Wall Street sell-side analysts are projecting Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) to grow at an accelerated rate over the next 5 years. Brokerage firms are looking for the firm to grow 27.08% over the next year and 31.53% over the next five years.
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)’s trailing 12- months EPS is -0.26. Last year, their EPS growth was -102.70% and their EPS growth over the past five years was -15.00%.
Let’s start off by taking a look at how the stock has been performing recently. Over the past twelve months, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)’s stock was 15.90%. Last week, it was 1.34%, 12.67% over the last quarter, and 13.71% for the past half-year.
Over the past 50 days, Caterpillar Inc. stock was -0.03% off of the high and 16.16% removed from the low. Their 52-Week High and Low are noted here. -0.03% (High), 53.14%, (Low).
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)’s performance this year to date is 15.90%. The stock has performed 1.34% over the last seven days, 7.25% over the last thirty, and 12.67% over the last three months. Over the last six months, Caterpillar Inc.’s stock has been 13.71% and 41.56% for the year.
FUTURE GROWTH ESTIMATES AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Wall Street analysts are have a consensus analyst recommendation of 2.60 on the stock. This is based on a 1-5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. Brokerages covering the name have a $107.07 on the stock.
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