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Caterpillar Inc (CAT.N)

CAT.N on New York Stock Exchange

143.42USD
12 Dec 2017
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$145.19
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$90.40

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Hold 1.73 December 13 Dec 2017

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 4 4 4 3
(2) OUTPERFORM 7 6 6 6
(3) HOLD 11 11 11 12
(4) UNDERPERFORM 2 2 2 2
(5) SELL 1 1 1 1
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.56 2.58 2.58 2.67

Consensus Estimates Analysis

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 13 11,854.30 12,472.10 11,249.00 9,832.91
Quarter Ending Mar-18 7 11,060.40 11,514.50 10,830.30 9,229.08
Year Ending Dec-17 13 44,259.90 45,038.10 42,348.00 38,199.70
Year Ending Dec-18 14 47,952.40 49,226.00 44,969.30 38,912.20
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 18 1.73 2.05 1.53 0.78
Quarter Ending Mar-18 11 1.71 1.83 1.58 0.79
Year Ending Dec-17 22 6.43 6.77 6.19 3.14
Year Ending Dec-18 23 7.89 8.94 6.20 4.26
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 24.83 43.26 5.00 6.37

Historical Surprises

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Estimates vs Actual Estimate Actual Difference Surprise %
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Sep-17 10,649.00 11,413.00 763.98 7.17
Quarter Ending Jun-17 10,967.80 11,331.00 363.19 3.31
Quarter Ending Mar-17 9,271.04 9,822.00 550.96 5.94
Quarter Ending Dec-16 9,841.47 9,574.00 267.47 2.72
Quarter Ending Sep-16 9,881.91 9,160.00 721.91 7.31
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-17 1.27 1.95 0.68 53.35
Quarter Ending Jun-17 1.25 1.49 0.24 19.25
Quarter Ending Mar-17 0.62 1.28 0.66 105.26
Quarter Ending Dec-16 0.66 0.83 0.17 25.76
Quarter Ending Sep-16 0.76 0.85 0.09 12.42

Consensus Estimates Trend

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
  Current 1 Week
Ago
1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 11,854.30 11,854.30 11,852.70 11,175.20 9,832.91
Quarter Ending Mar-18 11,060.40 11,060.40 11,056.60 10,518.90 9,229.08
Year Ending Dec-17 44,259.90 44,259.90 44,281.90 42,973.10 38,199.70
Year Ending Dec-18 47,952.40 47,805.10 47,796.50 46,032.80 38,912.20
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 1.73 1.71 1.71 1.26 0.78
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1.71 1.70 1.70 1.53 0.79
Year Ending Dec-17 6.43 6.41 6.41 5.27 3.14
Year Ending Dec-18 7.89 7.83 7.83 6.65 4.26

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Dec-17 0 0 1 0
Quarter Ending Mar-18 0 0 1 0
Year Ending Dec-17 0 0 0 0
Year Ending Dec-18 2 0 3 0
Earnings
Quarter Ending Dec-17 1 0 1 0
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1 0 1 0
Year Ending Dec-17 2 0 2 0
Year Ending Dec-18 2 0 2 0