Active Concerns Wondering Movers: Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT), Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (KTOS)

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares an advance of 1.01% to 92.31 with around 7.17 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Lundin Law PC, a shareholder rights firm reported a class action lawsuit against Caterpillar Inc. (CAT). Investors, who purchased or otherwise acquired Caterpillar shares between February 19, 2013 and March 1, 2017, inclusive, are encouraged to contact the firm in advance of the May 2, 2017 lead plaintiff deadline.No class has been certified in the above action yet. Until certification occurs, you are not represented by an attorney. You may choose to take no action and remain a passive class member.

On March 2, 2017, it was revealed that federal law enforcement authorities, such as the U.S. Department of Justice and the Internal Revenue Service, entered Caterpillar’s Peoria, Illinois headquarters and its offices. Corrie Scott from Caterpillar stated, “Law enforcement is present in various Peoria-area Caterpillar facilities executing a search warrant. Caterpillar is cooperating.” The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 37.31% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -7.19%.

Similar, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as -4.37% and for the year was 34.15%, while the YTD performance remained at 0.36%. CAT has Average True Range for 14 days of 2.15.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring -1.82% to $7.02 in active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 2.39 Million shares have changed hands in this session.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) reported that its Microwave Electronics Division (MED) recently received $13.7 million in contract awards related to specialized communication systems. MED is a leading provider of integrated microwave assemblies, solid state power amplifiers, GPS immune modules and other microwave electronic products that support radar, missile, electronic warfare, and guidance, unmanned aerial and other systems. Work under these contract awards will be produced in a secure Kratos manufacturing facility.

Due to consumer related and other considerations, no additional information is being provided related to these contract awards. The firm has institutional ownership of 72.60%, while insider ownership included 1.10%. KTOS attains analyst recommendation of 2.00 with week’s performance of -6.15%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 1300.00%.

 

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