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  • Rank49
  • Previous Rank42
  • CEO
    Douglas R. Oberhelman
  • Address
    100 N.E. Adams St., Peoria, IL 61629
  • Website

Caterpillar’s sales fell 16% in 2013, as mining customers reduced equipment purchases. According to CEO Douglas R. Oberhelman, the year “turned out to be worse than we anticipated.” Added Oberhelman: “We expect mining companies to further reduce their capital expenditures in 2014.”

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Key Financials

$ Millions% change
Total Assets84,896-
Total Shareholder Equity20,811-
Market Value (on March 31, 2014)63,380-

Profit as a % of

Stockholders' Equity18.2

Earnings Per Share

Earnings Per Share ($)5.75
EPS % Change (from 2012)-32.2
EPS % Change (5 year)0.3
EPS % Change (10 year)13.9

Total Return to Investors

Total Return to Investors3.4
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)18.4
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)