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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

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)97,300(-4%)
Job Openings1,176
Revenue (FY, 2020)$41.7 B(-22%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$206.8(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Caterpillar

Jim Umpleby

Jim Umpleby

Chairman and CEO
Andrew R.J. Bonfield

Andrew R.J. Bonfield

Chief Financial Officer
Gerald Johnson

Gerald Johnson

Director
Suzette M. Long

Suzette M. Long

Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
David W. MacLennan

David W. MacLennan

Director
Cheryl H. Johnson

Cheryl H. Johnson

Chief Human Resources Officer
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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 which is a 22.4% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

11.9b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

3.9b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

32.6%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

1.5b

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

1.8b

Market capitalization (30-Jul-2021)

113.3b

Closing stock price (30-Jul-2021)

206.8

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

11.3b

EV

140.1b
Caterpillar's current market capitalization is $113.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

54.7b53.8b41.7b

Revenue growth, %

20%(2%)(22%)

Cost of goods sold

37.0b36.6b29.1b

Gross profit

17.7b17.2b12.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

7.9b8.3b9.4b

Accounts Receivable

8.8b8.6b7.3b

Inventories

11.5b11.3b11.4b

Current Assets

38.6b39.2b39.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Inventories

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

Current Assets

39.1b39.8b39.2b37.6b37.9b38.5b42.6b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

6.1b6.1b3.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.8b2.6b2.4b

Inventories

(1.6b)274.0m(34.0m)

Accounts Payable

709.0m(1.0b)98.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Inventories

(813.0m)(487.0m)(676.0m)(541.0m)(145.0m)(139.0m)(657.0m)

Accounts Payable

355.0m134.0m(669.0m)90.0m(655.0m)(596.0m)733.0m
USDFY, 2018

EV/EBIT

9.3 x

EV/CFO

11.7 x

EV/FCF

14.6 x

Revenue/Employee

526.2k

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

5.6 x

P/E Ratio

12.4
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Caterpillar Operating Metrics

Caterpillar's Backlog was reported to be $16.8b in Q1, 2021.
FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021

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$14.2 b$16.8 b

Dealers, Machines

171168165161

Countries Covered, Machines

192193191192

Dealers, Reciprocating Engines

93906792
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Caterpillar Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
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
Pyroban GroupAugust 31, 2011
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Caterpillar Revenue Breakdown

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Caterpillar revenue breakdown by business segment: 7.2% from Financial Products Segment, 40.0% from Construction Industries, 17.7% from Resource Industries, 34.8% from Energy & Transportation and 0.3% 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

B

83/100

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Caterpillar Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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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 News and Updates

Caterpillar Says Costs to Erode Margins Even After Price Hikes

Caterpillar Says Margins to Shrink as Incentive Costs Rise

Caterpillar net profit triples, revenue rises above forecasts even as construction industries came up shy

Shares of Caterpillar Inc. edged up 0.2% in premarket trading, as the construction and mining equipment company reported a second-quarter net profit that tripled and revenue that topped forecasts, even as the largest construction business came up short. Net income rose to $1.41 billion, or $2.56 a …

Caterpillar earnings and revenue beat forecasts, shares slip in premarket

Caterpillar earnings and revenue beat forecasts, shares slip in premarket

Caterpillar Reports Second-Quarter 2021 Results

DEERFIELD, Ill., July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Second-quarter 2021 sales and revenues increased 29% to $12.9 billion Second-quarter 2021 profit per share of $2.56; adjusted profit per share of $2.60 Strong balance sheet; returned $0.8 billion to shareholders through dividends and share...

Caterpillar Stock To Trade Lower Post Q2?

Going by our Caterpillar valuation of $219 per share, which is just 4% above the current market price of $210, there is only a little room left for growth, in our view.
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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 Gerald Johnson.

  • 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 Wabtec, Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings and KOBELCO.

  • 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.