The Insider, Suzette Long Sold 528 Shares of Caterpillar Inc. (CAT); Autodesk (ADSK) Has 1.42 Sentiment

January 31, 2018 - By Danny Collins

Autodesk, Inc. operates as a design software and services firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $25.40 billion. It operates through Architecture, Engineering, and Construction; Manufacturing; Platform Solutions and Emerging Business; and Media and Entertainment divisions. It currently has negative earnings. The firm offers AutoCAD, a professional design, drafting, detailing, and visualization software; and AutoCAD LT, a professional drafting and detailing software; Maya and 3ds Max software products that offer 3D modeling, animation, effects, rendering, and compositing solutions; and Revit software for building information modeling.

Suzette Long is the General Counsel/Corporate Sec. of Caterpillar Inc. She recently unloaded 528 shares in the corporation with the transaction value totalling about $84,723 USD. The stated number is based on the reported price of $160.5 of a share. Currently, Mr. Suzette, possess 20,105 shares, which accounts for 0.00% of the Company’s market capitalization.

The stock decreased 0.85% or $1.39 during the last trading session, reaching $162.37. About 4.50M shares traded or 4.23% up from the average. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has risen 47.53% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.83% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.14, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 50 investors sold Caterpillar Inc. shares while 377 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 344 raised stakes. 401.83 million shares or 0.39% less from 403.41 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Natl Asset Inc accumulated 5,909 shares. Duff Phelps Invest invested 0.01% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Ww Invsts reported 20.88 million shares or 0.59% of all its holdings. Webster Bank N A has 0.09% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Nelson Roberts Invest Advsr Limited Liability has 566 shares. Germany-based Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh has invested 0.07% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Oarsman Inc stated it has 4,255 shares or 0.22% of all its holdings. Telos Capital Mngmt has invested 0.11% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Factory Mutual Insurance holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 106,500 shares. Usa Fincl Portformulas Corporation owns 44,514 shares. Sawgrass Asset Mgmt Llc, a Florida-based fund reported 8,310 shares. Welch & Forbes Lc invested in 53,748 shares. 2,501 are held by Torch Wealth Management Ltd Liability Company. Westpac Bk Corp owns 0.14% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 50,261 shares. Kepos Capital Limited Partnership owns 26,142 shares.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $739,000 activity. 3,813 Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) shares with value of $522,724 were sold by DICKINSON DANIEL M. The insider Long Suzette M sold $1.58 million. De Lange Bob had sold 1,572 shares worth $216,276.

Among 31 analysts covering Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), 16 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Caterpillar Inc. has $200.0 highest and $28 lowest target. $143.13’s average target is -11.85% below currents $162.37 stock price. Caterpillar Inc. had 117 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) rating on Wednesday, October 12. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $90 target. Jefferies maintained Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) rating on Tuesday, May 30. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $10000 target. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital with “Equal Weight” on Friday, September 25. The stock of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 8 by J.P. Morgan. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Friday, January 26. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, September 7 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, September 25 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, December 5, the company rating was maintained by UBS. Barclays Capital upgraded it to “Overweight” rating and $110 target in Tuesday, February 7 report. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, December 13 by Credit Suisse.

Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives for heavy and general construction, rental, quarry, aggregate, mining, waste, material handling, gas and oil, power generation, marine, rail, and industrial markets. The company has market cap of $96.60 billion. The Company’s Construction Industries segment offers backhoe, compact, track-type, small and medium wheel, knuckleboom, and skid steer loaders; small and medium track-type, and site prep tractors; mini, wheel, forestry, small, medium, and large track excavators; and motorgraders, pipelayers, telehandlers, cold planers, asphalt pavers, compactors, road reclaimers, and wheel and track skidders and feller bunchers. It has a 128.87 P/E ratio. The company's Resource Industries segment provides electric rope and hydraulic shovel, landfill and soil compactor, dragline, large wheel loader, machinery component, track and rotary drill, electronics and control system, work tool, hard rock vehicle and continuous mining system, scoop and hauler, wheel tractor scraper, large track-type tractor, and wheel dozer products; longwall, highwall, and continuous miners; and mining, off-highway, and articulated trucks.

Hmi Capital Llc holds 10.4% of its portfolio in Autodesk, Inc. for 672,491 shares. Darsana Capital Partners Lp owns 1.68 million shares or 7.93% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hoplite Capital Management L.P. has 7.06% invested in the company for 989,429 shares. The New York-based Domini Impact Investments Llc has invested 6.16% in the stock. Lateef Investment Management L.P., a California-based fund reported 482,223 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $6.74 million activity.

Analysts await Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) to report earnings on March, 1. They expect $-0.34 EPS, up 39.29% or $0.22 from last year’s $-0.56 per share. After $-0.42 actual EPS reported by Autodesk, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -19.05% EPS growth.