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Market Cap
61.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
120.0
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Shares Outstanding
605.4M
EX-Date
10/16/14
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SFr.2.74
Dividend Yield
2.33%
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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 Mulls Acquisitions

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) is seeking acquisitions. Matt Hohulin, Investor Relations Manager of Caterpillar said, "As we look today I'm going to guess -- in fact, I used to work in the M&A group. We've got probably around 30 things that we're looking at right now, 30 different acquisitions."

AREVA, Inc. and Caterpillar Sign a Cooperative Agreement to Provide Backup Diesel Generator Sets and Comprehensive Engineering Services

AREVA, Inc. and Caterpillar Inc. have signed a cooperative agreement to provide backup diesel generator sets and comprehensive engineering services to help U.S. utilities meet requirements established by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's FLEX program for beyond-design-basis event response. Under this agreement, the companies will offer Cat® power module solutions ranging from 200 kW to 2.0 MW to provide nuclear power plants with the additional electricity needed for an emergency backup response solution. The units are cost effective and highly mobile, and can also be paralleled to increase electricity output to meet the needs of individual plants. This initiative is part of AREVA's Safety Alliance program, which offers nuclear operators the most advanced products and services to ensure the safety of their plants. As of June 30, more than 150 AREVA Safety Alliance projects have been launched with 53 nuclear utilities in 19 countries, representing a total value of more than $820 million since the creation of the program in 2011.

Caterpillar Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014

Caterpillar Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total sales and revenues of $13,549 million against $13,423 million a year ago. Operating profit was $1,392 million against $1,401 million a year ago. Consolidated profit before taxes was $1,381 million against $1,261 million a year ago. Profit of consolidated companies was $1,017 million against $951 million a year ago. Profit was $1,017 million or $1.63 per share diluted against $946 million or $1.45 per share diluted a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported total sales and revenues of $40,940 million against $41,254 million a year ago. Operating profit was $4,265 million against $4,176 million a year ago. Consolidated profit before taxes was $4,143 million against $3,741 million a year ago. Profit of consolidated companies was $2,942 million against $2,798 million a year ago. Profit was $2,938 million or $4.64 per share diluted against $2,786 million or $4.21 per share diluted a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $6,186 million against $7,611 million a year ago. Capital expenditures – excluding equipment leased to others was $1,072 million against $1,862 million a year ago. The company now expects 2014 sales and revenues to be about $55 billion, the middle of the previous outlook range of $54 to $56 billion. While the mid-point of the sales and revenues outlook range has not changed, profit per share expectations for 2014 continue to improve. With 2014 sales and revenues of about $55 billion, the revised profit outlook is $6.00 per share, or $6.50 per share excluding $450 million of restructuring costs. That is an improvement from the previous profit outlook of $5.75 per share, or $6.20 per share excluding $400 million of restructuring costs at the mid-point of the previous sales and revenues outlook range of $54 to $56 billion.

 

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