Financial Statements

The 5-year financial statements provided below are directly traceable to the financial statements filed by the subject stock exchange listed company with the Securitiies Exchange Commission (SEC) of the United States. Included within the financial statements are the latest five years financial results as well as the most recent filed quarter compared to the same quarter of the last year filed.

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Caterpillar Inc., https://www.caterpillar.com, SIC Code - 3531, CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT

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Income Statement Qtr. End
03/31/2024
Qtr. End
03/31/2023
Yr. End
12/31/2023
Yr. End
12/31/2022
Yr. End
12/31/2021
Yr. End
12/31/2020
Yr. End
12/31/2019
Sales
SALES
SALES is the total amount sold within a stipulated time period, usually 12 months. Sales is usually expressed in monetary terms but can also be in total units of stock or products sold.
15799 15862 67060 59427 50971 41748 53800
Cost of Goods Sold
COST OF GOODS SOLD
COST OF GOODS SOLD (COGS) is a figure representing the cost of buying raw material and producing finished goods. Included are precise factors, i.e. material and factory labor; as well as others that are variable, such as factory overhead.
9624 10090 42657 41135 35454 29039 36508
Gross Income
GROSS PROFIT
GROSS PROFIT is net sales minus cost of sales.
6175 5772 24403 18292 15517 12709 17292
Depreciation and Amortization
DEPRECIATION AND AMORTIZATION
DEPRECIATION AND AMORTIZATION is the standard line item in an income statement that sums: Depreciation, the non-cash expense of a tangible investment over time and Amortization, the non-cash expenses of an intangible investment over time.
524 532 2144 2219 2352 2432 2577
Research/Development
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT (R&D) is research as a planned activity aimed at discovery of new knowledge with the hope of developing new or improved products and services. Development is the translation of the research findings into a plan or design of new or improved products and services.
520 472 2108 1814 1686 1415 1693
Interest Expense
INTEREST EXPENSE
INTEREST EXPENSE is the cost of borrowing funds in the current period. It is shown as a financial expense item within the income statement. An interest expense of zero to <15% relative to operating income, within the consumer products industry, is an indicator of a sustainable competitive advantage.
298 217 1030 565 455 589 754
Unusual Expenses/(Income)
UNUSUAL EXPENSES/(INCOME)
UNUSUAL EXPENSES/(INCOME) is the sum of: Restructuring Charge, Litigation, Impairment of assets held for use or sale, portion of Purchased R&D written off, and Other Unusual Expense (Income).
-6 92 780 1224 90 354 266
Total Operating Expenses
OPERATING EXPENSES
OPERATING EXPENSES is all selling and general & administrative expenses. Includes depreciation, but not interest expense.
12280 13131 54094 51523 44093 37195 45510
Operating Income
OPERATING INCOME
OPERATING INCOME is revenue less cost of goods sold and related operating expenses that are applied to the day-to-day operating activities of the company. It excludes financial related items (i.e., interest income, dividend income, and interest expense), extraordinary items, and taxes.
3519 2731 12966 7904 6878 4553 8290
Interest Income - non-op.
INTEREST INCOME - NON-OPERATING
INTEREST INCOME - NON-OPERATING is interest income generated from non-operating investment securities such as certificates of deposit or bonds for non-financial service companies.
143 129 511 443 488 514 421
Other Expenses/(Income)
OTHER EXPENSES/(INCOME)
OTHER EXPENSES/(INCOME) includes: miscellaneous other income and expenses (net), such as interest expense, miscellaneous expenses not included in general and administrative expenses, netted against recoveries, interest income, dividends received and miscellaneous income.
-156 -32 -595 -1291 -1814 44 57
Pretax Income
PROFIT BEFORE TAXES
PROFIT BEFORE TAXES (PBT) is a profitability measure that looks at a companys profits before the company has to pay income tax. This measure deducts all expenses from revenue including interest expenses and operating expenses, but it leaves out the payment of tax.
3532 2634 13050 8752 8204 3995 7812
Income Taxes
INCOME TAX
INCOME TAX is a tax paid on money made or profit realized from employment, business, or capital.
688 708 2781 2067 1778 1086 1924
Income After Taxes
INCOME AFTER TAXES
INCOME AFTER TAXES is the net profit earned by the company after deducting all expenses like interest, depreciation and tax. PAT can be fully retained by a company to be used in the business. Dividends, if declared, are paid to the share holders from this residue.
2844 1926 10269 6685 6426 2909 5888
Adjustments to Income
ADJUSTMENTS TO INCOME
ADJUSTMENTS TO INCOME are all tax code allowable increases/(deductions) to income that are not already accounted for.
12 17 66 20 27 9 27
Nonrecurring Items
NONRECURRING
NONRECURRING is an income statement item that is infrequent in occurrence or unusual in nature.
NA NA NA NA 36 80 178
Net Income
NET INCOME
NET INCOME is the difference between a businesses total revenue and its total expenses. This caption and amount is usually found at the bottom of a companys Profit and Loss statement. Same as Net Profit.
2856 1943 10335 6705 6489 2998 6093
Cash Flow Statement Qtr. End
03/31/2024
Qtr. End
03/31/2023
Yr. End
12/31/2023
Yr. End
12/31/2022
Yr. End
12/31/2021
Yr. End
12/31/2020
Yr. End
12/31/2019
Total Cash from Operations
TOTAL CASH FROM OPERATIONS
TOTAL CASH FROM OPERATIONS is a firm's net cash inflow resulting directly from its regular operations (disregarding extraordinary items such as the sale of fixed assets or transaction costs associated with issuing securities), calculated as the sum of net income plus noncash expenses that are deducted in calculating net income.
2052 1573 12885 7766 7198 6327 6912
Total Cash from Investing
TOTAL CASH FROM INVESTING
TOTAL CASH FROM INVESTING shows a firms' cash inflows and outflows related to the purchase and sale of investments. Net investment cash flow equals the total cash inflows less the cash outflows from the section and can be a positive or negative number. There can be many types of investments in the investment cash flows section that affect net investment cash flow.
958 -683 -5871 -2541 -3084 -1485 -1928
Total Cash from Financing
CASH FROM FINANCING
CASH FROM FINANCING is the sum of all the individual financing activity cash flow line items.
-5000 -1106 -6932 -7281 -4188 -3755 -4538
Net Change in Cash
NET CHANGE IN CASH
NET CHANGE IN CASH is calculated by adding cash from operating, investing, and financing activities and foreign exchange effects from the Statement of Cash Flows.
-2020 -217 -28 -2250 -103 1074 402
Capital Expenditures
CAPITAL EXPENDITURE
CAPITAL EXPENDITURE (CAPEX) is the amount used during a particular period to acquire or improve long-term assets such as property, plant or equipment.
736 750 3092 2599 2472 2115 2669
Exchange Rate Effects
EXCHANGE RATE EFFECTS
EXCHANGE RATE EFFECTS is the effect on any given currency as the rate of exchange changes providing either a gain or loss in value against other currencies.
-30 -1 -110 -194 -29 -13 -44
Cash Flow per Share
CASH FLOW PER SHARE
CASH FLOW PER SHARE is a good measure of a firm's financial strength. Analysts put more weight on cash flow per share than earnings per share because EPS is more easily manipulated, its reliability can at times be questionable. Cash is almost impossible to falsify, i.e. you either have cash or you don't. Cash flow per share is a useful measure for the strength of a firm and the sustainability of its business model. The formula:
-4.07 -0.42 -0.05 -4.24 -0.19 1.96 0.71
Free Cash Flow
FREE CASH FLOW
FREE CASH FLOW is net income plus non-cash charges to income, specifically depreciation and amortization less capital expenditures, to sustain the basic business. Free cash flow per share is a measure of the amount of cash per share a business generates after expenditures for equipment or buildings. Free cash flow is available to be used for expansion, dividends, reduction in debt, or other purposes. Free cash flow is valued more than just about any other measure, including earnings (EPS). Cash assists companies to expand, develop new products, stock buy back, pay dividends, or reduce debt. Many analysts focus on free cash flow for insight into the core of a company's cash-generating engine.
2.35 1.2 14.08 5.14 4.36 3.59 3.72
Balance Sheet - Assets Qtr. End
03/31/2024
Qtr. End
03/31/2023
Yr. End
12/31/2023
Yr. End
12/31/2022
Yr. End
12/31/2021
Yr. End
12/31/2020
Yr. End
12/31/2019
Cash
CASH
CASH is money, in the form of notes and coins, which constitutes payment for goods at the time of purchase.
4959 6789 6978 7004 9254 9352 8284
Short-Term Investments
SHORT TERM INVESTMENTS
SHORT TERM INVESTMENTS are fixed income investments that mature in less than one year.
0 0 NA NA NA NA 0
Accounts Receivable
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE is a current asset representing money due for services performed or merchandise sold on credit.
18742 18349 18820 17869 17375 16780 17820
Inventory
INVENTORY
INVENTORY for companies: includes raw materials, items available for sale or in the process of being made ready for sale (work in process) for securities: it is securities bought and held by a broker or dealer for resale. A firm that has a sustainable competitive advantage has an inventory and net earnings are rising on a corresponding basis. Inventories that spike up/down are indicative of competitive industries prone to boom/bust.
16953 17633 16565 16270 14038 11402 11266
Other Current Assets
OTHER CURRENT ASSETS
OTHER CURRENT ASSETS relates to any other current assets. Does not include prepaid items.
3010 2889 4586 2642 2788 1930 1823
Total Current Assets
CURRENT ASSETS
CURRENT ASSETS are those assets of a company that are reasonably expected to be realized in cash, or sold, or consumed during the normal operating cycle of the business (usually one year). Such assets include cash, accounts receivable and money due usually within one year, short-term investments, US government bonds, inventories, and prepaid expenses.
43664 45660 46949 43785 43455 39464 39193
Net Property, Plant, Equip.
NET PROPERTY, PLANT, and EQUIPMENT
NET PROPERTY, PLANT, and EQUIPMENT is the book value of all buildings, land, furniture, and other physical capital assets that a business has purchased to run its business net of accumulated depreciation.  
12538 11973 13236 12592 12715 13004 13528
Long-Term Investments
LONG-TERM INVESTMENTS
LONG-TERM INVESTMENTS represents the investments a company intends to hold for over a one year period. For example: real estate, cash, stocks and bonds..
13731 13054 13902 13278 13911 13407 13812
Goodwill/Intangibles
GOODWILL / INTANGIBLES
GOODWILL / INTANGIBLES is the total value of all intangible assets, e.g. goodwill, patents, copyrights, etc.
5793 6003 5872 6046 7366 7702 7761
Other Long-Term Assets
OTHER LONG-TERM ASSETS
OTHER LONG-TERM ASSETS includes long-term assets not included into the investments, fixed, or intangible assets categories. Those other assets may be that part of prepaid expenses that will start expiring more than a year after the balance sheet date, or the cash surrender value of life insurance on company officers, etc.
8015 6959 7517 6242 5346 4747 4159
Total Assets
TOTAL ASSETS
TOTAL ASSETS is the total of all assets; both current and fixed.
83741 83649 87476 81943 82793 78324 78453
Balance Sheet - Liabilities Qtr. End
03/31/2024
Qtr. End
03/31/2023
Yr. End
12/31/2023
Yr. End
12/31/2022
Yr. End
12/31/2021
Yr. End
12/31/2020
Yr. End
12/31/2019
Accounts Payable
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE (AP) are trade accounts of businesses representing obligations to pay for goods and service received.
7778 8951 7906 8689 8154 6128 5957
Short-Term Debt
SHORT TERM DEBT
SHORT TERM DEBT is any debt owed by a company that is due and payable within one year. The debt is often made up of short-term bank loans the company is liable for.
13022 12165 13406 11279 11756 11164 11376
Other Current Liab.
OTHER CURRENT LIABILITIES
OTHER CURRENT LIABILITIES includes any other current liabilities, including bank overdrafts and accrued expenses.
11571 10726 13416 11563 9937 8425 9288
Total Current Liab.
CURRENT LIABILITIES
CURRENT LIABILITIES are liabilities to be paid within one year of the balance sheet date.
32371 31842 34728 31531 29847 25717 26621
Long-Term Debt
LONG TERM DEBT
LONG TERM DEBT is all senior debt, including bonds, debentures, bank debt, mortgages, deferred portions of long term debt, and capital lease obligations. If a firm shows little to no long term debt over the years and/or their earning power could allow them to pay off their long term debt within 3-4 years, it is a good indicator of a sustainable competitive advantage.
24831 24873 24472 25714 26033 25999 26281
Other Long-Term Liab.
OTHER LONG-TERM LIABILITIES
OTHER LONG-TERM LIABILITIES are any other non-current liabilities, including subordinated debt, and liability reserves.
8894 8764 8773 8807 10397 11230 10922
Total Liabilites
TOTAL LIABILITIES
TOTAL LIABILITIES is all the obligations of the company, i.e. includes Total Current Liabilities, Long Term Debt, and any other miscellaneous liabilities the entity may have listed separately.
66102 65500 66074 66074 66309 62993 63865
Preferred Stock
PREFERRED STOCK
PREFERRED STOCK, usually, non-voting capital stock that pays dividends at a specified rate and has preference over common stock in the payment of dividends and the liquidation of assets. A firm with a distinct sustainable competitive advantage is one that does not have preferred stock.
0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Common Stock Equity
SHAREHOLDERS EQUITY
SHAREHOLDERS EQUITY is total assets minus total liabilities. It is the same as EQUITY, NET WORTH and stockholders equity.
17639 18149 19494 15869 16484 15331 14588
Total Liabilities and Equity
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY is all claims on the company's total assets, by outsiders (liabilities) and the company owners/shareholders (equity).
83741 83649 87476 81943 82793 78324 78453

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