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tickrz rank
D
Caterpillar Inc (CAT)
Industrial Goods | Manufacturing
124.73  0.73%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankN/AWarren Buffett RankD / 477
Pure Value RankD / 385Dividend RankD / 414
Moat RankD / 382Financial Strength RankD / 368
Growth RankD / 445Momentum RankA / 60
CAT vs MANUFACTURING SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
CATSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO681.7357.119.28
EV/EBITDA RATIO25.1815.811.77
P/S RATIO1.812.62.03
P/B RATIO5.164.83.09
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY0.77%17.34%13.82%
RETURN ON CAPITAL0.48%14.41%10.04%
NET MARGIN-0.17%9.73%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
2.55%
PAYOUT RATIO1611.5%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH11.2%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
3 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY264%
INTEREST COVERAGE4.18x
CURRENT RATIO1.31
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH-143.1%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-8.52%
5 YR BPS GROWTH2.4%
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Caterpillar Inc's stock has climbed 39% over the last year, earning it a strong Momentum Rank
tickrz rank N/A
Unfortunately we don't have enough data to calculate Caterpillar Inc's tickrz rank.
value
pure value ranking D / 385Warren Buffett ranking D / 477
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Caterpillar Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 681.7x, a P/B ratio of 5.2x, a P/S ratio of 1.8x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 25.2x. Caterpillar Inc ranks 385 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.Caterpillar Inc ranks 477 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a weak score, meaning it ranks poorly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Caterpillar Inc is probably not for you.

quality
moat D / 382financial strength D / 368
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is weak. Its position within the Industrial Goods sector appears to be weak. Either the dynamics of its sector place it in a difficult position or management's executition is to blame for its disappointing performance.Caterpillar Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 3 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 4.18x, a debt/equity ratio of 264% and a Moat Rank of 382 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.


momentum A / 60
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 38.55% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 60. Caterpillar Inc's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

yield D / 414
value + yield
Shares currently yield 2.55%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Caterpillar Inc ranks 414 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

growth D / 445
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its -143.1% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -8.5% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 2.4% speak to its relatively poor ranking.

Caterpillar Inc (CAT)
Industrial Goods | Manufacturing
124.73  0.73%


tickrz rank
D
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio681.73x
P/B Ratio5.16x
P/S Ratio1.81x
EV/EBITDA Ratio25.18x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
2.55%
PAYOUT RATIO1611.5%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH11.2%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
3 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY264%
INTEREST COVERAGE4.18x
CURRENT RATIO1.31
MOAT
ROE0.77%
ROIC0.48%
Net Margin-0.17%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH-143.1%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-8.52%
5 YR BPS GROWTH2.4%

TICKRZ RANK
Unfortunately we don't have enough data to calculate Caterpillar Inc's tickrz rank.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Caterpillar Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 681.7x, a P/B ratio of 5.2x, a P/S ratio of 1.8x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 25.2x. Caterpillar Inc ranks 385 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Caterpillar Inc ranks 477 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a weak score, meaning it ranks poorly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Caterpillar Inc is probably not for you.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is weak. Its position within the Industrial Goods sector appears to be weak. Either the dynamics of its sector place it in a difficult position or management's executition is to blame for its disappointing performance.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Caterpillar Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 3 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 4.18x, a debt/equity ratio of 264% and a Moat Rank of 382 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 38.55% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 60. Caterpillar Inc's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 2.55%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Caterpillar Inc ranks 414 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its -143.1% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -8.5% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 2.4% speak to its relatively poor ranking.