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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.14
CAT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. CAT: 0.14 )
CAT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.31
Current: 0.14

0.02
0.31
Equity to Asset 0.24
CAT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. CAT: 0.24 )
CAT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.25
Current: 0.24

0.09
0.25
Interest Coverage 4.72
CAT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. CAT: 4.72 )
CAT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 6.78
Current: 4.72

0.4
6.78
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.16
M-Score: -2.90
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 10.11
CAT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.99 vs. CAT: 10.11 )
CAT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 14.75
Current: 10.11

1.78
14.75
Net-margin (%) 6.81
CAT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. CAT: 6.81 )
CAT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.76   Max: 8.8
Current: 6.81

2.76
8.8
ROE (%) 18.21
CAT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. CAT: 18.21 )
CAT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 10.24   Max: 58.44
Current: 18.21

10.24
58.44
ROA (%) 4.46
CAT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. CAT: 4.46 )
CAT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 8.02
Current: 4.46

1.49
8.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.02
CAT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. CAT: 17.02 )
CAT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.26   Max: 31.62
Current: 17.02

2.26
31.62
Revenue Growth (%) 8.90
CAT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. CAT: 8.90 )
CAT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.2   Max: 23.9
Current: 8.9

-5.2
23.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 8.30
CAT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. CAT: 8.30 )
CAT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -15.2   Max: 38.4
Current: 8.3

-15.2
38.4
EPS Growth (%) 11.50
CAT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. CAT: 11.50 )
CAT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -34.8   Max: 81
Current: 11.5

-34.8
81
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

CAT Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,127,992 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 21,376 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 9,629 sh (+9.93%)
Pioneer Investments 3,946 sh (+9.31%)
Bill Gates 10,760,857 sh (+4.87%)
John Buckingham 59,707 sh (+4.06%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,415,014 sh (+0.89%)
Bill Frels 4,451 sh (+0.82%)
Ruane Cunniff 70,542 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 75,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 245,200 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 73,851 sh (-0.35%)
Mario Gabelli 6,545 sh (-2.09%)
David Dreman 28,347 sh (-9.62%)
Ken Fisher 13,180 sh (-21.43%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,800 sh (-41.67%)
Steven Cohen 19,011 sh (-57.22%)
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Q3 2013

CAT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 56,410 sh (+196.72%)
Pioneer Investments 4,732 sh (+19.92%)
Joel Greenblatt 23,125 sh (+8.18%)
John Buckingham 62,619 sh (+4.88%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,442,180 sh (+0.62%)
Bill Gates 10,760,857 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 70,511 sh (-0.04%)
David Dreman 28,103 sh (-0.86%)
Dodge & Cox 73,035 sh (-1.1%)
Tom Gayner 242,200 sh (-1.22%)
Murray Stahl 9,509 sh (-1.25%)
Bill Frels 4,186 sh (-5.95%)
Ken Fisher 10,955 sh (-16.88%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,543,741 sh (-18.68%)
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Q4 2013

CAT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 15,000 sh (New)
Mark Hillman 30,441 sh (New)
Jim Simons 28,100 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 42,772 sh (+84.96%)
Murray Stahl 10,109 sh (+6.31%)
Bill Gates 11,260,857 sh (+4.65%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,593,417 sh (+1.95%)
John Buckingham 63,077 sh (+0.73%)
George Soros 283,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 215,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 242,000 sh (-0.08%)
Dodge & Cox 72,850 sh (-0.25%)
Ruane Cunniff 69,717 sh (-1.13%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,352,845 sh (-2.01%)
Ken Fisher 10,461 sh (-4.51%)
Pioneer Investments 4,246 sh (-10.27%)
Bill Frels 2,786 sh (-33.44%)
David Dreman 15,665 sh (-44.26%)
Steven Cohen 23,152 sh (-58.96%)
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Q1 2014

CAT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 30,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 145,900 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 375,489 sh (+777.89%)
David Dreman 25,060 sh (+59.97%)
Steven Cohen 33,615 sh (+45.19%)
PRIMECAP Management 5,885,275 sh (+35.21%)
Ken Fisher 12,622 sh (+20.66%)
John Buckingham 64,330 sh (+1.99%)
Murray Stahl 10,309 sh (+1.98%)
Bill Gates 11,260,857 sh (unchged)
George Soros 283,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 72,745 sh (-0.14%)
Tom Gayner 241,000 sh (-0.41%)
Ruane Cunniff 69,053 sh (-0.95%)
Bill Frels 2,720 sh (-2.37%)
Pioneer Investments 3,564 sh (-16.06%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,532,071 sh (-40.92%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CAT

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 777.89%0.5%$86.17 - $99.39 $ 109.9617%375489
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Add 35.21%0.17%$86.17 - $99.39 $ 109.9617%5885275
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 59.97%0.07%$86.17 - $99.39 $ 109.9617%25060
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -44.26%0.09%$82.12 - $91.15 $ 109.9629%15665
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 84.96%0.04%$82.12 - $91.15 $ 109.9629%42772
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Sold Out $81.85 - $88.17 $ 109.9630%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.08%$80.43 - $90.31 $ 109.9629%21376
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$86.64 - $99.49 $ 109.9618%0
David Dreman 2012-12-31 Reduce -72.39%0.17%$81.1 - $90.79 $ 109.9629%30652
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.06%$81.1 - $90.79 $ 109.9629%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.02%$81.1 - $90.79 $ 109.9629%4100
David Dreman 2012-09-30 Add 1123.34%0.22%$79.61 - $93.89 $ 109.9628%111030
Ray Dalio 2012-09-30 Reduce -64.64%0.12%$79.61 - $93.89 $ 109.9628%51587
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Reduce -40.55%$79.61 - $93.89 $ 109.9628%7455
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Add 102.94%0.09%$81.95 - $109.47 $ 109.9616%145887
John Burbank 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.08%$81.95 - $109.47 $ 109.9616%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$81.95 - $109.47 $ 109.9616%0
David Dreman 2012-06-30 New Buy0.02%$81.95 - $109.47 $ 109.9616%9076
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.0044%$81.95 - $109.47 $ 109.9616%0
John Burbank 2012-03-31 New Buy0.08%$93.98 - $116.2 $ 109.969%23300
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 New Buy0.03%$93.98 - $116.2 $ 109.969%2692
John Keeley 2012-03-31 New Buy$93.98 - $116.2 $ 109.969%2030
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Reduce -64.17%0.15%$70.55 - $97.07 $ 109.9623%78387
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.05%$70.55 - $97.07 $ 109.9623%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Add 751.74%0.21%$73.86 - $111.63 $ 109.9620%218787
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0332%$73.86 - $111.63 $ 109.9619%0
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0038%$73.86 - $111.63 $ 109.9619%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.08%$95.44 - $115.41 $ 109.964%5571
George Soros 2011-06-30 New Buy0.03%$95.44 - $115.41 $ 109.964%22200
John Keeley 2011-06-30 New Buy$95.44 - $115.41 $ 109.964%2170
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.70
CAT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. CAT: 18.70 )
CAT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.35   Max: 42.76
Current: 18.7

4.35
42.76
P/B 3.38
CAT's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. CAT: 3.38 )
CAT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 6.95
Current: 3.38

2.08
6.95
P/S 1.29
CAT's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. CAT: 1.29 )
CAT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.62
Current: 1.29

0.3
1.62
PFCF 10.70
CAT's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CAT: 10.70 )
CAT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.06   Max: 621.81
Current: 10.7

8.06
621.81
EV-to-EBIT 17.47
CAT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.47 vs. CAT: 17.47 )
CAT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.4   Max: 113.7
Current: 17.47

9.4
113.7
PEG 0.87
CAT's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.58 vs. CAT: 0.87 )
CAT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 67.48
Current: 0.87

0.21
67.48
Shiller P/E 19.15
CAT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 162.83 vs. CAT: 19.15 )
CAT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.48   Max: 34.47
Current: 19.15

5.48
34.47

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.18
CAT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
77% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. CAT: 2.18 )
CAT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 6.97
Current: 2.18

1.19
6.97
Dividend Payout 0.46
CAT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CAT: 0.46 )
CAT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 1.52
Current: 0.46

0.11
1.52
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.41
CAT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
66% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. CAT: 2.41 )
CAT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 7.62
Current: 2.41

1.3
7.62
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
CAT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. CAT: -0.40 )
CAT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.8   Max: -2.3
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 6.99
CAT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. CAT: 6.99 )
CAT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.87   Max: 40.81
Current: 6.99

2.87
40.81
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.31
CAT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CAT: 1.31 )
CAT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 89.3
Current: 1.31

0.65
89.3
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
CAT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CAT: 1.20 )
CAT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.43
Current: 1.2

0.33
1.43
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.95
CAT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CAT: 0.95 )
CAT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 4.76
Current: 0.95

0.38
4.76
Price/Graham Number 2.36
CAT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
64% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. CAT: 2.36 )
CAT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 4.63
Current: 2.36

1.19
4.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.70
CAT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. CAT: 5.70 )
CAT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 10.7
Current: 5.7

0.9
10.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 22.51
CAT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.97 vs. CAT: 22.51 )
CAT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5   Max: 23.6
Current: 22.51

-5
23.6

Business Description

Industry: Farm & Construction Machinery » Farm & Construction Equipment
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Traded in other countries:CATER.Belgium, CATR.France, CAT.Switzerland, CTA.UK, CAT1.Germany, 0Q18.country
Caterpillar Inc. was originally organized as Caterpillar Tractor Co. in 1925 in the State of California. The Company was reorganized as Caterpillar Inc. in 1986 in the State of Delaware The Company is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. It also provides financial services through Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services and Progress Rail Services Corporation. The business is organized into two areas namely: Machinery and Power Systems and Financial Products. The Machinery and Power Systems is further categorized into three segments namely: Construction Industries, Resource Industries, and Power Systems. Construction segment is primarily responsible for supporting customers using machinery in infrastructure and building construction applications. Resource segment supports customers using machinery in mining and quarrying applications. Power system segment supports customers using reciprocating engines, turbines and related parts across industries serving electric power, industrial, petroleum and marine applications as well as rail-related businesses. The financial products provide financing solutions to customers and dealers for the purchase and lease of its equipments, as well as some financing for the Company's sales to dealers. Its products are sold primarily under the brands Caterpillar, CAT, design versions of CAT and Caterpillar, Electro-Motive, FG Wilson, MaK, MWM, Olympian, Perkins, Progress Rail, SEM and Solar Turbines.
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