Last $86.99 USD
Change Today -0.80 / -0.91%
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deere & co (DE) Snapshot

Open
$85.74
Previous Close
$87.79
Day High
$87.94
Day Low
$84.41
52 Week High
05/8/14 - $94.89
52 Week Low
10/8/14 - $78.88
Market Cap
31.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
3.6M
EPS TTM
$8.75
Shares Outstanding
358.4M
EX-Date
09/26/14
P/E TM
9.9x
Dividend
$2.40
Dividend Yield
2.55%
Current Stock Chart for DEERE & CO (DE)

deere & co (DE) Details

Deere & Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes agriculture and turf, and construction and forestry equipment worldwide. The company’s Agriculture and Turf segment provides agriculture and turf equipment, and related service parts, including large, medium, and utility tractors; loaders; combines, corn pickers, cotton and sugarcane harvesters, and related front-end equipment and sugarcane loaders; and tillage, seeding, and application equipment, such as sprayers, nutrient management, and soil preparation machinery. It also provides hay and forage equipment comprising self-propelled forage harvesters and attachments, balers, and mowers; and riding lawn equipment and walk-behind mowers, golf course equipment, utility vehicles, and commercial mowing equipment. In addition, this segment offers integrated agricultural management systems technology and solutions; precision agricultural irrigation equipment and supplies; landscape and nursery products; and other outdoor power products. Its Construction and Forestry segment provides backhoe loaders that are used in construction, earthmoving, material handling, and timber harvesting applications; crawler dozers and loaders; four-wheel-drive loaders; excavators; motor graders; articulated dump trucks; landscape loaders; skid-steer loaders; and log skidders, feller bunchers, log loaders, log forwarders, log harvesters, and related attachments. The company’s Financial Services segment finances sales and leases new and used agriculture and turf equipment, and construction and forestry equipment. It also provides wholesale financing to dealers of the foregoing equipment; finances retail revolving charge accounts and operating loans; and crop risk-mitigation products and extended equipment warranties. The company markets its products primarily through independent retail dealer networks and retail outlets. Deere & Company was founded in 1837 and is headquartered in Moline, Illinois.

67,044 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/16/13
Founded in 1837

deere & co (DE) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $465.6K
Group President of John Deere Financial Servi...
Total Annual Compensation: $637.5K
President of Agricultural Equipment Operation...
Total Annual Compensation: $620.5K
Senior Vice President of Advanced Technology ...
Total Annual Compensation: $561.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

deere & co (DE) Key Developments

Deere & Company Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended October 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2015

Deere & Company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended October 31, 2014. For the quarter, total net sales and revenues were $8,965 million against $9,451 million a year ago. Total operating profit was $1,171 million against $1,355 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $649.2 million, or $1.83 per share compared with $806.8 million, or $2.11 per share, for the same period of 2013. Income of consolidated group before income taxes was $1,076.5 million compared to $1,244.2 million a year ago. For the year, total net sales and revenues were $36,067 million against $37,795 million a year ago. Total operating profit was $5,218 million against $5,928 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $3.162 billion, or $8.63 per share, compared with $3.537 billion, or $9.09 per share, in 2013. Income of consolidated group before income taxes was $4,797.4 million compared to $5,483.4 million a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $3,525.9 million compared to $3,254.3 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $1,048.3 million compared to $1,158.4 million a year ago. For fiscal 2015, net income attributable to the company is anticipated to be about $1.9 billion.

Deere & Company Announces Changes to Senior Leadership Team, Effective October 23, 2014

Deere &Company announced changes to its senior leadership team that will take place after the retirement of James A. Israel, president of John Deere Financial. These changes are effective October 23, 2014. James A. Israel, president, John Deere Financial, has elected to retire after 35 years of service. Michael J. Mack, Jr. is appointed as group president, John Deere Financial Services, Global Human Resources and Public Affairs. Max A. Guinn is appointed as president, Worldwide Construction &Forestry, Global Labor Relations and Security. Mack is currently president of Deere's Worldwide Construction &Forestry Division, a position he has held since 2009. He previously served as Deere &Company's treasurer and chief financial officer. Guinn is currently senior vice president of human resources, communications, public affairs and labor relations. He previously held a variety of leadership roles in both of Deere's major equipment divisions.

Deere To Review Options For John Deere Insurance

Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) is looking to review strategic options for John Deere Insurance Company. Deere & Company warned that it had not made any formal decisions or reached any agreements. Ken Golden, spokesman of Deere & Company, said, "At this point, we've determined that crop insurance does not fit into what we believe is the core strategy of the company." Deere shares were down to $83.40 in early afternoon trading on September 23, 2014.

 

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