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

Caterpillar Inc. +1.56%

Caterpillar Inc.

CAT

322.09

+1.56%

Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) has outperformed the market over the past 15 years by 2.39% on an annualized basis producing an average annual return of 12.31%. Currently, Caterpillar has a market capitalization of $122.79 billion.

Buying $1000 In CAT: If an investor had bought $1000 of CAT stock 15 years ago, it would be worth $6,176.62 today based on a price of $240.70 for CAT at the time of writing.

Caterpillar's Performance Over Last 15 Years

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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.

This article was generated by Benzinga's automated content engine and reviewed by an editor.

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