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Caterpillar Inc Stock Dividend Yield & Dates

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CAT dividend stability and growth

Last Dividend per share
$1.2000
Forward Dividend yield
2.52%
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Dividend Stability Dividend
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Consistent Dividend Growth Dividend

CAT dividend yield vs industry/market

Company
1.96%
Industry
1.72%
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Top 75% Dividend Dividend
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Top 25% Dividend Dividend

CAT dividend payout ratio

Caterpillar Inc paid out 33.4% of its earnings over the trailing twelve months.
Retained earnings
66.6%
Payout ratio
33.4%
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Dividend Payout Ratio Dividend

CAT vs Agriculture Stocks

TickerDiv. YieldStable?Drop Count (L10Y)Payout Ratio
CAT1.96%Yes0+33.40%
DE0.98%Yes0+21.20%
PCAR2.73%No10+38.30%
CNHI1.81%No4+27.50%
AGCO4.00%No2+47.30%

CAT dividend dates

Last dividend payment date
Nov 18, 2022
Last ex-dividend date
Oct 21, 2022

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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 last dividend payment date was on 2022-11-18, when Caterpillar shareholders who owned CAT shares before 2022-10-21 received a dividend payment of $1.2000 per share. Caterpillar's next dividend payment date has not been announced yet. 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 $13.84, and their annual dividend per share is $4.62. CAT's dividend payout ratio is 33.4%, which is sustainable.

How much is Caterpillar's dividend?

CAT pays a dividend of $4.62 per share. CAT's annual dividend yield is 1.96%. Caterpillar's dividend is higher than the US industry average of 1.72%, and it is lower than the US market average of 3.83%.

What is Caterpillar's Ex-Dividend Date?

Caterpillar's previous ex-dividend date was on 2022-10-21. Caterpillar shareholders who own CAT stock before this date received Caterpillar's last dividend payment of $1.2000 per share on 2022-11-18. 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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