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Shares of Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) shed 1.54% to $189.92 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.24% to 4,350.65 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.34% to 34,378.34. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Caterpillar Inc. closed $56.77 short of its 52-week high ($246.69), which the company achieved on June 4th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Deere & Co. (DE) fell 0.60% to $330.60, General Electric Co. (GE) fell 1.31% to $102.72, and Cummins Inc. (CMI) fell 0.99% to $230.14. Trading volume (4.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.4 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 12, 2021.
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October 12, 2021 16:42 ET (20:42 GMT)
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