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Caterpillar Inc Stock Dividend Yield & Dates

CAT dividend stability and growth

Current Dividend per share
$1.03
Current Dividend yield
0.53%
CAT's dividend has not dropped by more than 10% at any point in the last 10 years
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CAT dividends have increased over the last 10 years
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CAT dividend yield vs industry/market

Current Company
2.14%
Current Industry
0.99%
CAT dividends (2.14%) are in the top 75% of all US listed companies
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CAT dividends (2.14%) are not in the top 25% of all US listed companies
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CAT dividend payout ratio

Caterpillar Inc paid out 67.5% of its net income over the trailing twelve months.
Retained earnings
32.50%
Payout ratio
67.50%
CAT earnings are sufficient to cover CAT's dividend payouts
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CAT dividend dates

Next dividend payment date
Feb 19, 2021
Last ex-dividend date
Jan 19, 2021

Caterpillar Dividends FAQ

Does Caterpillar pay a dividend?

Yes, CAT has issued a dividend within the past 12 months.

How much is Caterpillar's dividend?

CAT pays a dividend of $4.12 per share. CAT's annual dividend yield is 2.14%. Caterpillar's dividend is higher than the US retail industry average of 0.99%, and it is lower than the US market average of 2.43%.

What is Caterpillar's Dividend Payment Date?

Caterpillar's next dividend payment date is on 2021-02-19, when Caterpillar shareholders who owned CAT shares before 2021-01-19 will receive a dividend payment of $1.03 per share. Add CAT to your watchlist to be reminded of CAT's next dividend payment.

What is Caterpillar's Ex-Dividend Date?

Caterpillar's previous ex-dividend date was on 2021-01-19. Caterpillar shareholders who own CAT stock before this date will receive Caterpillar's next dividend payment of $1.03 per share on 2021-02-19. Caterpillar's next ex-dividend date has not been announced yet. Add CAT to your watchlist to be reminded before CAT's ex-dividend date.

Is Caterpillar's dividend stable?

Yes, CAT's dividend has been stable for the last 10 years.

Is Caterpillar's dividend showing long-term growth?

Yes, CAT's' dividend has been growing over the last 10 years.

Does Caterpillar have sufficient earnings to cover their dividend?

Yes, CAT's past year earnings per share was $6.10, and their annual dividend per share is $4.12. CAT's dividend payout ratio is 67.5%, which is sustainable.
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