October 27, 2022
IRVING, Texas – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced third-quarter 2022 sales and revenues of $15.0 billion, a 21% increase compared with $12.4 billion in the third quarter of 2021. The increase was primarily due to favorable price realization and higher sales volume.
Operating profit margin was 16.2% for the third quarter of 2022, compared with 13.4% for the third quarter of 2021. Third-quarter 2022 profit per share was $3.87, compared with third-quarter 2021 profit per share of $2.60. Adjusted profit per share in the third quarter of 2022 was $3.95, compared with third-quarter 2021 adjusted profit per share of $2.66. Adjusted profit per share for both quarters excluded restructuring costs. Please see a reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP financial measures in the appendix on page 13.
For the nine months ended September 30, 2022, enterprise operating cash flow was $5.0 billion, and the company ended the third quarter with $6.3 billion of enterprise cash. In the quarter, the company repurchased $1.4 billion of Caterpillar common stock and paid dividends of $0.6 billion.
“I’d like to thank our global Caterpillar team for delivering another quarter of double-digit top-line growth and record adjusted profit per share,” said Chairman and CEO Jim Umpleby. “Our team remains focused on serving our customers as we continued to see healthy demand across most of our end markets during the third quarter.”
With 2021 sales and revenues of $51.0 billion, Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed. Caterpillar does 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.
Caterpillar Media Contact: Rachel Potts, 309-573-3444 or Potts_Rachel_A@cat.com
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