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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.13
DE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. DE: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.13
0.03
0.31
Equity to Asset 0.14
DE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. DE: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.25
Current: 0.14
0.12
0.25
Interest Coverage 8.23
DE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.76 vs. DE: 8.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.97  Med: 3.49 Max: 8.4
Current: 8.23
0.97
8.4
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.21
M-Score: -2.48
WACC vs ROIC
3.73%
7.01%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 13.46
DE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.38 vs. DE: 13.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.57  Med: 13.64 Max: 16.47
Current: 13.46
5.57
16.47
Net-margin (%) 7.81
DE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. DE: 7.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.48  Med: 7.27 Max: 9.36
Current: 7.81
-0.48
9.36
ROE (%) 27.43
DE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. DE: 27.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.54  Med: 24.83 Max: 44.93
Current: 27.43
-1.54
44.93
ROA (%) 4.27
DE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. DE: 4.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.3  Med: 4.97 Max: 6.2
Current: 4.27
-0.3
6.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.01
DE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.07 vs. DE: 11.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.39  Med: 16.29 Max: 34.56
Current: 11.01
5.39
34.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.10
DE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. DE: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 9.10 Max: 18.3
Current: 9.1
0.3
18.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.80
DE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. DE: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.6  Med: 9.90 Max: 28.6
Current: 9.8
-15.6
28.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.20
DE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. DE: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -31.1  Med: 12.10 Max: 66.7
Current: 9.2
-31.1
66.7
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

DE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

First Eagle Investment 3,554,029 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 155,300 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 540,000 sh (+184.21%)
Brian Rogers 2,500,000 sh (+25.00%)
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)
Scott Black Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 29,874 sh (-0.17%)
Mario Gabelli 1,239,943 sh (-1.19%)
Bestinfond 448,157 sh (-22.10%)
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 (+593.10%)
Jim Simons 233,492 sh (+126.25%)
Warren Buffett 17,096,886 sh (+125.93%)
Tom Gayner 833,000 sh (+54.26%)
First Eagle Investment 4,538,466 sh (+27.70%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,210,500 sh (+8.20%)
Brian Rogers 2,500,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 42,000 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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Q1 2015

DE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 47,100 sh (New)
James Barrow 1,259,584 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 103,070 sh (+203.74%)
David Dreman 7,218 sh (+103.73%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,666,719 sh (+20.64%)
Tom Gayner 906,000 sh (+8.76%)
Bestinfond 344,717 sh (+6.61%)
Warren Buffett 17,310,090 sh (+1.25%)
John Buckingham 68,360 sh (+1.03%)
First Eagle Investment 4,575,270 sh (+0.81%)
Brian Rogers 2,500,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 400,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 42,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 28,346 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,112,042 sh (-4.32%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 53,429 sh (-4.35%)
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Q2 2015

DE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Cohen 75,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,600 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 259,975 sh (New)
James Barrow 2,762,948 sh (+119.35%)
Joel Greenblatt 129,617 sh (+25.76%)
PRIMECAP Management 3,121,819 sh (+17.07%)
Tom Gayner 985,000 sh (+8.72%)
John Buckingham 69,751 sh (+2.03%)
Warren Buffett 17,310,090 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 28,346 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 400,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 2,500,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Bestinfond Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 4,556,293 sh (-0.41%)
Mario Gabelli 1,041,494 sh (-6.34%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 45,779 sh (-14.32%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 11.23
DE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. DE: 11.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
DE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.87  Med: 11.97 Max: 28.26
Current: 11.23
5.87
28.26
Forward P/E 16.75
DE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
64% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.16 vs. DE: 16.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.00
DE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
74% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. DE: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
DE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.91  Med: 12.24 Max: 28.3
Current: 11
5.91
28.3
P/B 3.37
DE's P/B is ranked lower than
75% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. DE: 3.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.64  Med: 3.64 Max: 6.11
Current: 3.37
1.64
6.11
P/S 0.88
DE's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. DE: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.74
Current: 0.88
0.39
1.74
PFCF 21.31
DE's PFCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.38 vs. DE: 21.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.09  Med: 33.76 Max: 395.25
Current: 21.31
10.09
395.25
POCF 7.02
DE's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. DE: 7.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.44  Med: 14.16 Max: 62.65
Current: 7.02
6.44
62.65
EV-to-EBIT 13.05
DE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.47 vs. DE: 13.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9  Med: 12.20 Max: 32.6
Current: 13.05
9
32.6
PEG 0.57
DE's PEG is ranked higher than
69% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. DE: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
DE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.66 Max: 6.06
Current: 0.57
0.23
6.06
Shiller P/E 11.91
DE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.08 vs. DE: 11.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.42  Med: 17.46 Max: 34.44
Current: 11.91
7.42
34.44
Current Ratio 2.29
DE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. DE: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.55  Med: 2.05 Max: 2.82
Current: 2.29
1.55
2.82
Quick Ratio 2.08
DE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. DE: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.42  Med: 1.82 Max: 2.52
Current: 2.08
1.42
2.52
Days Inventory 78.84
DE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
72% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 120.12 vs. DE: 78.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 39.23  Med: 51.93 Max: 71.85
Current: 78.84
39.23
71.85
Days Sales Outstanding 52.14
DE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 80.40 vs. DE: 52.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 33.17  Med: 75.90 Max: 345.58
Current: 52.14
33.17
345.58

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.91
DE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
69% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. DE: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
DE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.94 Max: 4.27
Current: 2.91
0.99
4.27
Dividend Payout 0.33
DE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
79% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. DE: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
DE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.28 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.33
0.13
1.38
Dividend growth (3y) 13.50
DE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
63% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. DE: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
DE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 11.20 Max: 21
Current: 13.5
0
21
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.11
DE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
83% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. DE: 6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
DE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.08  Med: 4.07 Max: 8.97
Current: 6.11
2.08
8.97
Share Buyback Rate 4.70
DE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. DE: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
DE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.7  Med: 2.00 Max: -2.2
Current: 4.7

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.73
DE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
71% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. DE: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.98  Med: 3.39 Max: 7.02
Current: 3.73
1.98
7.02
Price/Projected FCF 1.82
DE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. DE: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DE' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.43 Max: 3.42
Current: 1.82
0.64
3.42
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.60
DE's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
82% of the 11 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. DE: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.93
DE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. DE: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.69
Current: 0.93
0.56
1.69
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.86
DE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. DE: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
DE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.80 Max: 5.98
Current: 0.86
0.35
5.98
Price/Graham Number 1.33
DE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
53% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. DE: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
DE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.56 Max: 2.74
Current: 1.33
0.87
2.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.74
DE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. DE: 7.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.1  Med: 8.20 Max: 11.1
Current: 7.74
3.1
11.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 13.94
DE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. DE: 13.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 5.6  Med: 20.80 Max: 56.6
Current: 13.94
5.6
56.6

Analyst Estimate

Oct15 Oct16 Oct17
Revenue(Mil) 27,313 26,121 26,962
EPS($) 5.52 4.92 4.97
EPS without NRI($) 5.52 4.92 4.97

Business Description

Industry: Farm & Construction Machinery » Farm & Construction Equipment
Compare:CAT, KMTUY, KUB, ZLIOF, PUTKY » details
Traded in other countries:DE.Switzerland, DCO.Germany, 0R2P.UK, DE.Argentina,
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 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 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 variety of state, federal and international environmental laws, rules and regulations.
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