Deere & Co. Company Profile (NYSE:DE)

About Deere & Co.

Deere & Co. logoDeere & Company is engaged in equipment operations and financial services. The Company operates through three business segments: agriculture and turf, construction and forestry, and financial services. The Company's agriculture and turf segment primarily manufactures and distributes a full line of agriculture and turf equipment and related service parts. The Company's construction and forestry segment primarily manufactures and distributes a range of machines and service parts used in construction, earthmoving, material handling and timber harvesting. The Company's financial services segment primarily provides credit services, which include finance sales and leases by John Deere dealers of new and used agriculture and turf equipment and construction and forestry equipment.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Farm & Construction Machinery
  • Sub-Industry: Construction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: DE
  • CUSIP: 24419910
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $87.29
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $80.75
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $81.26
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.42
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.71
  • P/E Growth: 8.50
  • Market Cap: $27.33B
  • Outstanding Shares: 314,399,000
  • Beta: 0.98
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Deere & Co. (NYSE:DE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.09)
Consensus Price Target: $82.04 (5.42% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Deere & Co. (NYSE:DE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/25/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Lower Price TargetNeutral$87.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Jefferies GroupLower Price TargetHold$90.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$101.00View Rating Details
8/23/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$90.00 -> $98.00View Rating Details
8/22/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSector Perform$72.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
8/22/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$100.00 -> $87.00View Rating Details
8/22/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$72.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
8/22/2016Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetOutperform$87.00 -> $100.00View Rating Details
8/22/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweight$63.00View Rating Details
8/22/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$70.00 -> $76.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$96.00View Rating Details
6/2/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$87.00 -> $105.00View Rating Details
5/25/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingUnderperform$82.25View Rating Details
5/24/2016Cowen and CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$50.50View Rating Details
5/16/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/15/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/22/2016Societe GeneraleLower Price TargetHold$82.00 -> $81.00View Rating Details
2/20/2016William BlairReiterated RatingSell$75.00View Rating Details
1/13/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeHoldView Rating Details
11/25/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
11/16/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeUnderweight$82.00 -> $64.00View Rating Details
10/15/2015Avondale PartnersInitiated CoverageOutperform$90.00View Rating Details
9/23/2015Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/18/2015Seaport Global SecuritiesBoost Price Target$88.00 -> $94.00View Rating Details
11/27/2014Morningstar Inc.Reiterated RatingExemplaryView Rating Details
11/21/2014Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
10/31/2014Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy -> Hold$38.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Deere & Co. (NYSE:DE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/19/2016Q316$0.94$1.55$6.72 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/20/2016Q216$1.48$1.56$7.88 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2016Q116$0.70$0.80$4.94 billion$5.53 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/25/2015Q415$0.75$1.08$5.93 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/21/2015Q315$1.44$1.53$6.84 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/22/2015Q215$1.57$2.03$8.17 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2015Q115$0.83$1.12$5.54 billion$5.61 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/26/2014Q414$1.57$1.83$8.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/13/2014Q3$2.20$2.33$8.75 million$9.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/14/2014Q214$2.48$2.65$9.65 billion$9.95 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q114$1.52$1.81$6.62 billion$7.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/20/2013Q413$1.89$2.11$8.68 billion$8.62 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/14/2013Q3 2013$2.17$2.56$9.28 billion$10.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/15/2013Q2 2013$2.72$2.76$9.81 billion$10.91 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q1 2013$1.40$1.65$6.72 billion$7.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/21/20121.75$1.75$9.79 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/15/2012$2.32$1.98ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/16/2012$2.54$2.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2012$1.24$1.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/23/2011$1.43$1.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/17/2011$1.67$1.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/18/2011$2.06$2.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2011$0.99$1.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Deere & Co. (NYSE:DE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.30 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.82 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.70$0.82$0.75
Q2 20162$1.47$1.75$1.61
Q3 20163$0.90$1.20$1.03
Q4 20163$0.38$0.64$0.50
Q1 20171$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q2 20171$1.41$1.41$1.41
Q3 20171$1.19$1.19$1.19
Q4 20171$0.61$0.61$0.61
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Deere & Co. (NYSE:DE)
Annual Dividend:$2.40
Dividend Yield:2.77%
Payout Ratio:48.10% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
55.81% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
62.83% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:10.30% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Deere & Co. (NYSE:DE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Deere & Co. (NYSE:DE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/2/2015Rajesh KalathurCFOSell4,366$79.52$347,184.32View SEC Filing  
6/30/2015Jean H GillesSVPSell4,463$98.21$438,311.23View SEC Filing  
6/30/2015Max A GuinnInsiderSell14,374$97.32$1,398,877.68View SEC Filing  
6/26/2015James M FieldInsiderSell28,228$95.07$2,683,635.96View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Max A GuinnInsiderSell12,251$93.00$1,139,343.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015Mary K.W. JonesVPSell7,000$90.00$630,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2015Mary K.W. JonesVPSell3,484$89.44$311,608.96View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Pentz Markwart VonInsiderSell13,911$90.94$1,265,066.34View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Rajesh KalathurCFOSell4,860$90.96$442,065.60View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014John May IIInsiderSell4,571$90.75$414,818.25View SEC Filing  
4/8/2014Jean GillesSVPSell13,100$92.74$1,214,894.00View SEC Filing  
4/4/2014James FieldInsiderSell13,380$92.56$1,238,452.80View SEC Filing  
4/4/2014Jean GillesSVPSell9,550$92.72$885,476.00View SEC Filing  
4/3/2014Samuel AllenCEOSell32,371$92.02$2,978,779.42View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Rajesh KalathurCFOSell4,672$82.99$387,729.28View SEC Filing  
1/22/2013James R JenkinsSVPSell17,257$91.91$1,586,090.87View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Deere & Co. (NYSE:DE)
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News IconDeere lays off 145 in Waterloo, Quad Cities; Dubuque not affected (NYSE:DE) - August 23 at 8:48 AM
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News IconDeere lays off 145 in Waterloo, Quad Cities, but Dubuque not affected - Dubuque Telegraph Herald (NYSE:DE) - August 22 at 4:40 PM logoDeere & Co. (DE) Leaped To A 2-Month High After Q3 Profit Beat Expectations - RTT News (NYSE:DE) - August 22 at 4:40 PM logoDeere's Earnings Rally Won't Last -- Use This Trading Strategy to Make Money (NYSE:DE) - August 22 at 4:40 PM logoDeere: Nothing Worthwhile is Ever Easy (NYSE:DE) - August 22 at 4:40 PM logoDeere Undermined By Commodity Cross-Currents (NYSE:DE) - August 22 at 4:40 PM
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Deere & Co. (NYSE:DE) Chart for Friday, August, 26, 2016

Last Updated on 8/26/2016 by Staff