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Caterpillar Inc (CAT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Caterpillar Inc (CAT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

- provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy - Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Caterpillar Inc (Caterpillar) is a manufacturer of construction, transportation and energy equipment. It designs, manufactures, markets, and sells construction and mining equipment, industrial gas turbines, forestry equipment, diesel-electric locomotives, and diesel and natural gas engines. Key brands include Caterpillar, MWM, Progress Rail, Perkins, FG Wilson, Anchor, Hypac, Prentice, Olympian, and AsiaTrak. Caterpillar also offers retail and wholesale financing solutions for Caterpillar products to customers and dealers. The company, through its subsidiaries and dealers, markets and sells its products in several countries across North and South America, Asia-Pacific, Africa, the Middle East and Europe. Caterpillar is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois, the US.

Caterpillar Inc Key Recent Developments

Feb 26,2019: Wall St set to open lower as Home Depot, Caterpillar weigh; Fed in focus
Feb 18,2019: Equipment company Caterpillar to expand in Chicago
Feb 18,2019: Caterpillar announces officer changes
Feb 13,2019: Caterpillar Brings Safety Training to a New Level with Virtual Reality

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The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

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Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Section 1 - About the Company
Caterpillar Inc - Key Facts
Caterpillar Inc - Key Employees
Caterpillar Inc - Key Employee Biographies
Caterpillar Inc - Major Products and Services
Caterpillar Inc - History
Caterpillar Inc - Company Statement
Caterpillar Inc - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Joint Venture
Section 2 - Company Analysis
Company Overview
Caterpillar Inc - Business Description
Business Segment: All Other operating Segment
Business Segment: Construction Industries
Key Strategies
Business Segment: Energy & Transportation
Key Strategies
Business Segment: Financial Products
Key Stats
Business Segment: Resource Industries
Key Strategies
Geographical Segment: Asia-Pacific
Target Markets
Geographical Segment: EAME
Target Markets
Geographical Segment: Latin America
Target Markets
Geographical Segment: North America
Target Markets
R&D Overview
Caterpillar Inc - Corporate Strategy
Caterpillar Inc - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Caterpillar Inc - Strengths
Caterpillar Inc - Weaknesses
Caterpillar Inc - Opportunities
Caterpillar Inc - Threats
Caterpillar Inc - Key Competitors
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Caterpillar Inc, Recent Deals Summary
Section 4 - Company’s Recent Developments
Feb 18, 2019: Caterpillar Announces Officer Changes
Feb 18, 2019: Caterpillar announces officer changes
Jan 28, 2019: Caterpillar reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 results
Jan 28, 2019: Caterpillar Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2018 Results; Provides Outlook for 2019
Dec 18, 2018: Caterpillar announces officer changes
Dec 18, 2018: Caterpillar announces officer changes
Dec 14, 2018: Caterpillar announces changes in responsibilities for current vice presidents
Dec 14, 2018: Caterpillar announces new responsibilities for officers and appointment of new Vice President
Dec 13, 2018: Caterpillar Board of Directors elects CEO Jim Umpleby as chairman
Nov 12, 2018: Caterpillar unveils two new electric-drive mining trucks
Section 5 - Appendix
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
List of Tables
Caterpillar Inc, Key Facts
Caterpillar Inc, Key Employees
Caterpillar Inc, Key Employee Biographies
Caterpillar Inc, Major Products and Services
Caterpillar Inc, History
Caterpillar Inc, Subsidiaries
Caterpillar Inc, Joint Venture
Caterpillar Inc, Key Competitors
Caterpillar Inc, Ratios based on current share price
Caterpillar Inc, Annual Ratios
Caterpillar Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
Caterpillar Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...2)
Caterpillar Inc, Interim Ratios
Caterpillar Inc, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
Caterpillar Inc, Performance Chart (2014 - 2018)
Caterpillar Inc, Ratio Charts

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