Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Dividend History

Caterpillar Inc is the world's largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines. The company is one of only a handful of U.S. companies that leads its industry while competing globally from a principally domestic manufacturing base. The company records more than half of its sales to overseas customers. Their products are used in the construction, road building, mining, forestry, energy, transportation and material-handling industries.

Last update 10/20/2020


Dividend Yield Summary

  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Dividends 2.94 3.08 3.10 3.28 3.78 3.09
Average Price 79.94 85.83 112.57 144.62 132.72 128.88
Yield 3.68% 3.59% 2.75% 2.27% 2.85% 2.40%
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2020 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2020-07-17
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 7.52
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 4.12
Dividend Cover 1.83 : 1
52-Week Projected Yield 2.44%
52-Week Trailing Yield 2.34%
6-Year Average Yield 2.81%
6-Year Dividend Change 40.14%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change 6.69%
Number of Dividend Payments (1991-07-16 - 2020-07-17) 116

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2020-07-17 $1.03
2020-04-17 $1.03
2020-01-17 $1.03
2019-10-18 $1.03
2019-07-19 $1.03
2019-04-18 $0.86
2019-01-18 $0.86
2018-10-19 $0.86
2018-07-19 $0.86
2018-04-20 $0.78
2018-01-19 $0.78
2017-10-20 $0.78
2017-07-18 $0.78
2017-04-20 $0.77
2017-01-18 $0.77
2016-10-20 $0.77
2016-07-18 $0.77
2016-04-21 $0.77
2016-01-15 $0.77
2015-10-22 $0.77
2015-07-16 $0.77
2015-04-16 $0.70
2015-01-15 $0.70
2014-10-16 $0.70
2014-07-17 $0.70
2014-04-16 $0.60
2014-01-16 $0.60
2013-10-17 $0.60
2013-07-18 $0.60
2013-04-18 $0.52
2012-12-20 $0.52
2012-10-18 $0.52
2012-07-18 $0.52
2012-04-19 $0.46
2012-01-18 $0.46
2011-10-20 $0.46
2011-07-18 $0.46
2011-04-20 $0.44
2011-01-18 $0.44
2010-08-20 $0.44
2010-02-20 $0.42
2009-11-20 $0.42
2009-08-20 $0.42
2009-05-20 $0.42
2009-02-20 $0.42
2008-11-20 $0.42
2008-08-20 $0.42
2008-05-20 $0.36
2008-04-17 $0.36
2008-01-17 $0.36
2007-10-18 $0.36
2007-07-18 $0.36
2007-04-19 $0.30
2007-01-18 $0.30
2006-10-19 $0.30
2006-07-18 $0.30
2006-04-20 $0.25
2006-01-18 $0.25
2005-10-20 $0.25
2005-07-20 $0.25
2005-04-21 $0.20
2005-01-18 $0.20
2004-10-21 $0.20
2004-07-16 $0.20
2004-04-22 $0.19
2004-01-15 $0.19
2003-10-16 $0.19
2003-07-17 $0.17
2003-04-16 $0.17
2003-01-16 $0.17
2002-10-17 $0.17
2002-07-18 $0.17
2002-04-18 $0.17
2002-01-17 $0.17
2001-10-18 $0.17
2001-07-18 $0.17
2001-04-19 $0.17
2001-01-18 $0.17
2000-10-18 $0.17
2000-07-18 $0.17
2000-04-19 $0.16
2000-01-18 $0.16
1999-10-21 $0.16
1999-07-16 $0.16
1999-04-22 $0.15
1999-01-15 $0.15
1998-10-22 $0.15
1998-07-16 $0.15
1998-04-16 $0.13
1998-01-15 $0.13
1997-10-16 $0.13
1997-07-17 $0.13
1997-04-17 $0.10
1997-01-16 $0.10
1996-10-17 $0.10
1996-07-18 $0.10
1996-04-18 $0.09
1996-01-18 $0.09
1995-10-19 $0.09
1995-07-18 $0.09
1995-04-18 $0.06
1995-01-13 $0.06
1994-10-18 $0.04
1994-07-14 $0.04
1994-04-19 $0.02
1994-01-13 $0.02
1993-10-19 $0.02
1993-07-14 $0.02
1993-04-20 $0.02
1993-01-13 $0.02
1992-10-20 $0.02
1992-07-14 $0.02
1992-04-13 $0.02
1992-01-14 $0.02
1991-10-15 $0.04
1991-07-16 $0.04