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 66, putting it above 66% of all stocks. Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery is ranked 51 out of the 148 industries.
What do These Ratings Mean?
Finding the best stocks can be tricky. It isn’t easy to compare companies across industries. Even companies that have relatively similar businesses can be tricky to compare sometimes. InvestorsObserver’s tools allow a top-down approach that lets you pick a metric, find the top sector and industry and then find the top stocks in that sector.
Our proprietary scoring system captures technical factors, fundamental analysis and the opinions of analysts on Wall Street. This makes InvestorsObserver’s overall rating a great way to get started, regardless of your investing style. Percentile-ranked scores are also easy to understand. A score of 100 is the top and a 0 is the bottom. There’s no need to try to remember what is “good” for a bunch of complicated ratios, just pay attention to which numbers are the highest.
What's Happening With Caterpillar Inc. Stock Today?
Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) stock is trading at $161.77 as of 1:17 PM on Monday, Oct 26, a loss of -$6.82, or -4.05% from the previous closing price of $168.59. The stock has traded between $161.75 and $166.64 so far today. Volume today is low. So far 2,164,406 shares have traded compared to average volume of 3,093,636 shares.