Caterpillar
CAT
#79
Rank
$170.12 B
Marketcap
$347.87
Share price
0.48%
Change (1 day)
34.12%
Change (1 year)

Caterpillar Inc. is the world's largest construction equipment manufacturer with headquarters in Peoria, Illinois. In addition to construction machinery, Caterpillar also manufactures diesel engines, gas engines and industrial gas turbines.

Operating Margin for Caterpillar (CAT)

Operating Margin as of July 2024 (TTM): 14.72%

According to Caterpillar's latest financial reports and stock price the company's current Operating Margin is 14.72%. At the end of 2022 the company had an Operating Margin of 14.73%.

Operating Margin history for Caterpillar from 2001 to 2023

Operating Margin at the end of each year

Year Operating Margin Change
202214.73%-8.5%
202116.10%68.2%
20209.57%-34.1%
201914.52%1.58%
201814.29%59.2%
20178.98%2389.36%
20160.36%-95.07%
20157.32%-20.58%
20149.21%-0.03%
20139.21%-26.3%
201212.50%11.8%
201111.18%27%
20108.81%401.33%
20091.76%-79.85%
20088.72%-20.89%
200711.02%-5.91%
200611.71%9.07%
200510.74%19.96%
20048.95%37.91%
20036.49%17.38%
20025.53%-3.3%
20015.72%

Operating Margin for similar companies or competitors

Company Operating Margin Operating Margin differencediff. Country
17.35% 17.87%๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ USA
10.44%-29.08%๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ USA
11.80%-19.84%๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง UK
1.19%-91.92%๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ USA
-1.37%-109.31%๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ USA

What is a company's Operating Margin

The operating margin is a key indicator to assess the profitability of a company. Higher operating margins are generaly better as they show that a company is able to sell its products or services for much more than their production costs. The operating margin is calculated by dividing a company's earnings by its revenue.