More on Caterpillar (CAT) Q4 earnings: Backing out an $0.87 goodwill writedown, the company...

|About: Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)|By:, SA News Editor

More on Caterpillar (CAT) Q4 earnings: Backing out an $0.87 goodwill writedown, the company earned $1.91, beating by $0.19. Q4 revenue of $16.075B, -6.8% Y/Y. "We expect the first half of 2013 will be weaker than the first half of 2012 ... 2013 could be a tough year." 2013 EPS guidance of $7-$9 on revenue of $60B-$68B. That's wide enough to drive a CAT through, but probably better than consensus. Shares +0.4% premarket. (PR)