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Caterpillar 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate

: 7.80% (As of Jun. 2022)
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Caterpillar's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $1.11.

During the past 12 months, Caterpillar's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.30% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.90% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Caterpillar was 70.80% per year. The lowest was -20.60% per year. And the median was 9.90% per year.

Caterpillar's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was 0.36. As of today, Caterpillar's Dividend Yield % is 2.53%.

Good Sign:

Caterpillar Inc stock dividend yield is close to 2-year high.

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Competitive Comparison

For the Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery subindustry, Caterpillar's 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate, along with its competitors' market caps and 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Caterpillar 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate Distribution

For the Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry and Industrials sector, Caterpillar's 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Caterpillar's 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate falls into.



Caterpillar 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate Calculation

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.


Caterpillar  (NYSE:CAT) 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company's earnings paid out as dividends.

Caterpillar's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Jun. 2022 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=1.11/ 3.13
=0.35

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Caterpillar was 2.46. The lowest was 0.23. And the median was 0.39.

2. Dividend Yield % measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Caterpillar Recent Full-Year* Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 1.2002022-07-192022-07-202022-08-19Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 1.1102022-04-222022-04-252022-05-20Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 1.1102022-01-192022-01-202022-02-18Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 1.1102021-10-222021-10-252021-11-19Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000

* GuruFocus has an internal rule that if the most recent dividend payment frequency is at least 4 times a year, then the full year will be calculated according to the frequency of payment or the one-year time frame, whichever is stricter.
* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

Caterpillar's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield %=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=4.53/179.63
=2.52 %

Current Share Price is $179.63.
Caterpillar's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $4.53.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Caterpillar was 4.91%. The lowest was 1.55%. And the median was 2.47%.

Good Sign:

Caterpillar Inc stock dividend yield is close to 2-year high.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


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Caterpillar Business Description

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Address
510 Lake Cook Road, Suite 100, Deerfield, IL, USA, 60015
Caterpillar is an iconic manufacturer of heavy equipment, power solutions, and locomotives. It is currently the world's largest manufacturer of heavy equipment with over 13% market share in 2021. The company is divided into four reportable segments: construction industries, resource industries, energy and transportation, and Caterpillar Financial Services. Its products are available through a dealer network that covers the globe with over 2,000 branches maintained by 168 dealers. Caterpillar Financial Services provides retail financing for machinery and engines to its customers, in addition to wholesale financing for dealers, which increases the likelihood of Caterpillar product sales.
Executives
Schaupp William E officer: Chief Accounting Officer PPG INDUSTRIES, INC. ONE PPG PLACE PITTSBURGH PA 15272
Maclennan David director 14701 CHARLSON ROAD EDEN PRAIRIE MN 55347
Johnson Gerald director 300 RENAISSANCE CENTER M/C: 482-C23-A68 DETROIT MI 48265
Fassino Anthony D. officer: Group President 510 LAKE COOK ROAD SUITE 100 DEERFIELD IL 60015
Marvel Gary Michael officer: Chief Accounting Officer 510 LAKE COOK ROAD SUITE 100 DEERFIELD IL 60015
Ainsworth William P officer: Group President 510 LAKE COOK ROAD SUITE 100 DEERFIELD X1 60015
Bonfield Andrew R J officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB CO 345 PARK AVE NEW YORK NY 10164
Younessi Ramin officer: Group President 510 LAKE COOK ROAD SUITE 100 DEERFIELD IL 60015
Creed Joseph E officer: Interim CFO 510 LAKE COOK ROAD SUITE 100 DEERFIELD IL 60015
Ayotte Kelly director C/O NEWS CORPORATION 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10036
Johnson Cheryl H officer: Chief Human Resources Officer 40 WESTMINSTER STREET PROVIDENCE RI 02903
Wilkins Rayford Jr director 208 S. AKARD ST. -- DALLAS TX 75202
Long Suzette M officer: Int. Executive Vice President 510 LAKE COOK ROAD SUITE 100 DEERFILED IL 60015
De Lange Bob officer: Group President 510 LAKE COOK ROAD SUITE 100 DEERFIELD IL 60015
Johnson Denise C officer: Group President C/O CATERPILLAR, INCORPORATED 901 WEST WASHINGTON, CV41110 EAST PEORIA IL 61630

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