A rating of 93 puts Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) near the top of the Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry according to InvestorsObserver. Caterpillar Inc.'s score of 93 means it scores higher than 93% of stocks in the industry. Caterpillar Inc. also received an overall rating of 67, putting it above 67% of all stocks. Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery is ranked 31 out of the 148 industries.
What do These Ratings Mean?
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This ranking system incorporates numerous factors used by analysts to compare stocks in greater detail. This allows you to find the best stocks available in any industry with relative ease. These percentile-ranked scores using both fundamental and technical analysis give investors an easy way to view the attractiveness of specific stocks. Stocks with the highest scores have the best evaluations by analysts working on Wall Street.
What's Happening With Caterpillar Inc. Stock Today?
Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) stock is trading at $146.63 as of 3:12 PM on Tuesday, Sep 22, an increase of $1.30, or 0.89% from the previous closing price of $145.33. The stock has traded between $144.50 and $147.13 so far today. Volume today is low. So far 1,751,809 shares have traded compared to average volume of 3,438,760 shares.