If You Invested $100 In This Stock 20 Years Ago, You Would Have $900 Today

If You Invested $100 In This Stock 20 Years Ago, You Would Have $900 Today

Caterpillar CAT has outperformed the market over the past 20 years by 3.66% on an annualized basis producing an average annual return of 11.39%. Currently, Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $98.55 billion.

Buying $100 In CAT: If an investor had bought $100 of CAT stock 20 years ago, it would be worth $877.26 today based on a price of $186.68 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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