• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $226.40
  • Forecasted Upside: -1.96 %
  • Number of Analysts: 14
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 6 Hold Ratings
  • 7 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for CAT

Analyst Price Target is $226.40
▼ -1.96% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 14 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Caterpillar in the last 3 months. The average price target is $226.40, with a high forecast of $266.00 and a low forecast of $174.00. The average price target represents a -1.96% upside from the last price of $230.92.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 14 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Caterpillar. This rating has held steady since January 2022, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 2 sell ratings
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  • 6 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
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  • 1 sell ratings
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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/1/2022Daiwa Capital MarketsBoost Target$205.00Low
10/31/2022CitigroupBoost Target$180.00 ➝ $235.00Low
10/31/2022UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$225.00 ➝ $230.00Low
10/28/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$236.00 ➝ $255.00Low
10/28/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$143.00 ➝ $174.00Low
10/28/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$205.00 ➝ $218.00Low
10/28/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$196.00 ➝ $221.00N/A
10/27/2022Robert W. BairdBoost Target$224.00 ➝ $242.00Low
10/13/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$142.00 ➝ $143.00Low
10/13/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$222.00 ➝ $196.00Low
10/6/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$205.00 ➝ $220.00Low
9/30/2022Tigress FinancialLower TargetBuy$282.00 ➝ $266.00Low
9/28/2022CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$195.00 ➝ $180.00Low
8/15/2022CitigroupBoost Target$195.00Low
8/9/2022Daiwa Capital MarketsLower Target$190.00N/A
8/9/2022CitigroupBoost Target$195.00N/A
8/3/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$230.00 ➝ $205.00Low
8/3/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$226.00 ➝ $236.00Low
8/3/2022UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$250.00 ➝ $225.00Low
8/3/2022Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$195.00Low
7/19/2022Credit Suisse GroupSet Target$226.00Low
7/18/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$161.00 ➝ $142.00Low
7/13/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$240.00 ➝ $227.00N/A
7/12/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$250.00 ➝ $205.00Low
7/7/2022CitigroupLower Target$225.00 ➝ $190.00N/A
7/7/2022CowenLower TargetOutperform$255.00 ➝ $225.00N/A
7/7/2022CowenLower TargetOutperform$255.00 ➝ $225.00N/A
6/23/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$164.00 ➝ $161.00Low
5/20/2022Tigress FinancialBoost TargetBuy$278.00 ➝ $282.00High
5/19/2022Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$280.00Low
4/29/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$250.00 ➝ $240.00Low
4/14/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$242.00 ➝ $250.00High
3/28/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$241.00 ➝ $257.00Low
3/11/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$231.00Low
3/8/2022Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$215.00 ➝ $260.00High
2/3/2022Tigress FinancialBoost TargetBuy$270.00 ➝ $278.00Low
1/31/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$275.00 ➝ $255.00Medium
1/13/2022BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$220.00 ➝ $225.00High
1/13/2022CitigroupBoost Target$225.00 ➝ $230.00High
1/12/2022UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$235.00 ➝ $250.00Low
12/22/2021Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$240.00Low
12/10/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$233.00 ➝ $242.00Low
12/9/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$166.00 ➝ $164.00Low
10/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$239.00 ➝ $240.00Medium
10/29/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$165.00 ➝ $166.00Medium
10/29/2021UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$232.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
10/14/2021Evercore ISILower TargetOutperform$291.00 ➝ $257.00Medium
10/14/2021CowenInitiated CoverageOutperform$241.00Medium
10/13/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$172.00 ➝ $165.00Low
10/12/2021CitigroupBoost TargetPositive ➝ Neutral$215.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
8/6/2021Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuy$270.00Medium
8/2/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$181.00 ➝ $172.00Medium
8/2/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$268.00 ➝ $256.00Medium
8/2/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$258.00 ➝ $241.00Medium
7/14/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$273.00 ➝ $258.00Medium
6/4/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$259.00 ➝ $273.00Low
5/27/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$264.00Medium
5/12/2021Evercore ISIBoost Target$240.00 ➝ $303.00Medium
5/12/2021UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$230.00 ➝ $252.00Low
5/3/2021Stifel NicolausBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$222.00 ➝ $245.00Low
4/30/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$190.00 ➝ $230.00Medium
4/30/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$168.00 ➝ $181.00Medium
4/19/2021Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$265.00N/A
4/13/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$232.00 ➝ $259.00Low
4/12/2021Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$265.00Low
4/12/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$158.00 ➝ $168.00Low
3/16/2021CitigroupBoost Target$205.00 ➝ $245.00Low
3/5/2021Daiwa Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralHigh
2/25/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$205.00 ➝ $237.00Low
2/1/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$214.00 ➝ $233.00Low
2/1/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$135.00 ➝ $190.00Low
2/1/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$154.00 ➝ $158.00Low
2/1/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetIn-Line ➝ Outperform$228.00 ➝ $235.00Low
1/22/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$132.00 ➝ $154.00Low
1/20/2021Vertical ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$230.00Low
1/20/2021CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
1/15/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetHold$160.00 ➝ $200.00Low
1/15/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$165.00 ➝ $200.00Low
12/30/2020Robert W. BairdBoost Target$220.00N/A
12/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$122.00 ➝ $132.00Low
12/15/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$175.00 ➝ $195.00Medium
12/14/2020OTR GlobalUpgradePositiveMedium
11/19/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$178.00 ➝ $185.00Low
10/28/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $175.00Medium
10/28/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$120.00 ➝ $122.00High
10/28/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$130.00 ➝ $155.00High
10/28/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$171.00 ➝ $186.00High
10/27/2020Langenberg & CompanyDowngradeHold ➝ SellHigh
10/16/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$159.00 ➝ $179.00Low
10/16/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$160.00 ➝ $220.00Low
10/13/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$162.00 ➝ $171.00Low
10/12/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$111.00 ➝ $120.00High
9/22/2020Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageMarket PerformMedium
9/17/2020CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $175.00High
9/15/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetPositive ➝ Equal Weight$140.00 ➝ $160.00High
9/9/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$101.00 ➝ $111.00High
8/3/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$120.00 ➝ $140.00Low
8/3/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$95.00 ➝ $101.00Low
8/3/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$144.00 ➝ $159.00Low
8/3/2020Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$140.00Low
8/2/2020OppenheimerInitiated CoverageHoldLow
8/2/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/24/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetSell ➝ Buy$135.00 ➝ $150.00Low
7/15/2020Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/8/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$135.00Low
6/30/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$126.50 ➝ $166.00Low
6/18/2020CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$125.00 ➝ $150.00Low
6/12/2020Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
6/12/2020BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$130.00Low
6/11/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$112.00 ➝ $130.00High
6/9/2020Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
4/29/2020Bank of AmericaLower TargetUnderperform$115.00 ➝ $100.00Low
4/29/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$100.00 ➝ $112.00Medium
4/28/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupSet TargetBuy$144.00High
4/28/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set TargetBuy$150.00High
4/28/2020CfraLower TargetSell$120.00 ➝ $101.00Low
4/27/2020Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$93.00 ➝ $93.00High
4/16/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$140.00Low
4/13/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$109.00 ➝ $107.00Medium
4/13/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$115.00High
4/9/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$162.00 ➝ $148.00Low
4/9/2020StephensLower TargetUnderweight$100.00 ➝ $80.00Low
3/31/2020CitigroupLower TargetBuy$130.00 ➝ $125.00High
3/27/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$115.00 ➝ $109.00Low
3/27/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$115.00Low
3/23/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$162.00Low
3/18/2020UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$110.00 ➝ $100.00High
3/17/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$126.00 ➝ $115.00High
3/17/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$150.00 ➝ $120.00High
3/16/2020Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$140.00 ➝ $137.00High
3/13/2020Robert W. BairdLower TargetOutperform$185.00 ➝ $157.00High
3/13/2020CitigroupLower TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $130.00Low
3/11/2020Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $123.00Medium
2/13/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$156.00 ➝ $168.00Low
2/4/2020CitigroupLower TargetBuy$170.00 ➝ $160.00Low
2/3/2020Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$185.00Medium
2/3/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform ➝ Positive$152.00 ➝ $145.00Medium
2/3/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$160.00 ➝ $150.00Medium
2/3/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$137.00 ➝ $126.00Medium
2/3/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$173.00 ➝ $162.00Medium
1/31/2020CfraDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$156.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
1/21/2020Daiwa Capital MarketsUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$143.00 ➝ $165.00Medium
1/20/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$152.00Medium
1/17/2020CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$145.00 ➝ $170.00Low
1/17/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$150.00 ➝ $173.00Low
1/14/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$143.00 ➝ $160.00Low
12/20/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$155.00 ➝ $178.00High
12/18/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$123.00 ➝ $147.00Low
12/16/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$132.00 ➝ $137.00Medium
12/12/2019Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
12/9/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
11/8/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutral$130.00 ➝ $156.00Low
10/24/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingSell ➝ Buy$150.00 ➝ $150.00Low
10/24/2019UBS GroupLower TargetSell$110.00Low
10/23/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$155.00Low
10/18/2019Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$150.00 ➝ $145.00Low
10/11/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$165.00 ➝ $149.00High
10/9/2019Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$155.00 ➝ $150.00Low
10/8/2019UBS GroupLower TargetSell$122.00 ➝ $117.00Medium
9/24/2019CitigroupLower TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $145.00High
9/11/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$143.00Medium
9/9/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$150.00 ➝ $145.00High
8/14/2019StephensInitiated CoverageUnderweight$100.00Low
8/14/2019Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHoldLow
8/7/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$156.00 ➝ $130.00Low
7/25/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOutperform$160.00 ➝ $150.00Low
7/25/2019Robert W. BairdLower TargetOutperform$161.00 ➝ $155.00Medium
7/25/2019Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$165.00 ➝ $155.00Medium
7/25/2019Buckingham ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$162.00 ➝ $140.00Medium
7/25/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$156.00Medium
7/17/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$172.00 ➝ $164.00Medium
6/21/2019Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderweightMedium
6/11/2019MacquarieSet TargetSell$115.00Low
6/5/2019Standpoint ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
6/4/2019UBS GroupLower TargetSell$125.00 ➝ $115.00Low
5/3/2019UBS GroupSet TargetSell$125.00Medium
4/10/2019Morgan StanleySet TargetBuy$165.00Low
4/4/2019Bank of AmericaSet TargetBuy$152.00Low
4/4/2019UBS GroupSet TargetSell$125.00Low
4/3/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$152.00 ➝ $128.00Low
2/26/2019UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Sell$154.00 ➝ $125.00Medium
2/15/2019OTR GlobalDowngradePositiveLow
2/14/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$173.00Low
2/4/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$160.00Low
1/29/2019UBS GroupSet TargetBuy$154.00Medium
1/29/2019Robert W. BairdSet TargetBuy$161.00Medium
1/29/2019Bank of AmericaSet TargetBuy$152.00Medium
1/29/2019William BlairReiterated RatingHoldMedium
1/29/2019Morgan StanleySet TargetBuy$160.00Medium
1/29/2019Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetFair Value ➝ Sector Perform$142.00 ➝ $140.00Low
1/28/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$188.00Medium
1/18/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$183.00 ➝ $173.00Medium
12/26/2018Standpoint ResearchUpgradeSell ➝ Accumulate$117.85High
12/9/2018Bank of AmericaBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Buy$140.00 ➝ $163.00Low
12/3/2018Robert W. BairdSet TargetBuy$171.00Low
12/3/2018Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$140.00 ➝ $163.00Medium
11/15/2018UBS GroupSet TargetBuy$160.00Medium
10/29/2018Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold ➝ Hold$168.00 ➝ $142.00Medium
10/25/2018Daiwa Capital MarketsSet TargetHold$120.00Low
10/25/2018UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ HoldHigh
10/24/2018DZ BankUpgradeHold$127.00 ➝ $119.00High
10/24/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingHoldHigh
10/24/2018UBS GroupSet TargetBuy$160.00High
10/24/2018Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetHold ➝ Hold$155.00 ➝ $130.00High
10/24/2018Morgan StanleySet TargetBuy$169.00High
10/24/2018MacquarieSet TargetSell$105.00High
10/24/2018Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetMarket Perform$142.00High
10/24/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$210.00 ➝ $183.00High
10/24/2018CitigroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$175.00 ➝ $160.00High
10/24/2018Robert W. BairdSet TargetBuy$171.00High
10/24/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet TargetBuy$177.00High
10/24/2018Wells Fargo & CompanySet TargetBuy$180.00 ➝ $145.00High
10/23/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set TargetBuy$188.00High
10/23/2018OppenheimerReiterated RatingHoldHigh
10/11/2018MacquarieReiterated RatingSellLow
9/25/2018MacquarieSet TargetSell$130.00Low
9/21/2018OTR GlobalDowngradePositiveLow
9/20/2018Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$158.00Low
9/7/2018CIBCInitiated CoverageMarket Perform ➝ Market PerformLow
9/7/2018OppenheimerInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow
9/5/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet TargetBuy$177.00Medium
9/5/2018UBS GroupSet TargetBuy$185.00Medium
8/17/2018Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/13/2018ArgusLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$185.00 ➝ $165.00Low
8/7/2018Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold ➝ Hold$174.00 ➝ $168.00Medium
7/31/2018Bank of AmericaLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$163.00 ➝ $155.00Medium
7/31/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$185.00 ➝ $187.00Low
7/31/2018Robert W. BairdSet TargetHold$155.00Low
7/31/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$195.00 ➝ $185.00High
7/31/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$166.00High
7/31/2018BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$170.00 ➝ $155.00High
7/30/2018William BlairReiterated RatingHoldHigh
7/16/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeConviction-Buy ➝ BuyLow
6/15/2018Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingHold$163.00Low
6/14/2018UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$178.00 ➝ $185.00Medium
5/14/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold ➝ Hold$176.00 ➝ $174.00Low
5/3/2018Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$156.00Medium
4/25/2018Morgan StanleySet TargetBuy$185.00Low
4/25/2018Daiwa Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$160.00Low
4/25/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformLow
4/25/2018UBS GroupSet TargetBuy$178.00Low
4/24/2018Robert W. BairdSet TargetNeutral ➝ Hold$168.00 ➝ $158.00Low
4/23/2018CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$145.00Low
4/16/2018Wells Fargo & CompanySet TargetPositive ➝ Buy$200.00 ➝ $180.00Low
4/13/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$168.00Low
4/11/2018Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$170.00Low
4/9/2018OTR GlobalUpgradePositiveLow
3/14/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$210.00Low
3/2/2018Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$185.00Medium
2/15/2018UBS GroupSet TargetBuy$190.00Low
2/12/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyMedium
2/1/2018ArgusBoost TargetReduce ➝ Hold$155.00 ➝ $185.00Low
1/26/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$188.00Medium
1/26/2018UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$180.00 ➝ $190.00Low
1/26/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$170.00Low
1/26/2018Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$189.00 ➝ $192.00Low
1/26/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$210.00 ➝ $169.37Medium
1/24/2018BarclaysSet TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$162.00 ➝ $180.00Low
1/19/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$160.00 ➝ $185.00Low
1/19/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$155.00 ➝ $192.00Low
1/18/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOutperform$160.00 ➝ $200.00Low
1/18/2018Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$200.00Low
1/12/2018Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$158.00 ➝ $189.00Low
1/8/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$161.96 ➝ $200.00Medium
1/5/2018UBS GroupSet TargetBuy$155.00 ➝ $180.00Low
1/4/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$165.00 ➝ $195.00Medium
12/21/2017CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$145.00 ➝ $160.00Medium
12/18/2017OTR GlobalDowngradePositiveLow
12/12/2017BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$162.00High
(Data available from 12/8/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.40 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines. Its Construction Industries segment offers asphalt pavers, compactors, cold planers, feller bunchers, harvesters, motorgraders, pipelayers, road reclaimers, skidders, telehandlers, and utility vehicles; backhoe, knuckleboom, compact track, multi-terrain, skid steer, and track-type loaders; forestry and wheel excavators; and site prep and track-type tractors. The company's Resource Industries segment provides electric rope and hydraulic shovels, draglines, rotary drills, hard rock vehicles, track-type tractors, mining trucks, longwall miners, wheel loaders, off-highway and articulated trucks, wheel tractor scrapers, wheel dozers, landfill and soil compactors, machinery components, electronics and control systems, select work tools, and hard rock continuous mining systems. Its Energy & Transportation segment offers reciprocating engine powered generator sets; reciprocating engines and integrated systems for the power generation, marine, oil, and gas industries; turbines, centrifugal gas compressors, and related services; remanufactured reciprocating engines and components; and diesel-electric locomotives and components, and other rail-related products. The company's Financial Products segment provides operating and finance leases, installment sale contracts, working capital loans, and wholesale financing; and insurance and risk management products. Its All Other operating segment manufactures filters and fluids, undercarriage, ground engaging tools, fluid transfer products, precision seals, and rubber sealing and connecting components; parts distribution; integrated logistics solutions and distribution services; and digital investments services. The company 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 Deerfield, Illinois.
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Today's Range

Now: $230.92
Low: $229.54
High: $232.50

50 Day Range

MA: $210.17
Low: $164.08
High: $237.26

52 Week Range

Now: $230.92
Low: $160.60
High: $239.85


2,182,340 shs

Average Volume

3,298,831 shs

Market Capitalization

$120.17 billion

P/E Ratio


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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Caterpillar?

The following equities research analysts have issued stock ratings on Caterpillar in the last year: Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, Cowen Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Daiwa Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Robert W. Baird, Sanford C. Bernstein, StockNews.com, Tigress Financial, UBS Group AG, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Caterpillar?

15 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Caterpillar in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $226.40, suggesting a possible downside of 1.1%. Tigress Financial has the highest price target set, predicting CAT will reach $266.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $174.00 for Caterpillar in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Caterpillar?

Caterpillar currently has 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in CAT, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Caterpillar's investor relations team?

Caterpillar's physical mailing address is 510 Lake Cook Road Suite 100, Deerfield IL, 60015. The industrial products company's listed phone number is (224) 551-4000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Caterpillar is www.caterpillar.com. Learn More about contacing Caterpillar investor relations.