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Caterpillar Posts Record Second Quarter Results
PEORIA - Bigger and better than ever for Big Yellow. Caterpillar set an all-time quarterly record for profit per share of $2.54. That's a 67-percent increase from the second quarter of 2011. Overall profit for the quarter was nearly $1.7 billion, also an all time record. That's a 22-percent increase from second quarter 2011.