Official Name: Caterpillar Inc.

Headquarters: Deerfield, IL, United States

Founded: April 15, 1925

Employees: 107,700

CEO: Mr. D. James Umpleby III

NYSE: CAT +1.82%

Market Cap

$145.65 Billion

USD as of Jan. 1, 2024

Market Cap History

Company Description

Caterpillar Inc. is a world-leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. It operates through its main Cat, Cat Financial, Cat Reman, and Cat rental store brands as well as multiple other specialized brands.

Caterpillar market capitalization over time

Evolution of Caterpillar Inc. market cap in the past 5 years

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Market Cap History of Caterpillar Inc.

Detailed Description

Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines worldwide. Its Construction Industries segment offers asphalt pavers, backhoe loaders, compactors, cold planers, compact track and multi-terrain loaders, excavators, motorgraders, pipelayers, road reclaimers, site prep tractors, skid steer loaders, telehandlers, and utility vehicles; mini, small, medium, and large excavators; compact, small, and medium wheel loaders; track-type tractors and loaders; and wheel excavators. The Resource Industries segment provides electric rope shovels, draglines, hydraulic shovels, rotary drills, hard rock vehicles, track-type tractors, mining trucks, longwall miners, wheel loaders, off-highway trucks, articulated trucks, wheel tractor scrapers, wheel dozers, fleet management, landfill compactors, soil compactors, machinery components, autonomous ready vehicles and solutions, select work tools, and safety services and mining performance solutions. The Energy & Transportation segment offers reciprocating engines, generator sets, integrated systems and solutions, turbines and turbine-related services, remanufactured reciprocating engines and components, centrifugal gas compressors, diesel-electric locomotives and components, and other rail-related products and services for marine, oil and gas, industrial, and electric power generation sectors. The company's Financial Products segment provides operating and finance leases, installment sale contracts, working capital loans, and wholesale financing plans; and insurance and risk management products for vehicles, power generation facilities, and marine vessels. The All Other operating segment manufactures filters and fluids, undercarriage, ground engaging tools, etc. The company was formerly known as Caterpillar Tractor Co. and changed its name to Caterpillar Inc. in 1986. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.

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Product & Services

Products List D11 Bulldozer345C L Excavator930G Wheel Loader797F Haul TruckC13 Diesel EngineC32 Diesel/Gasoline EngineC280 Diesel/Gasoline Engine, Services List FinancingInsuranceMaintenanceTraining

Key People

Founder(s): C. L. Best

Jim Umpleby (chairman​ & CEO)


Revenue: US$41.74 billion (2020)

Operating income: US$4.55 billion (2020)

Net income: US$2.99 billion (2020)

Total assets: US$78.32 billion (2020)

Total equity: US$15.33 billion (2020)



510 Lake Cook Road

Suite 100

Deerfield, IL 60015

United States

Phone: 224-551-4000