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Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)
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Company Info

ISINUS1491231015
CUSIP149123101
SectorIndustrials
IndustryFarm & Heavy Construction Machinery

Highlights

Market Cap$159.61B
EPS (TTM)$22.13
PE Ratio14.75
PEG Ratio2.74
Total Revenue (TTM)$67.00B
Gross Profit (TTM)$23.60B
EBITDA (TTM)$16.21B
Year Range$221.92 - $380.62
Target Price$336.49
Short %2.30%
Short Ratio4.29

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Caterpillar Inc.

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Performance

Performance Chart

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in Caterpillar Inc., comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.


0.00%10.00%20.00%30.00%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
14.41%
15.30%
CAT (Caterpillar Inc.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

Caterpillar Inc. had a return of 12.24% year-to-date (YTD) and 38.82% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Caterpillar Inc. had an annualized return of 14.83%, outperforming the S&P 500 benchmark which had an annualized return of 10.82%.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date12.24%14.75%
1 month-8.34%2.85%
6 months14.41%15.30%
1 year38.82%25.37%
5 years (annualized)22.62%13.19%
10 years (annualized)14.83%10.82%

Monthly Returns

The table below presents the monthly returns of CAT, with color gradation from worst to best to easily spot seasonal factors. Returns are adjusted for dividends.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
20242.04%11.21%9.72%-8.36%1.18%12.24%
20235.82%-5.05%-4.47%-3.87%-5.96%19.59%8.31%6.02%-2.89%-16.77%10.91%17.93%25.95%
2022-2.03%-6.94%18.79%-5.06%2.52%-17.18%11.68%-6.83%-11.17%32.81%9.22%1.33%18.60%
20210.98%18.07%7.41%-1.18%5.69%-9.73%-4.49%1.99%-8.96%6.86%-5.23%6.93%15.95%
2020-10.43%-5.41%-6.60%1.21%3.22%5.30%5.83%7.10%4.81%5.94%10.53%4.86%26.97%
20195.47%3.14%-1.35%3.52%-14.07%13.76%-2.65%-9.62%6.14%9.95%5.03%2.04%19.51%
20183.78%-5.01%-4.69%-1.56%5.23%-10.69%6.64%-3.44%9.82%-19.93%11.83%-6.34%-17.56%
20174.00%1.05%-4.03%11.16%3.10%1.93%6.80%3.11%6.15%9.54%3.94%11.64%75.03%
2016-7.27%8.77%13.06%2.53%-6.70%4.55%10.22%-0.98%8.32%-5.15%14.50%-2.95%42.11%
2015-11.91%3.66%-3.46%9.46%-1.80%-0.59%-6.44%-2.79%-14.50%12.92%-0.47%-6.46%-22.97%
20144.09%3.26%2.47%6.69%-3.01%6.30%-6.70%8.26%-9.21%3.18%-0.80%-9.02%3.48%
20139.80%-6.12%-5.85%-2.02%1.33%-3.86%1.21%-0.45%1.04%0.65%1.49%7.34%3.42%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current risk-adjusted rank of CAT is 86, placing it in the top 14% of stocks on our website in terms of risk-adjusted performance. This ranking is based on the combined values of the indicators listed below.


The Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank of CAT is 8686
CAT (Caterpillar Inc.)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of CAT is 8888Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of CAT is 8383Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of CAT is 8383Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of CAT is 9191Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of CAT is 8383Martin Ratio Rank
The risk-adjusted ranks indicate the investment's position relative to the market. A rank closer to 100 signifies top-performing investments, while a rank closer to 0 might suggest underperformance, based on the selected ratio. The values are calculated based on the past 12 months of returns.

Risk-Adjusted Performance Indicators

The charts below present risk-adjusted performance metrics for Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.


CAT
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for CAT, currently valued at 1.51, compared to the broader market-2.00-1.000.001.002.003.001.51
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for CAT, currently valued at 2.08, compared to the broader market-4.00-2.000.002.004.006.002.08
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for CAT, currently valued at 1.28, compared to the broader market0.501.001.502.001.28
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for CAT, currently valued at 1.83, compared to the broader market0.002.004.006.001.83
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for CAT, currently valued at 5.25, compared to the broader market0.0010.0020.005.25
^GSPC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.19, compared to the broader market-2.00-1.000.001.002.003.002.19
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 3.10, compared to the broader market-4.00-2.000.002.004.006.003.10
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.39, compared to the broader market0.501.001.502.001.39
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.75, compared to the broader market0.002.004.006.001.75
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 8.21, compared to the broader market0.0010.0020.008.21

Sharpe Ratio

The current Caterpillar Inc. Sharpe ratio is 1.51. This value is calculated based on the past 1 year of trading data and takes into account price changes and dividends.

Use the chart below to compare the Sharpe ratio of Caterpillar Inc. with the selected benchmark, providing insights into the investment's historical performance in terms of risk-adjusted returns. Go to the Sharpe ratio tool for more fine-grained control over the calculation options.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio0.501.001.502.002.503.002024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
1.51
2.19
CAT (Caterpillar Inc.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividends

Dividend History

Caterpillar Inc. granted a 1.58% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $5.20 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$5.20$5.00$4.62$4.28$4.12$3.78$3.28$3.10$3.08$2.94$2.60$1.72

Dividend yield

1.58%1.69%1.93%2.07%2.26%2.56%2.58%1.97%3.32%4.33%2.84%1.89%

Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for Caterpillar Inc.. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2024$1.30$0.00$0.00$1.30$0.00$0.00$2.60
2023$1.20$0.00$0.00$1.20$0.00$0.00$1.30$0.00$0.00$1.30$0.00$0.00$5.00
2022$1.11$0.00$0.00$1.11$0.00$0.00$1.20$0.00$0.00$1.20$0.00$0.00$4.62
2021$1.03$0.00$0.00$1.03$0.00$0.00$1.11$0.00$0.00$1.11$0.00$0.00$4.28
2020$1.03$0.00$0.00$1.03$0.00$0.00$1.03$0.00$0.00$1.03$0.00$0.00$4.12
2019$0.86$0.00$0.00$0.86$0.00$0.00$1.03$0.00$0.00$1.03$0.00$0.00$3.78
2018$0.78$0.00$0.00$0.78$0.00$0.00$0.86$0.00$0.00$0.86$0.00$0.00$3.28
2017$0.77$0.00$0.00$0.77$0.00$0.00$0.78$0.00$0.00$0.78$0.00$0.00$3.10
2016$0.77$0.00$0.00$0.77$0.00$0.00$0.77$0.00$0.00$0.77$0.00$0.00$3.08
2015$0.70$0.00$0.00$0.70$0.00$0.00$0.77$0.00$0.00$0.77$0.00$0.00$2.94
2014$0.60$0.00$0.00$0.60$0.00$0.00$0.70$0.00$0.00$0.70$0.00$0.00$2.60
2013$0.52$0.00$0.00$0.60$0.00$0.00$0.60$0.00$0.00$1.72

Dividend Yield & Payout


Dividend Yield
5.0%10.0%15.0%1.6%
Caterpillar Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.58%, which is quite average when compared to the overall market.
Payout Ratio
20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100.0%120.0%23.7%
Caterpillar Inc. has a payout ratio of 23.74%, which is quite average when compared to the overall market. This suggests that Caterpillar Inc. strikes a balance between reinvesting profits for growth and paying dividends to shareholders.

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
-12.91%
-0.25%
CAT (Caterpillar Inc.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the Caterpillar Inc.. A maximum drawdown is a measure of risk, indicating the largest reduction in portfolio value due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown for the Caterpillar Inc. was 73.43%, occurring on Mar 2, 2009. Recovery took 396 trading sessions.

The current Caterpillar Inc. drawdown is 12.91%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-73.43%Jul 20, 2007407Mar 2, 2009396Sep 24, 2010803
-59.97%Apr 27, 1981922Dec 13, 1984699Sep 23, 19871621
-53.41%Apr 30, 1999373Oct 18, 2000686Jul 17, 20031059
-47.51%Oct 6, 1987768Oct 17, 1990662Jun 1, 19931430
-44.63%Jul 17, 2014384Jan 25, 2016315Apr 25, 2017699

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current Caterpillar Inc. volatility is 4.42%, representing the average percentage change in the investments's value, either up or down over the past month. The chart below shows the rolling one-month volatility.


2.00%4.00%6.00%8.00%10.00%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
4.42%
2.37%
CAT (Caterpillar Inc.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Financials

Financial Performance

The chart below illustrates the trends in the financial health of Caterpillar Inc. over time, highlighting three key metrics: Total Revenue, Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT), and Net Income.

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