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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 0.27
NYSE:CAT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. NYSE:CAT: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:CAT' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.27
0.01
0.31
Equity-to-Asset 0.20
NYSE:CAT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. NYSE:CAT: 0.20 )
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: 0.19 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.2
0.09
0.52
Debt-to-Equity 2.30
NYSE:CAT's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
94% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. NYSE:CAT: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NYSE:CAT' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 2.47 Max: 5.84
Current: 2.3
0.42
5.84
Debt-to-EBITDA 6.34
NYSE:CAT's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
82% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. NYSE:CAT: 6.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NYSE:CAT' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.26  Med: 4.25 Max: 8.61
Current: 6.34
3.26
8.61
Interest Coverage 1.78
NYSE:CAT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
96% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 36.28 vs. NYSE:CAT: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:CAT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 3.31 Max: 6.78
Current: 1.78
0.4
6.78
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 2.11
Beneish M-Score: -2.86
WACC vs ROIC
8.38%
2.66%
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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 4.71
NYSE:CAT's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
68% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.47 vs. NYSE:CAT: 4.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:CAT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 8.99 Max: 13.01
Current: 4.71
1.29
13.01
Net Margin % 2.09
NYSE:CAT's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. NYSE:CAT: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:CAT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.17  Med: 6.58 Max: 8.62
Current: 2.09
-0.17
8.62
ROE % 6.12
NYSE:CAT's ROE % is ranked lower than
77% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.64 vs. NYSE:CAT: 6.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:CAT' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.48  Med: 23.68 Max: 47.52
Current: 6.12
-0.48
47.52
ROA % 1.14
NYSE:CAT's ROA % is ranked lower than
76% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. NYSE:CAT: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:CAT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.09  Med: 4.36 Max: 6.79
Current: 1.14
-0.09
6.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 9.86
NYSE:CAT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
71% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. NYSE:CAT: 9.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:CAT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 18.72 Max: 28.82
Current: 9.86
4.3
28.82
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -7.90
NYSE:CAT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
64% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. NYSE:CAT: -7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:CAT' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.9  Med: 8.9 Max: 23.9
Current: -7.9
-7.9
23.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -20.00
NYSE:CAT's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
85% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. NYSE:CAT: -20.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:CAT' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.1  Med: 7.7 Max: 66.1
Current: -20
-32.1
66.1
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Guru Trades

Q4 2016

CAT Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 366,203 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 83,125 sh (+5.83%)
Robert Olstein 47,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 278,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 11,260,857 sh (unchged)
Mairs and Power 7,682 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Buckingham 60,210 sh (-0.62%)
PRIMECAP Management 6,211,141 sh (-0.65%)
Dodge & Cox 57,004 sh (-0.77%)
Bill Nygren 3,500,000 sh (-12.50%)
Murray Stahl 11,313 sh (-15.63%)
Ruane Cunniff 6,848 sh (-15.65%)
Ken Fisher 3,636 sh (-24.38%)
Paul Tudor Jones 46,200 sh (-52.13%)
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Q1 2017

CAT Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Steven Cohen 505,790 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,546,900 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 4,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 111,000 sh (+140.26%)
Ken Fisher 4,534 sh (+24.70%)
Robert Olstein 55,500 sh (+18.09%)
PRIMECAP Management 7,259,063 sh (+16.87%)
Joel Greenblatt 393,487 sh (+7.45%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 86,261 sh (+3.77%)
John Buckingham 61,170 sh (+1.59%)
Mairs and Power 7,762 sh (+1.04%)
Bill Nygren 3,500,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 278,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 11,260,857 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 54,802 sh (-3.86%)
Murray Stahl 9,613 sh (-15.03%)
Ruane Cunniff 2,918 sh (-57.39%)
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Q2 2017

CAT Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jim Simons 2,501,100 sh (+61.68%)
Ken Fisher 6,193 sh (+36.59%)
PRIMECAP Management 9,744,183 sh (+34.23%)
Joel Greenblatt 516,649 sh (+31.30%)
Murray Stahl 11,393 sh (+18.52%)
Tom Gayner 278,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 55,500 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 11,260,857 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
John Buckingham 60,945 sh (-0.37%)
Dodge & Cox 54,276 sh (-0.96%)
Bill Nygren 3,350,000 sh (-4.29%)
Mairs and Power 7,362 sh (-5.15%)
Paul Tudor Jones 92,736 sh (-16.45%)
Steven Cohen 116,652 sh (-76.94%)
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Q3 2017

CAT Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Ray Dalio 48,251 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 40,000 sh (New)
Spiros Segalas 1,207,508 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 278,000 sh (unchged)
Mairs and Power 7,362 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 11,260,857 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 700,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 50,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Buckingham 60,642 sh (-0.50%)
Murray Stahl 11,293 sh (-0.88%)
PRIMECAP Management 9,644,283 sh (-1.03%)
Ken Fisher 5,998 sh (-3.15%)
Dodge & Cox 52,181 sh (-3.86%)
Joel Greenblatt 461,499 sh (-10.67%)
Robert Olstein 49,500 sh (-10.81%)
Paul Tudor Jones 80,542 sh (-13.15%)
Jim Simons 1,070,600 sh (-57.19%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CAT

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Reduce -10.67%0.08%$106.51 - $125.23 $ 137.3919%461,499
Dodge & Cox 2017-09-30 Reduce -3.86%$106.51 - $125.23 $ 137.3919%52,181
Robert Olstein 2017-09-30 Reduce -10.81%0.08%$106.51 - $125.23 $ 137.3919%49,500
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Reduce -3.15%$106.51 - $125.23 $ 137.3919%5,998
Bill Nygren 2017-06-30 Reduce -4.29%0.09%$92.27 - $107.6 $ 137.3936%3,350,000
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Add 31.30%0.19%$92.27 - $107.6 $ 137.3936%516,649
Dodge & Cox 2017-06-30 Reduce -0.96%$92.27 - $107.6 $ 137.3936%54,276
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Add 36.59%$92.27 - $107.6 $ 137.3936%6,193
Ruane Cunniff 2017-06-30 Sold Out $92.27 - $107.6 $ 137.3936%0
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Add 7.45%0.03%$91.39 - $99.02 $ 137.3945%393,487
Robert Olstein 2017-03-31 Add 18.09%0.1%$91.39 - $99.02 $ 137.3945%55,500
Dodge & Cox 2017-03-31 Reduce -3.86%$91.39 - $99.02 $ 137.3945%54,802
Ken Fisher 2017-03-31 Add 24.70%$91.39 - $99.02 $ 137.3945%4,534
Ruane Cunniff 2017-03-31 Reduce -57.39%0.01%$91.39 - $99.02 $ 137.3945%2,918
Bill Nygren 2016-12-31 Reduce -12.50%0.32%$81.11 - $97.33 $ 137.3952%3,500,000
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 New Buy0.44%$81.11 - $97.33 $ 137.3952%366,203
Dodge & Cox 2016-12-31 Reduce -0.77%$81.11 - $97.33 $ 137.3952%57,004
Ruane Cunniff 2016-12-31 Reduce -15.65%$81.11 - $97.33 $ 137.3952%6,848
Ken Fisher 2016-12-31 Reduce -24.38%$81.11 - $97.33 $ 137.3952%3,636
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Business Description

Industry: Farm & Construction Machinery » Farm & Construction Equipment    NAICS: 333120    SIC: 3531
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Traded in other countries:CAT.Argentina, CAT.Austria, CATER.Belgium, CATP34.Brazil, CAT.Chile, CATR.France, CAT1.Germany, CAT.Mexico, CAT.Peru, CAT.Switzerland, CTA.UK,
Headquarter Location:USA
Caterpillar Inc caters to the farming industry in the United States. It manufactures construction & mining equipment, diesel & natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.

Caterpillar is the world's largest manufacturer of specialized heavy construction and mining equipment with $36 billion in revenue in 2016. It is also a major manufacturer of engines and turbines used in off-highway, power generation, petroleum, marine, and rail applications. Caterpillar's products are available through 3,500 dealer outlets around the world. The company supports its customers and dealers by providing financing through Caterpillar Financial Services, which held $27 billion of receivables on June 30.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 95.41
CAT's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 26.48 vs. CAT: 95.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CAT' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.34  Med: 16.05 Max: 769
Current: 95.41
4.34
769
Forward PE Ratio 17.95
CAT's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.53 vs. CAT: 17.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 95.41
CAT's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
99% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 26.67 vs. CAT: 95.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CAT' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.34  Med: 16.05 Max: 769
Current: 95.41
4.34
769
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 44.35
CAT's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
78% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.69 vs. CAT: 44.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CAT' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.14  Med: 14.8 Max: 326.7
Current: 44.35
6.14
326.7
PB Ratio 5.24
CAT's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. CAT: 5.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CAT' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.08  Med: 3.91 Max: 6.95
Current: 5.24
2.08
6.95
PS Ratio 1.95
CAT's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CAT: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CAT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.95
0.3
1.95
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 18.41
CAT's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
59% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.38 vs. CAT: 18.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CAT' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.06  Med: 13.85 Max: 614.14
Current: 18.41
8.06
614.14
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.00
CAT's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
56% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. CAT: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CAT' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.96  Med: 7.31 Max: 14.97
Current: 12
2.96
14.97
EV-to-EBIT 39.50
CAT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
90% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. CAT: 39.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CAT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 15 Max: 78.6
Current: 39.5
7.8
78.6
EV-to-EBITDA 19.07
CAT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
70% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.59 vs. CAT: 19.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CAT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 10.2 Max: 22
Current: 19.07
6
22
EV-to-Revenue 2.57
CAT's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
76% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. CAT: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
CAT' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.7 Max: 2.6
Current: 2.57
0.9
2.6
Shiller PE Ratio 27.67
CAT's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 29.96 vs. CAT: 27.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CAT' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.31  Med: 18.51 Max: 31.3
Current: 27.67
7.31
31.3
Current Ratio 1.44
CAT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. CAT: 1.44 )
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: 1.44
1.06
1.73
Quick Ratio 1.04
CAT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. CAT: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CAT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.25
Current: 1.04
0.74
1.25
Days Inventory 114.96
CAT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 107.28 vs. CAT: 114.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CAT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 75.82  Med: 113.49 Max: 126.24
Current: 114.96
75.82
126.24
Days Sales Outstanding 135.77
CAT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
75% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 85.69 vs. CAT: 135.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CAT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 102.87  Med: 124.84 Max: 156.74
Current: 135.77
102.87
156.74
Days Payable 75.12
CAT's Days Payable is ranked higher than
52% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.20 vs. CAT: 75.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CAT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.74  Med: 56.53 Max: 75.12
Current: 75.12
45.74
75.12

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.26
CAT's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
80% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. CAT: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CAT' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 2.27 Max: 6.97
Current: 2.26
1.41
6.97
Dividend Payout Ratio 2.13
CAT's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. CAT: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CAT' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.3 Max: 2.13
Current: 2.13
0.23
2.13
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 21.40
CAT's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -7.70 vs. CAT: 21.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CAT' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.6  Med: 13.9 Max: 71
Current: 21.4
-20.6
71
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.26
CAT's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
78% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. CAT: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.18
CAT's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
93% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. CAT: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CAT' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.61  Med: 4.2 Max: 12.9
Current: 4.18
2.61
12.9
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.80
CAT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. CAT: 2.80 )
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: 2.8
-2.5
3.8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 11.26
CAT's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
95% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. CAT: 11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CAT' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 5.21 Max: 40.88
Current: 11.26
0.96
40.88
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.85
CAT's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. CAT: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CAT' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.33 Max: 89.3
Current: 1.85
0.64
89.3
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.81
CAT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CAT: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CAT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.81
0.33
1.82
Price-to-Graham-Number 6.91
CAT's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
99% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CAT: 6.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
CAT' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.94 Max: 18.95
Current: 6.91
0.76
18.95
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.52
CAT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
73% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. CAT: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CAT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 6.7 Max: 12.9
Current: 2.52
1.3
12.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -11.66
CAT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
71% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. CAT: -11.66 )
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: -11.7  Med: 13.4 Max: 23.4
Current: -11.66
-11.7
23.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $42,140.00
EPS (TTM) $ 1.44
Beta1.60
Short Percentage of Float2.16%
52-Week Range $90.34 - 140.44
Shares Outstanding (Mil)594.93

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 43,025 46,604 50,298 54,048
EPS ($) 6.13 7.63 8.93 9.66
EPS without NRI ($) 6.13 7.63 8.93 9.66
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 3.08 3.26 3.50

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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