4Q & Full-Year 2020 Financial Results

Below are key highlights from Caterpillar Inc.’s 4Q and full-year 2020 earnings results. For full financial results, please refer to the press release on Caterpillar’s Investor Relations site

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Fourth-Quarter & Full-Year Highlights:

  • Caterpillar reports strong operational performance
  • Fourth-quarter 2020 profit per share of $1.42; adjusted profit per share of $2.12
  • Full-year operating profit margin percentage of 10.9%; adjusted operating profit margin of 11.8%, within 2019 Investor Day target range
  • Returned $3.4 billion to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases in 2020

 

Fourth-Quarter & Full-Year Comments from Caterpillar Chairman & CEO Jim Umpleby

“I’m proud of our global team’s continued resilience in safely navigating COVID-19 while continuing to provide the essential products and services the world needs. Our fourth-quarter and full-year results reflect the team’s agility in a challenging environment while executing our strategy for long-term profitable growth. We achieved the adjusted operating margin established during our 2019 Investor Day while continuing to invest in products and services. We are well-positioned for the future and will emerge from the pandemic as an even stronger company.”

 

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