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

  • ID: 1648320
  • SWOT Analysis
  • 65 pages
  • GlobalData
  • Caterpillar Inc.
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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 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, transportation and energy equipment. It designs, manufactures, markets, and sells construction and mining equipment, industrial gas turbines, forestry machinery, diesel-electric locomotives and diesel and natural gas engines. Key brands include Caterpillar, MWM, Progress Rail, Perkins, FG Wilson and Solar Turbines, among others. It also offers retail and wholesale financing plans such as operating and finance leases, working capital loans, installment sale contracts and wholesale financing plans to customers and dealers for the purchase and lease of equipment. Caterpillar also offers remanufacturing and progress rail services. The company 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 22, 2018: Lydian announces construction update for Amulsar Gold Project
Feb 22, 2018: Caterpillar to close Waco Work Tools facility
Feb 19, 2018: Caterpillar Announces Officer Appointment
Feb 16, 2018: Caterpillar Announces Officer Departure
Jan 26, 2018: Caterpillar Announces Officer Retirement; Consolidation of Functions

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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.
Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
  • The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.
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  • Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.
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  • Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
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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
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Business Segment: Construction Industries
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Strategies
  • Business Segment: Energy & Transportation
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Strategies
  • Business Segment: Financial Products
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Business Segment: Resource Industries
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Strategies
  • Geographical Segment: Asia-Pacific
  • Target Markets
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: EAME
  • Target Markets
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Latin America
  • Target Markets
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: North America
  • Target Markets
  • Performance
  • 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 19, 2018: Caterpillar Announces Officer Appointment
  • Feb 16, 2018: Caterpillar Announces Officer Departure
  • Jan 26, 2018: Caterpillar Announces Officer Retirement; Consolidation of Functions
  • Jan 25, 2018: Caterpillar Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2017 Results
  • Jan 25, 2018: Caterpillar Financial grows revenues and retail volumes
  • Jan 11, 2018: Energy Department Selects Seven New Projects to Advance High Performance Computing in Manufacturing
  • Oct 30, 2017: Nucor Steel Memphis receives platinum supplier certification from Caterpillar
  • Oct 24, 2017: Caterpillar Reports Third-Quarter 2017 Results
  • Aug 30, 2017: Caterpillar to supply power for B2Gold’s Otjikoto Mine in Namibia
  • Aug 30, 2017: Caterpillar to supply power for B2Gold’s Otjikoto Mine in Namibia
Section 5 – Appendix
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About
  • Contact
  • 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., Annual Ratios
  • Caterpillar Inc., 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 (2013 - 2017)
  • Caterpillar Inc., Ratio Charts
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