3 Worth Watching Stocks: Caterpillar Inc.( CAT), Fidelity National Financial Inc(FNF) and Lorillard Inc.( LO)
New York, NY – GDP INSIDER – 12/18/2014.
This article discusses three companies: Caterpillar Inc.(NYSE:CAT), Fidelity National Financial Inc(NYSE:FNF) and Lorillard Inc.(NYSE:LO)
Caterpillar Inc.(NYSE:CAT) rose 0.46% as the stock gained $0.41 to close yesterday’s trading at $89.75. The stock gained an additional $0.18 during afterhours trading. On December 15, analysts at Deutsche Bank cut their price target from $122 to $114 on Caterpillar shares and rated the stock as a BUY, while the analysts at Macquarie downgraded the stock from NEUTRAL to UNDERPERFORM on Tuesday. Caterpillar Inc shares traded below average during yesterday’s trading with a weekly performance of -3.52%, monthly performance of -11.75% and quarterly performance of -13.33%. The ticker traded within a range of $88.03 to $90.14 during intraday trading yesterday.
Fidelity National Financial Inc(NYSE:FNF) saw a bullish trend during yesterday’s trading as the stock performed above average with a weekly performance of 0.95%, monthly performance of 9.50%, quarterly performance of 18.23% and YTD performance of 26.89%. The ticker currently stands at a beta of 0.75, insider ownership of 2.80%, a positive 6-month change in insider ownership of 38.98% and a target price of $34.33. Fidelity National Financial Inc gained 1.72% in its value during yesterday’s trading and closed the day at $33.08, a figure which is 38.84% above its 52-week low of $23.83 and 1.13% below its 52-week low of $33.46.
Lorillard Inc.(NYSE:LO) had a trading volume of 2.37M, a figure which is 0.74M higher than its one month average trading volume of 1.63M. Despite a 0.05% gain in its value during yesterday’s trading, the stock had lost 1.95% during its weekly performance. The $22.25 billion market cap company has a beta of 0.65, 52-week change of 24.13% and 3-months average trading volume of 1.88 million. Lorillard Inc has a forward annual dividend rate of $2.46, forward annual dividend yield of 3.90% and trailing annual dividend yield of 3.10%. The US based cigarette maker closed yesterday’s trading session at $61.79.
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