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How Has Caterpillar (CAT) Treated "Divi-X" So Far?

|Includes: Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

Caterpillar has been going through a bit of a slump lately, along with a slew of other industrial related companies. Caterpillar is currently down almost 6% over the last year, but you may be surprised to know that Caterpillar's share price is actually down 28+% over the last five years. However, over the last six years, which is when "Divi-X" wrote about it in "The Dividend Times: An Introduction to The "Divi-X" System," it is actually up over 103%. This article will review the effect Caterpillar's recent hard times have had on an investment made with and without "Divi-X."

Normally, when I do these updates, I use the exact 100 share scenarios written about in the book. This time and going forward, I will be using the exact parameters as in the book, but I'll be using a $10,000 investment instead of 100 shares. That's the measuring stick most funds use. Dividends 'are not' reinvested.

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Disclosure: I/we have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.