NYSE:CAT - Caterpillar Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $240.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 12.10 %
  • Number of Analysts: 16
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 11 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for CAT

Analyst Price Target is $240.00
▲ +12.10% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 16 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Caterpillar in the last 3 months. The average price target is $240.00, with a high forecast of $270.00 and a low forecast of $164.00. The average price target represents a 12.10% upside from the last price of $214.09.

This chart shows the closing price for CAT for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 16 investment analysts is to buy stock in Caterpillar. This rating has held steady since September 2021, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 11 buy ratings
  • 8 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
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  • 11 buy ratings
  • 9 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 13 buy ratings
  • 9 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
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  • 10 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
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  • 11 buy ratings
  • 8 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
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  • 6 hold ratings
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  • 5 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 12 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings

Latest Recommendations

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  • 11 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/13/2022BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$220.00 ➝ $225.00High
1/13/2022CitigroupBoost Price Target$225.00 ➝ $230.00High
1/12/2022UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$235.00 ➝ $250.00Low
12/22/2021Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$240.00Low
12/10/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$233.00 ➝ $242.00Low
12/9/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$166.00 ➝ $164.00Low
10/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$239.00 ➝ $240.00Medium
10/29/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$165.00 ➝ $166.00Medium
10/29/2021UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$232.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
10/14/2021Evercore ISILower Price TargetOutperform$291.00 ➝ $257.00Medium
10/14/2021CowenInitiated CoverageOutperform$241.00Medium
10/13/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$172.00 ➝ $165.00Low
10/12/2021CitigroupBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Neutral$215.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
8/6/2021Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuy$270.00Medium
8/2/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$181.00 ➝ $172.00Medium
8/2/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$268.00 ➝ $256.00Medium
8/2/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$258.00 ➝ $241.00Medium
7/14/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$273.00 ➝ $258.00Medium
6/4/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$259.00 ➝ $273.00Low
5/27/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$264.00Medium
5/12/2021Evercore ISIBoost Price Target$240.00 ➝ $303.00Medium
5/12/2021UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$230.00 ➝ $252.00Low
5/3/2021Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$222.00 ➝ $245.00Low
4/30/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$190.00 ➝ $230.00Medium
4/30/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$168.00 ➝ $181.00Medium
4/19/2021Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$265.00N/A
4/13/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$232.00 ➝ $259.00Low
4/12/2021Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$265.00Low
4/12/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$158.00 ➝ $168.00Low
3/16/2021CitigroupBoost Price Target$205.00 ➝ $245.00Low
3/5/2021Daiwa Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralHigh
2/25/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$205.00 ➝ $237.00Low
2/1/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$214.00 ➝ $233.00Low
2/1/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$135.00 ➝ $190.00Low
2/1/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$154.00 ➝ $158.00Low
2/1/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetIn-Line ➝ Outperform$228.00 ➝ $235.00Low
1/22/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$132.00 ➝ $154.00Low
1/20/2021Vertical ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$230.00Low
1/20/2021CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
1/15/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$160.00 ➝ $200.00Low
1/15/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$165.00 ➝ $200.00Low
12/30/2020Robert W. BairdBoost Price Target$220.00N/A
12/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$122.00 ➝ $132.00Low
12/15/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$175.00 ➝ $195.00Medium
12/14/2020OTR GlobalUpgradePositiveMedium
11/19/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$178.00 ➝ $185.00Low
10/28/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $175.00Medium
10/28/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$120.00 ➝ $122.00High
10/28/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$130.00 ➝ $155.00High
10/28/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$171.00 ➝ $186.00High
10/27/2020Langenberg & CompanyDowngradeHold ➝ SellHigh
10/16/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$159.00 ➝ $179.00Low
10/16/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$160.00 ➝ $220.00Low
10/13/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$162.00 ➝ $171.00Low
10/12/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$111.00 ➝ $120.00High
9/22/2020Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageMarket PerformMedium
9/17/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $175.00High
9/15/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Equal Weight$140.00 ➝ $160.00High
9/9/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$101.00 ➝ $111.00High
8/3/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price Target$120.00 ➝ $140.00Low
8/3/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$95.00 ➝ $101.00Low
8/3/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price 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 Price 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 Price 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 Price TargetNeutral$112.00 ➝ $130.00High
6/9/2020Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
4/29/2020Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetUnderperform$115.00 ➝ $100.00Low
4/29/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$100.00 ➝ $112.00Medium
4/28/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupSet Price TargetBuy$144.00High
4/28/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetBuy$150.00High
4/28/2020CfraLower Price 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 Price TargetEqual Weight$109.00 ➝ $107.00Medium
4/13/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$115.00High
4/9/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$162.00 ➝ $148.00Low
4/9/2020StephensLower Price TargetUnderweight$100.00 ➝ $80.00Low
3/31/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$130.00 ➝ $125.00High
3/27/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price 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 Price TargetEqual Weight$126.00 ➝ $115.00High
3/17/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$150.00 ➝ $120.00High
3/16/2020Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$140.00 ➝ $137.00High
3/13/2020Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetOutperform$185.00 ➝ $157.00High
3/13/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $130.00Low
3/11/2020Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $123.00Medium
2/13/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$156.00 ➝ $168.00Low
2/4/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$170.00 ➝ $160.00Low
2/3/2020Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$185.00Medium
2/3/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform ➝ Positive$152.00 ➝ $145.00Medium
2/3/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$160.00 ➝ $150.00Medium
2/3/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$137.00 ➝ $126.00Medium
2/3/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price 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 Price TargetBuy$145.00 ➝ $170.00Low
1/17/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$150.00 ➝ $173.00Low
1/14/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$143.00 ➝ $160.00Low
12/20/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$155.00 ➝ $178.00High
12/18/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$123.00 ➝ $147.00Low
12/16/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$132.00 ➝ $137.00Medium
12/12/2019Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
12/9/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
11/8/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$130.00 ➝ $156.00Low
10/24/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingSell ➝ Buy$150.00 ➝ $150.00Low
10/24/2019UBS GroupLower Price 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 Price TargetOutperform$165.00 ➝ $149.00High
10/9/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$155.00 ➝ $150.00Low
10/8/2019UBS GroupLower Price TargetSell$122.00 ➝ $117.00Medium
9/30/2019Cleveland ResearchReiterated RatingHoldLow
9/24/2019CitigroupLower Price 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 Price TargetOutperform$160.00 ➝ $150.00Low
7/25/2019Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetOutperform$161.00 ➝ $155.00Medium
7/25/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price 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 Price TargetOutperform$172.00 ➝ $164.00Medium
6/21/2019Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderweightMedium
6/11/2019MacquarieSet Price TargetSell$115.00Low
6/5/2019Standpoint ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
6/4/2019UBS GroupLower Price TargetSell$125.00 ➝ $115.00Low
5/3/2019UBS GroupSet Price TargetSell$125.00Medium
4/10/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$165.00Low
4/4/2019Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetBuy$152.00Low
4/4/2019UBS GroupSet Price 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 Price TargetOutperform$160.00Low
1/29/2019UBS GroupSet Price TargetBuy$154.00Medium
1/29/2019Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$161.00Medium
1/29/2019Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetBuy$152.00Medium
1/29/2019William BlairReiterated RatingHoldMedium
1/29/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$160.00Medium
1/29/2019Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetFair Value ➝ Sector Perform$142.00 ➝ $140.00Low
1/28/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$188.00Medium
1/18/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$183.00 ➝ $173.00Medium
12/26/2018Standpoint ResearchUpgradeSell ➝ Accumulate$117.85High
12/9/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Buy$140.00 ➝ $163.00Low
12/3/2018Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$171.00Low
12/3/2018Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$140.00 ➝ $163.00Medium
11/15/2018UBS GroupSet Price TargetBuy$160.00Medium
10/29/2018Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$168.00 ➝ $142.00Medium
10/25/2018Daiwa Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$120.00Low
10/25/2018UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ HoldHigh
10/24/2018DZ BankUpgradeHold$127.00 ➝ $119.00High
10/24/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingHoldHigh
10/24/2018UBS GroupSet Price TargetBuy$160.00High
10/24/2018Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$155.00 ➝ $130.00High
10/24/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$169.00High
10/24/2018MacquarieSet Price TargetSell$105.00High
10/24/2018Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetMarket Perform$142.00High
10/24/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$210.00 ➝ $183.00High
10/24/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$175.00 ➝ $160.00High
10/24/2018Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$171.00High
10/24/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetBuy$177.00High
10/24/2018Wells Fargo & CompanySet Price TargetBuy$180.00 ➝ $145.00High
10/23/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetBuy$188.00High
10/23/2018OppenheimerReiterated RatingHoldHigh
10/19/2018Cleveland ResearchReiterated RatingHoldLow
10/11/2018MacquarieReiterated RatingSellLow
9/25/2018MacquarieSet Price 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 Price TargetBuy$177.00Medium
9/5/2018UBS GroupSet Price TargetBuy$185.00Medium
8/17/2018Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/13/2018ArgusLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$185.00 ➝ $165.00Low
8/7/2018Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$174.00 ➝ $168.00Medium
7/31/2018Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$163.00 ➝ $155.00Medium
7/31/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$185.00 ➝ $187.00Low
7/31/2018Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetHold$155.00Low
7/31/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$195.00 ➝ $185.00High
7/31/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price 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 Price 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 Price TargetBuy$185.00Low
4/25/2018Daiwa Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$160.00Low
4/25/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformLow
4/25/2018UBS GroupSet Price TargetBuy$178.00Low
4/24/2018Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetNeutral ➝ Hold$168.00 ➝ $158.00Low
4/23/2018CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$145.00Low
4/16/2018Wells Fargo & CompanySet Price 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
4/5/2018Cleveland ResearchReiterated RatingHoldLow
3/14/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$210.00Low
3/2/2018Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$185.00Medium
2/15/2018UBS GroupSet Price TargetBuy$190.00Low
2/12/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyMedium
2/1/2018ArgusBoost Price TargetReduce ➝ Hold$155.00 ➝ $185.00Low
1/26/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$188.00Medium
1/26/2018UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$180.00 ➝ $190.00Low
1/26/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$170.00Low
1/26/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$189.00 ➝ $192.00Low
1/26/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$210.00 ➝ $169.37Medium
1/24/2018BarclaysSet Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$162.00 ➝ $180.00Low
1/19/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$160.00 ➝ $185.00Low
1/19/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$155.00 ➝ $192.00Low
1/18/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price 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 Price TargetBuy$155.00 ➝ $180.00Low
1/4/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$165.00 ➝ $195.00Medium
12/21/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$145.00 ➝ $160.00Medium
12/18/2017OTR GlobalDowngradePositiveLow
12/12/2017BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$162.00High
12/5/2017UBS GroupSet Price TargetBuy$155.00Low
10/30/2017Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyN/A
10/26/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$150.00 ➝ $165.00N/A
10/26/2017ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$130.00 ➝ $155.00N/A
10/25/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$133.00 ➝ $145.00N/A
10/25/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$146.00 ➝ $155.00N/A
10/25/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetHold$121.00 ➝ $149.00N/A
10/25/2017Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetBuy$135.00 ➝ $152.00N/A
10/25/2017Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral$130.00 ➝ $140.00N/A
10/25/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Sector Perform$120.00 ➝ $143.00N/A
10/25/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$125.00 ➝ $145.00N/A
10/25/2017UBS GroupSet Price TargetBuy$140.00 ➝ $155.00N/A
10/20/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$150.00N/A
10/18/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$133.00 ➝ $146.00N/A
10/16/2017Wells Fargo & CompanySet Price TargetBuy$140.00 ➝ $150.00N/A
10/13/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$125.00 ➝ $133.00N/A
10/9/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$143.00 ➝ $158.00N/A
10/9/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold$120.00 ➝ $121.00N/A
9/22/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$133.00Low
9/18/2017Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyLow
9/18/2017UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$116.00 ➝ $140.00Low
9/14/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$130.00 ➝ $150.00Low
9/8/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$130.00Medium
8/29/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$100.00Low
8/29/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ HoldMedium
8/3/2017Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$85.00 ➝ $115.00Low
8/2/2017ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$130.00 ➝ $113.10Low
7/31/2017Tigress FinancialUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
7/30/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$125.00Low
7/27/2017Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$120.00 ➝ $135.00Low
7/26/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$115.00 ➝ $125.00Low
7/26/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$100.00 ➝ $120.00Low
7/26/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold$106.00 ➝ $120.00Low
7/26/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellLow
7/26/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$123.00 ➝ $133.00Low
7/26/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingOutperformLow
7/25/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$123.00Low
7/24/2017BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$110.00 ➝ $125.00Medium
7/13/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellLow
7/4/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$108.00 ➝ $105.00N/A
6/28/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$123.00Low
6/23/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$121.00 ➝ $106.00High
6/22/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$123.00Low
6/21/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$110.00High
6/20/2017Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetBuy$120.00Low
6/16/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellLow
6/6/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellLow
5/25/2017Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$120.00Low
5/15/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellN/A
5/11/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$105.00 ➝ $120.00Low
5/5/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellLow
4/29/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy$105.00 ➝ $118.00Low
4/28/2017UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$98.00 ➝ $102.00N/A
4/27/2017Raymond JamesUpgradeBuy$55.00Low
4/26/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$101.00Low
4/26/2017Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold$111.00 ➝ $95.00Low
4/12/2017Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetHold$97.00 ➝ $102.00Low
4/6/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$108.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
4/4/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeBuy ➝ Conviction-Buy$120.00Medium
3/20/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$111.00Low
3/16/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellLow
3/16/2017Tigress FinancialUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralLow
3/6/2017Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingNeutral$105.00N/A
3/3/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$85.00N/A
2/18/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$111.00N/A
2/16/2017Evercore ISIUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
2/10/2017Evercore ISIUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
2/7/2017BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$100.00 ➝ $110.00N/A
1/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeBuyN/A
1/27/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$85.00N/A
1/27/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$82.00 ➝ $85.00N/A
1/27/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$82.00 ➝ $85.00N/A
1/27/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$118.00N/A
1/27/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$96.00 ➝ $100.00N/A
1/26/2017Standpoint ResearchDowngradeHold ➝ SellN/A
1/25/2017Longbow ResearchReiterated RatingHoldN/A
(Data available from 1/21/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.48 (Hold)

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Caterpillar, Inc. engages in the manufacture of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. It operates through the following segments: Construction Industries, Resource Industries, Energy and Transportation, Financial Products, and All Other. The Construction Industries segment supports customers using machinery in infrastructure and building construction applications. The Resource Industries segment is responsible for supporting customers using machinery in mining and quarrying applications and it includes business strategy, product design, product management and development, manufacturing, marketing and sales and product support. The Energy and Transportation segment supports customers in oil and gas, power generation, marine, rail, and industrial applications. The Financial Products segment offers a range of financing alternatives to customers and dealers for caterpillar machinery and engines, solar gas turbines, as well as other equipment and marine vessels. The All Other segment include activities such as the business strategy, product management and development, and manufacturing of filters and
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Today's Range

Now: $214.09
Low: $212.42
High: $217.51

50 Day Range

MA: $208.06
Low: $191.47
High: $229.87

52 Week Range

Now: $214.09
Low: $179.34
High: $246.69


3,510,125 shs

Average Volume

4,008,987 shs

Market Capitalization

$115.81 billion

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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, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, Credit Suisse Group AG, Daiwa Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Evercore ISI, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Sanford C. Bernstein, Stifel Nicolaus, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Tigress Financial, UBS Group AG, Wolfe Research, and Zacks Investment Research.
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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 $240.00, suggesting a possible upside of 12.5%. Tigress Financial has the highest price target set, predicting CAT will reach $270.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $164.00 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, 4 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe CAT will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Caterpillar.
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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.