NYSE: CAT
Caterpillar Inc Earnings & Revenue

CAT past earnings growth

How has CAT's earnings growth performed historically?
Company
-30.67%
Industry
-14.64%
Market
82.89%
CAT's earnings have grown faster (11.97% per year) than the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry average (5.3%)
Performance
CAT's earnings have grown slower (11.97% per year) than the US market average (77.34%)
Performance
CAT's earnings growth is slowing down - its growth over the last year (-30.67%) is below its 5-year compound annual rate (11.97%)
Performance

CAT past revenue growth

How has CAT's revenue growth performed historically?
Company
-16.53%
Industry
-12.14%
Market
16.55%
CAT's revenue has grown slower (-2.5% per year) than the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry average (-0.35%)
Performance
CAT's revenue has grown slower (-2.5% per year) than the US market average (15.67%)
Performance
CAT's revenue growth is slowing down - its growth over the last year (-16.53%) is below its 5-year compound annual rate (-2.5%)
Performance

CAT earnings and revenue history

Current Revenue
$46.5B
Current Earnings
$4.1B
Current Profit Margin
8.9%
CAT's has demonstrated consistent long-term earnings growth over the past 10 years (199.6%)
Performance

CAT Return on equity

Current Company
28.7%
Current Industry
22%
Current Market
-36.3%
CAT's Return on Equity (28.7%) shows a company that is highly efficient at transforming shareholder equity into returns
Performance

CAT Return on assets

Current Company
5.4%
Current Industry
4.5%
Current Market
6.2%
CAT is generating higher Return on Assets (5.4%) than the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry average (4.47%)
Performance

CAT Return on capital employed

Current Company
11.79%
Current Industry
7.1%
CAT has gotten more efficient at generating Return on Capital (11.79%) compared to 3 years ago (1.91%)
Performance

CAT earnings dates

Next earnings date
Oct 27, 2020

Caterpillar Earnings & Revenue FAQ

On Apr 28, 2020, Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) reported Q1 2020 earnings per share (EPS) of $2.00, up 39.21% year over year. Total Caterpillar earnings for the quarter were $1.09 billion. In the same quarter last year, Caterpillar's earnings per share (EPS) was $3.29.
On Apr 28, 2020, Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) reported Q1 2020 revenue of $10.64 billion up 21.02% year over year. In the same quarter last year, Caterpillar's revenue was $13.47 billion.
As of Q4 2020, Caterpillar's earnings has grown -30.67% year over year. This is 16.03 percentage points lower than the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry earnings growth rate of -14.64%. Caterpillar's earnings in the past year totalled $4.14 billion.
As of Q4 2020, Caterpillar's revenue has grown -16.53% year over year. This is 4.4 percentage points lower than the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry revenue growth rate of -12.14%. Caterpillar's revenue in the past year totalled $46.53 billion.
Caterpillar's earnings date is Oct 27, 2020. Add CAT to your watchlist to be reminded of CAT's next earnings announcement.
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