CAT Highlights of Most Active Stock
Caterpillar Inc.’s (CAT) witnessed a loss of -0.06% in recent trading period with closing price of $ 143.78. The company’s last traded volume of 7.7 million shares was more it’s an average volume of 6.06 million shares.
CAT Stock to Watch ROA, ROE, ROI and 20-Days SMA 50-Days, 200-Days Moving Average:
In the trailing 12 months period, return on assets ratio of the Company was 1.10%. Formula Return on Assets = Earnings / Asset Base Some calculations may include intangible assets while some others may exclude them from calculation of Return on Assets. Return on equity ratio was 6.20%. Formula Return On Capital Invested = Profit After Tax (PAT) / Equity Return on Equity (ROE) is one of the few ratios that uses after tax profits Return on equity tells the shareholders how many dollars of post-tax earnings, the company generated for every dollar of equity capital it had. Its return on investment ratio was 7.30%. The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) metric measures the company’s efficiency at allocating its resources to generate the maximum return. Thus ROIC shows the relationship between invested capital and return. It must be thought about as having Rs X in earnings for every rupee in invested capital. The stock’s price switched up -3.08% 20-Days Simple Moving Average, dropped -4.60% from 50-Days Simple Moving Average and rose 2.89% from 200 Days Simple Moving Average.
CAT 52 weeks high, low, and PEG Ratio
The stock as of last trading session moved 47.10% up from its 52 week low and was -17.01% behind its 52 week high. A 52-week high/low is the Upward and downward price that a stock has traded at during the previous year. Many traders and investors view the 52-week up or down as an important factor in determining a stock’s current value and predicting future price movement. As a stock trades within its 52-week price range (the range that exists between the 52-week low and the 52-week high), investors may show improved interest as price nears either the high or the low. The company has PEG ratio of 0.81. Formula: PEG Ratio = Price to Earnings Ratio / Growth Rate. The growth rate is calculated based on historic data. Analysts could use as much data as they feel is relaxed without losing the present trend of earnings of the firm in question. This growth rate is usually expected as a (%) out of 100. For example, if a firm has a growth rate of 20 percent and a P/E Ratio of 30. Then the PEG Ratio will be: PEG Ratio = 30/20 = 1.5.
CAT In the Profitability Analysis:
net profit margin of the firm was recorded at 1.80% and operating profit margin was calculated at 4.10% while gross profit margin was measured as 32.50%. Beta factor, which measures the riskiness of the security, was registered at 1.30.
EPS growth for this year is 33.30% and EPS growth for next year is expected to reach at 10.68%. EPS growth in past five years was -9.30% while EPS growth in next five years is projected to arrive at 23.31%. Sales growth past 5 years was measured at -7.10% .The Company has 599.57 million shares outstanding and 596.68 million shares were floated in market.
CAT Short ratio and ATR:
The short ratio in the company’s stock is documented at 1.47 and the short float is around of 1.50%. The average true range of the stock is observed at 4.73 and the relative strength index of the stock is recorded at 40.95.
CAT P/E and Volatility
The P/E ratio was recorded at 18.80.The volatility in the previous week has experienced by 2.74% and observed of 2.93% in the previous month.70.80% ownership is held by institutional investors while insiders hold ownership of 0.10%.
CAT Liquidity ratio analysis:
In the liquidity ratio analysis; quick ratio for most recent quarter was 1.00 while current ratio for time period was 1.30. In most recent quarter, LT Debt/Equity ratio was listed at 1.74 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was noted at 2.55. The debt to equity ratio tells the shareholders as well as debt holders the relative amounts they are contributing to the capital. It needs to be understood that it is a part to part comparison and not a part to whole comparison.
CAT Performance history:
Looking about the past performance history, the company plunged -1.73% in past week and declined -0.96% in one month. During the past three month period the stock dropped -11.38% and increased 5.88% in past six month. During the twelve month it added 41.60% and year to date performance of -8.76%.