Caterpillar Inc., is an American corporation which designs, manufactures, markets and sells machinery and engines and sells financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network. Caterpillar manufactures construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.
Company Growth (employees)
Peoria Heights, US
Size (employees)
95,400 (est)
Caterpillar was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Peoria Heights, US

Key People at Caterpillar

Jim Umpleby

Jim Umpleby

Douglas R. Oberhelman

Douglas R. Oberhelman

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Bradley M. Halverson

Bradley M. Halverson

Group president and CFO
Brad Halverson

Brad Halverson

President & CFO
James B. Buda

James B. Buda

Executive Vice President

Caterpillar Office Locations

Caterpillar has offices in Peoria Heights, Cambridge, Peterborough, Houston and in 90 other locations
Peoria Heights, US (HQ)
100 North East Adams Street

Caterpillar Data and Metrics

Caterpillar Financial Metrics

Caterpillar's revenue was reported to be $38.5 b in FY, 2016 which is a 13% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

38.5 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

10.2 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(59 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

498 m

Market capitalization (26-Jun-2017)

61.4 b

Closing share price (26-Jun-2017)

Caterpillar's current market capitalization is $61.4 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


63.1 b52.1 b44.1 b38.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

65.6 b68.6 b33.7 b28.3 b

Gross profit

(2.6 b)(16.4 b)10.4 b10.2 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

50 b49.9 b43.8 b38 b


5.6 b5.3 b3.3 b498 m

EBIT margin, %


Income tax expense

1.6 b1.7 b742 m192 m

Net Income

3.8 b3.7 b2.1 b(59 m)
USDY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


10.3 b9.1 b11.7 b11.3 b


9.7 b8.6 b

Current Assets

34.4 b32 b


16.1 b15.3 b


6.6 b6 b

Total Assets

78.5 b74.7 b

Accounts Payable

5 b4.6 b

Dividends Payable

448 m452 m

Current Liabilities

26.3 b26.1 b

Total Equity

14.9 b13.2 b

Financial Leverage

5.3 x5.7 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2.7 b101 m2.3 b1.1 b

Accounts Payable

134 m222 m(1.2 b)(200 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

10.2 b8.1 b6.7 b5.6 b

Cash From Investing Activities

(5 b)(3.6 b)(3.5 b)(1.8 b)

Dividends Paid

(1.1 b)(1.6 b)(1.8 b)(1.8 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(4.5 b)(3 b)(3.9 b)(3.1 b)
USDY, 2016


376.8 k

Financial Leverage

5.7 x

Caterpillar Operating Metrics

Y, 2015

Patents Granted

1.67 k

Caterpillar Market Value History

Caterpillar Median Salaries

Source: 602 public H-1B filings from Caterpillar

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