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Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 18, 2019

Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 18, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.86 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 20, 2019. Shareholders who purchased CAT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that CAT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $142.03, the dividend yield is 2.42%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CAT was $142.03, representing a -12.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $161.60 and a 26.74% increase over the 52 week low of $112.06.

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 $10.22. Zacks Investment Research reports CAT's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 8.65%, compared to an industry average of 14.3%.

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:

  • SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF ( DIA )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS )
  • Inspire 100 ETF ( BIBL )
  • iShares Trust ( IYJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYJ with an increase of 11.65% over the last 100 days. DIA has the highest percent weighting of CAT at 3.6%.

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


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

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