| May 01, 2012 |
A snapshot of new and used sales trends from Randall-Reilly’s Equipment Data Associates and TopBid auction price service.
By Marcia Gruver Doyle
Top auction price, Feb. 2011 to Feb. 2012, paid for a 2008 Caterpillar 988H at a Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers auction on Oct. 27, 2011.
Other top prices: 7- to 8-cubic-yard bucket capacity, $295,000, 2008 Caterpillar 980H, Feb. 10, 2011, Ritchie.
5- to 6-cubic-yard bucket capacity, $285,000, 2011 Caterpillar 966H, Feb. 28, 2012, Cat Auction Services.
Top manufacturers, financed new large wheel loader sales*
*Above 100 horsepower
1. Caterpillar (815 units)
2. John Deere (486 units)
3. Komatsu (297 units)
Top manufacturers, financed new compact wheel loader sales*
*Below 100 horsepower
1. Caterpillar (122 units)
2. John Deere (110 units)
3. Kubota (76 units)
*Feb. 2011–Feb. 2012.
Source: EDA, edadata.com
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