List Your Equipment  /  Dealer Login  /  Create Account

Caterpillar to Begin Trading Ex-Dividend

Mon July 17, 2017 - National Edition
Construction Equipment Guide


Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 18, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.78 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 19, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CAT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.3% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $108.77, the dividend yield is 2.87%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CAT was $108.77, representing a -1.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $110 and a 38.84% increase over the 52 week low of $78.34.

CAT is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as CNH Industrial N.V. ( CNHI ) and Terex Corporation ( TEX ). CAT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.27. Zacks Investment Research reports CAT's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 24.53%, compared to an industry average of 12.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CAT Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to CAT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have CAT as a top-10 holding:

SPDR Select Sector Fund - Industrial ( XLI )

Vanguard Industrials ETF - DNQ ( VIS )

PowerShares Global Emerging Markets Infrastructure ( PXR )

PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ( SPHB )

ProShares UltraPro Dow30 ( UDOW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is UDOW with an increase of 14.13% over the last 100 days. XLI has the highest percent weighting of CAT at 3.01%.

Source: Nasdaq




Today's top stories

FHWA Updates National Bridge Inspection Rules

VIDEO: Hitachi Introduces ZX26U-5N in North America

Kiewit Tackles Draining, Grading Issues On I-80 in California

Wacker Neuson Introduces WL28 Articulated Wheel Loader

President Joe Biden, U.S. Senator Rob Portman Receive ARTBA's Highest Honor

Latest Upgrade of Penn State's 106,572-Seat Beaver Stadium Commences

JAX Breaks Ground on New Headquarters

Doosan Announces Its Top-Performing North American Dealers of 2021


 






ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo
39.95234 \\ -75.16379 \\ 3.238.72.122 \\ Fort Washington \\ PA