Stock Analysis on Net

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)

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Analysis of Goodwill and Intangible Assets

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Goodwill and Intangible Asset Disclosure

Caterpillar Inc., balance sheet: goodwill and intangible assets

US$ in millions

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Dec 31, 2021 Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017
Customer relationships
Intellectual property
Other
Intangible assets, gross carrying amount
Accumulated amortization
Intangible assets, net
Goodwill
Intangible assets and goodwill

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31).

Item Description The company
Intangible assets, net Sum of the carrying amounts of all intangible assets, excluding goodwill, as of the balance sheet date, net of accumulated amortization and impairment charges. Caterpillar Inc. intangible assets, net decreased from 2019 to 2020 and from 2020 to 2021.
Goodwill Amount after accumulated impairment loss of an asset representing future economic benefits arising from other assets acquired in a business combination that are not individually identified and separately recognized. Caterpillar Inc. goodwill increased from 2019 to 2020 but then slightly decreased from 2020 to 2021.
Intangible assets and goodwill Sum of the carrying amounts of all intangible assets, including goodwill, as of the balance sheet date, net of accumulated amortization and impairment charges. Caterpillar Inc. intangible assets and goodwill decreased from 2019 to 2020 and from 2020 to 2021.

Adjustments to Financial Statements: Removal of Goodwill

Caterpillar Inc., adjustments to financial statements

US$ in millions

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Adjustment to Total Assets
Total assets (as reported)
Less: Goodwill
Total assets (adjusted)
Adjustment to Equity Attributable To Common Shareholders
Equity attributable to common shareholders (as reported)
Less: Goodwill
Equity attributable to common shareholders (adjusted)

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31).


Caterpillar Inc., Financial Data: Reported vs. Adjusted


Adjusted Financial Ratios: Removal of Goodwill (Summary)

Caterpillar Inc., adjusted financial ratios

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Total Asset Turnover
Reported total asset turnover
Adjusted total asset turnover
Financial Leverage
Reported financial leverage
Adjusted financial leverage
Return on Equity (ROE)
Reported ROE
Adjusted ROE
Return on Assets (ROA)
Reported ROA
Adjusted ROA

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31).

Financial ratio Description The company
Adjusted total asset turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by adjusted total assets. Caterpillar Inc. adjusted total asset turnover ratio deteriorated from 2019 to 2020 but then improved from 2020 to 2021 not reaching 2019 level.
Adjusted financial leverage A measure of financial leverage calculated as adjusted total assets divided by adjusted total equity.
Financial leverage is the extent to which a company can effect, through the use of debt, a proportional change in the return on common equity that is greater than a given proportional change in operating income.
Caterpillar Inc. adjusted financial leverage ratio decreased from 2019 to 2020 and from 2020 to 2021.
Adjusted ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by adjusted shareholders’ equity. Caterpillar Inc. adjusted ROE deteriorated from 2019 to 2020 but then improved from 2020 to 2021 not reaching 2019 level.
Adjusted ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by adjusted total assets. Caterpillar Inc. adjusted ROA deteriorated from 2019 to 2020 but then improved from 2020 to 2021 exceeding 2019 level.

Caterpillar Inc., Financial Ratios: Reported vs. Adjusted


Adjusted Total Asset Turnover

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Sales of Machinery, Energy & Transportation
Total assets
Activity Ratio
Total asset turnover1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Sales of Machinery, Energy & Transportation
Adjusted total assets
Activity Ratio
Adjusted total asset turnover2

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31).

2021 Calculations

1 Total asset turnover = Sales of Machinery, Energy & Transportation ÷ Total assets
= ÷ =

2 Adjusted total asset turnover = Sales of Machinery, Energy & Transportation ÷ Adjusted total assets
= ÷ =

Activity ratio Description The company
Adjusted total asset turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by adjusted total assets. Caterpillar Inc. adjusted total asset turnover ratio deteriorated from 2019 to 2020 but then improved from 2020 to 2021 not reaching 2019 level.

Adjusted Financial Leverage

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Total assets
Equity attributable to common shareholders
Solvency Ratio
Financial leverage1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted total assets
Adjusted equity attributable to common shareholders
Solvency Ratio
Adjusted financial leverage2

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31).

2021 Calculations

1 Financial leverage = Total assets ÷ Equity attributable to common shareholders
= ÷ =

2 Adjusted financial leverage = Adjusted total assets ÷ Adjusted equity attributable to common shareholders
= ÷ =

Solvency ratio Description The company
Adjusted financial leverage A measure of financial leverage calculated as adjusted total assets divided by adjusted total equity.
Financial leverage is the extent to which a company can effect, through the use of debt, a proportional change in the return on common equity that is greater than a given proportional change in operating income.
Caterpillar Inc. adjusted financial leverage ratio decreased from 2019 to 2020 and from 2020 to 2021.

Adjusted Return on Equity (ROE)

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Profit attributable to common stockholders
Equity attributable to common shareholders
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Profit attributable to common stockholders
Adjusted equity attributable to common shareholders
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted ROE2

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31).

2021 Calculations

1 ROE = 100 × Profit attributable to common stockholders ÷ Equity attributable to common shareholders
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted ROE = 100 × Profit attributable to common stockholders ÷ Adjusted equity attributable to common shareholders
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by adjusted shareholders’ equity. Caterpillar Inc. adjusted ROE deteriorated from 2019 to 2020 but then improved from 2020 to 2021 not reaching 2019 level.

Adjusted Return on Assets (ROA)

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Profit attributable to common stockholders
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Profit attributable to common stockholders
Adjusted total assets
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted ROA2

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31).

2021 Calculations

1 ROA = 100 × Profit attributable to common stockholders ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted ROA = 100 × Profit attributable to common stockholders ÷ Adjusted total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by adjusted total assets. Caterpillar Inc. adjusted ROA deteriorated from 2019 to 2020 but then improved from 2020 to 2021 exceeding 2019 level.