$1000 Invested In Caterpillar 15 Years Ago Would Be Worth This Much Today

Caterpillar CAT has outperformed the market over the past 15 years by 2.24% on an annualized basis producing an average annual return of 9.45%. Currently, Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $129.67 billion.

Buying $1000 In CAT: If an investor had bought $1000 of CAT stock 15 years ago, it would be worth $3,809.94 today based on a price of $249.17 for CAT at the time of writing.

Caterpillar's Performance Over Last 15 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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