How many shares of common stock have been issued as of 12/31/16?

Subject: Business / Accounting
Question
PART A (CATERPILLAR): By now, you should be familiar with extracting information from a company’s 10-K. Find the most recent 10-K for Caterpillar Inc.

( https://www.sec.gov/cgi-bin/browse-edgar?action=getcompany&CIK=0000018230&type=10-k&dateb=&owner=exclude&count=40 ), read their four financial statements (ignore Statement 2: Consolidated Comprehensive Income), and answer the following questions based on the four statements. [2 POINTS EACH]

How many shares of common stock have been issued as of 12/31/16?
How many shares of common stock have been repurchased as of 12/31/16?
The number of shares outstanding is the number of shares issued minus repurchased. How many shares of common stock were outstanding as of 12/31/16?
The average number of shares during a given year is a weighted-average of the daily number of shares. What was the weighted-average number of common shares (Basic) during fiscal year 2016?
The weighted-average number of common shares “Diluted” includes potential shares from employees exercising stock options. What was the weighted-average number of common shares (Diluted) during fiscal year 2016?
There are cash inflows and outflows associated with the company’s issuances and repurchases of common shares (treasury shares). How much cash did the company receive from issuing common shares (including treasury shares reissued) during fiscal year 2015?
How much cash did the company spend to repurchase common shares during fiscal year 2015?
The company declares a quarterly cash dividend to common shareholders. What was the amount of dividends declared per share during fiscal year 2016?
If you multiply the dividends declared per share (#8) times the average number of common shares (#4), you would get an estimate of the cash paid towards dividends, but it would not be exact because the dividends declared are changing each year and there is a delay between dividends declared and cash paid. To be exact, what is the actual amount of cash used to pay dividends during fiscal year 2016?

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