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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.14
DE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. DE: 0.14 )
DE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.31
Current: 0.14

0.04
0.31
Equity to Asset 0.15
DE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. DE: 0.15 )
DE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.25
Current: 0.15

0.12
0.25
Interest Coverage 8.23
DE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
63% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. DE: 8.23 )
DE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 8.4
Current: 8.23

0.97
8.4
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.21
M-Score: -2.47
WACC vs ROIC
4.40%
7.47%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.58
DE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.65 vs. DE: 13.58 )
DE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.57   Max: 16.47
Current: 13.58

5.57
16.47
Net-margin (%) 8.24
DE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.39 vs. DE: 8.24 )
DE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.48   Max: 9.36
Current: 8.24

-0.48
9.36
ROE (%) 29.22
DE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.36 vs. DE: 29.22 )
DE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.54   Max: 44.93
Current: 29.22

-1.54
44.93
ROA (%) 4.78
DE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. DE: 4.78 )
DE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.3   Max: 6.2
Current: 4.78

-0.3
6.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.33
DE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.45 vs. DE: 11.33 )
DE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.39   Max: 30.93
Current: 11.33

5.39
30.93
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.10
DE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. DE: 9.10 )
DE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 18.3
Current: 9.1

0.3
18.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.80
DE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. DE: 9.80 )
DE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.6   Max: 28.6
Current: 9.8

-15.6
28.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.20
DE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. DE: 9.20 )
DE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -31.1   Max: 62.4
Current: 9.2

-31.1
62.4
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

DE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Keeley 3,191 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 8,904 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 14,300 sh (+232.56%)
Bestinfond 680,908 sh (+62.24%)
Steven Cohen 15,936 sh (+54.67%)
John Buckingham 66,022 sh (+1.56%)
David Dreman 2,453 sh (+0.99%)
Scott Black 110,576 sh (+0.48%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,993,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 3,978,767 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 30,024 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeff Auxier Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 46,095 sh (-1.67%)
Mario Gabelli 1,278,085 sh (-4.43%)
Tom Russo 28,415 sh (-5.01%)
Robert Olstein 84,000 sh (-6.67%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,400 sh (-34.91%)
Jeremy Grantham 17,000 sh (-53.55%)
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Q2 2014

DE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Tom Gayner 190,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 359,400 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 6,956 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 28,438 sh (+219.38%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,583 sh (+29.5%)
David Dreman 3,141 sh (+28.05%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 55,744 sh (+20.93%)
John Buckingham 66,783 sh (+1.15%)
Warren Buffett 3,978,767 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 1,993,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 28,415 sh (unchged)
John Keeley Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 29,924 sh (-0.33%)
Mario Gabelli 1,254,861 sh (-1.82%)
Bestinfond 575,329 sh (-15.51%)
Robert Olstein 37,000 sh (-55.95%)
Scott Black 26,205 sh (-76.3%)
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Q3 2014

DE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 3,554,029 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 155,300 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 540,000 sh (+184.21%)
Brian Rogers 2,500,000 sh (+25%)
David Dreman 3,650 sh (+16.21%)
Robert Olstein 42,000 sh (+13.51%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,043,000 sh (+2.51%)
John Buckingham 67,670 sh (+1.33%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 56,162 sh (+0.75%)
Steven Cohen 200,000 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 7,567,397 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 28,415 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Scott Black Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 29,874 sh (-0.17%)
Mario Gabelli 1,239,943 sh (-1.19%)
Bestinfond 448,157 sh (-22.1%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,300 sh (-34.26%)
Jim Simons 103,200 sh (-71.29%)
Joel Greenblatt 4,896 sh (-82.78%)
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Q4 2014

DE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 33,934 sh (+593.1%)
Jim Simons 233,492 sh (+126.25%)
Warren Buffett 17,096,886 sh (+125.93%)
Tom Gayner 833,000 sh (+54.26%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 4,538,466 sh (+27.7%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,210,500 sh (+8.2%)
Robert Olstein 42,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 2,500,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
John Buckingham 67,661 sh (-0.01%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 55,858 sh (-0.54%)
David Dreman 3,543 sh (-2.93%)
Dodge & Cox 28,346 sh (-5.11%)
Mario Gabelli 1,162,221 sh (-6.27%)
Bestinfond 323,335 sh (-27.85%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,704 sh (-41.21%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DE

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Warren Buffett 2014-12-31 Add 125.93%0.78%$80.01 - $90.85 $ 91.185%17096886
Tom Gayner 2014-12-31 Add 54.26%0.67%$80.01 - $90.85 $ 91.186%833000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-12-31 Add 27.7%0.21%$80.01 - $90.85 $ 91.186%4538466
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Add 593.1%0.02%$80.01 - $90.85 $ 91.185%33934
Tom Gayner 2014-09-30 Add 184.21%0.78%$81.95 - $91.38 $ 91.187%540000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-09-30 New Buy0.72%$81.95 - $91.38 $ 91.187%3554029
Scott Black 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.35%$81.95 - $91.38 $ 91.187%0
Brian Rogers 2014-09-30 Add 25%0.15%$81.95 - $91.38 $ 91.187%2500000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -82.78%0.03%$81.95 - $91.38 $ 91.187%4896
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 Sold Out $81.95 - $91.38 $ 91.187%0
Scott Black 2014-06-30 Reduce -76.3%0.84%$89.95 - $94.53 $ 91.18-1%26205
Robert Olstein 2014-06-30 Reduce -55.95%0.56%$89.95 - $94.53 $ 91.18-1%37000
Tom Gayner 2014-06-30 New Buy0.49%$89.95 - $94.53 $ 91.18-1%190000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 219.38%0.02%$89.95 - $94.53 $ 91.18-1%28438
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 New Buy$89.95 - $94.53 $ 91.18-1%6956
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 Sold Out $89.95 - $94.53 $ 91.18-1%0
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Add 28.05%$89.95 - $94.53 $ 91.18-1%3141
John Keeley 2014-06-30 Sold Out $89.95 - $94.53 $ 91.18-1%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$84.05 - $91.33 $ 91.184%8904
John Keeley 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$84.05 - $91.33 $ 91.184%3191
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Add 232.56%$84.05 - $91.33 $ 91.184%14300
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 10.60
DE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.30 vs. DE: 10.60 )
DE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.87   Max: 28.26
Current: 10.6

5.87
28.26
Forward P/E 16.29
DE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.34 vs. DE: 16.29 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 10.60
DE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
89% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. DE: 10.60 )
DE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.91   Max: 28.3
Current: 10.6

5.91
28.3
P/B 3.80
DE's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. DE: 3.80 )
DE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.64   Max: 6.11
Current: 3.8

1.64
6.11
P/S 0.90
DE's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. DE: 0.90 )
DE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.74
Current: 0.9

0.39
1.74
PFCF 34.50
DE's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1397.00 vs. DE: 34.50 )
DE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.09   Max: 395.25
Current: 34.5

10.09
395.25
POCF 9.20
DE's POCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.97 vs. DE: 9.20 )
DE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.44   Max: 62.65
Current: 9.2

6.44
62.65
EV-to-EBIT 11.99
DE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.88 vs. DE: 11.99 )
DE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9   Max: 32.6
Current: 11.99

9
32.6
PEG 0.75
DE's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DE: 0.75 )
DE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 6.06
Current: 0.75

0.23
6.06
Shiller P/E 14.00
DE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 39.51 vs. DE: 14.00 )
DE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.46   Max: 36.67
Current: 14

7.46
36.67
Current Ratio 2.17
DE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. DE: 2.17 )
DE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.64   Max: 2.77
Current: 2.17

1.64
2.77
Quick Ratio 1.97
DE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. DE: 1.97 )
DE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 2.52
Current: 1.97

1.48
2.52
Days Inventory 77.80
DE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
87% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 117.67 vs. DE: 77.80 )
DE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 39.23   Max: 71.85
Current: 77.8

39.23
71.85
Days Sales Outstanding 356.46
DE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
95% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 110.88 vs. DE: 356.46 )
DE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 33.17   Max: 345.58
Current: 356.46

33.17
345.58

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.50
DE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
68% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. DE: 2.50 )
DE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 4.27
Current: 2.5

0.99
4.27
Dividend Payout 0.26
DE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. DE: 0.26 )
DE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.26

0.19
0.86
Dividend growth (3y) 13.50
DE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
81% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. DE: 13.50 )
DE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 21
Current: 13.5

0
21
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.48
DE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
83% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. DE: 5.48 )
DE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.17   Max: 9.36
Current: 5.48

2.17
9.36
Share Buyback Rate 4.70
DE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. DE: 4.70 )
DE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.7   Max: -2.2
Current: 4.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 4.20
DE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. DE: 4.20 )
DE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.24   Max: 6.26
Current: 4.2

2.24
6.26
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.20
DE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.98 vs. DE: 2.20 )
DE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 2.76
Current: 2.2

0.73
2.76
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
DE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. DE: 1.00 )
DE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 1.57
Current: 1

0.64
1.57
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.50
DE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DE: 0.50 )
DE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 3.27
Current: 0.5

0.35
3.27
Price/Graham Number 1.30
DE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
81% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. DE: 1.30 )
DE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 2.74
Current: 1.3

0.93
2.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.30
DE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
81% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. DE: 8.30 )
DE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 11.1
Current: 8.3

3.1
11.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.95
DE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.53 vs. DE: 20.95 )
DE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 57
Current: 20.95

5.6
57

Business Description

Industry: Farm & Construction Machinery » Farm & Construction Equipment
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Traded in other countries:DCO.Germany,
Deere & Company was incorporated under the laws of Delaware in 1958. The Company is a provider of advanced products and services for agriculture and forestry and a major provider of advanced products and services for construction, lawn and turf care, landscaping and irrigation. The Company and its subsidiaries have operations which are categorized into three major business segments: agriculture and turf; construction and forestry; and credit. The agriculture and turf segment, created by combining the former agricultural equipment and commercial and consumer equipment segments, manufactures and distributes a full line of farm and turf equipment and related service parts - including large, medium and utility tractors; loaders; combines, cotton and sugarcane harvesters and related front-end equipment and sugarcane loaders; tillage, seeding and application equipment, including sprayers, nutrient management and soil preparation machinery; hay and forage equipment, including self-propelled forage harvesters and attachments, balers and mowers; turf and utility equipment, including riding lawn equipment and walk-behind mowers, golf course equipment, utility vehicles, and commercial mowing equipment, along with a broad line of associated implements; integrated agricultural management systems technology; precision agricultural irrigation equipment and supplies; landscape and nursery products; and other outdoor power products. The construction and forestry segment manufactures, distributes to dealers and sells at retail a broad range of machines and service parts used in construction, earthmoving, material handling and timber harvesting - including backhoe loaders; 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 credit segment primarily finances sales and leases by John Deere dealers of new and used agriculture and turf equipment and construction and forestry equipment. In addition, it provides wholesale financing to dealers of the foregoing equipment, provides operating loans, finances retail revolving charge accounts, offers certain crop risk mitigation products and invests in wind energy generation. Its competitors are AGCO Corporation, CNH Global N.V., Kubota Tractor Corporation, The Toro, Caterpillar, Inc., Komatsu Ltd., Volvo Construction Equipment (part of Volvo Group AB), CNH Global N.V., Tigercat Industries Inc. and Ponsse Plc. The Company is subject to a wide variety of state, federal and international environmental laws, rules and regulations.
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