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Caterpillar Asset Turnover

: 0.17 (As of Jun. 2022)
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Asset Turnover measures how quickly a company turns over its asset through sales. It is calculated as Revenue divided by Total Assets. Caterpillar's Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $14,247 Mil. Caterpillar's Total Assets for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $81,692 Mil. Therefore, Caterpillar's Asset Turnover for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 0.17.

Asset Turnover is linked to ROE % through Du Pont Formula. Caterpillar's annualized ROE % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 40.81%. It is also linked to ROA % through Du Pont Formula. Caterpillar's annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 8.19%.


Caterpillar Asset Turnover Historical Data

The historical data trend for Caterpillar's Asset Turnover can be seen below:

* 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 Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Asset Turnover
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.60 0.70 0.69 0.53 0.63

Caterpillar Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Asset Turnover Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.16 0.15 0.17 0.17 0.17

Caterpillar Asset Turnover Calculation

Asset Turnover measures how quickly a company turns over its asset through sales.

Caterpillar's Asset Turnover for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Asset Turnover
=Revenue/Average Total Assets
=Revenue (A: Dec. 2021 )/( (Total Assets (A: Dec. 2020 )+Total Assets (A: Dec. 2021 ))/ count )
=50971/( (78324+82793)/ 2 )
=50971/80558.5
=0.63

Caterpillar's Asset Turnover for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Asset Turnover
=Revenue/Average Total Assets
=Revenue (Q: Jun. 2022 )/( (Total Assets (Q: Mar. 2022 )+Total Assets (Q: Jun. 2022 ))/ count )
=14247/( (82276+81107)/ 2 )
=14247/81691.5
=0.17

* 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.

Companies with low profit margins tend to have high Asset Turnover, while those with high profit margins have low Asset Turnover. Companies in the retail industry tend to have a very high turnover ratio.


Caterpillar  (NYSE:CAT) Asset Turnover Explanation

Asset Turnover is linked to ROE % through Du Pont Formula.

Caterpillar's annulized ROE % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is

ROE %**(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=Net Income/Total Stockholders Equity
=6692/16396
=(Net Income / Revenue)*(Revenue / Total Assets)*(Total Assets / Total Stockholders Equity)
=(6692 / 56988)*(56988 / 81691.5)*(81691.5/ 16396)
=Net Margin %*Asset Turnover*Equity Multiplier
=11.74 %*0.6976*4.9824
=ROA %*Equity Multiplier
=8.19 %*4.9824
=40.81 %

Note: The Net Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) net income data. The Revenue data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) revenue data.

* 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.

** The ROE % used above is for Du Pont Analysis only. It is different from the defined ROE % page on our website, as here it uses Net Income instead of Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders in the calculation.

It is also linked to ROA % through Du Pont Formula:

Caterpillar's annulized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is

ROA %(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=Net Income/Total Assets
=6692/81691.5
=(Net Income / Revenue)*(Revenue / Total Assets)
=(6692 / 56988)*(56988 / 81691.5)
=Net Margin %*Asset Turnover
=11.74 %*0.6976
=8.19 %

Note: The Net Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) net income data. The Revenue data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) revenue data.

* 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.


Be Aware

In the article Joining The Dark Side: Pirates, Spies and Short Sellers, James Montier reported that In their US sample covering the period 1968-2003, Cooper et al find that firms with low asset growth outperformed firms with high asset growth by an astounding 20% p.a. equally weighted. Even when controlling for market, size and style, low asset growth firms outperformed high asset growth firms by 13% p.a. Therefore a company with fast asset growth may underperform.

Therefore, it is a good sign if a company's Asset Turnover is consistent or even increases. If a company's asset grows faster than sales, its Asset Turnover will decline, which can be a warning sign.


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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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