Tag: industrials

  • Caterpillar HQ leaving Illinois for Texas

    Caterpillar HQ leaving Illinois for Texas

    Caterpillar (CAT) has a current dividend yield of 2.32% and is rated as “Very Safe” by SimplySafeDividends. I hold CAT in my Low Yield Portfolio. In total CAT is 1.0% of my portfolio. The maker of construction and mining equipment said Tuesday that its existing office in Irving, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, would serve […]

  • Caterpillar raises dividend by 8.1%

    Caterpillar raises dividend by 8.1%

    This is Caterpillar’s 28th straight year for increasing their dividend. Caterpillar has restructured its business in recent years and reduced their manufacturing footprint by almost 30%. Streamlining their organization reduces costs and gives them a healthier cash flow. Caterpillar seems to be in a strong position to ride out any potential recession and maintain its […]

  • 1st Quarter in the Can

    1st Quarter in the Can

    3M remediation in Belgium, AT&T two-way trading, Kinder Morgan backed company files for bankruptcy and much much more!

  • 3M to spend over $160 million for Belgium plant remediation

    3M to spend over $160 million for Belgium plant remediation

    3M (MMM) has a current dividend yield of 3.91% and is rated as “Safe” by SimplySafeDividends. I hold MMM in my Low & Medium Yield Portfolios. In total MMMis 1.1% of my portfolio. The St. Paul, Minn., manufacturing conglomerate said the investment is aimed at advancing remedial actions for the Zwijndrecht community near the city […]

  • Sometimes we sweat in winter

    Sometimes we sweat in winter

    Chevron more profitable, Bank of America sees 7 interest rate hikes, Caterpillar has supply chain issues, and much much more!

  • Caterpillar hampered by supply chain issues

    Caterpillar hampered by supply chain issues

    Caterpillar (CAT) has a current dividend yield of 2.21% and is rated as “Very Safe” by SimplySafeDividends. I hold CAT in my Low Yield Portfolio. In total CAT is 0.9% of my portfolio. Caterpillar said Friday that it continues to have trouble obtaining enough electronics, semiconductors and other parts to make hydraulic shovels and asphalt pavers. The […]

  • Positive VIB3S

    Positive VIB3S

    I get a 4 out of 5 in podcast quality, I rebalance a portfolio for sector exposure, receive a shareholder letter that I’ve never received before, and more!

  • Low Yield Portfolio sector rebalance

    Low Yield Portfolio sector rebalance

    It’s time for me to do a little rebalancing of my Low Yield Portfolio. Both the Low Yield and Medium Yield Portfolios are too heavily weighted in the Financial sector. They are is 26% and 28% respectively and that leaves me a little too exposed to shocks in that sector. So I’ve decided to tweak […]

  • Caterpillar will produce zero emission mining equipment for graphite mine in Quebec, Canada

    Caterpillar will produce zero emission mining equipment for graphite mine in Quebec, Canada

    Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. and Caterpillar Inc. are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement where Caterpillar will develop, test and produce zero-emission machines for the Mouveau Monde’s graphite mine with a view to becoming the exclusive supplier of an all-electric mining fleet for deployment at the mine by 2028. As a World First, […]