Technical Analysis for CAT - Caterpillar, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 143.42 -0.24% -0.35
CAT closed down 0.24 percent on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, on approximately normal volume. The price action carved out a bearish shooting star candlestick pattern. That may indicate a downside reversal. Look for price to trade beneath the low of the shooting star for confirmation. Due to the stock's strong uptrend, it may remain overbought for a while. So, if you're looking for a reason to sell, don't put too much weight on it being overbought.
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Dec 12 Shooting Star Candlestick Bearish 0.00%
Dec 12 Upper Bollinger Band Walk Other 0.00%
Dec 12 Doji - Bearish? Reversal 0.00%
Dec 12 Outside Day Range Expansion 0.00%
Dec 12 Wide Bands Range Expansion 0.00%
Dec 12 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Dec 11 Stochastic Reached Overbought Other -0.24%
Dec 11 Upper Bollinger Band Walk Other -0.24%
Dec 11 NR7 Range Contraction -0.24%
Dec 11 NR7-2 Range Contraction -0.24%

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Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. The company's Construction Industries segment offers construction machinery and related parts, including backhoe, skid steer, multi-terrain, track-type, skid steer, compact, and wheel loaders; track, wheel, and mini excavators; track-type tractors; motor graders; and pipelayers for the heavy construction, general construction, mining and quarry, and aggregates markets. Its Resource Industries segment provides electric rope and hydraulic shovels, draglines, drills, forestry products, highwall miners, off-highway and articulated trucks, electric drive mining trucks, wheel tractor scrapers, compactors, mining trucks, wheel dozers, paving products, tunnel boring and underground mining equipment, electronics and control systems, industrial swing machines, and machinery components for mine, quarry, forestry, paving, tunneling, industrial, and waste customers. The company's Power Systems segment offers reciprocating engine powered generator sets; integrated systems for the electric power generation industry; reciprocating engines, and integrated systems and solutions; turbines and turbine-related services; and diesel-electric locomotives and components, and rail-related products and services. Its Financial Products segment provides retail and wholesale financing alternatives for Caterpillar equipment, machinery, and engines; offers property, casualty, life, accident, and health insurance, as well as insurance brokerage services; and purchases short-term receivables. The company markets its products through its sales force, distribution centers, dealers, and distributors. It was formerly known as Caterpillar Tractor Co. and changed its name to Caterpillar Inc. in 1986. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois.
Is CAT a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
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Summary: Counts: 4 bullish, 0 bearish and 1 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 145.19
52 Week Low 89.0719
Average Volume 3,505,286
200-Day Moving Average 112.6634
50-Day Moving Average 135.3538
20-Day Moving Average 139.3065
10-Day Moving Average 141.665
Average True Range 2.1182
ADX 37.9
+DI 33.78
-DI 12.31
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 138.8354
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 140.1646
Upper Bollinger Band 144.8767
Lower Bollinger Band 133.7363
Percent B (%b) 0.87
BandWidth 7.997042
MACD Line 2.367
MACD Signal Line 2.1243
MACD Histogram 0.2427
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 84.76 Billion
Num Shares 591 Million
EPS 0.18
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 796.78
Price-to-Sales 2.03
Price-to-Book 5.78
PEG Ratio 0.54
Dividend 3.12
Dividend Yield 2.18%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 145.81
Resistance 3 (R3) 146.00 145.40 145.41
Resistance 2 (R2) 145.40 144.79 145.30 145.27
Resistance 1 (R1) 144.41 144.42 144.11 144.22 145.14
Pivot Point 143.81 143.81 143.66 143.71 143.81
Support 1 (S1) 142.82 143.20 142.52 142.63 141.70
Support 2 (S2) 142.22 142.83 142.12 141.57
Support 3 (S3) 141.23 142.22 141.43
Support 4 (S4) 141.04