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
09/30/2018
Qtr. End
09/30/2017
Yr. End
12/31/2017
Yr. End
12/31/2016
Yr. End
12/31/2015
Yr. End
12/31/2014
Yr. End
12/31/2013
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.
13510 11413 45462 38537 47011 55184 55656
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.
8974 7633 30876 28047 33284 80485 41455
Gross Income
GROSS PROFIT
GROSS PROFIT is net sales minus cost of sales.
4536 3780 14586 10490 13727 -25301 14201
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.
698 723 2877 3034 3046 3163 3087
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.
479 461 1905 1951 2119 2380 2046
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.
185 163 646 596 587 624 0
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).
110 114 1171 1607 1551 430 242
Total Operating Expenses
OPERATING EXPENSES
OPERATING EXPENSES is all selling and general & administrative expenses. Includes depreciation, but not interest expense.
11375 9904 40971 38039 43226 51870 50029
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.
2135 1509 4491 498 3785 3314 5627
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.
102 118 531 505 507 484 465
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.
-102 -132 -122 -146 -161 -322 34
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.
2135 1523 4082 139 3439 3152 5128
Income Taxes
INCOME TAX
INCOME TAX is a tax paid on money made or profit realized from employment, business, or capital.
415 470 968 192 916 692 1319
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.
1720 1053 3114 -53 2523 2460 3809
Adjustments to Income
ADJUSTMENTS TO INCOME
ADJUSTMENTS TO INCOME are all tax code allowable increases/(deductions) to income that are not already accounted for.
7 6 11 -14 -11 -8 -20
Nonrecurring Items
NONRECURRING
NONRECURRING is an income statement item that is infrequent in occurrence or unusual in nature.
NA NA -2371 NA NA NA NA
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.
1727 1059 754 -67 2512 2452 3789
Cash Flow Statement Qtr. End
09/30/2018
Qtr. End
09/30/2017
Yr. End
12/31/2017
Yr. End
12/31/2016
Yr. End
12/31/2015
Yr. End
12/31/2014
Yr. End
12/31/2013
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.
1392 1241 5702 5636 6699 8057 10191
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.
-346 -274 -994 -1760 -3517 -3627 -5046
Total Cash from Financing
CASH FROM FINANCING
CASH FROM FINANCING is the sum of all the individual financing activity cash flow line items.
-1645 -1619 -3653 -3140 -3894 -2996 -4511
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.
-648 -626 1093 708 -881 1260 591
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.
276 195 2336 2928 3261 3379 4446
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.
-49 27 38 -28 -169 -174 -43
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:
-1.08 -1.04 1.82 1.21 -1.47 2 0.9
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.
1.01 0.97 2.56 1.56 2.8 4.86 7.04
Balance Sheet - Assets Qtr. End
09/30/2018
Qtr. End
09/30/2017
Yr. End
12/31/2017
Yr. End
12/31/2016
Yr. End
12/31/2015
Yr. End
12/31/2014
Yr. End
12/31/2013
Cash
CASH
CASH is money, in the form of notes and coins, which constitutes payment for goods at the time of purchase.
8007 9591 8261 7168 6460 7341 6081
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 14
Accounts Receivable
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE is a current asset representing money due for services performed or merchandise sold on credit.
16738 15596 16133 14441 15668 16726 17089
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.
11814 10212 10018 8614 9700 12205 12625
Other Current Assets
OTHER CURRENT ASSETS
OTHER CURRENT ASSETS relates to any other current assets. Does not include prepaid items.
1895 1786 1832 1744 3206 2595 2526
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.
38454 37185 36244 31967 33508 38867 38335
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.  
13607 14187 14155 15322 32180 16577 34150
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..
14366 14407 14768 14830 14980 16175 17868
Goodwill/Intangibles
GOODWILL / INTANGIBLES
GOODWILL / INTANGIBLES is the total value of all intangible assets, e.g. goodwill, patents, copyrights, etc.
8209 8371 8311 8369 9436 9770 10552
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.
3573 4410 3484 4216 6326 3292 2463
Total Assets
TOTAL ASSETS
TOTAL ASSETS is the total of all assets; both current and fixed.
78209 78560 76962 74704 78342 84681 84896
Balance Sheet - Liabilities Qtr. End
09/30/2018
Qtr. End
09/30/2017
Yr. End
12/31/2017
Yr. End
12/31/2016
Yr. End
12/31/2015
Yr. End
12/31/2014
Yr. End
12/31/2013
Accounts Payable
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE (AP) are trade accounts of businesses representing obligations to pay for goods and service received.
6788 6113 6487 4614 5023 6515 6560
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.
10332 11089 11031 13965 12844 11501 11031
Other Current Liab.
OTHER CURRENT LIABILITIES
OTHER CURRENT LIABILITIES includes any other current liabilities, including bank overdrafts and accrued expenses.
8913 8701 9413 7553 11491 9861 9706
Total Current Liab.
CURRENT LIABILITIES
CURRENT LIABILITIES are liabilities to be paid within one year of the balance sheet date.
26033 25903 26931 26132 26242 27877 27297
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.
25441 24835 23847 22818 25169 27784 26719
Other Long-Term Liab.
OTHER LONG-TERM LIABILITIES
OTHER LONG-TERM LIABILITIES are any other non-current liabilities, including subordinated debt, and liability reserves.
10845 12125 12418 12541 12046 12194 13031
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.
62359 62933 61567 61567 63533 67935 64085
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.
15850 15627 13697 13137 14809 16746 20811
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).
78209 78560 76962 74704 78342 84681 84896

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