Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

Exchange: New York Stock Exchange
Currency: USD

 
Price: 120.50 (Close)

Summary

 

52 Week range 200d Moving Avg. Beta
87.50 – 150.55 127.94 1.04
Dividend Dividend Yield Ex-Dividend date
3.95 3.29% 2020-04-17
P/E Ratio Latest EPS DGR 3 years
12.65 10.25 -0.61%
Near Fair Value
Low
Average Volatility
High
Slow
Dividend Growth
Fast

Profile

Caterpillar, Inc. engages in the manufacture of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. It operates through the following segments: Construction Industries, Resource Industries, Energy and Transportation, Financial Products, and All Other. The Construction Industries segment supports customers using machinery in infrastructure and building construction applications. The Resource Industries segment is responsible for supporting customers using machinery in mining and quarrying applications and it includes business strategy, product design, product management and development, manufacturing, marketing and sales and product support. The Energy and Transportation segment supports customers in oil and gas, power generation, marine, rail, and industrial applications. The Financial Products segment offers a range of financing alternatives to customers and dealers for Caterpillar machinery and engines, solar gas turbines, as well as other equipment and marine vessels. The All Other segments include activities such as; the business strategy, product management and development, and manufacturing of filters and fluids, undercarriage, tires and rims, engaging tools, and fluid transfers. The company was founded on April 15, 1925 and is headquartered in Deerfield, IL.

 

Sector: Industry:
Producer Manufacturing Trucks/Construction/Farm Machinery
Dividend Aristocrat

Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Ratings

Total ESG Score

40 – 79 percentile

Environment

9 – 4 percentile

Social

21 – 4 percentile

Governance

9 – 4 percentile

Controversy level

4

Peers

Dividend aristocrats in the same sector are:
– 3M Company (MMM)
– Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
– Grainger (W.W.) Inc. (GWW)
– Emerson Electric Company (EMR)
– Illinois Tool Works (ITW)
– General Dynamics (GD)
– Pentair Ltd. (PNR)
– Cintas Corporation (CTAS)
– Dover Corp. (DOV)
– Stanley Black & Decker (SWK)
– A.O. Smith (AOS)
– Roper Technologies (ROP)
– Expeditors International of Washington, Inc (EXPD)
– Raytheon Technologies Corporation (RTX)


Dividend Safety Metrics

Latest EPS 10.25
Annual Payout 3.95
Payout Ratio 38.54%
Dividend growth 25 Years
Dividend Score 68
Dividend Coverage Ratio 2.66
Altman-Z score 2.49 Grey Zone

 


Estimated Future Total Return Metrics

Total return last 5Y 9.90%
Dividend growth 5Y 3.39%
Current dividend yield 3.29%
Average dividend yield last 5Y 3.12%
Estimated EPS growth next 5Y -3.00%
Extra return due to over/under valuation 1.10%
Estimated future return 5Y (CAGR) 1.20%

 

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Valuation


Caterpillar Inc.’s current dividend yield of 3.29% is 5% just above its 5-year average. The 5-year average dividend yield is 3.12% (see red-line in chart). This indicates the stock looks reasonably valued today.

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Performance

The chart below displays the total price return(%) of Caterpillar Inc. for different periods:

 

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Total Return

The chart below displays the (CAGR) total return (%) including all dividends paid of Caterpillar Inc. for different periods:

 


Dividend Scorecard

Dividend Yield (TTM) Annual Payout Payout Ratio Dividend growth
3.29 3.95 38.54% 25 Years

 

Dividend Growth Summary

3 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) -0.61%
5 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) 3.39%
10 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) 8.45%

Dividend Growth Rates History

Year Payout Amount Annual Payout Growth (YoY)
2020 2.060 -%
2019 3.780 15.2%
2018 3.280 5.8%
2017 3.100 -19.5%
2016 3.850 31.0%
2015 2.940 -8.1%
2014 3.200 86.0%
2013 1.720 -30.6%
2012 2.480 37.8%
2011 1.800 4.7%
2010 1.720 2.4%
2009 1.680 7.7%
2008 1.560 18.2%
2007 1.320 20.0%
2006 1.100 -16.7%
2005 1.320 0.0%

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Dividend Payment History