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This statistic highlights Caterpillar’s Revenue by Segment, split between Financial Products and Machinery, Energy & Transportation, from 2016 onwards.
Caterpillar Inc. is an American multinational Farm and Heavy construction equipment manufacturing company. They specialize in designing, developing, engineering, manufacturing, marketing, and selling machinery, engines, financial products, and insurance. It is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois. Caterpillar Inc is the world’s largest construction equipment manufacturer.
|Segment||Q1 2020||Q2 2020||Q3 2020||Q4 2020||Q1 2021||Revenue Share in Q1 2021|
|Machinery, Energy & Transportation||$9.91||$9.31||$9.23||$10.57||$11.19||94%|
(All figures in billions, except percentages)
Machinery, Energy & Transportation
In the Machinery, Energy & Transportation segment, the company designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, markets, and sells products such as wheel excavators, asphalt pavers, backhoe loaders, compactors, cold planers, compact track and multi-terrain loaders, mini, small, medium and large track excavators, motor graders, pipelayers, road reclaimers, skid steer loaders, telehandlers, small and medium track-type tractors, track-type loaders, utility vehicles, compact, small and medium wheel loaders, and related parts, and work tools.
A majority of Caterpillar’s revenue comes from Machinery, Energy & Transportation segment, which contributed about 94% of total revenue in Q1 2021. The revenue from this segment in Q1 2021 amounted to $11.19 billion, which was a 6% increase in revenue compared to the Q4 2020 where the revenue generated was $10.57 billion.
Caterpillar Inc, in this segment, provides financing alternatives to its customers and dealers around the world for Caterpillar products, as well as financing for vehicles, power generation facilities and marine vessels. Financing plans include finance and operating leases, instalment sale contracts, working capital loans and wholesale financing plans. This segment also provides insurance and risk management products and services that help customers and dealers to manage their business risk. Insurance and risk management products offered are physical damage insurance, inventory protection plans, extended service coverage for machines and engines, and dealer property and casualty insurance. These kinds of financing, insurance and risk management products are offered to customers and dealers to help /support them in purchasing and leasing Caterpillar equipment.
Caterpillar earned $0.69 billion revenue from the Financial Products segment during Q1 2021, which was a 4% increase when compared to Q4 2020, where $0.66 billion were earned. The Financial Products segment contributed 6% of the total revenue of the company during Q1 2021.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the total revenue of the company has increased from $10.63 billion to $11.88 billion, between Q1 2020 and Q1 2021, which was an 11% increase. Further analysis reveals that revenue from Financial Products has fallen at a rate of 3%, while that from Machinery, Energy & Transportation has grown at a rate of 13% during this period.
Caterpillar Inc is a public limited company, founded by C. L. Best, in 1925. They deal in products and services such as 345C L Excavator, D11 Bulldozer, 930G Wheel Loader, 797F Haul Truck, C13 Diesel Engine, C280 Diesel /Gasoline Engine, C32 Diesel /Gasoline Engine, Financing, Insurance, Maintenance, and Training. As of 2019, the number of employees of the company worldwide was 1,02,300. Caterpillar Inc’s key managerial persons are D. James Umpleby III (Chairman and CEO), Andrew R.J. Bonfield(CFO), and G. Michael Marvel(CAO). The stocks of Caterpillar Inc are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “CAT”. The competitors of Caterpillar are Komatsu, Shanghai Diesel Engine Co, JCB, John Deere, Volvo Group, Cummins, DEUTZ, and Yanmar. Caterpillar also licenses and markets a line of clothing and workwear boots under its Cat/Caterpillar name. The company is ranked number 238 on the Global Fortune 500 list and number 65 on the Fortune 500 list.
In October 2010, Caterpillar Inc announced it would acquire German engine-manufacturer MWM GmbH from 3i for $810 million. Subsidiaries of Caterpillar Inc are Caterpillar Marine Power Systems, Caterpillar Logistics Services, Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Insurance Holdings, Perkin Engines, Progress Rail, Solar Turbines, and FG Wilson. Caterpillar Inc acquired Marble Robot Inc.
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