Caterpillar Inc.: Form 8-K Caterpillar Inc. Raises Dividend

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Caterpillar Inc.: Form 8-K Caterpillar Inc. Raises Dividend

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Washington, D.C.  20549



Current Report


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):    June 13, 2018


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)


(Commission File Number)


(IRS Employer Identification No.)


510 Lake Cook Road, Suite 100, Deerfield, Illinois
(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)


Registrant's telephone number, including area code:  (224) 551-4000


 Former name or former address, if changed since last report:  N/A 


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:



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Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)







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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined by Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter). 

Emerging growth company 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.



Item 7.01  Regulation FD Disclosure.


On June 13, 2018, the Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. (the 'Company') declared a quarterly cash dividend of eighty six cents ($0.86) per share of Company common stock, payable on August 20, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 20, 2018. The per share dividend of $0.86 is an increase of eight cents from the previous quarterly dividend of $0.78 per share.  On the same date, the Company issued a press release announcing the dividend increase.  A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.


The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished in accordance with the provisions of General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K.



Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d) Exhibits


 The following is furnished as an exhibit to this report.


 99.1 Caterpillar Inc. press release dated June 13, 2018


































Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.








Dated: June 13, 2018


/s/ Suzette M. Long



Suzette M. Long

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary










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