Caterpillar Inc Stock Dividend Yield & Dates

CAT dividend stability and growth

Last Dividend per share
Forward 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

CAT dividends (2.19%) are in the top 75% of all US listed companies
CAT dividends (2.19%) are not in the top 25% of all US listed companies

CAT dividend payout ratio

Caterpillar Inc paid out 52.2% of its earnings over the trailing twelve months.
Retained earnings
Payout ratio
CAT earnings are sufficient to cover CAT's dividend payouts

CAT dividend dates

Last dividend payment date
Aug 20, 2021
Last ex-dividend date
Jul 19, 2021

Caterpillar Dividends FAQ

Does Caterpillar pay a dividend?

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

What is Caterpillar's Dividend Payment Date?

Caterpillar's last dividend payment date was on 2021-08-20, when Caterpillar shareholders who owned CAT shares before 2021-07-19 received a dividend payment of $1.11 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 $8.05, and their annual dividend per share is $4.20. CAT's dividend payout ratio is 52.2%, which is sustainable.

How much is Caterpillar's dividend?

CAT pays a dividend of $4.20 per share. CAT's annual dividend yield is 2.19%. Caterpillar's dividend is higher than the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry average of 1.33%, and it is lower than the US market average of 3.37%.

What is Caterpillar's Ex-Dividend Date?

Caterpillar's previous ex-dividend date was on 2021-07-19. Caterpillar shareholders who own CAT stock before this date received Caterpillar's last dividend payment of $1.11 per share on 2021-08-20. 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.
WallStreetZen does not provide financial advice and does not issue recommendations or offers to buy stock or sell any security.

Information is provided 'as-is' and solely for informational purposes and is not advice. WallStreetZen does not bear any responsibility for any losses or damage that may occur as a result of reliance on this data.