Caterpillar beats, Verizon surges, 3M cuts forecast

Let’s check out the Yahoo Finance charts of the day.

Caterpillar (CAT): Shares climbing here, up around 3.4%. The construction equipment maker and global growth name beat on both the top and bottom line, and raised its 2018 profit outlook.

Verizon (VZ): Shares higher here, up around 1.6%. The telecom giant and Yahoo Finance’s corporate parent reported strong earnings and revenue beat expectations, with retail postpaid connections up by 260,000.

3M (MMM): Shares lower here, down around 6.2%.  The conglomerate and post-it maker’s earnings were basically in-line with estimates, but it trimmed its full-year profit forecast.

For more on today’s big stock movers check out the Final Round, live at 3:55 p.m. ET, right here on Yahoo Finance.