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Fly News Breaks for April 5, 2018
Apr 5, 2018 | 09:34 EDT
Cleveland Research analyst Adam Uhlman is keeping his Neutral rating on Caterpillar with a positive outlook for the company. Uhlman says that the dealer feedback from Europe suggests the company and its peers are raising their build rates this year and now sees demand rising about 10% vs. prior survey-driven forecast of mid-single-digits. The analyst also points to surveys from Asia suggesting "accelerating demand across mining, construction equipment, aftermarket, and power generation". Uhlman adds that the price increases of 1%-3% in January across Asia and Europe was met with little resistance from end users.