NYSE: CAT - Caterpillar

Yield per half year: +15.73%
Sector: Industrials

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1. Summary

Advantages

  • Positive review The stock's return over the last year (28.43%) is higher than the sector average (-64.11%).
  • Positive review Current debt level 43.3% is below 100% and has decreased over 5 years from 46.55%.
  • Positive review The company's current efficiency (ROE=58.45%) is higher than the sector average (ROE=11.42%)

Disadvantages

  • Negative review Price (323.88 $) is higher than fair price (245 $)
  • Negative review Dividends (1.9473%) are below the sector average (2.96%).

2. Share price and performance

2.1. Share price

2.2. News

2.3. Market efficiency

Caterpillar Industrials Index
7 days 0.6% -100% 2.5%
90 days 35.6% -100% 5.7%
1 year 28.4% -64.1% 46.1%

Positive review CAT vs Sector: Caterpillar has outperformed the "Industrials" sector by 92.54% over the past year.

Negative review CAT vs Market: Caterpillar has significantly underperformed the market by -17.66% over the past year.

Positive review Stable price: CAT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of the market on "New York Stock Exchange" over the last 3 months, with typical variations of +/- 5% per week.

Long period: CAT with weekly volatility of 0.5468% over the past year.

3. Summary of the report

3.1. General

P/E: 14.43
P/S: 2.22

3.2. Revenue

EPS 20.12
ROE 58.45%
ROA 12.2%
ROIC 12.53%
Ebitda margin 22.53%

4. Fundamental Analysis

4.1. Stock price and price forecast

The fair price is calculated taking into account the Central Bank refinancing rate and earnings per share (EPS)

Negative review company.analysis.fundamental.minus11_title: The current price (323.88 $) is higher than the fair price (245 $).

Negative review Price is higher than fair: The current price (323.88 $) is 24.4% higher than the fair price.

4.2. P/E

Positive review P/E vs Sector: The company's P/E (14.43) is lower than that of the sector as a whole (53.73).

Positive review P/E vs Market: The company's P/E (14.43) is lower than that of the market as a whole (140.92).

4.2.1 P/E Similar companies

4.3. P/BV

Positive review P/BV vs Sector: The company's P/BV (7.65) is lower than that of the sector as a whole (21.42).

Positive review P/BV vs Market: The company's P/BV (7.65) is lower than that of the market as a whole (25.15).

4.3.1 P/BV Similar companies

4.4. P/S

Positive review P/S vs Sector: The company's P/S indicator (2.22) is lower than that of the sector as a whole (20.15).

Positive review P/S vs Market: The company's P/S indicator (2.22) is lower than that of the market as a whole (86.29).

4.4.1 P/S Similar companies

4.5. EV/Ebitda

Positive review EV/Ebitda vs Sector: The company's EV/Ebitda (11.91) is lower than that of the sector as a whole (28.99).

Positive review EV/Ebitda vs Market: The company's EV/Ebitda (11.91) is lower than that of the market as a whole (120.53).


5. Profitability

5.1. Profitability and revenue

5.2. Earnings per share - EPS

5.3. Past profitability Ebitda

Positive review Yield Trend: Rising and has grown by 13.96% over the last 5 years.

Positive review Accelerating profitability: The return for the last year (45.43%) exceeds the average return for 5 years (13.96%).

Positive review Profitability vs Sector: The return for the last year (45.43%) exceeds the return for the sector (-75.55%).

5.4. ROE

Positive review ROE vs Sector: The company's ROE (58.45%) is higher than that of the sector as a whole (11.42%).

Positive review ROE vs Market: The company's ROE (58.45%) is higher than that of the market as a whole (-12.87%).

5.5. ROA

Positive review ROA vs Sector: The company's ROA (12.2%) is higher than that of the sector as a whole (6.09%).

Positive review ROA vs Market: The company's ROA (12.2%) is higher than that of the market as a whole (7.22%).

5.6. ROIC

Negative review ROIC vs Sector: The company's ROIC (12.53%) is lower than that of the sector as a whole (13.58%).

Positive review ROIC vs Market: The company's ROIC (12.53%) is higher than that of the market as a whole (8.49%).

6. Finance

6.1. Assets and debt

Positive review Debt level: (43.3%) is quite low in relation to assets.

Positive review Debt reduction: over 5 years, the debt has decreased from 46.55% to 43.3%.

Negative review Excess of debt: The debt is not covered by net income, percentage 366.34%.

6.2. Profit growth and share price

7. Dividends

7.1. Dividend yield vs Market

Negative review Low yield: The dividend yield of the company 1.9473% is below the average for the sector '2.96%.

7.2. Stability and increase in payments

Positive review Dividend stability: The company's dividend yield 1.9473% has been steadily paid over the past 7 years, DSI=1.

Positive review Dividend growth: Company's dividend yield 1.9473% has been growing over the last 5 years. Growth over 9 years.

7.3. Payout percentage

Negative review Dividend Coverage: Current payments from income (24.8%) are at an uncomfortable level.

8. Insider trades

8.1. Insider trading

Negative review Insider Selling More insider purchases by 290.62% over the last 3 months.

8.2. Latest transactions

Transaction date Insider Type Price Volume Quantity
28.02.2024 Fassino Anthony D.
Group President
Sale 329.8 1 508 840 4575
28.02.2024 Fassino Anthony D.
Group President
Buy 138.35 1 090 340 7881
07.02.2024 De Lange Bob
Group President
Sale 325.52 6 899 070 21194
07.02.2024 De Lange Bob
Group President
Buy 95.66 2 869 800 30000
02.02.2024 BONFIELD ANDREW R J
Chief Financial Officer
Sale 310.1 3 101 000 10000