Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 48.75, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the company shares stand at 47.35 percent, which is high when compared to that of the 50-day’s 44.02 percent. The first technical resistance point for the stock will likely come at $130.02, marking a 1.27% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $131.68, about 2.51% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $122.4, the lower end of the range. CAT’s 14-day MACD is 3.89 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend.
Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) trade volume has decreased by -4.23% as around 6,545,227 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 6,834,176. At the moment, CAT is witnessing a uptrend, as it is trading 0.02% above its 20-day SMA, -4.18% below its 50-day SMA, and -10.53% below its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 25.5%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 26.35% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the -9.3% decrease witnessed over the past five years.
The last few days have been rough for Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), as its price has decreased by -1.84% during the week. It has also performed poorly over the past three months, as it lost around -9.32% while it has so far retreated around -8.4% during the course of a year. The price of the stock went down by -$0.95 now trading at $128.37. Their shares witnessed a 14.55% increase from the 52-week low price of $112.06 they recorded on 2018-10-29. Even though it is still -34.95% behind the $173.24 high touched on 2018-01-16. The stock of CAT recorded -18.54% downtrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for Caterpillar Inc. is set at $155.24. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 20.93% from the current trading price.
When giving their opinion, around 62.07% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 18 out of 29 rated the stock as a Buy. 10 brokerage firms of the remaining 34.48% rated the stock as a Hold with 1 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate CAT shares held by institutional investors represents 69.1% of total shares. 130 institutions entered new Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) positions, 683 added to their existing positions in these shares, 664 lowered their positions, and 99 exited their positions entirely.
The shares of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has decreased by -0.4%, and now trading at $49.38 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 17,067,755. This is a rise of 3,308,223 shares over the average 13,759,532 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $49.38 went higher by 19.13% from its 52-week low of $41.45 that it attained back on 2018-05-15. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $50.84 nearly 17 days ago on 2018-11-20.
KO stock has performed well over the past 30 days, as it added 1.42% while its price climbed by 7.63% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been tough for the stock, as it tumbled -0.66% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $51.59. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 4.48% from its current trading price.14 out of 25 Wall Street analysts which represents 56% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 44 rated it as a hold, with 0 of analysts rating it as a sell.
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly 15.1%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 6.72% per year, following the -11% drop that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a downtrend, trading -0.36% below its 20-day SMA, 3.78% above its 50-day SMA, and 9.55% above its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate The Coca-Cola Company shares held by institutional investors is 68.1%. 83 institutions jumped in to acquire The Coca-Cola Company (KO) fresh stake, 748 added to their current holdings in these shares, 956 lowered their positions, and 64 left no stake in the company.
The stock’s 9-day MACD is 0.11 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 50.84, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 20.15 percent, which is more when compared to that of the 50-day’s 16.58 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $49.79, sporting a 0.82% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $50.19, representing nearly 1.61% premium to the current market price of The Coca-Cola Company (KO). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $48.25, the lower end of the range.