Analysts expect over 2020 decreasing revenue Caterpillar, huge dividend

Tomorrow the American company Caterpillar will publish its past quarter results. For this year Caterpillar's revenue will be around 42,08 billion USD. This is according to the average of the analysts' estimates. This is hugely lower than 2018's revenue of 53,8 billion USD.

Historical revenues and results Caterpillar plus estimates 2020

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The analysts expect for 2020 a net profit of 2,94 billion USD. For this year the consensus of the result per share is a profit of 5,51 USD. The PE-ratio therefore is 20,7.

Huge dividend Caterpillar

For this year the analysts expect a dividend of 4,19 USD per share. Caterpillar's dividend yield thus equals 3,67 percent. The average dividend yield of the industrial companies is a good 1,98 percent.

Newest target prices around 125 USD

JP Morgan, Citigroup and Goldman Sachs recently provided recommendations for the stock.

Based on the current number of shares Caterpillar's market capitalization equals 65,63 billion USD. The Caterpillar stock was the past 12 months quite unstable. Since last April the stock is 15 percent lower. This year the stock price moved between 88 and 151 dollar. Since 2008 the stock price is almost 66 percent higher.

Historical stock prices Caterpillar from 2007 till 2020

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Click here for dividend . On Tuesday the stock closed at 114,04 USD. Nieuwsdienst: +31 084-0032-842

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