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Caterpillar Inc Earnings & Revenue

CAT past earnings growth

How has CAT's earnings growth performed historically?
Company
-34%
Industry
5.71%
Market
102.72%
CAT's earnings have grown faster (19.13% per year) than the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry average (11.65%)
Performance
CAT's earnings have grown slower (19.13% per year) than the US market average (27.52%)
Performance
CAT's earnings growth is slowing down - its growth over the last year (-34%) is below its 5-year compound annual rate (19.13%)
Performance

CAT past revenue growth

How has CAT's revenue growth performed historically?
Company
-15.63%
Industry
-5.17%
Market
36.32%
CAT's revenue has grown slower (-0.35% per year) than the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry average (2.85%)
Performance
CAT's revenue has grown slower (-0.35% per year) than the US market average (17.66%)
Performance
CAT's revenue growth is slowing down - its growth over the last year (-15.63%) is below its 5-year compound annual rate (-0.35%)
Performance

CAT earnings and revenue history

Current Revenue
$43.0B
Current Earnings
$3.4B
Current Profit Margin
8%
CAT's has not demonstrated consistent long-term earnings growth over the past 10 years (8.42%)
Performance

CAT Return on equity

Current Company
22.6%
Current Industry
22.1%
Current Market
30.7%
CAT's Return on Equity (22.6%) shows a company that is highly efficient at transforming shareholder equity into returns
Performance

CAT Return on assets

Current Company
4.4%
Current Industry
4.6%
Current Market
6.4%
CAT is generating lower Return on Assets (4.4%) than the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry average (4.68%)
Performance

CAT Return on capital employed

Current Company
9.3%
Current Industry
5.2%
CAT's ability to generate Return on Capital (9.3%) has decreased compared to 3 years ago (12.76%)
Performance

Caterpillar Earnings & Revenue FAQ

What were CAT's earnings last quarter?

On Apr 29, 2021, Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) reported Q1 2021 earnings per share (EPS) of $2.80, up 40% year over year. Total Caterpillar earnings for the quarter were $1.53 billion. In the same quarter last year, Caterpillar's earnings per share (EPS) was $2.00.

What was CAT's earnings growth in the past year?

As of Q3 2021, Caterpillar's earnings has grown -34% year over year. This is 39.7 percentage points lower than the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry earnings growth rate of 5.71%. Caterpillar's earnings in the past year totalled $3.44 billion.

What was CAT's revenue last quarter?

On Apr 29, 2021, Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) reported Q1 2021 revenue of $11.89 billion up 11.77% year over year. In the same quarter last year, Caterpillar's revenue was $10.64 billion.

What was CAT's revenue growth in the past year?

As of Q3 2021, Caterpillar's revenue has grown -15.63% year over year. This is 10.47 percentage points lower than the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry revenue growth rate of -5.17%. Caterpillar's revenue in the past year totalled $43.00 billion.
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