|Bid||132.80 x 900|
|Ask||132.86 x 800|
|Day's range||132.26 - 133.65|
|52-week range||112.06 - 159.37|
|Beta (3Y monthly)||1.47|
|PE ratio (TTM)||12.35|
|Earnings date||24 Jul 2019|
|Forward dividend & yield||4.12 (3.15%)|
|1y target est||148.65|
U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on Tuesday after President Trump???s said he will meet his Chinese counterpart during the G-20 summit which boosted investors??? confidence.
Caterpillar's (CAT) global machine sales growth rate chart has been in the single digits so far this year, at levels last witnessed in 2017.
China accounts for up to 10% of the company's sales and is critical to its growth prospects as it is one of the world's largest commodities importers. Despite the drop, machine retail sales globally rose 6% during the period, the world's largest construction equipment maker said in a regulatory filing. Caterpillar had spooked investors in April when its first-quarter results showed rising costs hitting margins in its construction equipment business and tepid sales in the Asia-Pacific region pointing to subdued growth in China.
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Wall Street struggled for gains in an up-and-down session on Friday as mixed headlines on trade dampened positive consumer sentiment data, sending investors into the weekend with little enthusiasm. The Dow inched up, while the Nasdaq lost ground and the bellwether S&P 500 was nominally lower, hovering more than 2% below its record high reached on April 30.
An index that compiles various leading economic indicators rose for the third-straight month even as economists are increasingly aware that the current business cycle is about to become the longest on record.
Investing.com - U.S. stocks closed lower on reports U.S.-China trade talks had stalled, with both sides upping the ante in recent days.
While bearish investors are skeptical about any trade deal, bullish investors believe in Trump's claim that he will reach a settlement with China.