With the year almost over, we’re taking a look at all 30 stocks in the Dow, starting with the worst performer— Walgreens Boots Alliance —and working our way up to the highest-flying stock in the benchmark— Apple. The ranking may shift before the close of 2019 trading, but the stories behind the stocks shouldn’t.
Shares of Caterpillar (ticker: CAT), the iconic American maker of heavy equipment, fell near the middle of the Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks in 2019, ranking 17 out of 30, posting gains of about 20%.
But the average performance doesn’t indicate an average year. Caterpillar management cut