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Caterpillar Inc

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Caterpillar Inc
Price: 259.5 USD +0.81% Market Closed
Updated: Dec 11, 2023

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Fundamental Analysis

2023-Q3 Earnings Call
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Robust Earnings and Positive Outlook
Robust Earnings and Positive Outlook

Caterpillar Inc. showcased strong third-quarter results, exceeding expectations with a 12% rise in sales and profits surging by 42%, reaching an operating margin of 20.8%. Adjusted profit per share ballooned by 40% to $5.52, highlighting a robust performance buoyed by price realization and modest sales volume growth. The company is advancing its sustainability journey with new low-emissions equipment and strategic partnerships aimed at zero-emission projects. Investment in strategic initiatives like electrification and alternative fuels was evident and although challenges in supply chain affected Energy & Transportation sales, the margins increased compared to the previous year. ME&T free cash flow has been strong, anticipated to surpass the $4-8 billion target range. Looking forward, the company expects a positive outcome for the rest of the year, projecting a margin that slightly exceeds targets and a good year in 2024 as supply conditions continue to improve.


Balance Sheet Decomposition
Caterpillar Inc

Current Assets 48B
Cash & Short-Term Investments 6.5B
Receivables 18.7B
Other Current Assets 22.7B
Non-Current Assets 38.8B
PP&E 12.3B
Intangibles 5.9B
Other Non-Current Assets 20.6B
Current Liabilities 33.1B
Accounts Payable 7.8B
Accrued Liabilities 7B
Short-Term Debt 4.2B
Other Current Liabilities 14.1B
Non-Current Liabilities 33.2B
Long-Term Debt 24.3B
Other Non-Current Liabilities 8.9B
Fundamental Scores

CAT Profitability Score
Profitability Due Diligence

Caterpillar Inc's profitability score is 67/100. The higher the profitability score, the more profitable the company is.

Exceptional 3-Year Average ROE
Exceptional ROE
ROE is Increasing
Positive Gross Profit

Caterpillar Inc's profitability score is 67/100. The higher the profitability score, the more profitable the company is.

CAT Solvency Score
Solvency Due Diligence

Caterpillar Inc's solvency score is 56/100. The higher the solvency score, the more solvent the company is.

High Interest Coverage
High Altman Z-Score
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Long-Term Solvency

Caterpillar Inc's solvency score is 56/100. The higher the solvency score, the more solvent the company is.

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CAT Price Targets Summary
Caterpillar Inc

Wall Street analysts forecast CAT stock price to rise over the next 12 months.

According to Wall Street analysts, the average 1-year price target for CAT is 268.12 USD with a low forecast of 176.75 USD and a high forecast of 367.5 USD.

Price Target
176.75 USD
32% Downside
Price Target
268.12 USD
3% Upside
Price Target
367.5 USD
42% Upside
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Price Metrics
Average Annual Return 16.43%
Standard Deviation of Annual Returns 9.95%
Max Drawdown -39%
Shares Statistics
Market Capitalization 132B USD
Shares Outstanding 510 140 000
Percentage of Shares Shorted 1.93%

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Company Profile

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Caterpillar Inc


United States of America



Market Cap

132B USD

Dividend Yield



Caterpillar, Inc. engages in the manufacture of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. The company is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois and currently employs 107,700 full-time employees. The firm operates through its three primary segments : Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation. The company also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment. Its Construction Industries is engaged in supporting customers using machinery in infrastructure, forestry and building construction. Its Resource Industries is engaged in supporting customers using machinery in mining, heavy construction, quarry, waste and material handling applications. Its Energy & Transportation, which supports customers in oil and gas, power generation, marine, rail and industrial applications, including Cat machines. Its All Other operating segments, which includes activities, such as product management and development, and manufacturing of filters and fluids, undercarriage, and others.


510 Lake Cook Rd Ste 100




107 700


Chairman & CEO
Mr. D. James Umpleby III
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Andrew R. J. Bonfield
Group Pres of Resource Industries
Ms. Denise C. Johnson
Group Pres of Services, Distribution & Digital
Mr. Bob De Lange
Group Pres of Energy & Transportation Segment
Mr. Joseph E. Creed
Chief Accounting Officer
Mr. William E. Schaupp
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CTO & Sr. VP
Mr. Karl E. Weiss
Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
Ms. Jamie Engstrom
Chief Legal Officer & Gen. Counsel
Ms. Suzette M. Long
Chief Compliance Officer
Courtney W. Dean
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What is the Intrinsic Value of one CAT stock?

The intrinsic value of one CAT stock under the Base Case scenario is 305.59 USD.

Is CAT stock undervalued or overvalued?

Compared to the current market price of 259.5 USD, Caterpillar Inc is Undervalued by 15%.