Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 17, 2014

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Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 17, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.7 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CAT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $109.85, the dividend yield is 2.55%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CAT was $109.85, representing a -1.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $111.16 and a 35.03% increase over the 52 week low of $81.35.

CAT is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as CNH Industrial N.V. ( CNHI ) and Terex Corporation ( TEX ). CAT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.88. Zacks Investment Research reports CAT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.98%, compared to an industry average of 11.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CAT Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.



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