to support assets, correlating with the value of shareholders’ equity The total Debt to Equity ratio for CAT is recording 2.20 at the time of this writing. In addition, long term Debt to Equity ratio is set at 1.48.
Caterpillar Inc. (CAT): Stocks Technical analysis and Trends
Raw Stochastic average of Caterpillar Inc. in the period of last 50 days is set at 30.92%. The result represents downgrade in oppose to Raw Stochastic average for the period of the last 20 days, recording 62.26%. In the last 20 days, the company’s Stochastic %K was 81.38% and its Stochastic %D was recorded 88.44%.
If we look into the earlier routines of Caterpillar Inc., multiple moving trends are noted. Year-to-date Price performance of the company’s stock appears to be encouraging, given the fact the metric is recording -5.75%. Additionally, trading for the stock in the period of the last six months notably deteriorated by -3.13%, alongside a downfall of -5.75% for the period of the last 12 months. The shares increased approximately by 7.18% in the 7-day charts and went down by 9.01% in the period of the last 30 days. Common stock shares were lifted by -7.45% during last recorded quarter.