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.

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TypePublic
HQPeoria, US
Founded1925
Size (employees)101,600 (est)+4%
Websitecaterpillar.com
Caterpillar was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Peoria, US
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Key People/Management at Caterpillar

Jim Umpleby

Jim Umpleby

CEO
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 Sydney, Fargo, Miami Lakes, Woodbridge and in 96 other locations
Peoria, US (HQ)
100 N.E. Adams
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 Revenue

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Caterpillar's revenue was reported to be $45.46 b in FY, 2017 which is a 18% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2018)

14.0b

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

4.6b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %

32.8%

Net income (Q2, 2018)

1.1b

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

2.2b

Market capitalization (9-Nov-2018)

74.9b

Closing stock price (9-Nov-2018)

126.9

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

8.7b
Caterpillar's current market capitalization is $74.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

63.1b52.1b44.0b38.5b45.5b

Revenue growth, %

(17%)(16%)(12%)18%

Cost of goods sold

65.6b68.6b33.5b28.3b31.0b

Gross profit

(2.6b)(16.4b)10.5b10.2b14.4b
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2018

Revenue

14.0b

Cost of goods sold

9.4b

Gross profit

4.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

33%
Annual
USDY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

10.3b9.1b11.7b11.3b7.2b8.3b

Accounts Receivable

6.0b7.4b

Prepaid Expenses

1.7b1.8b

Inventories

9.7b8.6b10.0b
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Cash

8.7b

Accounts Receivable

8.0b

Prepaid Expenses

1.8b

Inventories

11.7b11.2b9.8b9.5b9.5b9.1b9.4b10.2b10.9b11.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

2.5b(59.0m)759.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

3.0b3.0b2.9b

Inventories

2.7b101.0m2.3b1.1b(1.3b)

Accounts Payable

134.0m222.0m(1.2b)(200.0m)1.5b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

3.4b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.3b781.0m1.6b2.4b753.0m1.5b2.3b740.0m1.5b2.3b710.0m1.4b2.2b681.0m1.4b

Inventories

1.9b(270.0m)(439.0m)(859.0m)(89.0m)332.0m840.0m(74.0m)305.0m331.0m(444.0m)(688.0m)(1.5b)(803.0m)(1.2b)

Accounts Payable

41.0m403.0m551.0m667.0m228.0m(326.0m)(893.0m)211.0m208.0m(163.0m)732.0m1.1b1.4b486.0m545.0m
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

5.3 x

P/E Ratio

45.0
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Caterpillar Operating Metrics

Y, 2015

Patents Issued

1.67 k
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Caterpillar Revenue Breakdown

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Caterpillar revenue breakdown by business segment: 16.4% from Resource Industries, 34.9% from Energy & Transportation, 6.8% from Financial Products Segment and 41.9% from Construction Industries

Caterpillar revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 40.8% from Inside United States and 59.2% from Outside United States

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Caterpillar Online and Social Media Presence

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Caterpillar News and Updates

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Construction Dumper Market 2018 Global Analysis By Key Players – Caterpillar, J.C. Bamford Excavators, Komatsu, AB Volvo, Ashok Leyland, BEML

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Caterpillar Company Life and Culture

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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 101,600 employees.

  • What is Caterpillar revenue?

    Latest Caterpillar annual revenue is $45.5 b.

  • What is Caterpillar revenue per employee?

    Latest Caterpillar revenue per employee is $447.5 k.

  • Who are Caterpillar competitors?

    Competitors of Caterpillar include Astec Industries, MAN Energy Solutions and Deere & Company.

  • Where is Caterpillar headquarters?

    Caterpillar headquarters is located at 100 N.E. Adams, Peoria.

  • Where are Caterpillar offices?

    Caterpillar has offices in Sydney, Fargo, Miami Lakes, Woodbridge and in 96 other locations.

  • How many offices does Caterpillar have?

    Caterpillar has 102 offices.