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Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)


Common-Size Balance Sheet: Assets

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Caterpillar Inc., common-size consolidated balance sheet: assets

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Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
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Receivables, finance hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Deferred and refundable income taxes hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Prepaid expenses and other current assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
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Property, plant and equipment, net hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Long-term receivables, trade and other hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
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Noncurrent deferred and refundable income taxes hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intangible assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Goodwill hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
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Noncurrent assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
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Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-14), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-17).

Balance sheet item Description The company
Current assets Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all assets that are expected to be realized in cash, sold, or consumed within one year (or the normal operating cycle, if longer). Assets are probable future economic benefits obtained or controlled by an entity as a result of past transactions or events. Caterpillar Inc.’s current assets as a percentage of total assets increased from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.
Property, plant and equipment, net Amount after accumulated depreciation, depletion and amortization of physical assets used in the normal conduct of business to produce goods and services and not intended for resale. Examples include, but are not limited to, land, buildings, machinery and equipment, office equipment, and furniture and fixtures. Caterpillar Inc.’s property, plant and equipment, net as a percentage of total assets decreased from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.
Noncurrent assets Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all assets that are expected to be realized in cash, sold or consumed after one year or beyond the normal operating cycle, if longer. Caterpillar Inc.’s noncurrent assets as a percentage of total assets decreased from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.