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CAT Caterpillar Inc Dividend

Caterpillar's last quarterly dividend of $1.11 per share was on Jan 19, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $4.36 per share represents a current dividend yield of 2.03%.

CAT next dividend date: Not announced

CAT
DPS
$4.36
Dividend yield
2.05%
Payout ratio
46.2%
Industrials sector
Dividend yield
1.7%
Payout ratio
33.2%

Dividend yield

Caterpillar's dividend yield of 2.03% is higher than the Industrials sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

Caterpillar has a history of paying dividends since 1994. Our records of CAT show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has grown by 6% since one year ago. But with the stock price up by 14% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks a decrease of 8%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Dec 8, 2021 Jan 19, 2022 Feb 18, 2022 $1.11 normal
Oct 13, 2021 Oct 22, 2021 Nov 19, 2021 $1.11 normal
Jun 9, 2021 Jul 19, 2021 Aug 20, 2021 $1.11 normal
Apr 14, 2021 Apr 23, 2021 May 20, 2021 $1.03 normal
Dec 9, 2020 Jan 19, 2021 Feb 19, 2021 $1.03 normal
Oct 14, 2020 Oct 23, 2020 Nov 20, 2020 $1.03 normal
Jun 10, 2020 Jul 17, 2020 Aug 20, 2020 $1.03 normal
Apr 8, 2020 Apr 17, 2020 May 20, 2020 $1.03 normal
Dec 11, 2019 Jan 17, 2020 Feb 20, 2020 $1.03 normal
Oct 9, 2019 Oct 18, 2019 Nov 20, 2019 $1.03 normal
May 2, 2019 Jul 19, 2019 Aug 20, 2019 $1.03 normal
Apr 10, 2019 Apr 18, 2019 May 20, 2019 $0.86 normal
Dec 12, 2018 Jan 18, 2019 Feb 20, 2019 $0.86 normal
Oct 10, 2018 Oct 19, 2018 Nov 20, 2018 $0.86 normal
Jun 13, 2018 Jul 19, 2018 Aug 20, 2018 $0.86 normal
Apr 11, 2018 Apr 20, 2018 May 19, 2018 $0.78 normal
Dec 13, 2017 Jan 19, 2018 Feb 20, 2018 $0.78 normal
Oct 11, 2017 Oct 20, 2017 Nov 20, 2017 $0.78 normal
Jun 14, 2017 Jul 18, 2017 Aug 19, 2017 $0.78 normal
Apr 20, 2017 May 20, 2017 $0.77 normal
Dec 14, 2016 Jan 18, 2017 Feb 18, 2017 $0.77 normal
Oct 12, 2016 Oct 20, 2016 Nov 19, 2016 $0.77 normal
Jun 8, 2016 Jul 18, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 $0.77 normal
Apr 13, 2016 Apr 21, 2016 May 20, 2016 $0.77 normal
Dec 9, 2015 Jan 15, 2016 Feb 20, 2016 $0.77 normal
Oct 14, 2015 Oct 22, 2015 Nov 20, 2015 $0.77 normal
Jun 10, 2015 Jul 16, 2015 Aug 20, 2015 $0.77 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

Caterpillar's payout ratio of 46.2% is above the Industrials sector and the industry average.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)