Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) Growth in Focus

Brokerage firm analysts are predicting that Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) will grow at an accelerated rate over the next five years.  Sell-side analysts are looking for the company to grow 21.97% over the next year and 39.64% over the next five years.

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)’s trailing 12- months EPS is 1.44.  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 47.22%.  Last week, it was -0.86%, 20.13% over the last quarter, and  33.41% for the past half-year. 

Over the past 50 days, Caterpillar Inc. stock was -1.94% off of the high and 18.21% removed from the low.  Their 52-Week High and Low are noted here.  -1.94% (High), 52.44%, (Low). 


Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)’s performance this year to date is 47.22%.  The stock has performed -0.86% over the last seven days, 4.45% over the last thirty, and 20.13% over the last three months.  Over the last six months, Caterpillar Inc.’s stock has been 33.41% and 46.79% for the year.


Wall Street analysts are have a consensus analyst recommendation of 2.50 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 $147.15 on the stock.

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