Large Inflow of Money Witnessed in Caterpillar

Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) dropped by -0.1 or -0.08 points during the last session to $76.35 per share. One of the highlights of the day was the net money flow figure, which stood at $13.71 million even as the stock accepted $40.51 million in upticks but rejected $26.8 million in downticks. The up/down ratio for the last observation was a 1.51. The 1-week percentage change for the stock price is registered at 0.56%.A block transaction occurred with $14.03 million in upticks and $0 million in downticks while the up/down ratio was calculated to be 0. The stock witnessed a net inflow of $14.03 million at the end of the block trade.


The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.77% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.28%. The company shares have dropped 13.59% in the past 52 Weeks. On June 24, 2015 The shares registered one year high of $88.81 and one year low was seen on January 20, 2016 at $56.36. The 50-day moving average is $73.49 and the 200 day moving average is recorded at $70.36. S&P 500 has rallied 1.93% during the last 52-weeks.

Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT): During Tuesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $76.45 and $76.01 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $76.90. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $76.49, notching a gain of 0.08% for the day. The total traded volume was 3,292,083 . The stock had closed at $76.43 on the previous day.

Currently the company Insiders own 0.15% of Caterpillar shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by 93.18% . Institutional Investors own 70.64% of Caterpillar shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of 88.45%. On the companys insider trading activities, Halverson Bradley M, officer (Group President & CFO) of Caterpillar Inc, unloaded 574 shares at an average price of $72.58 on May 31, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $41,661, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

Caterpillar Inc. is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The Company principally operates through its three product segments: Resource Industries, Construction Industries, and Energy & Transportation. The Company also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment. It offers its products under the brand names Caterpillar, CAT, design versions of CAT and Caterpillar, Electro-Motive, FG Wilson, MaK, MWM, Perkins, Progress Rail, SEM and Solar Turbines. It operates parts distribution centers at various locations, including Morton, Illinois; Arvin, California; Denver, Colorado; Miami, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; St. Paul, Minnesota, and Dubai, United Arab Emirates, among others. Its subsidiaries include Caterpillar Life Insurance Company, Cat Financial and Caterpillar Product Services Corporation (CPSC), among others.

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