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Last SFr.80.50 CHF
Change Today -0.63 / -0.78%
Volume 0.0
As of 11:43 AM 04/17/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

caterpillar inc (CAT) Snapshot

Open
SFr.80.50
Previous Close
SFr.81.13
Day High
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Day Low
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52 Week High
11/21/14 - SFr.102.00
52 Week Low
01/30/15 - SFr.73.00
Market Cap
48.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
60.0
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
606.2M
EX-Date
04/16/15
P/E TM
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Dividend
SFr.2.82
Dividend Yield
3.21%
Current Stock Chart for CATERPILLAR INC (CAT)

caterpillar inc (CAT) Details

Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. The company’s Construction Industries segment offers backhoe, small wheel, skid steer, multi-terrain, compact track, medium and compact wheel, and track-type loaders; mini, wheel, and track excavators; track-type tractors; and select work tools, motor graders, telehandlers, soil compactors, and pipelayers, as well as its related parts for the heavy and general construction, rental, mining and quarry, and aggregates markets. Its Resource Industries segment provides electric rope and hydraulic shovels; draglines; drills; highwall and longwall miners; hard rock vehicles; articulated, large mining, and off-highway trucks; large wheel loaders; wheel tractor scrapers; wheel dozers; machinery components; and electronics and control systems for use in mining and quarry applications. The company’s Energy & Transportation segment offers reciprocating engines; reciprocating engine powered generator sets; integrated systems and solutions for the electric power generation industry; and turbines and its related services, centrifugal gas compressors, diesel-electric locomotives and components, and rail-related products and services. Its Financial Products segment provides retail and wholesale financing primarily for Caterpillar equipment, machinery, and engines; offers property, casualty, life, accident, and health insurance; insurance brokerage services; and purchases short-term trade receivables. The company’s All Other segments remanufactures engines and components; provides business strategy, and development, management, manufacturing, marketing, and support primarily for paving, forestry, industrial, waste, and Cat products. The company was formerly known as Caterpillar Tractor Co. and changed its name to Caterpillar Inc. in 1986. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois.

114,233 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/17/15
Founded in 1925

caterpillar inc (CAT) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Chief Financial Officer and Group President o...
Total Annual Compensation: $661.9K
Group President of Resource Industries
Total Annual Compensation: $847.0K
Group President for Energy & Transportation
Total Annual Compensation: $661.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

caterpillar inc (CAT) Key Developments

Caterpillar Announces the Formation of Analytics & Innovation Division; Announces Executive Changes

Caterpillar Inc. announced the formation of a new division, Analytics & Innovation (AI), which will be led by Caterpillar Vice President Greg Folley. The division will bring together the people and resources that will foster a culture with innovation at the core, form a broad and connected analytics ecosystem and manage strategic third party relationships with providers like Chicago, Illinois-based Uptake, a start-up with which the company recently announced a technology and predictive analytics agreement. Analytics & Innovation will be led by Caterpillar Vice President Greg Folley. Since joining Caterpillar in 1995, Folley has held numerous positions including senior labor relations consultant, human resources manager, corporate labor relations manager, U.K. HR Shared Services director, director of Compensation and Benefits and general manager of the Specialty Products Business Unit of Motion and Power Control Division. In 2008, the Caterpillar Board of Directors named Folley vice president of the Core Components Division, and in 2009, he was appointed vice president of the Human Services Division. With Folley leading AI, Doug Hoerr will now become the vice president with responsibility for the RCWT Division, reporting to Charter. Hoerr is currently the vice president of the Strategic Services Division (SSD). Hoerr began his 21-year career with Caterpillar in accounting. He held several accounting and business analysis roles throughout the company, including senior leadership positions in Caterpillar's engines business. He served as the senior business manager for Large Power Systems & Growth Markets, and in 2012, was named CFO for the C&DS group. Caterpillar's Board of Directors appointed him vice president of SSD in 2014.

Caterpillar Inc. Nominates Debra L. Reed to Join the Board

Caterpillar Inc. announced that the Caterpillar Board of Directors has nominated Debra L. Reed to join the Board, with the election to occur at the June 2015 annual stockholders meeting. Reed is the Chairman and CEO of Sempra Energy. She began her Sempra Energy career in 1978 as an engineer and worked her way into leadership positions at Sempra Energy, as well as Southern California Gas Co. and San Diego Gas & Electric, Sempra Energy's two regulated California utilities.

Caterpillar Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on May 20, 2015

The board of directors of Caterpillar Inc. maintained the quarterly cash dividend of seventy cents ($0.70) per share of common stock, payable May 20, 2015, to stockholders of record at the close of business on April 20, 2015.

 

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Price/Sales 0.9x
Price/Book 3.0x
Price/Cash Flow 13.7x
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