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Caterpillar is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. It operates through its three primary segments: Construction Industries, Resource Industries, and Energy & Transportation. The company also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.

TypePublic
Founded1925
HQDeerfield, US
Websitecaterpillar.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Culture scoreC-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)102,300(-1%)
Job Openings183
Revenue (FY, 2019)$53.8 B(-1%)
Share Price (May 2020)$112.5 (-1%)

Key People/Management at Caterpillar

Jim Umpleby

Jim Umpleby

Chairman and CEO
Karl Weiss

Karl Weiss

CTO and Vice President - Innovation & Technology Development Division
Andrew R.J. Bonfield

Andrew R.J. Bonfield

Chief Financial Officer
Suzette M. Long

Suzette M. Long

Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Cheryl H. Johnson

Cheryl H. Johnson

Chief Human Resources Officer
William P. Ainsworth

William P. Ainsworth

Group President - Energy & Transportation Segment
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Caterpillar Office Locations

Caterpillar has offices in Deerfield, Alpharetta, Arvin, Athens and in 127 other locations
Deerfield, US (HQ)
510 Lake Cook Rd #100
Alpharetta, US
4955 Marconi Dr
Arvin, US
5924 Santa Elena Dr
Athens, US
250 Dozer Dr
Atlanta, US
5350 Hunter Rd
Booneville, US
100 Caterpillar Dr
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Caterpillar Financials and Metrics

Caterpillar Revenue

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Caterpillar's revenue was reported to be $53.80 b in FY, 2019 which is a 1.7% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q1, 2020)

10.6b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

3.4b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

31.7%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

1.1b

Market capitalization (22-May-2020)

60.9b

Closing stock price (22-May-2020)

112.5

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

7.1b
Caterpillar's current market capitalization is $60.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

45.5b54.7b53.8b

Revenue growth, %

18%20%(2%)

Cost of goods sold

31.0b37.0b36.6b

Gross profit

14.4b17.7b17.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

9.8b11.3b11.4b12.9b14.0b13.5b13.5b14.4b12.8b10.6b

Cost of goods sold

6.8b7.8b7.6b8.6b9.4b9.0b9.0b9.9b8.6b7.3b

Gross profit

3.1b3.6b3.8b4.3b4.6b4.5b4.5b4.5b4.2b3.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

31%31%33%33%33%33%33%31%33%32%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

8.3b7.9b8.3b

Accounts Receivable

7.4b8.8b8.6b

Prepaid Expenses

1.8b1.8b1.7b

Inventories

10.0b11.5b11.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

9.5b10.2b9.6b7.9b8.7b8.0b7.1b7.4b7.9b7.1b

Accounts Receivable

6.5b6.7b6.7b7.9b8.0b8.0b9.0b9.0b8.3b7.8b

Prepaid Expenses

1.8b1.8b1.7b1.9b1.8b1.8b1.8b1.8b1.6b1.8b

Inventories

9.1b9.4b10.2b10.9b11.3b11.8b12.3b12.0b12.2b11.7b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

759.0m6.1b6.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.9b2.8b2.6b

Inventories

(1.3b)(1.6b)274.0m

Accounts Payable

1.5b709.0m(1.0b)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

194.0m997.0m2.1b1.7b3.4b5.1b1.9b3.5b5.0b1.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

710.0m1.4b2.2b681.0m1.4b2.1b641.0m1.3b1.9b614.0m

Inventories

(444.0m)(688.0m)(1.5b)(803.0m)(1.2b)(1.8b)(813.0m)(487.0m)(676.0m)(541.0m)

Accounts Payable

732.0m1.1b1.4b486.0m545.0m496.0m355.0m134.0m(669.0m)90.0m
USDY, 2020

Financial Leverage

5.3 x
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Caterpillar Operating Metrics

Caterpillar's Backlog was reported to be $13.7b in FY, 2019.
Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019

Backlog

$13.10 b$11.80 b$11.60 b$12.10 b$14.80 b$14.80 b$15.40 b$15.80 b$17.50 b$17.70 b$17.30 b$16.50 b$16.90 b$15 b$14.60 b$13.70 b

Countries Covered, Machines

190 192 193 191

Countries Covered, Power Generation Systems

145 131 109 109

Countries Covered, Reciprocating Engines

179 182 177 178
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Caterpillar Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Downer Freight RailJanuary 02, 2018$97 m
ECM S.p.A.January 02, 2018$225 m
Yard ClubMay 05, 2017
Kemper Valve & Fittings Corp.March 28, 2017
Caterpillar Marine Asset IntelligenceApril 21, 2015
Berg Propulsion International Pte Ltd.July 01, 2013
ERA Mining Machinery LimitedNovember 11, 2011$887 m
MWMNovember 01, 2011
Pyroban GroupAugust 31, 2011
BucyrusNovember 16, 2010$8.80 b
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Caterpillar Revenue Breakdown

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Caterpillar revenue breakdown by business segment: 17.5% from Resource Industries, 37.7% from Energy & Transportation, 5.2% from Financial Products Segment, 38.7% from Construction Industries and 0.9% from Other

Caterpillar revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 47.9% from North America, 22.5% from Asia/ Pacific, 20.9% from EAME and 8.8% from Latin America

Caterpillar Online and Social Media Presence

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Caterpillar Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    61/100

  • CEO Rating

    D-

    57/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    65/100

  • Diversity

    D+

    58/100

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Caterpillar News and Updates

Dow skids 400 points early Monday; Caterpillar, American Express top decliners

Dow skids 400 points early Monday; Caterpillar, American Express top decliners

Caterpillar seeks fresh $3 billion loan to boost liquidity: source

Caterpillar Inc is in talks with banks for a fresh $3 billion nine-month revolving credit facility, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Caterpillar decides to maintain dividend, with next payment in scheduled in May

Caterpillar Inc. said Wednesday that it has decided to maintain its quarterly dividend of $1.03 a share, with the next dividend payable May 20 to shareholders of record on April 20. Based on current stock prices, Caterpillar's implied dividend yield was 3.34%, compared with the SPDR Industrial Sele…

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Caterpillar says it will not give annual salary increases this year

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Caterpillar Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Caterpillar founded?

    Caterpillar was founded in 1925.

  • Who are Caterpillar key executives?

    Caterpillar's key executives are Jim Umpleby, Karl Weiss and Andrew R.J. Bonfield.

  • How many employees does Caterpillar have?

    Caterpillar has 102,300 employees.

  • What is Caterpillar revenue?

    Latest Caterpillar annual revenue is $53.8 b.

  • What is Caterpillar revenue per employee?

    Latest Caterpillar revenue per employee is $525.9 k.

  • Who are Caterpillar competitors?

    Competitors of Caterpillar include Cummins, CNH Industrial and MAN Energy Solutions.

  • Where is Caterpillar headquarters?

    Caterpillar headquarters is located at 510 Lake Cook Rd #100, Deerfield.

  • Where are Caterpillar offices?

    Caterpillar has offices in Deerfield, Alpharetta, Arvin, Athens and in 127 other locations.

  • How many offices does Caterpillar have?

    Caterpillar has 135 offices.