Caterpillar (CAT) dividend stock





  • Yield

     2.51%
  • Dividend

     3.12
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     11.3%
  • Dividend increased

     22 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     1,733%
  • Dividend pay date

     8/19/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     7/18/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     84 yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     -3.5%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     17 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     13.8
  • Tweed factor

     -681.3
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
-3.5%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
104.1%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
4,694.1%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
46.1%
Price change from 52 week high   
-0.8%
Price change from 50 days average   
7.0%
Price change from 200 days average   
18.3%
Price info
Change
0.36 (0.29%)


Last price
124.43 USD


Day range
124.35 - 125.42


Year range
80.33 - 125.42

Financial health
Current ratio
1.31


Debt/equity ratio
255.94


Cash
5.34B


Debt
38.10B


Credit rating
A-

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
695.14


Price/book (P/B)
5.26


Forward price/earning (P/E)
18.80


Price/sales (P/S)
1.85


PEG
0.67


Market cap
73.53B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
1.3200,1.5600,1.6800
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
12.8%
5.3700,5.6600,1.4300
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-48.4%
10 year history
1.3200,1.5600,1.6800,1.7200,1.8000,1.9600,2.3400,2.6000,2.9400,3.0800
  • 07
  • 08
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  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
9.9%
5.3700,5.6600,1.4300,4.1500,7.4000,8.4800,5.7500,5.8800,3.5000,3.5000
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  • 08
  • 09
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  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-4.6%
14.2400,10.1200,13.9900,16.9400,21.8700,26.7600,28.3900,31.0500,27.3000,25.4300
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  • 08
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  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
6.7%
24.6000,27.5000,117.5000,41.4000,27.2000,23.1000,31.2000,40.4000,59.3000,84.1000
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  • 08
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  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
14.6%
660.0000,628.0000,626.0000,650.0000,666.0000,670.0000,659.0000,629.0000,601.0000,601.0000
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  • 08
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  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
-1.0%
Other companies in the farm & construction machinery industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Lindsay 15 yrs1.33%26.2%
USA   Deere & Company 13 yrs1.94%9.6%
Company profile
Empoloyees
111,247


Sector


Website


Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. The company?s Construction Industries segment offers backhoe, small wheel, skid steer, multi-terrain, compact track, medium a...
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Address:
100 North East Adams Street, Peoria, IL, 61629

Phone:
+1 309 675-1000
Caterpillar has a dividend of 3.12 USD and based on a stock price of 124.43, the yield is 2.51%. Since 1995they have raised their dividend each year, that is 22 years in a row. The payout ratio of CAT is 1,733%, based on an EPS of 0.18 and a dividend of 3.12. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be 17 years. Their dividend has been growing by 11.3% a year for the last 5 years (on average). Caterpillar has gone ex-dividend on the 7/18/2017, and the dividend pay date is 8/19/2017. 111,247 people work for them (a US company) and it has been founded back in 1925. They are in the industrial goods sector and the farm & construction machinery industry. Our dividend rating for this stock is 3.1 / 5 stars.






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