Wells Fargo Reiterates $180.00 Price Target for Caterpillar (CAT)

Stratos Wealth Partners Ltd increased its stake in Coca Cola Co (KO) by 10.36% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 96,268 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $15,700,348.12. Its stake in Assured Guaranty Ltd (NYSE:AGO) was reduced by 134,820 shares to 366,175 shares valued at $12.40 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Avalon Advisors Llc who had been investing in Facebook Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $479.08 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $63.94. Another trade for 8,533 shares valued at $1.92 million was made by Peters Gregory K on Tuesday, January 16. Caterpillar Inc (CAT)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -18.04. (NYSE:CAT), we note that the consensus target price is resting at $178.38. They expect $0.85 EPS, up 16.44% or $0.12 from last year's $0.73 per share. FB's profit will be $4.06B for 29.51 P/E if the $1.40 EPS becomes a reality. Industrial Goods and Farm & Construction Machinery are moving forward and Caterpillar Inc.'s efforts may transfer some benefits to them too. This signal may indicate if the Buy or Sell is weakening or gaining strength, or if the Hold is leaning towards a Buy or Sell. Therefore 67% are positive. Target Corporation had 89 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with "Buy". The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, April 13 by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, March 24 the stock rating was upgraded by OTR Global to "Positive". The firm has "Equal Weight" rating given on Friday, September 25 by Barclays Capital. On Friday, January 19 the rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Buy". The firm has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, July 26.

Analysts await CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) on Wednesday, October 18 with "Buy" rating. Bank of America maintained the shares of CAT in report on Friday, September 25 with "Neutral" rating.

Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management, which manages about $1.07B and $545.77M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Claymore Exchange Trd Fd Tr (BSJJ) by 15,620 shares to 79,555 shares, valued at $1.94M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Grupo Televisa Sa (Put) (NYSE:TV) by 319,100 shares in the quarter, for a total of 324,300 shares, and has risen its stake in Nike Inc (Put) (NYSE:NKE).

CAT had 4 sales and 0 insider purchases since October 26, 2017.

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Taking a look at the current stock price for L Brands, Inc. $522,724 worth of stock was sold by DICKINSON DANIEL M on Monday, October 30. Shares for $216,276 were sold by De Lange Bob. The price index of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) on Tuesday, January 30. Capital World Investors now owns 18,220,351 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,617,421,000 after buying an additional 2,546,164 shares during the last quarter. It improved, as 55 investors sold CAT shares while 401 reduced holdings. 162 funds opened positions while 352 raised stakes. Funds hold 402.55 million shares thus 0.18% more from 2017Q3's 401.83 million shares. Dupont Capital has invested 0.25% in Caterpillar Inc. Daiwa Group Inc invested 0.15% of its capital in Caterpillar Inc. Wolverine Asset Mgmt Limited holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). The Massachusetts-based Eagleclaw Managment Ltd Co has invested 0.95% in Caterpillar Inc. Tci Wealth Inc reported 20,592 shares or 1.43% of all its holdings. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has risen 60.63% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE:CAT). Dixon Hubard Feinour And Brown Va invested in 5,872 shares. Monetary Mngmt Gru holds 5,700 shares. Braun Stacey Assoc reported 1.41% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Bokf Na stated it has 0.23% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. It's an average volume stands with 6339.9K shares. Aristotle Capital Management Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 1,330 shs. Gyroscope Capital Mngmt Gp Limited Company owns 6,566 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. The firm has "Underweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Saturday, August 22.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.04, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. The Alyeska Investment Group Lp holds 852,039 shares with $134.26 million value, up from 657,547 last quarter. 145 funds opened positions while 589 raised stakes. Dividends are mostly given in terms of cash payments, property or as shares of stock. Northstar Investment Advsr holds 1,700 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Diversified holds 0.03% or 2,761 shares. Company insiders own 0.14% of the company's stock. Gulf Interest Commercial Bank (Uk) Limited accumulated 72,945 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Dock Street Asset invested in 32,210 shares or 1.07% of the stock. Zeke Capital Llc owns 11,148 shares. Hightower Advisors Ltd Liability Com invested in 475,225 shares or 0.69% of the stock. Eastern Retail Bank has 130,282 shares. Staley Cap Advisers holds 11,800 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Platinum Invest invested in 2.64M shares or 3.22% of the stock. Hills Bankshares Comm holds 6,638 shares. 4,103 were reported by First Commercial Bank Sioux Falls. Greenleaf stated it has 0.03% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). 6,134 are held by Institute For Wealth Ltd. It also reduced its holding in Cvs Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) by 71,501 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 81,319 shares, and cut its stake in Visa Inc Cl A (NYSE:V). If a stock does not have good liquidity then it may take some time before a broker is able to negotiate a deal to buy or sell a stock and the broker may not be able to get the sell or buy price that the trader is looking for. The firm is having analyst recommendation of 2.40 on scale of 1 to 5. (NYSE:CAT) was sold by Pellette Thomas A on Wednesday, January 31. Avalon Advisors Llc sold 4,954 shares as the company's stock declined 14.10% with the market. (NYSE:D) for 3.62 million shares.

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