Dividend History

Dividend Payment Schedule - A Recent History

On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, the board of directors of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) voted to maintain the quarterly cash dividend of eighty-six cents ($0.86) per share of common stock, payable May 20, 2019, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 22, 2019.

Caterpillar has paid higher dividends to its shareholders for 25 consecutive years and, since 2009, the company's quarterly cash dividend has more than doubled. Caterpillar has paid a cash dividend every year since the company was formed and has paid a quarterly dividend since 1933.

Declared Date Record Date Payment Date Amount Per Share ($)
4/10/2019 4/22/2019 5/20/2019 $0.86
12/12/2018 1/22/2019 2/20/2019 $0.86
10/10/2018 10/22/2018 11/20/2018 $0.86
6/13/2018 7/20/2018 8/20/2018 $0.86
4/11/2018 4/23/2018 5/19/2018 $0.78
12/13/2017 1/22/2018 2/20/2018 $0.78
10/11/2017 10/23/2017 11/20/2017 $0.78
6/14/2017 7/20/2017 8/19/2017 $0.78
4/12/2017 4/24/2017 5/20/2017 $0.77
12/14/2016 1/20/2017  2/18/2017 $0.77
10/12/2016 10/24/2016  11/19/2016 $0.77
6/8/2016 7/20/2016  8/20/2016 $0.77
4/13/2016 4/25/2016  5/20/2016 $0.77
12/9/2015 1/20/2016  2/20/2016 $0.77
10/14/2015 10/26/2015 11/20/2015 $0.77
6/10/2015 7/20/2015 8/20/2015 $0.77
4/08/2015 4/20/2015 5/20/2015 $0.70
12/10/2014 1/20/2015 2/20/2015 $0.70
10/08/2014 10/20/2014 11/20/2014 $0.70
6/11/2014 7/21/2014 8/20/2014 $0.70
4/09/2014 4/21/2014 5/20/2014 $0.60
12/11/2013 1/21/2014 2/20/2014 $0.60
10/09/2013 10/21/2013 11/20/2013 $0.60
06/12/2013 07/22/2013 08/20/2013 $0.60
04/10/2013 04/22/2013 05/20/2013 $0.52
12/12/2012 12/24/2012 12/31/2012 $0.52
10/08/2012 10/22/2012 11/20/2012 $0.52
06/13/2012 07/20/2012 08/20/2012 $0.52
04/11/2012 04/23/2012 05/19/2012 $0.46
12/14/2011 01/20/2012 02/18/2012 $0.46
10/12/2011 10/24/2011 11/19/2011 $0.46
06/08/2011 07/20/2011 08/20/2011 $0.46
04/13/2011 04/25/2011 05/20/2011 $0.44
12/08/2010 01/20/2011 02/19/2011 $0.44
10/13/2010 10/25/2010 11/20/2010 $0.44
06/09/2010 07/20/2010 08/20/2010 $0.44
04/14/2010 04/26/2010 05/20/2010 $0.42
12/09/2009 01/20/2010 02/20/2010 $0.42
10/14/2009 10/26/2009 11/20/2009 $0.42
06/10/2009 07/20/2009 08/20/2009 $0.42
04/08/2009 04/20/2009 05/20/2009 $0.42
12/10/2008 01/20/2009 02/20/2009 $0.42
10/08/2008 10/20/2008 11/20/2008 $0.42
06/11/2008 07/21/2008 08/20/2008 $0.42
04/09/2008 04/21/2008 05/20/2008 $0.36

***Dividends are adjusted for the 2005 2-for-1 stock split and the 1997 2-for-1 stock split.
A complete stock split history for Caterpillar is available here.
A complete dividend history archive is available here.

 
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