See How Caterpillar Ranks Among Analysts' Top Dow 30 Picks

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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Caterpillar Inc. (Symbol: CAT) is the #25 broker pick, on average, out of the 30 stocks making up the Dow Jones Industrial Average, according to ETF Channel . Within the broader S&P 500, when components were ranked in terms of analyst favorites, CAT claims the #335 spot.

Below is a chart of rank over time: Loading+chart++2014+TickerTech.com


According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CAT makes up 4.11% of the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF ( DIA ) which is trading higher by about 0.4% on the day Thursday.

CAT operates in the Construction sector, among companies like Deere & Co. ( DE ) which is up about 1.1% today, and CNH Industrial N.V. ( CNHI ) trading lower by about 0.2%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of CAT, versus DE and CNHI.

CAT,DE,CNHI Relative Performance Chart

CAT is currently trading up about 0.9% midday Thursday.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , ETFs

Referenced Stocks: DIA , DE , CNHI , CAT

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