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Morning Hot Watch List: Deere & Company (NYSE: DE)

Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 35.98 B. It is in the Farm & Construction Machinery industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 24.39, a forward P/E of 20.03 and EPS of 4.62. At a stock price of 112.67 (-0.49%) it has a dividend yield of 2.13%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -6.20%, more recently this last year it has grown by -16.60%. The next year growth is going to be about 15.12% and more long-term 20.06% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -24.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -3.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 1.80%.

For performance, Deere & Company the past week has seen a gain of -0.71%. For the last month performance for Deere & Company is 4.11%. While the last quarter is 3.78% and half year, 24.88%. Finally for the year, performance is 40.01%.

The 52-week high for Deere & Company, is at -1.99%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 49.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.50% and 15.14% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.15%, and for the month it is 1.43%. Deere & Company, has a target price of 109.95.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 3.36, and for total debt/equity Deere & Company has 5.07. The gross margin is 27.70%, while operating margin is 12.00%, the profit margin is 5.50%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 80.90%. Deere & Company has a payout ratio of 51.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 319.3. The shares float is 317.92, with the float short at 5.19%, with short ratio coming to 7.65.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Deere & Company, get 2.50%, with its returns on investment at 5.30%. Return on equity is 20.90%. So will the investors see the target price of 109.95, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

 Deere & Company (NYSE: DE)

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