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Caterpillar Inc Stock Dividend Yield & Dates

CAT dividend stability and growth

Last Dividend per share
$1.3000
Forward Dividend yield
1.47%
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Dividend Stability Dividend
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Consistent Dividend Growth Dividend

CAT dividend yield vs industry/market

Company
1.46%
Industry
1.75%
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Top 75% Dividend Dividend
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Top 25% Dividend Dividend

CAT dividend payout ratio

Caterpillar Inc paid out 23.4% of its earnings over the trailing twelve months.
Retained earnings
76.6%
Payout ratio
23.4%
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Dividend Payout Ratio Dividend

CAT vs Agriculture Stocks

TickerDiv. YieldStable?Drop Count (L10Y)Payout Ratio
CAT1.46%Yes0+23.40%
DE1.40%Yes0+15.40%
PCAR4.07%No10+44.10%
CNHI4.10%No30.00%
AGCO3.33%No3+41.60%

CAT dividend dates

Next dividend payment date
May 20, 2024
Last ex-dividend date
Apr 19, 2024

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Caterpillar Dividends FAQ

Does Caterpillar pay a dividend?

Yes, CAT has paid a dividend within the past 3 months.


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What is Caterpillar's Dividend Payment Date?

Caterpillar's next dividend payment date is on 2024-05-20, when Caterpillar shareholders who owned CAT shares before 2024-04-19 will receive a dividend payment of $1.3000 per share. Add CAT to your watchlist to be reminded of CAT's next dividend payment.

Is Caterpillar's dividend stable?

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

Does Caterpillar have sufficient earnings to cover their dividend?

Yes, CAT's past year earnings per share was $22.26, and their annual dividend per share is $5.20. CAT's dividend payout ratio is 23.4%, which is sustainable.

How much is Caterpillar's dividend?

CAT pays a dividend of $5.20 per share. CAT's annual dividend yield is 1.46%. Caterpillar's dividend is lower than the US industry average of 1.75%, and it is lower than the US market average of 3.55%.

What is Caterpillar's Ex-Dividend Date?

Caterpillar's previous ex-dividend date was on 2024-04-19. Caterpillar shareholders who own CAT stock before this date will receive Caterpillar's next dividend payment of $1.3000 per share on 2024-05-20. 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 showing long-term growth?

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