|Bid||0.00 x N/A|
|Ask||0.00 x N/A|
|Day's range||0.00 - 0.00|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||1.10|
|PE ratio (TTM)||0.16|
|Earnings date||26 Apr 2023 - 01 May 2023|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||N/A|
In the latest trading session, Caterpillar (CAT) closed at $219.44, marking a -0.23% move from the previous day.
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