CAT Caterpillar Inc.

  • STOCK
  • CAT
  • Price as of: Feb 11, 12:44 PM EST
  • $60.80
  • -$1.34
  • -2.2%
  • Industry
  • Farm & construction machinery
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CAT Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    5.07% Industrial Goods Average 2.55%
  • Annual Payout
    $3.08 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    79.0% EPS $3.90
  • Dividend Growth
    6 yrs Since 2010
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Upcoming Dividend Payouts

CAT Upcoming Dividend Payouts

CAT has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.
DARS Rating™ Breakdown

Dividend.com DARS Rating™ Breakdown for CAT

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Dividend Reliability Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Dividends have a strong uptrend OR Dividend is considerably higher than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

CAT Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for CAT 5.8% 13.1% 6 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

CAT Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$2.9400 2015 13.1%
$2.6000 2014 51.2%
Historical Dividend Data

CAT Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.7700 2015-12-09 2016-01-15 2016-01-20 2016-02-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7700 2015-10-14 2015-10-22 2015-10-26 2015-11-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7700 2015-06-10 2015-07-16 2015-07-20 2015-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7000 2015-04-08 2015-04-16 2015-04-20 2015-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7000 2014-12-10 2015-01-15 2015-01-20 2015-02-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7000 2014-10-08 2014-10-16 2014-10-20 2014-11-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7000 2014-06-11 2014-07-17 2014-07-21 2014-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6000 2014-04-09 2014-04-16 2014-04-21 2014-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6000 2013-12-11 2014-01-16 2014-01-21 2014-02-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6000 2013-10-09 2013-10-17 2013-10-21 2013-11-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6000 2013-06-12 2013-07-18 2013-07-22 2013-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5200 2013-04-10 2013-04-18 2013-04-22 2013-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5200 2012-12-12 2012-12-20 2012-12-24 2012-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5200 2012-10-08 2012-10-18 2012-10-22 2012-11-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5200 2012-06-13 2012-07-18 2012-07-20 2012-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2012-04-11 2012-04-19 2012-04-23 2012-05-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2011-12-14 2012-01-18 2012-01-20 2012-02-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2011-10-12 2011-10-20 2011-10-24 2011-11-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2011-06-08 2011-07-18 2011-07-20 2011-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4400 2011-04-12 2011-04-20 2011-04-25 2011-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4400 2010-12-08 2011-01-18 2011-01-20 2011-02-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4400 2010-10-13 2010-10-21 2010-10-25 2010-11-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4400 2010-06-09 2010-07-16 2010-07-20 2010-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2010-04-14 2010-04-22 2010-04-26 2010-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2009-12-09 2010-01-15 2010-01-20 2010-02-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2009-10-14 2009-10-22 2009-10-26 2009-11-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2009-06-10 2009-07-16 2009-07-20 2009-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2009-04-08 2009-04-16 2009-04-20 2009-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2008-12-10 2009-01-15 2009-01-20 2009-02-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2008-10-08 2008-10-16 2008-10-20 2008-11-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2008-06-11 2008-07-17 2008-07-21 2008-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2008-04-09 2008-04-17 2008-04-21 2008-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2008-12-12 2008-01-17 2008-01-22 2008-02-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2007-10-10 2007-10-18 2007-10-22 2007-11-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2007-06-13 2007-07-18 2007-07-20 2007-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2007-04-11 2007-04-19 2007-04-23 2007-05-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2006-12-13 2007-01-18 2007-01-22 2007-02-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2006-10-11 2006-10-19 2006-10-23 2006-11-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2006-06-14 2006-07-18 2006-07-20 2006-08-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2006-04-12 2006-04-20 2006-04-24 2006-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2005-12-14 2006-01-18 2006-01-20 2006-02-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2005-10-12 2005-10-20 2005-10-24 2005-11-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2005-06-08 2005-07-20 2005-07-22 2005-08-19 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2005-06-08 2005-07-14 2005-06-22 2005-07-13 NM Stock Split NM
$0.2050 2005-04-13 2005-04-21 2005-04-25 2005-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2004-12-08 2005-01-18 2005-01-20 2005-02-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2004-10-13 2004-10-21 2004-10-25 2004-11-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2004-06-09 2004-07-16 2004-07-20 2004-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1850 2004-04-14 2004-04-22 2004-04-26 2004-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1850 2003-12-10 2004-01-15 2004-01-20 2004-02-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1850 2003-10-08 2003-10-16 2003-10-20 2003-11-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2003-06-11 2003-07-17 2003-07-21 2003-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2003-04-10 2003-04-16 2003-04-21 2003-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2002-12-11 2003-01-16 2003-01-21 2003-02-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2002-10-09 2002-10-17 2002-10-21 2002-11-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2002-06-12 2002-07-18 2002-07-22 2002-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2002-04-10 2002-04-18 2002-04-22 2002-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2001-12-12 2002-01-17 2002-01-22 2002-02-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2001-10-10 2001-10-18 2001-10-22 2001-11-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2001-06-13 2001-07-18 2001-07-20 2001-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2001-04-11 2001-04-19 2001-04-23 2001-05-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2000-12-13 2001-01-18 2001-01-22 2001-02-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2000-10-11 2000-10-18 2000-10-20 2000-11-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2000-06-14 2000-07-18 2000-07-20 2000-08-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1625 2000-04-12 2000-04-19 2000-04-24 2000-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1625 1999-12-08 2000-01-18 2000-01-20 2000-02-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1625 1999-10-13 1999-10-21 1999-10-25 1999-11-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1625 1999-06-09 1999-07-16 1999-07-20 1999-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1500 1999-03-14 1999-04-22 1999-04-26 1999-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1500 1998-12-09 1999-01-15 1999-01-20 1999-02-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1500 1998-10-14 1998-10-22 1998-10-26 1998-11-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1500 1998-06-10 1998-07-16 1998-07-20 1998-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1998-04-08 1998-04-16 1998-04-20 1998-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1997-12-10 1998-01-15 1998-01-20 1998-02-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1997-10-08 1997-10-16 1997-10-20 1997-11-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0625 1997-06-11 1997-07-17 1997-07-21 1997-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1997-06-11 1997-07-14 1997-06-23 1997-07-11 NM Stock Split NM
$0.1000 1997-04-09 1997-04-17 1997-04-21 1997-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1996-12-11 1997-01-16 1997-01-21 1997-02-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1996-10-09 1996-10-17 1996-10-21 1996-11-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1996-06-12 1996-07-18 1996-07-22 1996-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0875 1996-04-10 1996-04-18 1996-04-22 1996-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0875 1995-12-13 1996-01-18 1996-01-22 1996-02-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0875 1995-10-11 1995-10-19 1995-10-23 1995-11-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0875 1995-06-07 1995-07-18 1995-07-20 1995-08-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0625 1995-04-12 1995-04-18 1995-04-24 1995-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0313 1994-12-14 1995-01-13 1995-01-20 1995-02-18 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0188 1994-10-12 1994-10-18 1994-10-24 1994-11-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1994-06-08 1994-09-06 1994-08-09 1994-09-05 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0375 1994-06-08 1994-07-14 1994-07-20 1994-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0188 1994-04-13 1994-04-19 1994-04-25 1994-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0188 1993-12-08 1994-01-13 1994-01-20 1994-02-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0188 1993-10-13 1993-10-19 1993-10-25 1993-11-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0188 1993-06-09 1993-07-14 1993-07-20 1993-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0188 1993-04-14 1993-04-20 1993-04-26 1993-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0188 1992-12-09 1993-01-13 1993-01-20 1993-02-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

CAT Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. CAT is the largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment in the world. It has over $70 billion in assets, which has made it the number one company in its industry. Caterpillar was founded in 1925, and is based in Peoria, IL. Volatility in global financial markets has a large impact on the markets in which Caterpillar operates. As well, many of Caterpillar’s global operations are exposed to political and economic risks. Caterpillar has been paying a dividend since 1996. Most years, Caterpillar increases its dividend, but there have been years where the company has cut its dividend. Caterpillar pays its dividend quarterly. Caterpillar is the world's largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines.[2] With more than US$70 billion in assets, Caterpillar was ranked number one in its industry and number 44 overall in the 2009 Fortune 500.[

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