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 09/18/2021


Dividend Yield Summary

  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Dividends 3.08 3.10 3.28 3.78 4.12 3.17
Average Price 85.83 112.57 144.62 132.72 139.26 217.05
Yield 3.59% 2.75% 2.27% 2.85% 2.96% 1.46%
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2021 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2021-07-19
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 7.98
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 4.17
Dividend Cover 1.91 : 1
52-Week Projected Yield 2.05%
52-Week Trailing Yield 2.07%
6-Year Average Yield 2.47%
6-Year Dividend Change 35.39%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change 5.90%
Number of Dividend Payments (1991-07-16 - 2021-07-19) 120

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2021-07-19 $1.11
2021-04-23 $1.03
2021-01-19 $1.03
2020-10-23 $1.03
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