Caterpillar is a corporation which designs, manufactures, markets and sells machinery and engines and sells financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network. The Company manufactures construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. It also offers finance for Caterpillar equipment, machinery, and engines and various insurance services. In addition, Caterpillar provides parts distribution and digital investments services.
Peoria Heights, US
Size (employees)
98,400 (est)+4%
Caterpillar was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Peoria Heights, US
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Key People/Management at Caterpillar

Jim Umpleby

Jim Umpleby

Brad Halverson

Brad Halverson

President & CFO
Denise Johnson

Denise Johnson

Group President for Resource Industries
Cheryl Johnson

Cheryl Johnson

Chief Human Resources Officer
Robert B. Charter

Robert B. Charter

Group President, Customer and Dealer Support
Thomas J. Bluth

Thomas J. Bluth

Chief Technology Officer and Vice President,Innovation & Technology Development Division

Caterpillar Office Locations

Caterpillar has an office in Sydney, Fargo, Miami Lakes, Woodbridge and in 97 other locations
Peoria Heights, US (HQ)
100 North East Adams Street
Deerfield, US
510 Lake Cook Rd Ste 100
Peoria, US
501 Southwest Jefferson Avenue
Peoria, US
110 SW Washington St
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Caterpillar Financials and Metrics

Caterpillar Financials

Caterpillar's revenue was reported to be $38.54 b in FY, 2016 which is a 12.7% decrease from the previous period.

EBIT (FY, 2017)

4.4 b

Market capitalization (2-Mar-2018)

92 b
Caterpillar's current market capitalization is $92 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, 2016FY, 2017


10.3 b9.1 b11.7 b11.3 b


9.7 b8.6 b10 b

Current Assets

34.4 b32 b36.2 b


16.1 b15.3 b14.2 b
usdFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

2.9 b


2.7 b101 m2.3 b1.1 b(1.3 b)

Accounts Payable

134 m222 m(1.2 b)(200 m)1.5 b

Cash From Operating Activities

10.2 b8.1 b6.7 b5.6 b5.7 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

2.3 b781 m1.6 b2.4 b753 m1.5 b2.3 b740 m1.5 b2.3 b710 m1.4 b2.2 b


1.9 b(270 m)(439 m)(859 m)(89 m)332 m840 m(74 m)305 m331 m(444 m)(688 m)(1.5 b)

Accounts Payable

41 m403 m551 m667 m228 m(326 m)(893 m)211 m208 m(163 m)732 m1.1 b1.4 b

Cash From Operating Activities

7.6 b1.9 b4.1 b6.2 b1.3 b3.4 b4.9 b489 m2.8 b4 b1.5 b3.9 b5.2 b
USDY, 2017

Financial Leverage

5.6 x
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Caterpillar Operating Metrics

Y, 2015

Patents Issued

1.67 k
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Caterpillar News and Updates

Mining Automation Market to Achieve Significant Growth in the Near Future

Mining automation also known as automated mining removes humans from hazardous mining process. Mining automation automates the mining process for both surface and underground mining operation. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Caterpillar's latest restructuring move could cut 880 jobs

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc will close two facilities in Texas and Panama and is also considering shutting its engine manufacturing plant in Illinois as part of a strategy to boost profitability and better handle business cycles, but the move could cut 880 jobs.

Road Maintenance Machinery Market : Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 – 2021

Persistence Market Research has announced the addition of the “Road Maintenance Machinery Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2015-2021"report to their offering Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Caterpillar drives sales on China's new Silk Road

CHICAGO/NANTONG, China (Reuters) - At a Caterpillar facility in the eastern Chinese city of Nantong, an array of excavators, earth movers and road-making machinery is displayed on slopes and in mud pits.

Mining Automation 2018 Global Market Key Players – Atlas Copco, Caterpillar, Hexagon, Komatsu, Sandvik -Analysis And Forecast To 2022

Wiseguyreports.Com Adds “Mining Automation – Global Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Manufacturers, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2022” To Its Research Database. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Skid-steer Loaders Global Market Top Key Players – Bobcat , CASE Construction , Caterpillar , Komatsu , Terexand Forecast to 2021

The analysts forecast the global skid steer loader market to grow at a CAGR of 7.01% during the period 2017-2021. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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