Caterpillar Stock (CAT)

Caterpillar Stock Trade Ahead Of Earnings Ends With A Loss – Jan 29 2016

Categories: Caterpillar Stock (CAT), Profit And Income Strategies

Caterpillar Stock Trade Ahead Of Earnings Ends With A Loss – Jan 29 2016

One of the trades I entered on Tuesday was in Caterpillar Stock ahead of earnings. Caterpillar reported earnings on Thursday Jan 28 before the markets opened that continued to show a decline in revenue. However the forecast for 2016 was more rosy including cost cutting measures which management indicated will benefit the company in the future. What was interesting is that in October 2015 they had forecast a higher revenue amount for 2016 than they did this time around. Revenue is now projected to come…

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Trade Alert – Caterpillar Stock Ahead Of Earnings – Jan 26 2016

Categories: Caterpillar Stock (CAT), Profit And Income Strategies

Trade Alert –  Caterpillar Stock Ahead Of Earnings – Jan 26 2016

One of the trades outlined this past weekend was in Caterpillar Stock. Today’s market action allowed me to set this trade up. The rest of this trade alert is for FullyInformed members. Caterpillar Stock – Trade Alert – Jan 26 2016 FullyInformed Members can read the latest trade alert in Caterpillar Stock directly through this link or Members can sign in to the full members site here. Non-members can join here. Internal Stock and Option Trades Links Portfolio Listing by Years My Principal Stocks Index…

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Trade Alert – Rolling Down Caterpillar Stock Positions (CAT) – July 24 2015

Categories: Caterpillar Stock (CAT), Profit And Income Strategies

Trade Alert –  Rolling Down Caterpillar Stock Positions (CAT) –  July 24 2015

The trades this year in Caterpillar stock were on track for high double-digit gains until the recent sell-off. Here are the trades done today as I continue to rescue my two trades. One is a naked put trades and the other is a Super Charge Buy-Write Strategy trade which I had set up on July 15. Unfortunately the shares were not exercised early and the collapse of the stock has left my covered calls far out of the money and in need of rescue. This…

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Under Strong Selling Pressure – Caterpillar Stock (CAT) Trades For 2015 Update – July 24 2015

Categories: Caterpillar Stock (CAT), Profit And Income Strategies

Under Strong Selling Pressure – Caterpillar Stock (CAT) Trades For 2015 Update – July 24 2015

The selling pressure from the recent earnings announcement is pounding Caterpillar Stock. The stock is under extreme selling pressure which is always the worst time to sell out but often among the best times to make some trades depending on your outlook for the stock and your comfort level. The stock chart to July 24 for Caterpillar Stock shows the results of poor earnings. Caterpillar Stock Chart to July 24 2015 You can see in the chart below that Caterpillar stock easily broke the prior…

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Muddling Along – Caterpillar Stock (CAT) Trades For 2015 Update – July 19 2015

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Muddling Along – Caterpillar Stock (CAT) Trades For 2015 Update – July 19 2015

Caterpillar stock in 2015 looks like it may return about 15%. This will be among the low side for the stock for the past 3 years. In 2013 the return was 27% against capital in use.  The return in 2014 matched the gains made in 2013 at 28%. This year though Caterpillar Stock is trending sideways stuck in a trading range that cannot break out to the upside but refused to fall back below longer-term support on the downside. Caterpillar Stock Chart to July 17…

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Enjoying The Decline – Caterpillar Stock (CAT) Trades For 2015 Update – Mar 21 2015

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Enjoying The Decline – Caterpillar Stock (CAT) Trades For 2015 Update – Mar 21 2015

Caterpillar Stock has been in my portfolio on and off for many years. 2013 marked the first year however where I started trading CAT Stock regularly. In 2013 the return was 27% against capital in use.  The return in 2014 matched the gains made in 2013 at 28%. But whereas a lot of trades were done in 2013, 2014 saw fewer trades and more periods where I indicated Caterpillar Stock was overvalued and I did not wish to risk my capital in the stock. In…

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Caterpillar Stock (CAT) – Trade Alert – Jan 6 2015

Categories: Caterpillar Stock (CAT), Color Code System, Profit And Income Strategies

Caterpillar Stock (CAT) – Trade Alert – Jan 6 2015

Caterpillar Stock has been in my portfolio on and off for many years. Last year I traded it fairly regularly until it become overvalued. Now back around the $85 to $87 level the stock is more attractive. Here is the trade I did today in Caterpillar Stock with a good level of protection on the trade. The rest of this article is for USA members. Caterpillar Stock – Trade Alert – Jan 6 2015 FullyInformed Members can read the latest trade alert in Caterpillar Stock…

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Caterpillar Stock (CAT) – Trade Alert Using Color Code System

Categories: Caterpillar Stock (CAT), Color Code System, Profit And Income Strategies

Caterpillar Stock (CAT) – Trade Alert Using Color Code System

I did a trade on Friday in Caterpillar stock and explained that it was the start of further positions in Caterpillar Stock. Earnings are released Oct 23 and will give a good indication as to how the global community is faring at the present time. Meanwhile the plunge at the open today, created more opportunities for profits using the color code system of investing to assist in protecting my capital at risk as well as set the trade up for profits and any possible need…

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Caterpillar Stock (CAT) – Color Code System Points To Profits – Trade Alert

Categories: Caterpillar Stock (CAT), Color Code System, Profit And Income Strategies

Caterpillar Stock (CAT) – Color Code System Points To Profits – Trade Alert

I should have been able to enter this trade yesterday with the market pullback but I too late to jump in and by the time I did, I was unable to get the price I wanted. Today however my offer was filled.  Caterpillar Stock trades on New York under the symbol CAT. Caterpillar Stock is under pressure and pushing against the Lower Bollinger Band as it struggles to retain the $100 valuation level. At $100, the stock is reasonably valued with a PE of 16.6…

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Caterpillar Stock (CAT) – Trade Ideas For Last Week of January 2014

Categories: Caterpillar Stock (CAT), Johnson and Johnson Stock (JNJ), Trade Alerts and Ideas

Caterpillar Stock (CAT) – Trade Ideas For Last Week of January 2014

This is the sixth trade idea from a series of 10 trade article ideas for the end of January 2014. A trade I entered on Friday was selling the Feb 22 $82.50 put strike on Caterpillar Stock. Earnings were released this morning and beat analysts expectations. Forward guidance into 2014 was also strong. I think Caterpillar Stock will move higher, but then sell back. The stock is actually in a holding pattern. Let’s take a look at a couple of charts and you can see…

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End Of 2013 Trade Ideas In Caterpillar Stock (CAT)

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End Of 2013 Trade Ideas In Caterpillar Stock (CAT)

This is a FullyInformed Members trade ideas strategy article. As members know I have been Put Selling against Caterpillar Stock throughout 2013. With returns now up over 40% against capital invested, the recent rise in Caterpillar Stock has placed it back to levels not seen since May 2013. I have sold my shares on Friday along with a lot of other investors, but there are other trade opportunities that are present. This article looks at the past year of Caterpillar Stock, the trading pattern that…

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Market Direction Outlook For Oct 24 2013 – Consolidating

Categories: Caterpillar Stock (CAT), Stock Market Outlook

Market Direction Outlook For Oct 24 2013 – Consolidating

The market direction outlook for today was for stocks to begin to stall as the extreme overbought nature of the market at present makes a bigger impact. Indeed even with the market direction sliding slightly today, the number of new highs was an astounding 717 versus 117 new lows. Following the debt ceiling short-term resolution investors piled heavily into stocks and yesterday’s employment numbers rallied more investors confident that the Fed will not and cannot scale back the amount of stimulus presently being pumped into…

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Profiting From The Decline Of Caterpillar Stock

Categories: Caterpillar Stock (CAT), Profit And Income Strategies

Profiting From The Decline Of Caterpillar Stock

This is a FullyInformed Members strategy article. As members know I have been Put Selling against Caterpillar Stock throughout the year. With returns up over 30% against capital invested, the decline in Caterpillar’s revenue means there are even better profit and income opportunities developing for my stock and option trades within Cat Stock. This strategy article examines the technical tools I am using and the strategies I am now employing to apply against Call and Put Selling as well as credit spreads. While the decline…

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Put Selling Caterpillar Stock Safely

Categories: Caterpillar Stock (CAT), Selling Put Options

Put Selling Caterpillar Stock Safely

This is a FullyInformed Members strategy article. As members know I have been Put Selling against Caterpillar Stock throughout the year. Returns are now up to 25% in just 6 months so there is the possibility that returns will extend to 50% for this trade and yet I have only held the stock once for a short period on a quick trade. The rest of the time this trade has been all about Put Selling. This strategy article looks at the two technical tools I…

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Caterpillar Stock Trade Alert Apr 22 2013

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Caterpillar Stock Trade Alert Apr 22 2013

This is a FullyInformed Members Trade Alert. Caterpillar Inc posted disappointing quarterly results this morning and cut its 2013 profit forecast resulting in the Caterpillar stock moving lower this morning.  Caterpillar said it now expects to report a 2013 profit of $7 per share on sales of $57 billion to $61 billion which is down from an estimated profit of $9.00 a share on sales of up to $68 billion. Caterpillar Stock should remain volatile as many analysts are busy reducing their expectations for 2014.…

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