Caterpillar upgraded to Buy from Neutral at ISI Group ISI Group upgraded Caterpillar to Buy citing recent share weakness and year-to-date machinery sector underperformance. Price target raised to $113 from $110.
Chanos says heavy equipment companies 'have the wind in their face' Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates said on CNBC that the companies selling heavy equipment will "have the wind in their face" for years as inventory is worked though. Chanos added that he remains short shares of Caterpillar (CAT), pointing out the company acquired Bucyrus at the top of the market. Peers of Caterpillar include Deere (DE) and AGCO (AGCO).