Caterpillar Inc Stock Dividend Yield & Dates

CAT dividend stability and growth

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

CAT dividend yield vs industry/market

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

CAT dividend payout ratio

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

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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