DEERFIELD, Ill. (WMBD) – Caterpillar released it’s first quarter earnings Wednesday morning.

“The global Caterpillar team delivered record first-quarter profit per share,” said Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Jim Umpleby. “We are executing our strategy for profitable growth by investing in services, expanding our offerings and improving operational excellence.”

Sales and revenues were at $13.5 Billion. That’s up over half a billion dollars from this time last year.

Profits per share for the first quarter stand at $3.25. That’s an increase of $0.51 from 2018.

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