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Deere & Company (DE) Competitors

$365.32
+0.66 (+0.18%)
(As of 10:33 AM ET)

DE vs. ETN, ABBNY, ITW, EMR, GWW, FERG, CAT, IR, ROK, and XYL

Should you be buying Deere & Company stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Deere & Company include Eaton (ETN), ABB (ABBNY), Illinois Tool Works (ITW), Emerson Electric (EMR), W.W. Grainger (GWW), Ferguson (FERG), Caterpillar (CAT), Ingersoll Rand (IR), Rockwell Automation (ROK), and Xylem (XYL). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

Deere & Company vs.

Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) and Eaton (NYSE:ETN) are both large-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, community ranking, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, earnings, media sentiment and analyst recommendations.

In the previous week, Deere & Company had 22 more articles in the media than Eaton. MarketBeat recorded 38 mentions for Deere & Company and 16 mentions for Eaton. Eaton's average media sentiment score of 0.55 beat Deere & Company's score of 0.50 indicating that Eaton is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Deere & Company
15 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
7 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
2 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Eaton
3 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
7 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Deere & Company has a net margin of 16.38% compared to Eaton's net margin of 13.88%. Deere & Company's return on equity of 44.60% beat Eaton's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Deere & Company16.38% 44.60% 9.78%
Eaton 13.88%20.05%9.88%

66.3% of Deere & Company shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.0% of Eaton shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Deere & Company shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Eaton shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Deere & Company currently has a consensus price target of $428.58, suggesting a potential upside of 17.89%. Eaton has a consensus price target of $244.62, suggesting a potential downside of 14.63%. Given Deere & Company's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Deere & Company is more favorable than Eaton.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Deere & Company
0 Sell rating(s)
9 Hold rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Eaton
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.54

Deere & Company has higher revenue and earnings than Eaton. Deere & Company is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Eaton, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Deere & Company$61.25B1.67$10.17B$34.3410.64
Eaton$23.20B4.94$3.22B$8.0235.75

Deere & Company received 252 more outperform votes than Eaton when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 66.59% of users gave Eaton an outperform vote while only 65.35% of users gave Deere & Company an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Deere & CompanyOutperform Votes
1143
65.35%
Underperform Votes
606
34.65%
EatonOutperform Votes
891
66.59%
Underperform Votes
447
33.41%

Deere & Company has a beta of 1.05, suggesting that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eaton has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Deere & Company pays an annual dividend of $5.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Eaton pays an annual dividend of $3.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Deere & Company pays out 17.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Eaton pays out 42.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Deere & Company is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Deere & Company beats Eaton on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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DE vs. The Competition

MetricDeere & CompanyFarm machinery & equipment IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$102.38B$22.78B$9.03B$17.15B
Dividend Yield1.61%1.09%2.02%3.56%
P/E Ratio10.6413.0616.7821.00
Price / Sales1.671.204.417.35
Price / Cash8.6310.6615.6316.83
Price / Book4.832.603.895.74
Net Income$10.17B$2.31B$463.16M$855.91M
7 Day Performance1.29%-1.91%0.76%0.79%
1 Month Performance-7.19%-6.24%5.18%2.54%
1 Year Performance-12.48%-9.11%4.76%6.17%

Deere & Company Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ETN
Eaton
4.6202 of 5 stars
$275.62
flat
$237.92
-13.7%
+64.5%$110.06B$23.20B34.3792,000
ABBNY
ABB
0 of 5 stars
$44.74
+1.8%
N/A+37.9%$84.20B$32.24B22.37105,100Positive News
ITW
Illinois Tool Works
4.0672 of 5 stars
$256.83
+1.1%
$239.33
-6.8%
+11.8%$76.74B$16.11B26.3746,000
EMR
Emerson Electric
4.9139 of 5 stars
$105.71
0.0%
$109.06
+3.2%
+28.9%$60.43B$15.91B5.5167,000
GWW
W.W. Grainger
3.8965 of 5 stars
$943.69
-0.1%
$842.22
-10.8%
+44.4%$46.84B$16.48B26.0626,000
FERG
Ferguson
0.7992 of 5 stars
$198.40
+2.5%
$166.50
-16.1%
+45.9%$40.37B$29.51B22.4935,000
CAT
Caterpillar
4.5972 of 5 stars
$323.16
+2.0%
$288.61
-10.7%
+37.1%$164.52B$67.06B16.05109,100
IR
Ingersoll Rand
4.0788 of 5 stars
$87.82
+1.5%
$75.27
-14.3%
+57.0%$35.55B$5.92B46.9617,000Dividend Announcement
ROK
Rockwell Automation
4.7435 of 5 stars
$281.42
+0.5%
$307.92
+9.4%
-3.4%$32.25B$9.13B26.7829,000Analyst Revision
XYL
Xylem
4.6855 of 5 stars
$124.41
+0.2%
$130.38
+4.8%
+22.7%$29.99B$7.36B45.7417,800Positive News

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This page (NYSE:DE) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff