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CAT Caterpillar Inc Dividend

Caterpillar's last quarterly dividend of $1.11 per share was on Jul 19, 2021 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $4.2 per share represents a current dividend yield of 2.11%. The latest CAT payout of $1.11 marks a dividend growth of 8%.

CAT next dividend date: Oct 22, 2021

CAT
DPS
$4.2
Dividend yield
2.11%
Payout ratio
52.2%
Industrials sector
Dividend yield
1.62%
Payout ratio
37%

Dividend yield

Caterpillar's dividend yield of 2.11% 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 1.9% since one year ago. But with the stock price up by 18% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks a decrease of 14%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
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 52.2% is above the Industrials sector and the industry average.

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