Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 16, 2014

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Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 16, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CAT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CAT has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of CAT was $90.56, representing a -9.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $99.70 and a 13.93% increase over the 52 week low of $79.49.

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 $5.25. Zacks Investment Research reports CAT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -36.3%, compared to an industry average of -.8%.


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.

Interested in gaining exposure to CAT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CAT as a top-10 holding:

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • PowerShares Global Emerging Markets Infrastructure ( PXR )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund ( IYJ )
  • iShares Global Industrials ETF ( EXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VIS with an increase of 17.04% over the last 100 days. XLI has the highest percent weighting of CAT at 3.3%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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