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Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Pops 4.27% for November 21

Equities Staff |

One of the S&P 500’s big winners for Friday November 21 was Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) as the company’s stock climbed 4.27% to $106.45 on volume of 8.74 million shares.

The stock opened at $104.3 and saw an intraday low of $104.20 and an intraday high of $107.12. All told, the day saw a per-share gain of $4.36. The stock’s average daily volume of 4.85 million and 605.4 million shares outstanding. Caterpillar Inc. now has a 50-day SMA is $99.00 and 200-day SMA is $101.52, and it has a 52-week high of $111.46 and a 52-week low of $82.

Caterpillar Inc is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel & natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines & diesel-electric locomotives. Its segments include Resource Industries, Construction Industries and Power Systems.

Based out of Peoria, IL, Caterpillar Inc. has 114352 employees and, after today’s trading, reached a market cap of $64.44 billion. The stock’s P/E Ratio is 16.4. Its P/S ratio is 1.12, P/B ratio is 3.42, and P/FCF ratio is 10.9.

For a full analysis of Caterpillar Inc., check out Equities.com’s E.V.A. report for Caterpillar Inc..

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Companies

Symbol Name Price Change % Volume
CAT Caterpillar Inc. 95.02 0.57 0.60 2,417,712

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