NYSE: CAT
Caterpillar Inc Stock Dividend Yield & Dates

CAT dividend stability and growth

Current Dividend per share
$1.03
Current Dividend yield
0.75%
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
2.52%
Current Industry
1.28%
CAT dividends (2.52%) are in the top 75% of all US listed companies
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CAT dividends (2.52%) are not in the top 25% of all US listed companies
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CAT dividend payout ratio

Caterpillar Inc paid out 54.6% of its net income over the trailing twelve months.
Retained earnings
45.40%
Payout ratio
54.60%
CAT earnings are sufficient to cover CAT's dividend payouts
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CAT dividend dates

Next dividend payment date
Nov 20, 2020
Last ex-dividend date
Oct 23, 2020

Caterpillar Dividends FAQ

Yes, CAT has issued a dividend within the past 12 months.
CAT pays a dividend of $4.12 per share. CAT's annual dividend yield is 2.52%. Caterpillar's dividend is higher than the US retail industry average of 1.28%, and it is lower than the US market average of 4.12%.
Caterpillar's next dividend payment date is on 2020-11-20, when Caterpillar shareholders who owned CAT shares before 2020-10-23 will receive a dividend payment of $1.03 per share. Add CAT to your watchlist to be reminded of CAT's next dividend payment.
Caterpillar's previous ex-dividend date was on 2020-10-23. Caterpillar shareholders who own CAT stock before this date will receive Caterpillar's next dividend payment of $1.03 per share on 2020-11-20. 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.
Yes, CAT's dividend has been stable for the last 10 years.
Yes, CAT's' dividend has been growing over the last 10 years.
Yes, CAT's past year earnings per share was $7.55, and their annual dividend per share is $4.12. CAT's dividend payout ratio is 54.6%, which is sustainable.
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