Caterpillar Inc. to Announce Full-Year and Fourth-Quarter 2013 Financial
Results on January 27
PEORIA, Ill., Jan. 13, 2014
PEORIA, Ill., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) will
release 2013 full-year and fourth-quarter financial results at 6:30 a.m.
Central Time on Monday, January 27, 2014. The release will be available at
http://www.caterpillar.com/earnings and the full text of the news release will
also be available on PR Newswire at about 6:30 a.m. Central Time. The news
release will be furnished to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
via a Current Report on Form 8-K in compliance with applicable SEC rules.
Teleconference and webcast access:
A real-time, listen-only teleconference of the quarterly results call that
Caterpillar conducts with security analysts and institutional investors will
begin at 10 a.m. Central Time on Monday, January 27. The one-hour conference
call can be accessed by telephone from both domestic and international
locations, with a listen-only entry code provided below:
Conference Call Number: 877-216-8554 (domestic)
Listen-Only Entry Code: 5621
The call can be accessed in real-time at http://www.caterpillar.com/Irwebcast.
Listeners should go to the website at least 15 minutes before the live event
to download and install any necessary audio software. The transcript from the
conference call will be made available at http://www.caterpillar.com/Irwebcast
following the webcast.
For those unable to participate in the live broadcast, the replay will be
available at http://www.caterpillar.com/Irwebcast shortly after the live
event. There is no charge to access the webcast. A telephone replay of the
call will not be available. Those without access to the Internet may request a
fax of Caterpillar's transcript by calling 800-228-7717 (U.S. and Canada) or
858-764-9492 (for all other regions).
For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress
possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2012 sales and
revenues of $65.875 billion, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer
of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines,
industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is
a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services,
Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services and Progress Rail Services. More
information is available at: http://www.caterpillar.com.
Certain statements in this press release relate to future events and
expectations and are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as "believe,"
"estimate," "will be," "will," "would," "expect," "anticipate," "plan,"
"project," "intend," "could," "should" or other similar words or expressions
often identify forward-looking statements. All statements other than
statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements, including,
without limitation, statements regarding our outlook, projections, forecasts
or trend descriptions. These statements do not guarantee future performance,
and we do not undertake to update our forward-looking statements.
Caterpillar's actual results may differ materially from those described or
implied in our forward-looking statements based on a number of factors,
including, but not limited to: (i)global economic conditions and economic
conditions in the industries and markets we serve; (ii)government monetary or
fiscal policies and infrastructure spending; (iii)commodity or component
price increases, fluctuations in demand for our products, or limited
availability of raw materials and component products, including steel;
(iv)our and our customers', dealers' and suppliers' ability to access and
manage liquidity; (v)political and economic risks and instability, including
national or international conflicts and civil unrest; (vi)our and Cat
Financial's ability to: maintain credit ratings, avoid material increases in
borrowing costs, and access capital markets; (vii)the financial condition and
credit worthiness of Cat Financial's customers; (viii) changes in interest
rates or market liquidity; (ix) changes in financial services regulation; (x)
inability to realize expected benefits from acquisitions, including ERA Mining
Machinery Limited, and divestitures, including the divestiture of the Bucyrus
International, Inc. distribution business to our independent dealers;
(xi)international trade and investment policies; (xii)market acceptance of
our products and services; (xiii)changes in the competitive environment,
including market share, pricing and geographic and product mix of sales; (xiv)
successful implementation of capacity expansion projects, cost reduction
initiatives and efficiency or productivity initiatives, including the
Caterpillar Production System; (xv)inventory management decisions and
sourcing practices of our dealers or original equipment manufacturers;
(xvi)compliance with environmental laws and regulations; (xvii)alleged or
actual violations of trade or anti-corruption laws and regulations;
(xviii)additional tax expense or exposure; (xix)currency fluctuations;
(xx)our or Cat Financial's compliance with financial covenants;
(xxi)increased pension plan funding obligations; (xxii)union disputes or
other labor matters; (xxiii) significant legal proceedings, claims, lawsuits
or investigations; (xxiv)compliance requirements imposed if carbon emissions
legislation and/or regulations are adopted; (xxv)changes in accounting
standards; (xxvi)failure or breach of information technology security;
(xxvii)adverse effects of natural disasters; and (xxviii)other factors
described in more detail under "Item 1A. Risk Factors" in our Form10-K filed
with the SEC on February19, 2013 for the year ended December31, 2012. This
filing is available on our website at www.caterpillar.com/secfilings.
SOURCE Caterpillar Inc.
Contact: Rachel Potts, Global Government & Corporate Affairs, Office:
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