Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Closes 0.73% Down on the Day for January 12

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Dow Jones component Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) saw its stock move -0.73% to $61.02, representing a per-share move of $0.4495, on volume of 6.41 million shares for Tuesday.

Caterpillar Inc. currently has a total float of 582.23 million shares and moves 6.54 million a day, on average. The stock opened at $62.44 on January 12 and traded between a low of $60.39 and a high of $62.50. The stock now has a 50-day SMA of $69.26 and 200-day SMA of $76.11, and it has a high of $89.62 and low of $60.85 over the last year.

Caterpillar Inc is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The Company is also a U.S. exporter.

Based out of Peoria, IL, Caterpillar Inc. has 108,922 employees and is helmed by CEO Douglas R. Oberhelman.

For a deeper dive into the fundamentals of Caterpillar Inc., check out’s E.V.A. report for CAT.


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