Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Caterpillar

Caterpillar (CAT) :The total money flow, which is calculated as the dollar value of composite uptick minus downtick trades was negative ($6.24 million) and the uptick to downtick ratio was 0.91. The transaction value on upticks was $60.26 million and on downticks, the transaction value was $66.5 million. In block trades, the transaction value of inflow done during uptick was $7.31 million. The transaction value of block trades during downticks was $14.08 million. The uptick to downtick block trade ratio was 0.52. The money flow was negative ($6.77 million), indicating the traders were booking profit on the price strength. Caterpillar (CAT) rose $0.43 at $77.8, during intraday Tuesday , a rise of 0.56% over the previous days close.


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%. In an insider trading activity, 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.

Shares of Caterpillar Inc. rose by 7.29% in the last five trading days and 4.96% for the last 4 weeks. Caterpillar Inc. is up 5.88% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 20.05%.

Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $78.72, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $79.94 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $78.3 and closed the trading day at $79.8, in the green by 2.57%. The total traded volume for the day was 5,545,755. The stock had closed at $77.8 in the previous days trading.

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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