Caterpillar and CNH Global Under Review: Agricultural Boom to Lift Machinery Industry

Jan 23, 2013, 08:00 ET from

LONDON, January 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The expanding global agricultural space is fueling optimism for the farm and construction machinery industry. StockCall professionals have taken into account the following factor as they compiled and released their technical analysis on Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH). Download these free reports now at

Weakness in a few markets could pose as headwinds for companies like Caterpillar, while a recent merger could strengthen the presence of smaller companies like CNH Global N.V. Caterpillar has been challenged by soft demand out of the mining industry which accounts for almost 42% of its total business. However, it has done an admirable job of diversifying its operations to reduce the effect of mining exposure. It remains a strong presence in the agricultural market which continues to expand at an impressive rate. Sign up today to read our technical report on Caterpillar at

CNH Global N.V. [Free Report on CNH] [1] recently entered into a definite merger with Fiat Industrial which should put it in an even more favorable position. The deal will immediately put cash in investors' pockets via a $10 per share dividend. Additionally, it will give it more direct exposure to agricultural and construction markets.

With the global demand for food on the rise pushed by a booming population worldwide, the years ahead will be interesting for companies in the Agricultural Machinery industry which are able to meet the needs of farmers as they aim to boost crop production.


  1. CNH Global N.V. Technical Analysis [ ]

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