Video: Oberhelman Discusses Caterpillar’s 85th Anniversary on NYSE

On Monday, Caterpillar celebrated 85 years of being a publicly traded company by ringing the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange.

“Not only are we celebrating 85 years on the NYSE this year, but next year we will also celebrate the 90th anniversary of Caterpillar as a company,” Oberhelman said. “Both milestones are a testament to the strength of our global brand, our dedication to customers and strong reputation with stockholders for financial strength and performance through the years.”

In 1929, one share of Caterpillar stock cost $56.25. Today, that investment would be worth about $40,000, accounting for share price growth, stock splits and dividends over the past 85 years.

Caterpillar gave Wall Street traders and New York City the opportunity for an up-close look at Cat® machines used in a variety of industries. On display in front of the NYSE are a mixer truck, wheel loader, skid steer loader and backhoe loader.

Watch the video to hear Oberhelman discuss Caterpillar’s legacy on Wall Street.

You can see Caterpillar ring the opening bell from the NYSE by clicking here.

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