Caterpillar CAT has outperformed the market over the past 20 years by 3.63% on an annualized basis producing an average annual return of 11.49%. Currently, Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $104.28 billion.
Buying $100 In CAT: If an investor had bought $100 of CAT stock 20 years ago, it would be worth $871.33 today based on a price of $197.54 for CAT at the time of writing.
Caterpillar’s Performance Over Last 20 Years
Finally — what’s the point of all this? The key insight to take from this article is to note how much of a difference compounded returns can make in your cash growth over a period of time.
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