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Caterpillar EV-to-FCF

: 42.28 (As of Today)
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EV-to-FCF is calculated as enterprise value divided by its free cash flow. As of today, Caterpillar's Enterprise Value is $129,039 Mil. Caterpillar's Free Cash Flow for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $3,052 Mil. Therefore, Caterpillar's EV-to-FCF for today is 42.28.

The historical rank and industry rank for Caterpillar's EV-to-FCF or its related term are showing as below:

CAT' s EV-to-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -331.68   Med: 27.04   Max: 937.89
Current: 42.28

During the past 13 years, the highest EV-to-FCF of Caterpillar was 937.89. The lowest was -331.68. And the median was 27.04.

CAT's EV-to-FCF is ranked worse than
72.53% of 91 companies
in the Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry
Industry Median: 18.58 vs CAT: 42.28

EV-to-FCF is a valuation multiple that allows analysts and investors to compare stocks, preferably in the same sector or industry. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the PE Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

As of today (2022-08-10), Caterpillar's stock price is $186.03. Caterpillar's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $12.500. Therefore, Caterpillar's PE Ratio for today is 14.88.


Competitive Comparison

For the Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery subindustry, Caterpillar's EV-to-FCF, along with its competitors' market caps and EV-to-FCF 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 EV-to-FCF Distribution

For the Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry and Industrials sector, Caterpillar's EV-to-FCF distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Caterpillar's EV-to-FCF falls into.



Caterpillar EV-to-FCF Calculation

Caterpillar's EV-to-FCF for today is calculated as:

EV-to-FCF=Enterprise Value (Today)/Free Cash Flow (TTM)
=129038.798/3052
=42.28

Caterpillar's current Enterprise Value is $129,039 Mil.
Caterpillar's Free Cash Flow for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $3,052 Mil.

* 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.


Caterpillar  (NYSE:CAT) EV-to-FCF Explanation

EV-to-FCF is a valuation multiple that allows analysts and investors to compare stocks, preferably in the same sector or industry. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the PE Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

Caterpillar's PE Ratio for today is calculated as:

PE Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings per Share (Diluted) (TTM)
=186.03/12.500
=14.88

Caterpillar's share price for today is $186.03.
Caterpillar's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $12.500.

* 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.

Enterprise Value is used because it is a more complete measure in reflecting how much an investor pays when buying a company. Free Cash Flow is an important financial metric because it represents the actual amount of cash at a company's disposal. Companies with a low EV-to-FCF ratio, combined with a strong balance sheet are generally considered as undervalued.


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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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