October 13, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DEERFIELD, Ill. – The board of directors of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) voted today to maintain the quarterly dividend of one dollar and eleven cents ($1.11) per share of common stock, payable November 19, 2021, to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 25, 2021.
Caterpillar has paid a cash dividend every year since the company was formed and has paid a quarterly dividend since 1933. With this dividend payment, Caterpillar will have paid higher annual dividends for 28 consecutive years and is recognized as a member of the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrat Index.
With 2020 sales and revenues of $41.7 billion, Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. Since 1925, we’ve been driving sustainable progress and helping customers build a better world through innovative products and services. Throughout the product life cycle, we offer services built on cutting-edge technology and decades of product expertise. These products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value to help our customers succeed. We do business on every continent, principally operating through three primary segments – Construction Industries, Resource Industries, and Energy & Transportation – and providing financing and related services through our Financial Products segment. Visit us at caterpillar.com or join the conversation on our social media channels at caterpillar.com/social-media.