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Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)


Income Statement

Beginner level

The income statement presents information on the financial results of a company’s business activities over a period of time. The income statement communicates how much revenue the company generated during a period and what cost it incurred in connection with generating that revenue.

Caterpillar Inc., consolidated income statement

US$ in millions

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12 months ended Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Sales of Machinery, Energy & Transportation
Cost of goods sold
Gross margin
Revenues of Financial Products
Selling, general and administrative expenses
Research and development expenses
Interest expense of Financial Products
Goodwill impairment charge
Other operating expenses
Operating profit
Interest expense excluding Financial Products
Investment and interest income
Foreign exchange losses
License fee income
Gains on sale of securities and affiliated companies
Net periodic pension and OPEB cost, excluding service cost
Gains (losses) on equity securities measured at fair value
Miscellaneous income (loss)
Other income (expense)
Consolidated profit before taxes
Provision for income taxes
Profit (loss) of consolidated companies
Equity in profit (loss) of unconsolidated affiliated companies
Profit (loss) of consolidated and affiliated companies
Profit attributable to noncontrolling interests
Profit (loss) attributable to common stockholders

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-19), 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).

Income statement item Description The company
Sales of Machinery, Energy & Transportation Amount, including tax collected from customer, of revenue from satisfaction of performance obligation by transferring promised good or service to customer. Tax collected from customer is tax assessed by governmental authority that is both imposed on and concurrent with specific revenue-producing transaction, including, but not limited to, sales, use, value-added and excise. Caterpillar Inc.’s sales of Machinery, Energy & Transportation increased from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly decreased from 2018 to 2019.
Operating profit The net result for the period of deducting operating expenses from operating revenues. Caterpillar Inc.’s operating profit increased from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly decreased from 2018 to 2019.
Consolidated profit before taxes Amount of income (loss) from continuing operations, including income (loss) from equity method investments, before deduction of income tax expense (benefit), and income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interest. Caterpillar Inc.’s consolidated profit before taxes increased from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly decreased from 2018 to 2019.
Profit (loss) attributable to common stockholders The portion of profit or loss for the period, net of income taxes, which is attributable to the parent. Caterpillar Inc.’s profit (loss) attributable to common stockholders increased from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly decreased from 2018 to 2019.