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caterpillar inc (CAT) Snapshot

Open
$93.64
Previous Close
$93.50
Day High
$93.98
Day Low
$93.27
52 Week High
07/16/14 - $111.46
52 Week Low
01/24/14 - $85.88
Market Cap
56.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
6.6M
EPS TTM
$6.45
Shares Outstanding
605.4M
EX-Date
01/15/15
P/E TM
14.5x
Dividend
$2.80
Dividend Yield
2.77%
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 construction machines and related parts, including backhoe, small wheel, skid steer, multi-terrain, medium wheel, compact track, compact wheel, and track-type loaders; mini excavators and wheel excavators, as well as small, medium, and large track excavators; small track-type and medium track-type tractors; and select work tools, motor graders, and pipelayers for the heavy construction, general construction, 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; large track-type tractors; articulated, large mining, and off-highway trucks; large wheel loaders; wheel tractor scrapers; wheel dozers; machinery components; and electronics and control systems for mine, quarry, forestry, paving, tunneling, waste, and industrial customers. The company’s Power Systems segment offers reciprocating engine powered generator sets; integrated systems for the electric power generation industry; reciprocating engines, and integrated systems and solutions; turbines and turbine-related services; and diesel-electric locomotives and components, and rail-related products and services. Its Financial Products segment provides retail and wholesale financing alternatives for Caterpillar equipment, machinery, and engines; offers property, casualty, life, accident, and health insurance, as well as insurance brokerage services; and purchases short-term receivables. 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.

114,352 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/31/14
Founded in 1925

caterpillar inc (CAT) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Group President
Total Annual Compensation: $898.1K
Group President of Corporate Services and Chi...
Total Annual Compensation: $661.9K
Group President of Customer and Dealer Suppor...
Total Annual Compensation: $914.6K
Group President of Construction Industries & ...
Total Annual Compensation: $847.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

caterpillar inc (CAT) Key Developments

Caterpillar Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Caterpillar Inc. announced the retirement of Vice President Jim Johnson and the appointment of a new vice president, Raymond Chan, who will replace Johnson. Jim Johnson has elected to retire, effective February 1, 2015. Caterpillar's Board of Directors has appointed Raymond Chan as vice president with responsibility for the Asia Pacific Distribution Services Division (APDSD), replacing Johnson. Chan is currently a member of the APDSD leadership team, serving as regional manager based in Beijing. Chan will assume his new position effective January 1, 2015, and will relocate to Singapore to better serve the entire Asia Pacific market.

Caterpillar Inc. Announces Retirement of Peter A. Magowan from the Board of Directors

On December 10, 2014, Peter A. Magowan announced his retirement from the Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. and the Audit Committee of the company's Board, effective December 31, 2014. The retirement is the result of Mr. Magowan reaching the company's mandatory retirement age for directors as provided in the company's Guidelines on Corporate Governance Issues.

Caterpillar Inc. Announces Executive Changes, Effective January 1, 2015

Caterpillar Inc. announced the following officer changes, effective January 1, 2015. Caterpillar's Board of Directors has appointed Julie Lagacy, currently vice president with responsibility for the Finance Services Division (FSD), as Chief Information Officer (CIO) and vice president with responsibility for the Global Information Services Division (GIS). In addition to leading FSD, earlier in 2014 Lagacy assumed leadership of GIS following the departure of the former Chief Information Officer. She will continue to report to Brad Halverson, group president and Chief Financial Officer, and will also retain the Business Systems Transformation (BST) group. Following the announcement that Lagacy will assume the GIS and CIO role, Caterpillar's Board of Directors appointed Mike DeWalt as vice president with responsibility for the Finance Services Division (FSD). DeWalt, whose career has spanned nearly 34 years with Caterpillar, was previously the vice president with responsibility for the Strategic Services Division. Under his leadership, FSD will include Corporate Accounting, Corporate Tax, Corporate Treasury and the Investor Relations group. Mike will continue to report to Brad Halverson, group president and Chief Financial Officer. Following DeWalt's move to FSD, Caterpillar's Board of Directors has appointed Doug Hoerr as a new vice president with responsibility for the Strategic Services Division (SSD), reporting to Halverson. Under Hoerr's leadership, SSD will include Strategic Planning, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Economics, Business Risk Management, Revenue Management and Competitive Analysis.

 

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