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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 0.28
CAT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. CAT: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CAT' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.04 Max: N/A
Current: 0.28
Equity-to-Asset 0.18
CAT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. CAT: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CAT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.18
0.09
0.52
Interest Coverage 0.80
CAT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
98% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 46.22 vs. CAT: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CAT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 3.31 Max: 6.78
Current: 0.8
0.4
6.78
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.83
Beneish M-Score: -2.94
WACC vs ROIC
7.88%
0.94%
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 2.22
CAT's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
72% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. CAT: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CAT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 8.99 Max: 13.01
Current: 2.22
1.29
13.01
Net Margin % 0.27
CAT's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
77% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. CAT: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CAT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.17  Med: 6.58 Max: 8.62
Current: 0.27
-0.17
8.62
ROE % 0.74
CAT's ROE % is ranked lower than
80% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. CAT: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CAT' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.48  Med: 23.68 Max: 47.52
Current: 0.74
-0.48
47.52
ROA % 0.14
CAT's ROA % is ranked lower than
76% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. CAT: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CAT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.09  Med: 4.36 Max: 6.79
Current: 0.14
-0.09
6.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 5.61
CAT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
71% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.15 vs. CAT: 5.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CAT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 18.72 Max: 28.82
Current: 5.61
4.3
28.82
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -7.90
CAT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. CAT: -7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
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
CAT's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CAT: -20.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CAT' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.1  Med: 7.7 Max: 66.7
Current: -20
-32.1
66.7
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

CAT Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Robert Olstein 47,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 25,000 sh (New)
Mairs and Power 7,682 sh (+64.08%)
Ken Fisher 4,808 sh (+3.80%)
Bill Nygren 4,000,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 57,448 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 278,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 11,260,857 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks 41,200 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ray Dalio 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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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%)
Mairs and Power 7,362 sh (-5.15%)
Paul Tudor Jones 92,736 sh (-16.45%)
Steven Cohen 116,652 sh (-76.94%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE: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 2017-06-30 Add 31.30%0.19%$92.27 - $107.6 $ 113.9212%516,649
Dodge & Cox 2017-06-30 Reduce -0.96%$92.27 - $107.6 $ 113.9212%54,276
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Add 36.59%$92.27 - $107.6 $ 113.9212%6,193
Ruane Cunniff 2017-06-30 Sold Out $92.27 - $107.6 $ 113.9212%0
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Add 7.45%0.03%$91.39 - $99.02 $ 113.9220%393,487
Robert Olstein 2017-03-31 Add 18.09%0.1%$91.39 - $99.02 $ 113.9220%55,500
Dodge & Cox 2017-03-31 Reduce -3.86%$91.39 - $99.02 $ 113.9220%54,802
Ken Fisher 2017-03-31 Add 24.70%$91.39 - $99.02 $ 113.9220%4,534
Ruane Cunniff 2017-03-31 Reduce -57.39%0.01%$91.39 - $99.02 $ 113.9220%2,918
Bill Nygren 2016-12-31 Reduce -12.50%0.32%$81.11 - $97.33 $ 113.9226%3,500,000
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 New Buy0.44%$81.11 - $97.33 $ 113.9226%366,203
Dodge & Cox 2016-12-31 Reduce -0.77%$81.11 - $97.33 $ 113.9226%57,004
Ruane Cunniff 2016-12-31 Reduce -15.65%$81.11 - $97.33 $ 113.9226%6,848
Ken Fisher 2016-12-31 Reduce -24.38%$81.11 - $97.33 $ 113.9226%3,636
Robert Olstein 2016-09-30 New Buy0.55%$74.38 - $88.77 $ 113.9239%47,000
Ruane Cunniff 2016-09-30 Reduce -87.59%0.04%$74.38 - $88.77 $ 113.9239%8,119
Ken Fisher 2016-09-30 Add 3.80%$74.38 - $88.77 $ 113.9239%4,808
Joel Greenblatt 2016-09-30 Sold Out $74.38 - $88.77 $ 113.9239%0
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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.

Peoria, Illinois-based Caterpillar is the world's largest manufacturer of heavy construction and mining equipment. It is also a major manufacturer of engines and turbines used in off-highway, power generation, petroleum, marine and rail applications. A range of Caterpillar products is available through 3,500 dealer outlets around the world. The company supports its customers and dealers by providing financing through Caterpillar Financial Services.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 759.47
CAT's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 27.11 vs. CAT: 759.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CAT' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.34  Med: 15.88 Max: 762.33
Current: 759.47
4.34
762.33
Forward PE Ratio 24.51
CAT's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 23.15 vs. CAT: 24.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 759.47
CAT's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 27.11 vs. CAT: 759.47 )
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: 15.88 Max: 762.33
Current: 759.47
4.34
762.33
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 45.95
CAT's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
76% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.43 vs. CAT: 45.95 )
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: 14.13 Max: 326.7
Current: 45.95
6.14
326.7
PB Ratio 4.79
CAT's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. CAT: 4.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CAT' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.08  Med: 3.9 Max: 6.95
Current: 4.79
2.08
6.95
PS Ratio 1.69
CAT's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. CAT: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CAT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.69
Current: 1.69
0.3
1.69
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 15.77
CAT's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
55% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.18 vs. CAT: 15.77 )
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: 13.84 Max: 614.14
Current: 15.77
8.06
614.14
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.02
CAT's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
55% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.02 vs. CAT: 10.02 )
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: 10.02
2.96
14.97
EV-to-EBIT 59.34
CAT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
93% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.43 vs. CAT: 59.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CAT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 14.9 Max: 78.6
Current: 59.34
7.8
78.6
EV-to-EBITDA 20.69
CAT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
69% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.07 vs. CAT: 20.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CAT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 10.1 Max: 22
Current: 20.69
6
22
Shiller PE Ratio 23.21
CAT's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 28.32 vs. CAT: 23.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CAT' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.33  Med: 18.49 Max: 31.41
Current: 23.21
7.33
31.41
Current Ratio 1.31
CAT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. CAT: 1.31 )
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: 1.31
1.06
1.73
Quick Ratio 0.98
CAT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. CAT: 0.98 )
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: 0.98
0.74
1.25
Days Inventory 117.48
CAT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 113.66 vs. CAT: 117.48 )
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: 117.48
75.82
126.24
Days Sales Outstanding 142.71
CAT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
74% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 80.19 vs. CAT: 142.71 )
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: 142.71
102.87
156.74
Days Payable 73.75
CAT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
52% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.10 vs. CAT: 73.75 )
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: 70.39
Current: 73.75
45.74
70.39

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.71
CAT's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
87% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CAT: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CAT' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 2.24 Max: 6.97
Current: 2.71
1.41
6.97
Dividend Payout Ratio 19.25
CAT's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. CAT: 19.25 )
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: 1.18
Current: 19.25
0.23
1.18
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 21.40
CAT's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -9.10 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 % 2.74
CAT's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
86% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. CAT: 2.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.98
CAT's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
93% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. CAT: 4.98 )
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: 4.15 Max: 12.9
Current: 4.98
2.61
12.9
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.80
CAT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 82 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 11.91
CAT's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
92% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CAT: 11.91 )
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: 5.18 Max: 40.88
Current: 11.91
0.96
40.88
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.54
CAT's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. CAT: 1.54 )
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: 0.65  Med: 1.32 Max: 89.3
Current: 1.54
0.65
89.3
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.59
CAT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. CAT: 1.59 )
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: 0.34  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.59
0.34
1.5
Price-to-Graham-Number 20.06
CAT's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. CAT: 20.06 )
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: 1.93 Max: 18.92
Current: 20.06
0.76
18.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.69
CAT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
74% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. CAT: 1.69 )
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: 1.69
1.3
12.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -11.51
CAT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
65% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.45 vs. CAT: -11.51 )
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: -11.5  Med: 13.4 Max: 23.4
Current: -11.51
-11.5
23.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $39,887.00
EPS (TTM) $ 0.15
Beta1.63
Short Percentage of Float2.95%
52-Week Range $79.93 - 115.46
Shares Outstanding (Mil)589.16

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 41,351 43,655 46,430
EPS ($) 4.76 6.17 7.09
EPS without NRI ($) 4.76 6.17 7.09
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 3.08 3.16 3.33
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Caterpillar to Offer Audio Webcast of 2017 Investor Meeting Aug 17 2017 
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Caterpillar Climbs on Earnings Beat Jul 25 2017 
InvestorsObserver releases covered-call reports for Caterpillar Inc., Michael Kors, Logitech, McDona Jul 25 2017 
Why GM, Caterpillar, McDonald's and Biogen Moved Higher Today Jul 25 2017 
Cat Financial Announces Second-Quarter 2017 Results Jul 25 2017 
Nasdaq Reaches New High Jul 19 2017 

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