Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Dividends

Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT)

Today's Latest Price: $157.05 USD

2.38 (1.54%)

Updated Oct 30 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 60 in Industrial - Machinery

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Over the past six years, CAT has issued more dividends than 94.31% of other dividend-issuing US stocks.
  • Free cash flow for CAT has decreased for the 5th quarter in a row.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with CAT's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: SM, CBAN, PLCE, OXSQ and HPP.
CAT Ex-Dividend Date
CAT Dividend Yield
2.62%
CAT Annual Dividend
$4.12
CAT Payout Ratio

CAT Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$157.05$130.35 -17.45%

A technique commonly used by dividend investors to value dividend-issuing stocks is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM), which seeks to determine a fair share price based on the dividend provided by the company relative to a number of other company-specific factors. Regarding Caterpillar Inc, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a negative return of 17.45% relative to its current price. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of CAT, investors may wish to consider are:

  • As for its position relative to other Industrials stocks that issue dividends, CAT provides shareholders with a dividend yield greater than 74.31% such stocks.
  • If we compare the valuation opportunity a dividend discount model provides relative to other dividend stocks in the Industrials sector, the expected return of -17.45%, based on the stock's current share price and target price based on a dividend discount model, is greater than 69.72% of the DDM-forecasted return of its its sector peers.
  • Out of all stocks in our universe of US-listed dividend-issuing stocks, CAT has a discount rate lower than 69.72% of them (a lower discount rate is associated with lower risk).

CAT Dividend Chart


CAT Dividend History

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CAT Dividends vs. Peers

CAT's dividend yield currently ranks #8 of 62 vs. its peers in the Industrial - Machinery category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 CYD China Yuchai International Limited 5.05%
2 POWL Powell Industries, Inc. 4.39%
3 LXFR Luxfer Holdings PLC Ordinary Shares 3.86%
4 MMM 3M Company 3.71%
5 CR Crane Co. 3.43%
6 ETN Eaton Corporation, PLC Ordinary Shares 2.85%
7 FLS Flowserve Corporation 2.78%
8 CAT Caterpillar, Inc. 2.73%
9 RAVN Raven Industries, Inc. 2.41%
10 ITW Illinois Tool Works Inc. 2.37%
11 ABB ABB Ltd 2.13%
12 AZZ AZZ Inc. 2.06%
13 LECO Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. 1.96%
14 GRC Gorman-Rupp Company (The) 1.88%
15 AOS A.O. Smith Corporation 1.87%
16 DOV Dover Corporation 1.81%
17 DCI Donaldson Company, Inc. 1.78%
18 ROK Rockwell Automation, Inc. 1.74%
19 TNC Tennant Company 1.47%
20 OTIS Otis Worldwide Corp. 1.36%
21 DE Deere & Company 1.36%
22 RBC Regal Beloit Corporation 1.28%
23 IEX IDEX Corporation 1.16%
24 GGG Graco Inc. 1.15%
25 LII Lennox International, Inc. 1.13%
26 ITT ITT Inc. 1.12%
27 ASTE Astec Industries, Inc. 0.86%
28 NDSN Nordson Corporation 0.82%
29 CW Curtiss-Wright Corporation 0.81%
30 AME AMETEK, Inc. 0.73%
31 CMCO Columbus McKinnon Corporation 0.70%
32 ROP Roper Technologies, Inc. 0.56%
33 JBT John Bean Technologies Corporation 0.47%
34 ALG Alamo Group, Inc. 0.44%
35 CGNX Cognex Corporation 0.34%
36 DHR Danaher Corporation 0.31%
37 ATU Actuant Corporation 0.18%
38 HDNG Hardinge Inc. 0.11%
39 TAYD Taylor Devices, Inc. 0.00%
40 GDI Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
41 CFX Colfax Corporation 0.00%
42 THR Thermon Group Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
43 GENC Gencor Industries Inc. 0.00%
44 CPST Capstone Turbine Corporation 0.00%
45 BWEN Broadwind Energy, Inc. 0.00%
46 CNHI CNH Industrial N.V. Common Shares 0.00%
47 IPWR Ideal Power Inc. 0.00%
48 AP Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation 0.00%
49 TWIN Twin Disc, Incorporated 0.00%
50 ZBRA Zebra Technologies Corporation - 0.00%
51 JASN Jason Industries, Inc. 0.00%
52 XRM Xerium Technologies, Inc. New 0.00%
53 TWI Titan International, Inc. (DE) 0.00%
54 MTW Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) 0.00%
55 CVV CVD Equipment Corporation 0.00%
56 MNTX Manitex International, Inc. - common stock 0.00%
57 HDSN Hudson Technologies, Inc. 0.00%
58 KRNT Kornit Digital Ltd. - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
59 GNRC Generac Holdlings Inc. 0.00%
60 IR Ingersoll-Rand plc (Ireland) 0.00%
61 MCRN Milacron Holdings Corp. 0.00%
62 SPXC SPX Corporation 0.00%

Looking for More Information on CAT dividends?

Want to see what other sources are saying about Caterpillar Inc's dividends? Try the links below:

Caterpillar Inc Common Stock (CAT) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Caterpillar Inc (CAT) - Dividend Investor
Caterpillar Inc (CAT) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha


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