Face to Face Hot Stocks: Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT), Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW)

Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT)

Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) closed at $123.27 on the last trading session with an decrease of -3.88%, whereas, it previously closed at $128.25. The company has a market capitalization of $69.21 Billion. The company traded shares of 7.34 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 2.98 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) produced diluted EPS of 10.4. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 10.5 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 2.05. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 3.4, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 10.5% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 3.28% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 21.7%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) is at 11.85 while the forward p/e is at 11.74. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) stands at 1.29 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 4.65. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 18.58. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) are reported at 1 and 1.5 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) stands at 7.8, 40.7 and 12.2 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) is reported at 53.8 Billion with income of 5.92 Billion. The outstanding shares of Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) are 561.44 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 68.9 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 1.39 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) is ticked at 0.18%, the figure is plummeted -8.87% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 147.62. The 52 week high of Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) is placed at 150.55 and 52 week low is standing at 111.75.

Performance wise the shares of Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) fell down -9.98% for the week, it also fell -9.85% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -15.81%. The shares increase 8.72% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) shrinked -11.69% for the yearly performance.

Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW)

Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) closed at $525.36 on the last trading session with an decrease of -4.59%, whereas, it previously closed at $550.61. The company has a market capitalization of $49.4 Billion. The company traded shares of 781386 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 474.72 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) produced diluted EPS of 13.81. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 25.8 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 4.02. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -5.3, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 25.8% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 11.42% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 9.3%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) is at 38.04 while the forward p/e is at 20.36. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) stands at 2.76 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 11.99. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 33.51. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) are reported at 0.6 and 1 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) stands at 5.7, 31.3 and 8.3 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) is reported at 17.9 Billion with income of 1.29 Billion. The outstanding shares of Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) are 94.04 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 80.2 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.01 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) is ticked at 0.2%, the figure is plummeted -16.44% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 612.8. The 52 week high of Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) is placed at 599.95 and 52 week low is standing at 410.35.

Performance wise the shares of Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) fell down -10.05% for the week, it also fell -11.11% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -9.42%. The shares increase 1.93% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) grew 19.31% for the yearly performance.