Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for January 18

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Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) experienced unusually high volume on Jan. 18, as the stock lost 2.65% to a closing price of $59.87. The stock saw 12.67 million shares trade hands over the course of the day on 84,283 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 7.17 million shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.

Caterpillar Inc. has a P/B ratio of 2.19. It also has a P/E ratio of 12.4. The stock has traded between $89.62 and $58.75 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $67.45, and its 200-day SMA $74.84.

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.

Headquartered in Peoria, IL, Caterpillar Inc. has 108,922 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Douglas R. Oberhelman.

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