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Caterpillar designs, manufactures, markets and sells machinery and engines. The Company provides construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. It operates through its three primary segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation, and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment. 
TypePublic
Founded1925
HQPeoria, US
Websitecaterpillar.com
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)104,000(+6%)
Job Openings624
Revenue (FY, 2018)$54.7 B(+21%)
Share Price (Mar 2019)$129.8 (-3%)

Key People/Management at Caterpillar

Jim Umpleby

Jim Umpleby

CEO, Chairman
Denise Johnson

Denise Johnson

Group President for Resource Industries
Cheryl Johnson

Cheryl Johnson

Chief Human Resources Officer
Suzette Long

Suzette Long

Chief Legal Officer
Robert B. Charter

Robert B. Charter

Group President, Customer and Dealer Support
Thomas J. Bluth

Thomas J. Bluth

CTO, VP Innovation and Technology Development Division
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Caterpillar Office Locations

Caterpillar has offices in Peoria, Deerfield, Pleasanton, Miramar and in 173 other locations
Peoria, US (HQ)
100 NE Adams St
Albertville, US
Albertville
Alpharetta, US
Alpharetta
Arvin, US
Arvin
Atlanta, US
Atlanta, GA, USA
Aurora, US
Aurora, CO, USA
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Caterpillar Financials and Metrics

Caterpillar Revenue

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Caterpillar's revenue was reported to be $54.72 b in FY, 2018 which is a 20.4% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

54.7b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

20.4%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

17.7b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

32.4%

Net income (FY, 2018)

6.1b

EBIT (FY, 2018)

8.3b

Market capitalization (22-Mar-2019)

74.7b

Closing stock price (22-Mar-2019)

129.8

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

7.9b

EV

78.4b
Caterpillar's current market capitalization is $74.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

38.5b45.5b54.7b

Revenue growth, %

(12%)18%20%

Cost of goods sold

28.0b31.0b37.0b

Gross profit

10.5b14.4b17.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

9.5b10.3b9.2b9.8b11.3b11.4b12.9b14.0b11.4b

Cost of goods sold

6.8b7.4b6.5b6.8b7.8b7.7b8.6b9.4b7.7b

Gross profit

2.6b2.9b2.6b3.0b3.5b3.7b4.3b4.6b3.7b

Gross profit Margin, %

28%28%29%31%31%33%33%33%33%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

7.2b8.3b7.9b

Accounts Receivable

6.0b7.4b8.8b

Inventories

8.6b10.0b11.5b

Current Assets

32.0b36.2b38.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2019Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

5.9b6.8b6.1b9.5b10.2b9.6b7.9b8.7b8.0b

Accounts Receivable

6.9b6.3b5.8b6.5b667.5m6.7b7.9b8.0b8.0b

Inventories

9.8b9.5b9.5b9.1b9.4b10.2b10.9b11.3b11.8b

Current Assets

33.7b33.6b32.0b35.5b37.0b37.2b37.4b38.6b38.5b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(59.0m)759.0m6.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

3.0b2.9b2.8b

Inventories

1.1b(1.3b)(1.6b)

Accounts Payable

(200.0m)1.5b709.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

272.0m825.0m1.1b194.0m997.0m2.1b1.7b3.4b509.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

740.0m1.5b2.3b710.0m1.4b2.2b681.0m1.4b2.1b

Inventories

(74.0m)305.0m331.0m(444.0m)(688.0m)(1.5b)(803.0m)(1.2b)(1.8b)

Accounts Payable

211.0m208.0m(163.0m)732.0m1.1b1.4b486.0m545.0m496.0m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

9.5 x

EV/CFO

12 x

EV/FCF

14.8 x

Revenue/Employee

526.2k

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

5.6 x

P/E Ratio

12.6
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Caterpillar Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018Mar, 2019

Countries Covered, Reciprocating Engines

179 182 177

Dealers, Power Generation Systems

184 154 150

Patents and Patent Applications

11.09 k

Trademarks

111
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Caterpillar Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
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
BucyrusNovember 16, 2010$8.80 b
Underground Imaging Technologies IncJuly 06, 2010
CleanAir SystemsJune 30, 2010
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Caterpillar Revenue Breakdown

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Caterpillar revenue breakdown by business segment: 18.0% from Resource Industries, 34.3% from Energy & Transportation, 5.3% from Financial Products Segment, 42.1% from Construction Industries and 0.3% from Other

Caterpillar revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 46.8% from North America, 22.8% from Asia/ Pacific, 21.8% from EAME and 8.6% from Latin America

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Caterpillar Online and Social Media Presence

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Caterpillar News and Updates

Caterpillar to Participate in Bank of America Global Industrials Conference on March 20; Webcast Available

DEERFIELD, Ill., March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) Chief Financial Officer Andrew Bonfield will speak at the Bank of America Global Industrials Conference on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. He is scheduled to speak at 11:40 a.m. EDT. There will be no presentation...

Freedonia Group: UBS' Downgrade of Caterpillar Paints an Incomplete Picture

CLEVELAND, March 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 26th 2019, UBS downgraded Caterpillar investment rating two notches, moving from buy to sell. The company's stock tumbled and other analysts began to reconsider their outlook for Caterpillar because of the well-publicized downgrade. UBS ...

Cramer: Buy names like Caterpillar and Home Depot because this bull market is about to go higher

Jim Cramer says "we're no longer fighting the Fed ... So don't be misled by data from the fourth quarter when Jerome Powell was still stock market enemy number one."

U.S. stocks end slightly lower as Caterpillar, Home Depot weigh

U.S. stocks end slightly lower as Caterpillar, Home Depot weigh

Momentum Slows As Investors Digest Home Depot Earnings Miss, Caterpillar Downgrade

The day appears to be getting off to a slow start ahead of Fed Chair Powell’s address to Congress. Lack of new trade catalysts, along with some corporate weakness, might be to blame.

Dow opens 100 points lower as Caterpillar, Home Depot's stocks weigh; Wall Street awaits Powell testimony

U.S. stocks opened modestly lower Tuesday, with investors focusing on congressional testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, without fresh developments on Sino-American tariff negotiations. Weakness in housing data and in quarterly results from Dow components Home Depot Inc. and Cate…
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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, Denise Johnson and Cheryl Johnson.

  • How many employees does Caterpillar have?

    Caterpillar has 104,000 employees.

  • What is Caterpillar revenue?

    Latest Caterpillar annual revenue is $54.7 b.

  • What is Caterpillar revenue per employee?

    Latest Caterpillar revenue per employee is $526.2 k.

  • Who are Caterpillar competitors?

    Competitors of Caterpillar include Dresser-Rand, Astec Industries and MAN Energy Solutions.

  • Where is Caterpillar headquarters?

    Caterpillar headquarters is located at 100 NE Adams St, Peoria.

  • Where are Caterpillar offices?

    Caterpillar has offices in Peoria, Deerfield, Pleasanton, Miramar and in 173 other locations.

  • How many offices does Caterpillar have?

    Caterpillar has 181 offices.