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/Management at Caterpillar

Jim Umpleby

Jim Umpleby

Douglas R. Oberhelman

Douglas R. Oberhelman

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Brad Halverson

Brad Halverson

President & CFO
James B. Buda

James B. Buda

Executive Vice President
Denise Johnson

Denise Johnson

Group President for Resource Industries
Cheryl Johnson

Cheryl Johnson

Chief Human Resources Officer

Caterpillar Office Locations

Caterpillar has offices in Peoria Heights, Cambridge, Peterborough, Houston and in 98 other locations
Peoria Heights, US (HQ)
100 North East Adams Street
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Caterpillar Financials and Metrics

Caterpillar Financials

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 (17-Oct-2017)

77.7 b
Caterpillar's current market capitalization is $77.7 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
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
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)
USDY, 2016


376.8 k

Financial Leverage

5.7 x
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Caterpillar Operating Metrics

Y, 2015

Patents Issued

1.67 k
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Caterpillar Market Value History

Caterpillar Job Categories

Caterpillar Median Salaries

Source: 602 public H-1B filings from Caterpillar

Traffic Overview of Caterpillar

Caterpillar Online and Social Media Presence

Caterpillar News and Updates

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