Big Cap Capital Goods Stocks Increasing Their EPS the Most in the Sector

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about large cap companies in the Capital Goods sector that have increased their earnings per share the most over the year-over-year period.

  • Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT): This company earned $4.28 last year, which represents a change of 190.36% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $89.81 and its market capitalization is $58,023,210,000.00. About the company: Caterpillar Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets construction, mining, agricultural, and forestry machinery. The Company also manufactures engines and other related parts for its equipment, and offers financing and insurance. Caterpillar distributes its products through a worldwide organization of dealers.
  • Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI): This company earned $5.29 last year, which represents a change of 143.66% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $94.47 and its market capitalization is $18,393,490,000.00. About the company: Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes and services diesel and natural gas engines. The Company also manufactures electric power generation systems and engine-related component products, including filtration and exhaust aftertreatment, fuel systems, controls, and air handling systems.
  • The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA): This company earned $4.48 last year, which represents a change of 137.72% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $61.75 and its market capitalization is $45,762,400,000.00. About the company: The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and markets commercial jet aircraft, as well as provides related support services to the commercial airline industry worldwide. The Company also researches, develops, produces, modifies, and supports information, space, and defense systems, including military aircraft, helicopters and space and missile systems.
  • Deere + Company (NYSE:DE): This company earned $4.40 last year, which represents a change of 111.34% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $74.97 and its market capitalization is $31,465,600,000.00. About the company: Deere & Company manufactures and distributes a range of agricultural, construction and forestry, and commercial and consumer equipment. The Company supplies replacement parts for its own products and for those of other manufacturers. Deere also provides product and parts financing services.
  • Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW): This company earned $3.05 last year, which represents a change of 57.08% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $45.09 and its market capitalization is $22,157,880,000.00. About the company: Illinois Tool Works Inc. designs and manufactures fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, and a variety of specialty products and equipment. The Company’s products include industrial fluids and adhesives, tooling for specialty applications, welding products, and quality measurement equipment and systems. Illinois Tool Works operates worldwide.
  • Ingersoll-Rand PLC (NYSE:IR): This company earned $1.98 last year, which represents a change of 51.58% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $30.39 and its market capitalization is $10,058,390,000.00. About the company: Ingersoll-Rand PLC is a diversified, global company that provides a diverse range of products and services for a wide range of industries. The Company’s operations include consist of air conditioning systems and services, climate control technologies, industrial technologies and security technologies.
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC): This company earned $6.91 last year, which represents a change of 39.11% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $51.89 and its market capitalization is $14,428,360,000.00. About the company: Northrop Grumman Corporation is a global security company. The Company provides systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.
  • Kubota Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:KUB): This company earned $0.56 last year, which represents a change of 29.54% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $39.76 and its market capitalization is $10,101,355,238.54. About the company: KUBOTA CORPORATION manufactures industrial machinery, farm machinery, and fluid piping systems. The Company’s products include ductile iron pipes, engines, tractors, combine harvesters, reaper binders, rice planters, and excavators. Kubota also produces forged iron products, housing equipment, and environmental control plants.
  • Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON): This company earned $2.61 last year, which represents a change of 26.41% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $46.88 and its market capitalization is $36,680,100,000.00. About the company: Honeywell International Inc. is a diversified technology and manufacturing company with operations around the world. The Company provides aerospace products and services, control technologies, automotive products, and power generation systems. Honeywell also provides specialty chemicals, fibers, plastics, and electronic and advanced materials.
  • 3M Company (NYSE:MMM): This company earned $5.72 last year, which represents a change of 24.62% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $82.54 and its market capitalization is $58,565,080,000.00. About the company: 3M Co. conducts operations in electronics, telecommunications, industrial, consumer and office, health care, safety, and other markets. The Company’s businesses share technologies, manufacturing operations, brands, marketing channels, and other resources. 3M serves customers in countries located around the world.
  • United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX): This company earned $4.82 last year, which represents a change of 14.96% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $72.45 and its market capitalization is $65,836,250,000.00. About the company:  United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and support services to customers in the aerospace and building industries worldwide. The Company’s products include aircraft engines, elevators and escalators, heating and air conditioning equipment, helicopters, aerospace systems, fuel cell systems, and fire and safety equipment.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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