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Caterpillar is a company that manufactures construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. It operates through its four segments: Construction Industries, Resource Industries, Energy & Transportation, and Financial Products. The Construction Industries segment is primarily responsible for supporting customers using machinery in infrastructure, forestry, and building construction. The Resource Industries segment supports customers using machinery in mining, heavy construction, quarry and aggregates, waste, and material handling applications. The Energy & Transportation segment offers reciprocating engines, generator sets, marine propulsion systems, gas turbines and turbine-related services, etc. The Financial Products segment provides retail and wholesale financing alternatives for Caterpillar products to customers and dealers.

TypePublic
Founded1925
HQDeerfield, IL, US
Websitecaterpillar.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureF

Locations

Caterpillar is headquartered in
Deerfield, United States

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)97,300(-4%)
Job Openings831
Revenue (FY, 2020)$41.7 B(-22%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)$230.6
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Caterpillar

Jim Umpleby

Jim Umpleby

Chairman and CEO
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
Denise C. Johnson

Denise C. Johnson

Group President - Resource Industries
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Caterpillar Office Locations

Caterpillar has offices in Deerfield, Alpharetta, Arvin, Athens and in 125 other locations
Deerfield, IL, US (HQ)
510 Lake Cook Rd #100
Alpharetta, GA, US
4955 Marconi Dr
Arvin, CA, US
5924 Santa Elena Dr
Athens, GA, US
250 Dozer Dr
Atlanta, GA, US
5350 Hunter Rd
Booneville, MS, 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 $41.75 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

41.7b

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

12.7b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

30.3%

Net income (FY, 2020)

3.0b

EBIT (FY, 2020)

4.6b

Market capitalization (26-Apr-2021)

127.0b

Closing stock price (26-Apr-2021)

230.6

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

9.4b

EV

119.7b
Caterpillar's current market capitalization is $127 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

45.5b54.7b53.8b41.7b

Revenue growth, %

18%20%(2%)

Cost of goods sold

31.0b37.0b36.6b29.1b

Gross profit

14.4b17.7b17.2b12.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

9.8b11.3b11.4b12.9b14.0b13.5b13.5b14.4b12.8b10.6b10.0b9.9b

Cost of goods sold

6.8b7.8b7.6b8.6b9.4b9.0b9.0b9.9b8.6b7.3b7.1b6.9b

Gross profit

3.1b3.6b3.8b4.3b4.6b4.5b4.5b4.5b4.2b3.4b2.9b3.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

31%31%33%33%33%33%33%31%33%32%29%30%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

8.3b7.9b8.3b9.4b

Accounts Receivable

7.4b8.8b8.6b7.3b

Prepaid Expenses

1.8b1.8b1.7b1.9b

Inventories

10.0b11.5b11.3b11.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

7.9b8.7b8.0b7.1b7.4b7.9b7.1b8.8b9.3b

Accounts Receivable

7.9b8.0b8.0b9.0b9.0b8.3b7.8b7.1b7.0b

Prepaid Expenses

1.9b1.8b1.8b1.8b1.8b1.6b1.8b1.8b1.8b

Inventories

10.9b11.3b11.8b12.3b12.0b12.2b11.7b11.4b11.5b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

759.0m6.1b6.1b3.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.9b2.8b2.6b2.4b

Inventories

(1.3b)(1.6b)274.0m(34.0m)

Accounts Payable

1.5b709.0m(1.0b)98.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

1.7b3.4b5.1b1.9b3.5b5.0b1.1b1.6b2.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

681.0m1.4b2.1b641.0m1.3b1.9b614.0m1.2b1.8b

Inventories

(803.0m)(1.2b)(1.8b)(813.0m)(487.0m)(676.0m)(541.0m)(145.0m)(139.0m)

Accounts Payable

486.0m545.0m496.0m355.0m134.0m(669.0m)90.0m(655.0m)(596.0m)
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Caterpillar Operating Metrics

Caterpillar's Backlog was reported to be $13.4b in Q3, 2020.
FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Backlog

$15.8 b$17.5 b$17.7 b$17.3 b$16.5 b$16.9 b$15 b$14.6 b$13.7 b$14.1 b$12.9 b$13.4 b

Countries Covered, Machines

192193191

Countries Covered, Power Generation Systems

131109109

Countries Covered, Reciprocating Engines

182177178
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Caterpillar Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Weir - Oil & Gas DivisionOctober 05, 2020$405 m
MarbleJune 29, 2020
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
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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

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Caterpillar Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

77/100

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Caterpillar Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

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Caterpillar Online and Social Media Presence

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Caterpillar Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    F

    42/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    20/100

  • Compensation

    D+

    55/100

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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, Andrew R.J. Bonfield and Suzette M. Long.

  • How many employees does Caterpillar have?

    Caterpillar has 97,300 employees.

  • What is Caterpillar revenue?

    Latest Caterpillar annual revenue is $41.7 b.

  • What is Caterpillar revenue per employee?

    Latest Caterpillar revenue per employee is $429.1 k.

  • Who are Caterpillar competitors?

    Competitors of Caterpillar include Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings, KOBELCO and Allison Transmission.

  • 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 125 other locations.

  • How many offices does Caterpillar have?

    Caterpillar has 133 offices.