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

Date: December 20, 2016
Pages: 60
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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.
Highlights

Caterpillar Inc. (Caterpillar) is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company designs, manufactures, markets, and sells construction, mining, and forestry machinery, engines and related products. It also offers retail and wholesale financing plans such as operating and finance leases, installment sale contracts, working capital loans and wholesale financing plans to customers and dealers for the purchase and lease of equipment. Its service portfolio includes remanufacturing and progress rail services. The company markets and sells its products in several countries across North and South America, Asia-Pacific and Europe through a network of distributors. Caterpillar is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois, the US.

Caterpillar Inc. Key Recent Developments

Oct 25, 2016: Caterpillar Reports Third-quarter 2016 Results
Oct 19, 2016: CMA CGM Signs A First Memorandum Of Understanding With ENGIE
Oct 17, 2016: Caterpillar Chairman And CEO Doug Oberhelman Elects To Retire In 2017; Jim Umpleby Elected As Caterpillar's Next CEO; Dave Calhoun To Become Non-executive Chairman Of The Board
Sep 29, 2016: Caterpillar Affirms Commitment to Egypt's Infrastructure Development
Sep 12, 2016: Caterpillar Again Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

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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

    Caterpillar Inc. - Business Description
    Business Description - Financial Products
    Financial Products - Overview
    Financial Products - Financials
    Business Description - Machinery, Energy & Transportation
    Machinery, Energy & Transportation - Overview
    Machinery, Energy & Transportation - Financials
    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

    Oct 25, 2016: Caterpillar Reports Third-quarter 2016 Results
    Oct 19, 2016: CMA CGM Signs A First Memorandum Of Understanding With ENGIE
    Oct 17, 2016: Caterpillar Chairman And CEO Doug Oberhelman Elects To Retire In 2017; Jim Umpleby Elected As Caterpillar's Next CEO; Dave Calhoun To Become Non-executive Chairman Of The Board
    Sep 29, 2016: Caterpillar Affirms Commitment to Egypt's Infrastructure Development
    Sep 12, 2016: Caterpillar Again Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
    Sep 02, 2016: Caterpillar Contemplates Allocation Of Production From Gosselies Belgium To Other Manufacturing Facilities
    Aug 29, 2016: Ritchie Bros And Caterpillar Announce Strategic Alliance
    Jul 26, 2016: Caterpillar Reports Second-Quarter 2016 Results
    May 04, 2016: The Power of Collaboration: Tucson’s Microgrid
    Apr 27, 2016: Caterpillar announces the launch of Cat Microgrid technology suite, Integrating Renewable Energy Sources with Traditional Power Generation

    SECTION 5 – APPENDIX

    Methodology
    Ratio Definitions
    About GlobalData
    Contact Us
    Disclaimer

    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. (Cont...1), Annual Ratios
    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 (2011 - 2015)
    Caterpillar Inc., Ratio Charts
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