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Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)

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Profitability Ratios (Summary)

Caterpillar Inc., profitability ratios (quarterly data)

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Return on Sales
Gross profit margin
Operating profit margin
Net profit margin
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE)
Return on assets (ROA)

Based on: 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-03-31).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Caterpillar Inc. gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q1 2022 to Q2 2022 but then improved from Q2 2022 to Q3 2022 exceeding Q1 2022 level.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Caterpillar Inc. operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q1 2022 to Q2 2022 but then improved from Q2 2022 to Q3 2022 exceeding Q1 2022 level.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Caterpillar Inc. net profit margin ratio improved from Q1 2022 to Q2 2022 and from Q2 2022 to Q3 2022.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Caterpillar Inc. ROE improved from Q1 2022 to Q2 2022 and from Q2 2022 to Q3 2022.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Caterpillar Inc. ROA improved from Q1 2022 to Q2 2022 and from Q2 2022 to Q3 2022.

Gross Profit Margin

Caterpillar Inc., gross profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

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Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross margin
Sales of Machinery, Energy & Transportation
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
3M Co.
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Based on: 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-03-31).

1 Q3 2022 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × (Gross marginQ3 2022 + Gross marginQ2 2022 + Gross marginQ1 2022 + Gross marginQ4 2021) ÷ (Sales of Machinery, Energy & TransportationQ3 2022 + Sales of Machinery, Energy & TransportationQ2 2022 + Sales of Machinery, Energy & TransportationQ1 2022 + Sales of Machinery, Energy & TransportationQ4 2021)
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ ( + + + ) =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Caterpillar Inc. gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q1 2022 to Q2 2022 but then improved from Q2 2022 to Q3 2022 exceeding Q1 2022 level.

Operating Profit Margin

Caterpillar Inc., operating profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

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Sep 30, 2022 Jun 30, 2022 Mar 31, 2022 Dec 31, 2021 Sep 30, 2021 Jun 30, 2021 Mar 31, 2021 Dec 31, 2020 Sep 30, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 Mar 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Operating profit
Sales of Machinery, Energy & Transportation
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
3M Co.
Boeing Co.
General Electric Co.
Honeywell International Inc.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Raytheon Technologies Corp.

Based on: 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-03-31).

1 Q3 2022 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × (Operating profitQ3 2022 + Operating profitQ2 2022 + Operating profitQ1 2022 + Operating profitQ4 2021) ÷ (Sales of Machinery, Energy & TransportationQ3 2022 + Sales of Machinery, Energy & TransportationQ2 2022 + Sales of Machinery, Energy & TransportationQ1 2022 + Sales of Machinery, Energy & TransportationQ4 2021)
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ ( + + + ) =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Caterpillar Inc. operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q1 2022 to Q2 2022 but then improved from Q2 2022 to Q3 2022 exceeding Q1 2022 level.

Net Profit Margin

Caterpillar Inc., net profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

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Sep 30, 2022 Jun 30, 2022 Mar 31, 2022 Dec 31, 2021 Sep 30, 2021 Jun 30, 2021 Mar 31, 2021 Dec 31, 2020 Sep 30, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 Mar 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Profit attributable to common stockholders
Sales of Machinery, Energy & Transportation
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
3M Co.
Boeing Co.
General Electric Co.
Honeywell International Inc.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Raytheon Technologies Corp.

Based on: 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-03-31).

1 Q3 2022 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × (Profit attributable to common stockholdersQ3 2022 + Profit attributable to common stockholdersQ2 2022 + Profit attributable to common stockholdersQ1 2022 + Profit attributable to common stockholdersQ4 2021) ÷ (Sales of Machinery, Energy & TransportationQ3 2022 + Sales of Machinery, Energy & TransportationQ2 2022 + Sales of Machinery, Energy & TransportationQ1 2022 + Sales of Machinery, Energy & TransportationQ4 2021)
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ ( + + + ) =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Caterpillar Inc. net profit margin ratio improved from Q1 2022 to Q2 2022 and from Q2 2022 to Q3 2022.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Caterpillar Inc., ROE calculation (quarterly data)

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Sep 30, 2022 Jun 30, 2022 Mar 31, 2022 Dec 31, 2021 Sep 30, 2021 Jun 30, 2021 Mar 31, 2021 Dec 31, 2020 Sep 30, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 Mar 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Profit attributable to common stockholders
Shareholders’ equity attributable to common shareholders
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
3M Co.
Boeing Co.
General Electric Co.
Honeywell International Inc.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Raytheon Technologies Corp.

Based on: 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-03-31).

1 Q3 2022 Calculation
ROE = 100 × (Profit attributable to common stockholdersQ3 2022 + Profit attributable to common stockholdersQ2 2022 + Profit attributable to common stockholdersQ1 2022 + Profit attributable to common stockholdersQ4 2021) ÷ Shareholders’ equity attributable to common shareholders
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Caterpillar Inc. ROE improved from Q1 2022 to Q2 2022 and from Q2 2022 to Q3 2022.

Return on Assets (ROA)

Caterpillar Inc., ROA calculation (quarterly data)

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Sep 30, 2022 Jun 30, 2022 Mar 31, 2022 Dec 31, 2021 Sep 30, 2021 Jun 30, 2021 Mar 31, 2021 Dec 31, 2020 Sep 30, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 Mar 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Profit attributable to common stockholders
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
3M Co.
Boeing Co.
General Electric Co.
Honeywell International Inc.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Raytheon Technologies Corp.

Based on: 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2022-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2021-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2020-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2019-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2018-03-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-09-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-06-30), 10-Q (reporting date: 2017-03-31).

1 Q3 2022 Calculation
ROA = 100 × (Profit attributable to common stockholdersQ3 2022 + Profit attributable to common stockholdersQ2 2022 + Profit attributable to common stockholdersQ1 2022 + Profit attributable to common stockholdersQ4 2021) ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Caterpillar Inc. ROA improved from Q1 2022 to Q2 2022 and from Q2 2022 to Q3 2022.