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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.13
DE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. DE: 0.13 )
DE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.31
Current: 0.13

0.03
0.31
Equity to Asset 0.18
DE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. DE: 0.18 )
DE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.25
Current: 0.18

0.12
0.25
Interest Coverage 7.05
DE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. DE: 7.05 )
DE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 7.05
Current: 7.05

0.97
7.05
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.21
M-Score: -2.29
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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 15.26
DE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.99 vs. DE: 15.26 )
DE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.57   Max: 16.39
Current: 15.26

5.57
16.39
Net-margin (%) 8.48
DE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. DE: 8.48 )
DE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.48   Max: 8.75
Current: 8.48

-0.48
8.75
ROE (%) 44.79
DE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. DE: 44.79 )
DE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.6   Max: 44.79
Current: 44.79

-1.6
44.79
ROA (%) 5.45
DE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. DE: 5.45 )
DE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.28   Max: 5.88
Current: 5.45

-0.28
5.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.98
DE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. DE: 16.98 )
DE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.37   Max: 16.98
Current: 16.98

5.37
16.98
Revenue Growth (%) 18.30
DE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. DE: 18.30 )
DE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 18.3
Current: 18.3

0.3
18.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 28.40
DE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. DE: 28.40 )
DE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -15.6   Max: 28.6
Current: 28.4

-15.6
28.6
EPS Growth (%) 54.70
DE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. DE: 54.70 )
DE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -31.1   Max: 66.7
Current: 54.7

-31.1
66.7
» DE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

DE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Ray Dalio 9,518 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 41,819 sh (+160.02%)
Tom Russo 29,915 sh (+134.17%)
Francisco Garcia Parames 269,314 sh (+123.25%)
Jeremy Grantham 30,100 sh (+31.44%)
Robert Olstein 90,000 sh (+11.11%)
John Buckingham 64,542 sh (+1.23%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,993,000 sh (+0.1%)
Warren Buffett 3,978,767 sh (unchged)
Jim Chanos Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 62,209 sh (-0.04%)
Dodge & Cox 30,694 sh (-1.92%)
Mario Gabelli 1,387,959 sh (-2.13%)
Scott Black 117,715 sh (-3.71%)
Bill Frels 2,480 sh (-8.99%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,900 sh (-16.9%)
Chris Davis 100,357 sh (-28.77%)
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Q4 2013

DE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 27,100 sh (New)
David Dreman 2,429 sh (New)
Jeff Auxier 2,200 sh (New)
Brian Rogers 2,000,000 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 4,300 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,369 sh (+92.69%)
Francisco Garcia Parames 419,684 sh (+55.83%)
Jeremy Grantham 36,600 sh (+21.59%)
John Buckingham 65,010 sh (+0.73%)
Tom Russo 29,915 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 90,000 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 1,993,000 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 3,978,767 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 75,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Chris Davis Sold Out
Bill Frels Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 30,024 sh (-2.18%)
Mario Gabelli 1,337,278 sh (-3.65%)
Scott Black 110,045 sh (-6.52%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 46,876 sh (-24.65%)
Steven Cohen 10,303 sh (-75.36%)
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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%)
Francisco Garcia Parames 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)
Dodge & Cox 30,024 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 3,978,767 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

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 55,744 sh (+20.93%)
Brian Rogers 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DE

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Keeley 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$84.05 - $91.33 $ 86.01-2%3191
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$84.05 - $91.33 $ 86.01-2%8904
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Add 232.56%$84.05 - $91.33 $ 86.01-2%14300
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$81.5 - $91.12 $ 86.012%2429
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$81.5 - $91.12 $ 86.012%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 New Buy$81.5 - $91.12 $ 86.012%4300
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$80.9 - $85.1 $ 86.013%9518
Scott Black 2013-06-30 Add 16.14%0.17%$81 - $93.77 $ 86.010%122245
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$81 - $93.77 $ 86.010%0
Scott Black 2013-03-31 Add 25.22%0.24%$85.55 - $95.05 $ 86.01-5%105257
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 New Buy0.02%$85.55 - $95.05 $ 86.01-5%25718
Warren Buffett 2012-09-30 New Buy0.44%$73.65 - $82.72 $ 86.0110%3978767
Scott Black 2012-06-30 Add 11.78%0.12%$70.8 - $83.58 $ 86.0111%85181
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.1%$70.8 - $83.58 $ 86.0111%0
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 Add 154.51%0.06%$79.21 - $89.05 $ 86.0111%80218
PRIMECAP Management 2011-12-31 Reduce -34.26%0.12%$61.72 - $78.73 $ 86.0116%1988300
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Add 362.28%0.03%$61.72 - $78.73 $ 86.0116%31518
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Reduce -77.51%0.03%$67.05 - $86.44 $ 86.0112%6818
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 9.50
DE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
92% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. DE: 9.50 )
DE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.87   Max: 28.26
Current: 9.5

5.87
28.26
P/B 3.00
DE's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. DE: 3.00 )
DE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.64   Max: 6.11
Current: 3

1.64
6.11
P/S 0.88
DE's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. DE: 0.88 )
DE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.74
Current: 0.88

0.39
1.74
PFCF 29.50
DE's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DE: 29.50 )
DE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.03   Max: 395.25
Current: 29.5

10.03
395.25
EV-to-EBIT 11.25
DE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. DE: 11.25 )
DE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9   Max: 32.6
Current: 11.25

9
32.6
PEG 0.70
DE's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.18 vs. DE: 0.70 )
DE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 13.01
Current: 0.7

0.39
13.01
Shiller P/E 13.50
DE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 172.55 vs. DE: 13.50 )
DE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.44   Max: 36.67
Current: 13.5

7.44
36.67
Current Ratio 2.18
DE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. DE: 2.18 )
DE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.55   Max: 2.82
Current: 2.18

1.55
2.82
Quick Ratio 1.91
DE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. DE: 1.91 )
DE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: -0.27   Max: 2.52
Current: 1.91

-0.27
2.52

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.48
DE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
75% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. DE: 2.48 )
DE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 4.27
Current: 2.48

0.99
4.27
Dividend Payout 0.22
DE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
93% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DE: 0.22 )
DE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1.38
Current: 0.22

0.13
1.38
Dividend growth (3y) 16.90
DE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. DE: 16.90 )
DE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 21
Current: 16.9

0
21
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.92
DE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
82% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. DE: 4.92 )
DE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.95   Max: 8.4
Current: 4.92

1.95
8.4
Share Buyback Rate 1.80
DE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. DE: 1.80 )
DE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4   Max: -2.2
Current: 1.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.30
DE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. DE: 3.30 )
DE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.02   Max: 7.02
Current: 3.3

2.02
7.02
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.40
DE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DE: 2.40 )
DE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 3.42
Current: 2.4

0.64
3.42
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
DE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. DE: 0.90 )
DE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.67
Current: 0.9

0.56
1.67
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.40
DE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DE: 0.40 )
DE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 5.98
Current: 0.4

0.43
5.98
Price/Graham Number 1.20
DE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
77% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. DE: 1.20 )
DE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 2.75
Current: 1.2

0.88
2.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.90
DE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. DE: 8.90 )
DE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 11.1
Current: 8.9

3.1
11.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 22.62
DE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. DE: 22.62 )
DE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 31.8
Current: 22.62

5.6
31.8

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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