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After a stellar 2018, the 95-year-old construction and farm machinery maker slipped a bit in 2019. Total revenue for fiscal 2019 came in at $53.8 billion, down 2% from the year prior. Tensions between the U.S. and China, one of Caterpillar's biggest markets, have hurt sales, and the broader economic slowdown presents an even more daunting near-term challenge. But Caterpillar has given investors incentives to stick with it during a slow patch: The manufacturer returned more than $6 billion in capital to shareholders in 2019, and increased its dividend by 20%.
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