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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.17
NYSE:CAT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. NYSE:CAT: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:CAT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.17
0.02
0.31
Equity to Asset 0.21
NYSE:CAT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. NYSE:CAT: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:CAT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.25
Current: 0.21
0.09
0.25
Interest Coverage 0.96
NYSE:CAT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 28.04 vs. NYSE:CAT: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:CAT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 3.63 Max: 6.78
Current: 0.96
0.4
6.78
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.72
M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
8.21%
1.90%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.64
NYSE:CAT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. NYSE:CAT: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:CAT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.78  Med: 9.88 Max: 13.01
Current: 2.64
1.78
13.01
Net-margin (%) 1.50
NYSE:CAT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. NYSE:CAT: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:CAT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 6.87 Max: 8.62
Current: 1.5
1.5
8.62
ROE (%) 3.88
NYSE:CAT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. NYSE:CAT: 3.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:CAT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.88  Med: 32.48 Max: 47.52
Current: 3.88
3.88
47.52
ROA (%) 0.77
NYSE:CAT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. NYSE:CAT: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:CAT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 5.05 Max: 7.15
Current: 0.77
0.77
7.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.74
NYSE:CAT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.69 vs. NYSE:CAT: 5.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:CAT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.74  Med: 21.24 Max: 28.93
Current: 5.74
5.74
28.93
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.40
NYSE:CAT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. NYSE:CAT: -7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:CAT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.4  Med: 5.2 Max: 23.9
Current: -7.4
-7.4
23.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -14.20
NYSE:CAT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NYSE:CAT: -14.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:CAT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.2  Med: 2.6 Max: 38.4
Current: -14.2
-15.2
38.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -25.50
NYSE:CAT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -4.70 vs. NYSE:CAT: -25.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:CAT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.8  Med: 1.1 Max: 81
Current: -25.5
-34.8
81
» NYSE:CAT's 10-Y Financials

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

CAT Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (+614.29%)
Murray Stahl 14,659 sh (+22.07%)
Tom Gayner 278,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 68,479 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 11,260,857 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 5,100 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 4,400,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 2,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 6,084,001 sh (-0.08%)
Dodge & Cox 58,148 sh (-1.81%)
Mairs and Power 5,032 sh (-1.95%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 83,545 sh (-2.61%)
John Buckingham 62,513 sh (-8.25%)
Paul Tudor Jones 50,000 sh (-9.09%)
Ken Fisher 6,165 sh (-53.79%)
Joel Greenblatt 89,790 sh (-85.24%)
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Q1 2016

CAT Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Stanley Druckenmiller 330,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 2,813 sh (New)
David Dreman 567 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 322,860 sh (+259.57%)
Paul Tudor Jones 84,200 sh (+68.40%)
PRIMECAP Management 6,219,249 sh (+2.22%)
Ken Fisher 6,197 sh (+0.52%)
Bill Gates 11,260,857 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 278,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 4,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 68,356 sh (-0.18%)
Dodge & Cox 57,548 sh (-1.03%)
John Buckingham 61,856 sh (-1.05%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 82,267 sh (-1.53%)
Murray Stahl 14,359 sh (-2.05%)
Bill Nygren 4,200,000 sh (-4.55%)
Jeremy Grantham 4,800 sh (-5.88%)
Mairs and Power 4,732 sh (-5.96%)
Steven Cohen 48,000 sh (-52.00%)
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Q2 2016

CAT Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Ray Dalio 3,700 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 145,142 sh (+72.38%)
PRIMECAP Management 6,470,251 sh (+4.04%)
John Buckingham 63,019 sh (+1.88%)
Tom Gayner 278,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 11,260,857 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 57,448 sh (-0.17%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 81,499 sh (-0.93%)
Mairs and Power 4,682 sh (-1.06%)
Murray Stahl 13,809 sh (-3.83%)
Ruane Cunniff 65,432 sh (-4.28%)
Bill Nygren 4,000,000 sh (-4.76%)
Ken Fisher 4,632 sh (-25.25%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,732 sh (-99.15%)
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Q3 2016

CAT Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Steven Cohen 25,000 sh (New)
Robert Olstein 47,000 sh (New)
Mairs and Power 7,682 sh (+64.08%)
Ken Fisher 4,808 sh (+3.80%)
Dodge & Cox 57,448 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 11,260,857 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 278,000 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks 41,200 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Murray Stahl 13,409 sh (-2.90%)
PRIMECAP Management 6,251,551 sh (-3.38%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 78,545 sh (-3.62%)
John Buckingham 60,584 sh (-3.86%)
Paul Tudor Jones 96,506 sh (-33.51%)
Ruane Cunniff 8,119 sh (-87.59%)
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Business Description

Industry: Farm & Construction Machinery » Farm & Construction Equipment
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Traded in other countries:CAT.Argentina, CATER.Belgium, CATP34.Brazil, CAT.Chile, CATR.France, CAT1.Germany, CAT.Mexico, CAT.Peru, CAT.Switzerland, CTA.UK,
Caterpillar Inc is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The Company is also a U.S. exporter.

Caterpillar Inc was incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware on March 12, 1986. It is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The Company is also a U.S. exporter. The company principally operates through four segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries, Energy & Transportation, Financial Products - and All Other operating segments. The Construction Industries segment is responsible for supporting customers using machinery in infrastructure and building construction applications. The Resource Industries segment is responsible for supporting customers using machinery in mining and quarrying applications. The Energy & Transportation segment is responsible for supporting customers using reciprocating engines, turbines, diesel-electric locomotives and related parts across industries serving power generation, industrial, oil and gas and transportation applications, including marine and rail-related businesses. The Financial Products segment provides financing to customers and dealers for the purchase and lease of Caterpillar and other equipment, as well as some financing for Caterpillar sales to dealers. The All Other operating segments includes activities such as: the remanufacturing of Cat engines and components and remanufacturing services for other companies as well as the business strategy, product management, development, manufacturing, marketing and product support of undercarriage, specialty products, hardened bar stock components and ground engaging tools for Cat products, paving products, forestry products and industrial and waste products; the product management, development, marketing, sales and product support of on-highway vocational trucks for North America; parts distribution; distribution services responsible for dealer development and administration including a wholly-owned dealer in Japan, dealer portfolio management and ensuring the efficient and effective distribution of machines, engines and parts. Its geographic segments are divided into Inside United States and Outside United States. It sources its raw materials and manufactured components from suppliers both domestically and internationally. These purchases include unformed materials and rough and finished parts. Some of the Company's competitors include Komatsu Ltd., Volvo Construction Equipment, CNH Industrial N.V., Deere & Company, Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd., J.C. Bamford Excavators Ltd., Doosan Infracore Co. Ltd, XCMG Group and Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery Group Co., Ltd., Cummins Inc., Rolls-Royce Power System AG, among others. The Company's products are sold under the brands Caterpillar, CAT, Electro-Motive, FG Wilson, MaK, MWM, Perkins, Progress Rail, SEM, and Solar Turbines. Due to the international scope of its operations, the Company is subject to a complex system of import- and export-related laws and regulatio

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 90.61
CAT's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
82% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.50 vs. CAT: 90.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CAT' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.34  Med: 14.68 Max: 92.68
Current: 90.61
4.34
92.68
Forward P/E 28.74
CAT's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
71% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.46 vs. CAT: 28.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 90.61
CAT's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
86% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.05 vs. CAT: 90.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CAT' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.34  Med: 14.68 Max: 92.68
Current: 90.61
4.34
92.68
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 39.34
CAT's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
68% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.16 vs. CAT: 39.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CAT' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.14  Med: 13.76 Max: 40.25
Current: 39.34
6.14
40.25
P/B 3.53
CAT's P/B is ranked lower than
81% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. CAT: 3.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CAT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.08  Med: 3.91 Max: 6.95
Current: 3.53
2.08
6.95
P/S 1.41
CAT's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CAT: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CAT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.61
Current: 1.41
0.3
1.61
PFCF 22.42
CAT's PFCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.21 vs. CAT: 22.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CAT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.01  Med: 13.97 Max: 401.17
Current: 22.42
8.01
401.17
POCF 9.77
CAT's POCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. CAT: 9.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CAT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.98  Med: 7.34 Max: 16.53
Current: 9.77
2.98
16.53
EV-to-EBIT 49.27
CAT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.69 vs. CAT: 49.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CAT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 13.7 Max: 50.05
Current: 49.27
7.8
50.05
EV-to-EBITDA 18.15
CAT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
67% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.36 vs. CAT: 18.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CAT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 9.9 Max: 18.43
Current: 18.15
6
18.43
Shiller P/E 17.42
CAT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.20 vs. CAT: 17.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CAT' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.35  Med: 17.97 Max: 31.3
Current: 17.42
7.35
31.3
Current Ratio 1.27
CAT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. CAT: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CAT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.4 Max: 1.73
Current: 1.27
1.06
1.73
Quick Ratio 0.89
CAT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CAT: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CAT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.89
0.74
1.25
Days Inventory 124.07
CAT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
56% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 111.21 vs. CAT: 124.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CAT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 71.49  Med: 107.51 Max: 126.24
Current: 124.07
71.49
126.24
Days Sales Outstanding 132.48
CAT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
71% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 74.18 vs. CAT: 132.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CAT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 105.01  Med: 124.84 Max: 156.74
Current: 132.48
105.01
156.74
Days Payable 58.90
CAT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 75.77 vs. CAT: 58.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CAT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.74  Med: 53.59 Max: 70.39
Current: 58.9
45.74
70.39

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.26
CAT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. CAT: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CAT' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 2.12 Max: 6.97
Current: 3.26
1.19
6.97
Dividend Payout 2.88
CAT's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
62% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. CAT: 2.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CAT' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.36 Max: 2.88
Current: 2.88
0.16
2.88
Dividend Growth (3y) 14.50
CAT's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CAT: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CAT' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.2 Max: 19.7
Current: 14.5
0
19.7
Forward Dividend Yield 3.20
CAT's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
80% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CAT: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.49
CAT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
91% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. CAT: 5.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CAT' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.01  Med: 3.57 Max: 11.74
Current: 5.49
2.01
11.74
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.80
CAT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. CAT: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CAT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.5  Med: 1.1 Max: 3.8
Current: 3.8
-2.5
3.8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 8.61
CAT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
89% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. CAT: 8.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CAT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 5.91 Max: 40.88
Current: 8.61
2.87
40.88
Price/Projected FCF 1.27
CAT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. CAT: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CAT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.21 Max: 89.3
Current: 1.27
0.65
89.3
Price/Median PS Value 1.33
CAT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CAT: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CAT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.45
Current: 1.33
0.34
1.45
Price/Graham Number 5.89
CAT's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
86% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. CAT: 5.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CAT' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 2.07 Max: 6.02
Current: 5.89
1.21
6.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.01
CAT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CAT: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CAT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 7.3 Max: 12.9
Current: 2.01
1.98
12.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -5.42
CAT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.63 vs. CAT: -5.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CAT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.42  Med: 14.35 Max: 23.2
Current: -5.42
-5.42
23.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $39,993
EPS (TTM) $ 1.05
Beta1.43
Short Percentage of Float6.77%
52-Week Range $56.36 - 97.39
Shares Outstanding (Mil)585.07

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 38,009 37,402 39,481 40,939
EPS ($) 3.14 2.79 4.47 7.04
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.14 2.79 4.47 7.04
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
2.23%
Dividends Per Share ($) 3.08 3.08 3.08
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Cramer: Not What Bulls Wanted to See Dec 01 2016
[$$] Caterpillar Says Wall Street 'Too Optimistic' on Its 2017 Profit Dec 01 2016
Cramer: This time ‘too much too soon’ is about the upside Dec 01 2016
Caterpillar: 2017 Earnings Estimates Too Optimistic Dec 01 2016
Caterpillar pares gains after company says earnings estimate may be 'too optimistic' Dec 01 2016
STOCKS SAW A MIXED DAY: Here's what you need to know Dec 01 2016
Pisani: Perfect storm for banks Dec 01 2016
Caterpillar: Wall Street too bullish on company for 2017 Dec 01 2016
[$$] Parker Hannifin to Buy Clarcor Dec 01 2016
Caterpillar says Wall Street 'too optimistic' on 2017 profit estimate Dec 01 2016
Caterpillar says Wall St "too optimistic" on 2017 profit estimate Dec 01 2016
Caterpillar Calls Analysts 'Too Optimistic' on 2017 Dec 01 2016
Caterpillar: Wall Street too bullish on company for 2017 Dec 01 2016
Consumers, exports give U.S. economy muscle in the third-quarter Nov 29 2016
Consumers, exports give U.S. economy muscle in the third-quarter Nov 29 2016
Asian stocks mixed in quiet trade, Japan buoyed by lower yen Nov 23 2016
Caterpillar to Participate in the Baird 2016 Industrial Conference on November 10; Webcast Available Nov 08 2016
Caterpillar and Trimble to Expand Mining Technology Collaboration Nov 04 2016
U.S. manufacturing sector expanding, but risks remain Nov 01 2016
U.S. manufacturing sector expanding, but risks remain Nov 01 2016
U.S. manufacturing sector expanding, but risks remain Nov 01 2016
China October factory activity expands at fastest pace in over two years Nov 01 2016
Caterpillar to Participate in Goldman Sachs Industrials Conference 2016 on November 2; Webcast... Oct 31 2016
Exports boost U.S. growth in Q3; consumer spending slows Oct 28 2016
Exports boost U.S. growth in Q3; consumer spending slows Oct 28 2016
Soybean exports power U.S. economy to best performance in two years Oct 28 2016
Soybean exports power U.S. economy to best performance in two years Oct 28 2016
Consumers, exports seen buoying U.S. third-quarter GDP growth Oct 28 2016
Consumers, exports seen buoying U.S. third-quarter GDP growth Oct 28 2016
Consumers, exports seen buoying U.S. third-quarter GDP growth Oct 28 2016
U.S. business spending tepid; labour market firming Oct 27 2016
U.S. business spending tepid; labor market firming Oct 27 2016
Caterpillar sees little change into 2017, cuts sales outlook Oct 25 2016
Caterpillar stung by global economic funk Oct 25 2016
Cat Financial Announces Third-Quarter 2016 Results Oct 25 2016
Caterpillar Reports Third-Quarter 2016 Results Oct 25 2016
Business events scheduled for Tuesday Oct 24 2016
Caterpillar CEO to retire next year Oct 17 2016
Caterpillar CEO to retire, successor a company veteran Oct 17 2016
Caterpillar CEO to retire, successor a company veteran Oct 17 2016
Caterpillar to get new CEO as mining slump persists Oct 17 2016
Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman Elects to Retire in 2017; Jim Umpleby Elected as... Oct 17 2016
Caterpillar to get new CEO as mining slump persists Oct 17 2016
Caterpillar Inc. Maintains Dividend Rate Oct 12 2016
Caterpillar Inc. to Announce Third-Quarter 2016 Financial Results on October 25 Oct 11 2016
Industrial Goods Stocks Under Scanner -- CEMEX, Caterpillar, CRH PLC, and Eagle Materials Oct 06 2016
Clearpath Robotics gets $30 million funding for industrial robots Oct 05 2016
Tens of thousands of Belgians protest reforms, labor law Sep 29 2016
Caterpillar Affirms Commitment to Egypt’s Infrastructure Development Sep 29 2016
Commercial Vehicle Group Awarded Caterpillar Platinum Certification Sep 29 2016
Caterpillar Goes Beyond the Iron at MINExpo International Sep 26 2016
Caterpillar Financial Announces Results as of Early Participation Date and Determination of Pricing... Sep 21 2016
Caterpillar and Dealers Announce $1 Billion Investment in Business, Education and Training across... Sep 21 2016
Caterpillar Again Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices Sep 12 2016
Belgium mulls action against Caterpillar over plant closure Sep 08 2016
Caterpillar Financial Commences Exchange Offers for Outstanding Existing Medium- Term Notes Due... Sep 07 2016
Hundreds get layoff notices at Peoria-area Caterpillar sites Sep 03 2016
Caterpillar set to lay off 2,000 workers in Belgium Sep 02 2016
Caterpillar considers closing Belgian site, laying off 2,000 Sep 02 2016
Caterpillar contemplates allocation of production from Gosselies, Belgium, to other manufacturing... Sep 02 2016
Caterpillar set to lay off 2,000 workers in Belgium Sep 01 2016
Caterpillar to explore options for some mining products, cut jobs Aug 18 2016
Caterpillar to explore options for some mining products, cut jobs Aug 18 2016
Caterpillar to explore options for some mining products, cut jobs Aug 18 2016
US STOCKS-Wall St mixed, Apple impresses and Twitter disappoints Jul 26 2016
US STOCKS-Wall St dips, earnings on deck from Apple and Twitter Jul 26 2016
Caterpillar sees more job cuts as earnings fall Jul 26 2016
Not the bottom yet, but Caterpillar raises hope of China rebound Apr 25 2016
Mining slump ravages Caterpillar earnings Apr 22 2016
Dow goes positive for 2016 after dovish Fed meeting Mar 17 2016
Chevron loss adds to red ink in oil patch Jan 29 2016
Oil gain boosts US shares; Fed stance hits other markets Jan 28 2016
Caterpillar reports quarterly loss on commodity hit Jan 28 2016
MORNING BID EUROPE-Baku plea for help as oil woes deepen Jan 28 2016
US STOCKS-Wall Street resumes 2016 slide as energy stocks tumble Jan 25 2016
New guilty plea in big U.S. insider trading hacking case Jan 20 2016
S&P 500 drops below August lows Jan 15 2016
At Harley and beyond, strong dollar offers competition discount edge Apr 21 2015

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