Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

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Consensus price target (1m/3m/6m/12m):
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Buy/Sell Mix (1m/3m/6m/12m):
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Description:
Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. The company’s Construction Industries segment offers construction machinery and related parts, including backhoe, skid steer, multi-terrain, track-type, skid steer, compact, and wheel loaders; track, wheel, and mini excavators; track-type tractors; motor graders; and pipelayers for the heavy construction, general construction, mining and quarry, and aggregates markets. Its Resource Industries segment provides electric rope and hydraulic shovels, draglines, drills, forestry products, highwall miners, off-highway and articulated trucks, electric drive mining trucks, wheel tractor scrapers, compactors, mining trucks, wheel dozers, paving products, tunnel boring and underground mining equipment, electronics and control systems, industrial swing machines, and machinery components for mine, quarry, forestry, paving, tunneling, industrial, and waste customers. The company’s Power Systems segment offers reciprocating engine powered generator sets; integrated systems for the electric power generation industry; reciprocating engines, and integrated systems and solutions; turbines and turbine-related services; and diesel-electric locomotives and components, and rail-related products and services. Its Financial Products segment provides retail and wholesale financing alternatives for Caterpillar equipment, machinery, and engines; offers property, casualty, life, accident, and health insurance, as well as insurance brokerage services; and purchases short-term receivables. The company markets its products through its sales force, distribution centers, dealers, and distributors. It was formerly known as Caterpillar Tractor Co. and changed its name to Caterpillar Inc. in 1986. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois.
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Joel Tiss BMO Capital Markets Buy   Oct 26, '17     165.00  Oct 26, '18  N/A 
John Eade Argus Research Company Buy   Oct 26, '17     155.00  Oct 26, '18  N/A 
Steven Fisher UBS Buy   Oct 25, '17     155.00  Oct 25, '18  N/A 
Ross Gilardi BofA Merrill Lynch Buy   Oct 25, '17     152.00  Oct 25, '18  N/A 
Jamie Cook Credit Suisse Buy   Oct 18, '17     146.00  Oct 18, '18  N/A 
Andy Casey Wells Fargo Securities, Llc Buy   Oct 16, '17     150.00  Oct 16, '18  N/A 
Steven Fisher UBS Buy   Sep 18, '17     140.00  Sep 18, '18  N/A 
Jamie Cook Credit Suisse Buy   Sep 08, '17     133.00  Sep 08, '18  N/A 
Joel Tiss BMO Capital Markets Buy   Sep 08, '17     130.00  Sep 08, '18  N/A 
John Eade Argus Research Company Buy   Aug 02, '17     130.00  Aug 02, '18  N/A 
Joel Tiss BMO Capital Markets Buy   Jul 24, '17       Jul 24, '18  N/A 
Jamie Cook Credit Suisse Buy   Jun 28, '17     123.00  Jun 28, '18  N/A 
Ross Gilardi BofA Merrill Lynch Buy   Jun 20, '17     120.00  Jun 20, '18  N/A 
Andy Casey Wells Fargo Securities, Llc Buy   Jan 27, '17     117.50  Jan 27, '18  N/A 
Ronnie Moas Bernstein Research Sell   Jan 26, '17     84.00  Jan 26, '18  N/A 
Jamie Cook Credit Suisse Buy   Jan 19, '17     111.00  Jan 19, '18  N/A 
Bill Selesky Argus Research Company Buy   Apr 26, '16     92.00  Apr 26, '17  N/A 
Jamie Cook Credit Suisse Buy   Apr 04, '16   73.02  87.00  Apr 04, '17  26.36% 
Sameer Rathod Macquarie Research Equities Sell   Mar 02, '16   66.90  58.00  Mar 02, '17  -47.35% 
Jerry Revich Goldman Sachs Sell   Jan 22, '16   58.80  51.00  Jan 22, '17  -60.85% 
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