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Only Six Dow Components With Recent Insider Buying, CAT is One of Them
By Dividend Channel Staff, Tuesday, February 12, 10:56 AM ET
The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique inside view into the business, so when these insiders make purchases, investors are wise to take notice. Presumably the only reason for a company insider to choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock in the open market, is that they expect to make money — maybe they find the stock very undervalued, or maybe they see exciting progress within the company, or maybe both. Within the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, only six companies have experienced such buying over the trailing six month period, one of which was Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), where an investment totaling $124.8K was made by Group President Bob De Lange. Click Here to Learn Which Other Five Dow Components Also Had Recent Insider Buying »
De Lange bets big on CAT:
||Bob De Lange
De Lange's average cost works out to $115.58/share. Shares of Caterpillar Inc. were changing hands at $131.65 at last check, trading up about 2% on Tuesday. The chart below shows the one year performance of CAT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, CAT's low point in its 52 week range is $112.06 per share, with $164.60 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $131.65.
The current annualized dividend paid by Caterpillar Inc. is $3.44/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 01/18/2019. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for CAT, which can be of good help in judging whether the most recent dividend with approx. 2.7% annualized yield is likely to continue.
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