Caterpillar (CAT) to pay $1.03 on Feb 20, 2020; Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno Has Cut By $1.87 Million Its Mastercard (MA) Stake

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Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:CAT) is expected to pay $1.03 on Feb 20, 2020. (NYSE:CAT) shareholders before Jan 17, 2020 will receive the $1.03 dividend. Caterpillar Inc’s current price of $145.57 translates into 0.71% yield. Caterpillar Inc’s dividend has Jan 21, 2020 as record date. Dec 11, 2019 is the announcement. The stock decreased 0.76% or $1.11 during the last trading session, reaching $145.57. About 2.47M shares traded. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has risen 11.18% since January 16, 2019 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.18% the S&P500. Some Historical CAT News: 21/05/2018 – ♫ Reuters Insider – Trading at Noon: GE arranges $11.1 billion deal to unload transportation unit; 24/04/2018 – Dow tanks more than 550 points after opening higher – Caterpillar leads the rollover; 11/05/2018 – Caterpillar Inc. April 3-Month Asia/Pacific Total Machines Retail Sales Up 33%; 07/05/2018 – Caterpillar at Wells Fargo Industrials Conference Tomorrow; 12/04/2018 – Caterpillar: Pellette Is Currently Current Energy & Transportation Group Pres; 23/04/2018 – CATERPILLAR ROLLING 3-MOS MARCH MACHINE SALES WORLD UP 26%; 04/05/2018 – Caterpillar: Finance Services Division Vice Pres Joe Creed Named Interim CFO; 04/05/2018 – CATERPILLAR NAMES ANDREW BONFIELD CFO; 06/03/2018 – CAT: HARD TO GAUGE IF NORTH AM. MARKETS GAINING ON TAX REFORM; 24/04/2018 – CATERPILLAR INC — SAYS SUSTAINED DIVIDEND GROWTH REMAINS A “VERY HIGH PRIORITY” FOR US — CONF CALL

Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno decreased Mastercard Inc (MA) stake by 7.81% reported in 2019Q3 SEC filing. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno sold 7,500 shares as Mastercard Inc (MA)’s stock rose 2.48%. The Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno holds 88,500 shares with $22.05 million value, down from 96,000 last quarter. Mastercard Inc now has $317.03B valuation. The stock increased 1.16% or $3.61 during the last trading session, reaching $314.25. About 3.55 million shares traded or 11.46% up from the average. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has risen 43.06% since January 16, 2019 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 43.06% the S&P500. Some Historical MA News: 03/05/2018 – Mastercard blames cryptocurrencies for slight drop in first-quarter growth; 22/03/2018 – Pymnts.com: Equifax Names Ex-Mastercard CEO To Its Board; 27/04/2018 – MASTERCARD SAYS RICHARD DAVIS PROPOSED TO BE ADDED TO BOARD; 05/04/2018 – Mastercard Names Cairns Vice Chairman After International Role; 02/04/2018 – Mastercard Names Choon Phong Goh to Board of Directors; 02/05/2018 – CHINESE BANKS ARE ISSUING MASTERCARD CARDS AGAIN: HUND-MEJEAN; 26/04/2018 – The Town of Narragansett, Rhode Island Clerk’s Office Deploys SailPoint Over-the-Counter (OTC); 05/05/2018 – Buffett: Should Have Bought More Mastercard, Visa — Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting; 23/04/2018 – DJ Mastercard Incorporated Class A, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (MA); 06/03/2018 – XOX SAYS HASN’T ENTERED INTO AGREEMENT TO WORK WITH MASTERCARD

Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives for heavy and general construction, rental, quarry, aggregate, mining, waste, material handling, gas and oil, power generation, marine, rail, and industrial markets. The company has market cap of $80.45 billion. The Company’s Construction Industries segment offers backhoe, compact, track-type, small and medium wheel, knuckleboom, and skid steer loaders; small and medium track-type, and site prep tractors; mini, wheel, forestry, small, medium, and large track excavators; and motorgraders, pipelayers, telehandlers, cold planers, asphalt pavers, compactors, road reclaimers, and wheel and track skidders and feller bunchers. It has a 13.84 P/E ratio. The company's Resource Industries segment provides electric rope and hydraulic shovel, landfill and soil compactor, dragline, large wheel loader, machinery component, track and rotary drill, electronics and control system, work tool, hard rock vehicle and continuous mining system, scoop and hauler, wheel tractor scraper, large track-type tractor, and wheel dozer products; longwall, highwall, and continuous miners; and mining, off-highway, and articulated trucks.

More notable recent Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) Passed Our Checks, And It’s About To Pay A US$1.03 Dividend – Yahoo Finance” on January 14, 2020, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “Is Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) Potentially Undervalued? – Yahoo Finance” published on January 10, 2020, Seekingalpha.com published: “Caterpillar: Don’t Buy At This Price – Seeking Alpha” on January 15, 2020. More interesting news about Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Caterpillar Announces Officer Retirement – Yahoo Finance” published on January 15, 2020 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Caterpillar celebrates 90th NYSE anniversary – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: December 17, 2019.

Among 13 analysts covering Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Caterpillar has $17800 highest and $10000 lowest target. $142.46’s average target is -2.14% below currents $145.57 stock price. Caterpillar had 26 analyst reports since July 25, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, October 9. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Monday, September 9 with “Buy”. J.P. Morgan maintained the shares of CAT in report on Wednesday, October 23 with “Buy” rating. Wells Fargo downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Thursday, September 12 report. The rating was maintained by UBS on Tuesday, October 8 with “Sell”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 6 by Bank of America. The stock of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, December 16 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, October 24 by UBS. JP Morgan maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $17800 target in Friday, December 20 report. As per Thursday, October 24, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2019 Q3. Its down 0.13, from 0.92 in 2019Q2. It turned negative, as 81 investors sold Caterpillar Inc. shares while 436 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 316 raised stakes. 348.92 million shares or 1.29% less from 353.49 million shares in 2019Q2 were reported. Cheviot Value Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.11% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Cape Cod Five Cents Bank & Trust invested in 4,594 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Madison Investment Inc has 0.4% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Ltd Liability Partnership Ma accumulated 5,170 shares. Salem Inv Counselors reported 30,843 shares stake. Bartlett Limited Liability Corp, a Ohio-based fund reported 2,577 shares. Carret Asset Limited stated it has 2,350 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Dearborn Prns Limited Liability Company reported 57,455 shares or 0.42% of all its holdings. Kames Capital Pcl, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 19,182 shares. Birch Hill Advisors Llc reported 3,759 shares. Tradewinds Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Co invested in 527 shares. Convergence Inv Partners Limited has 9,611 shares. Bb&T holds 0.06% or 27,010 shares in its portfolio. Meeder Asset accumulated 4,381 shares. Trust Communication Of Toledo Na Oh has 0.25% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 8,138 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2019 Q3. Its down 0.03, from 0.94 in 2019Q2. It turned negative, as 34 investors sold MA shares while 559 reduced holdings. 132 funds opened positions while 408 raised stakes. 712.44 million shares or 1.09% less from 720.31 million shares in 2019Q2 were reported. Mairs And accumulated 2,509 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Hm Payson, Maine-based fund reported 174,449 shares. The Ohio-based Johnson Inv Counsel has invested 1.48% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Lagoda Inv Management Lp invested 0.35% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Fmr Ltd Com reported 41.74 million shares. Hollencrest Capital Mgmt holds 1,780 shares. Vestor Limited owns 53,787 shares. Csat Inv Advisory Limited Partnership reported 0.46% stake. Rdl Financial holds 11,708 shares. Lau Limited has invested 0.24% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Roanoke Asset Management New York accumulated 9.84% or 77,522 shares. Fort Limited Partnership holds 0.55% or 10,923 shares. Epoch Invest Ptnrs Incorporated holds 35,632 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Capital Interest Investors reported 1.84M shares. Icon Advisers invested in 1.03% or 25,669 shares.

Analysts await Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) to report earnings on January, 29 before the open. They expect $1.86 earnings per share, up 20.00% or $0.31 from last year’s $1.55 per share. MA’s profit will be $1.88B for 42.24 P/E if the $1.86 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.15 actual earnings per share reported by Mastercard Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.49% negative EPS growth.

Among 12 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated Common Stock (NYSE:MA), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated Common Stock has $35400 highest and $298 lowest target. $325.50’s average target is 3.58% above currents $314.25 stock price. Mastercard Incorporated Common Stock had 24 analyst reports since July 18, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, September 16 by Morgan Stanley. Nomura maintained Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on Wednesday, July 31 with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, July 18 the stock rating was maintained by Raymond James with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Friday, September 13. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, December 16 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, December 11 by SunTrust. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, July 31 by Raymond James. Guggenheim maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, November 1 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, October 31. The rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy” on Thursday, October 31.

Since July 16, 2019, it had 2 insider buys, and 11 sales for $58.62 million activity. Uggla Lance Darrell Gordon also bought $413,560 worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) shares. 23,850 Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) shares with value of $6.63 million were sold by Mastercard Foundation. DAVIS RICHARD K had bought 1,735 shares worth $468,603 on Monday, August 12.

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