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Caterpillar Inc  (CAT)
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    Sector  Capital Goods    Industry Construction & Mining Machinery

Caterpillar Inc's Free Cash Flow Margin by quarter

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CAT Free Cash Flow Margin (Dec 31 2017)
IV. Quarter
(Sep 30 2017)
III. Quarter
(Jun 30 2017)
II. Quarter
(Mar 31 2017)
I. Quarter
(Dec 31 2016)
IV. Quarter
Y / Y Revenue Change 34.7 % 24.6 % 9.56 % 3.82 % -13.2 %
Y / Y Free Cash Flow Change -56.51 % 63.8 % 43.72 % 215.13 % 20.31 %
Free Cash Flow Margin 4.2 % 10.86 % 21 % 15.69 % 12.99 %
Free Cash Flow Margin Total Ranking # 593 # 2159 # 1174 # 1563 # 2041
Seq. Revenue Change 12.99 % 0.72 % 15.36 % 2.59 % 4.52 %
Seq. Free Cash Flow Change -56.37 % -47.9 % 54.45 % 23.87 % 64.33 %

Commenting Forth Quarter 2017 Free Cash Flow Margin
Company's Free Cash Flow Margin decreased in IV. Quarter to 4.2 %, below company's average Free Cash Flow Margin.

Observing forth quarter 2017 results within Construction & Mining Machinery industry 3 other companies have achieved higher Free Cash Flow Margin. While Free Cash Flow Margin total ranking has impoved so far to 593, from total ranking in previous quarter at 2159.

CAT's Free Cash Flow Margin forth quarter 2017 Company Ranking
Within: No.
Construction & Mining Machinery Industry # 4
Capital Goods Sector # 51
Overall # 593

Free Cash Flow Margin Statistics
High Average Low
66.71 % 14.93 % 1.55 %
(Dec. 31, 2009)   (March 31, 2008)

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Financial Statements
Caterpillar Inc's (Dec 31 2017) Free Cash Flow $ 541 CAT's Income Statement
Caterpillar Inc's (Dec 31 2016) Free Cash Flow $ 1,244 Quarterly CAT's Growth
CAT's Profits by Division See CAT's Profits by Segment

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CAT's Cumulative Free Cash Flow Margin
Construction & Mining Machinery Industry Free Cash Flow Margin Trends and Statistics
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Free Cash Flow Margin Profitability Trends for overall market
CAT's Free Cash Flow Margin Profitability versus Construction & Mining Machinery Industry, Capital Goods Sector and total Market
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Companies with similar Free Cash Flow Margin in the quarter ending Dec 31 2017, within Construction & Mining Machinery Industry Free Cash Flow MarginDec 31 2017 MRQ Free Cash FlowDec 31 2017 MRQ Revenue
Columbus Mckinnon Corporation  7.89 %$ 16.460 $ 208.725 
Caterpillar Inc  4.20 %$ 541.000 $ 12,896.000 


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