Following previous ticker characteristics, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) also run on active notice, stock price declined -0.43% after traded at $87.29 in most recent trading session.
Following over 41 years with Caterpillar Inc. (CAT), Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman has elected to retire, effective March 31, 2017. During his time as Chairman and CEO, Oberhelman has reinvigorated the firm’s focus on serving consumers while also driving a culture of quality and safety. Oberhelman led the firm to its highest sales and incomes peak in its 91-year history in 2012, and, since that time, has successfully led the firm through the unprecedented downturn affecting our key industries.
CAT has price to earnings ratio of 46.80 and the price to current year EPS stands at -40.50%. Whereas the traders who further want to see about this, may be interested to see Price to next year’s EPS that would be 1.71%. The earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as the co has 3.53% dividend yield. Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 1.20 and quick ratio was calculated as 0.90. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 2.52 for seeing its liquidity position.
Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 1.21% for a week and 1.62% for a month. The price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 1.49. On these bases, analysts would recommend this stock as an “Active Revolving Stocks.” The firm attains analyst recommendation of 3.10 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -1.05%. CAT’s institutional ownership was registered as 70.60%, while insider ownership was 0.10%.
Tenaris S.A. (NYSE:TS) persists its position slightly strong in context of buying side, while shares price slightly down -0.66% during latest trading session. With reference to all theories, earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as TS has 3.13% dividend yield.
Narrow down focus to other ratios, the co has current ratio of 2.90 that indicates if TS lies in 1.3% to 3% then it is acceptable for both active and passive investors, but sometimes its varies industry to industry. Generally, it indicates good short-term financial strength. Street is more conscious on this after SunEdison, Inc. case. To make strengthen these views, the active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 2, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.07, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.