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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 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 Ratings4
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)107,700(+11%)
Job Openings1,105
Revenue (FY, 2021)$51 B(+23%)
Share Price (May 2022)$213.6
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Caterpillar

Jim Umpleby

Jim Umpleby

Chairman & CEO
Andrew Bonfield

Andrew Bonfield

Chief Financial Officer
Suzette M. Long

Suzette M. Long

Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel
Cheryl H. Johnson

Cheryl H. Johnson

Chief Human Resources Officer
Ogi Redzic

Ogi Redzic

Chief Digital Officer and Vice President - Cat Digital
Julie A. Lagacy

Julie A. Lagacy

Chief Sustainability & Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President - Enterprise Strategy
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Caterpillar Office Locations

Caterpillar has offices in Deerfield, Arvin, Athens, Atlanta and in 137 other locations
Deerfield, IL, US (HQ)
510 Lake Cook Rd Suite 100
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
Boonville, MO, US
2416 Mid-America Industrial Dr
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Caterpillar Financials and Metrics

Caterpillar Revenue

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Caterpillar's revenue was reported to be $50.97 b in FY, 2021
USD

Revenue (FY, 2021)

51.0b

Gross profit (FY, 2021)

15.5b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2021), %

30.3%

Net income (FY, 2021)

6.5b

EBIT (FY, 2021)

6.9b

Market capitalization (3-May-2022)

113.9b

Closing stock price (3-May-2022)

213.6

Cash (31-Dec-2021)

9.3b

EV

142.5b
Caterpillar's current market capitalization is $113.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

53.8b41.7b51.0b

Revenue growth, %

(2%)(22%)

Cost of goods sold

36.6b29.1b35.5b

Gross profit

17.2b12.7b15.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

13.5b14.4b12.8b10.6b10.0b9.9b11.9b12.9b12.4b

Cost of goods sold

9.0b9.9b8.6b7.3b7.1b6.9b8.0b8.9b8.6b

Gross profit

4.5b4.5b4.2b3.4b2.9b3.0b3.9b4.0b3.8b

Gross profit Margin, %

33%31%33%32%29%30%33%31%30%
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

8.3b9.4b9.3b

Accounts Receivable

8.6b7.3b8.5b

Inventories

11.3b11.4b14.0b

Current Assets

39.2b39.5b43.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

7.1b7.4b7.9b7.1b8.8b9.3b11.3b10.8b9.4b

Accounts Receivable

9.0b9.0b8.3b7.8b7.1b7.0b8.0b7.8b7.6b

Inventories

12.3b12.0b12.2b11.7b11.4b11.5b12.1b12.7b13.7b

Current Assets

39.1b39.8b39.2b37.6b37.9b38.5b42.6b42.9b41.9b
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

6.1b3.0b6.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.6b2.4b2.4b

Inventories

274.0m(34.0m)(2.6b)

Accounts Payable

(1.0b)98.0m2.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

1.9b3.5b5.0b1.1b1.6b2.2b1.5b2.9b4.4b

Depreciation and Amortization

641.0m1.3b1.9b614.0m1.2b1.8b586.0m1.2b1.8b

Inventories

(813.0m)(487.0m)(676.0m)(541.0m)(145.0m)(139.0m)(657.0m)(1.2b)(2.2b)

Accounts Payable

355.0m134.0m(669.0m)90.0m(655.0m)(596.0m)733.0m893.0m1.2b
USDQ1, 2019

EV/EBIT

48.3 x

EV/CFO

95.1 x

EV/FCF

126.5 x

Debt/Equity

2.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

5.1 x

P/E Ratio

41.7
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Caterpillar Operating Metrics

Caterpillar's Backlog was reported to be $20.6b in Q3, 2021.
FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Backlog

$16.5 b$16.9 b$15 b$14.6 b$13.7 b$14.1 b$12.9 b$13.4 b$14.2 b$16.8 b$18.4 b$20.6 b

Dealers, Machines

168165161

Countries Covered, Machines

193191192

Dealers, Reciprocating Engines

906792
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Caterpillar Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
CarbonPoint SolutionsSeptember 10, 2021
The Weir Group PLCNovember 23, 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
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Caterpillar Revenue Breakdown

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Caterpillar revenue breakdown by business segment: 37.2% from Construction Industries, 38.4% from Energy & Transportation, 6.0% from Financial Products Segment, 17.4% from Resource Industries and 1.0% from Other

Caterpillar revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 24.5% from Asia/ Pacific, 23.6% from EAME, 8.2% from Latin America and 43.6% from North America

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Caterpillar Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

78/100

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Caterpillar Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Caterpillar Online and Social Media Presence

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Caterpillar Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    D+

    61/100

  • Compensation

    B-

    68/100

  • Diversity

    D+

    59/100

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Caterpillar News and Updates

Caterpillar Announces Virtual 2022 Shareholder Meeting

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) will hold a virtual annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday June 8, 2022 at 8 a.m. (Central Daylight Time).

Cat Financial Announces First-Quarter 2022 Results

Cat Financial reported first-quarter 2022 revenues of $652 million, an increase of $13 million, or 2%, compared with the first quarter of 2021. First-quarter 2022 profit was $143 million, a $3 million, or 2%, increase from the first quarter of 2021.

Caterpillar Reports First-Quarter 2022 Results

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced first-quarter 2022 sales and revenues of $13.6 billion, a 14% increase compared with $11.9 billion in the first quarter of 2021. The increase was primarily due to higher sales volume, driven by higher end-user demand for equipment and services and the impact fr…

Caterpillar shares up 1.4% premarket after earnings beat estimates

Caterpillar Inc. shares rose 1.4% in premarket trade Thursday, after the maker of construction and mining equipment blew past estimates for the first quarter. Caterpillar posted net income of $1.537 billion, or $2.86 a share, for the quarter, up from $1.530 billion, or $2.77 a share, in the year-ea…

Caterpillar Cuts Outlook on China Demand as Uncertainty Rises

Caterpillar Overcomes Supply Chains Issues Amid Surging Demand

Caterpillar Inc. to Announce First-Quarter 2022 Financial Results on April 28

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) will release first-quarter 2022 financial results at 5:30 a.m. CDT on Thursday, April 28. The release will be available at investors.caterpillar.com/financials/quarterly-results, and the full text of the news release will also be available on PR Newswire at approximately…
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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 Bonfield and Suzette M. Long.

  • How many employees does Caterpillar have?

    Caterpillar has 107,700 employees.

  • What is Caterpillar revenue?

    Latest Caterpillar annual revenue is $51 b.

  • What is Caterpillar revenue per employee?

    Latest Caterpillar revenue per employee is $473.3 k.

  • Who are Caterpillar competitors?

    Competitors of Caterpillar include Komatsu, Maschinenfabrik KEMPER and Wabtec.

  • Where is Caterpillar headquarters?

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

  • Where are Caterpillar offices?

    Caterpillar has offices in Deerfield, Arvin, Athens, Atlanta and in 137 other locations.

  • How many offices does Caterpillar have?

    Caterpillar has 146 offices.