Deere & Company (DE) : Golub Group scooped up 6,554 additional shares in Deere & Company during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 10, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 283,797 shares of Deere & Company which is valued at $21,852,369.Deere & Company makes up approximately 2.15% of Golub Group’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Mycio Wealth Partners reduced its stake in DE by selling 498 shares or 67.57% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 239 shares of DE which is valued at $18,403.East Coast Asset Management. boosted its stake in DE in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 9,043 additional shares and now holds a total of 60,587 shares of Deere & Company which is valued at $4,781,526. Deere & Company makes up approx 2.50% of East Coast Asset Management.’s portfolio.Shelton Capital Management boosted its stake in DE in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 100 additional shares and now holds a total of 3,799 shares of Deere & Company which is valued at $297,500. Deere & Company makes up approx 0.03% of Shelton Capital Management’s portfolio. Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank added DE to its portfolio by purchasing 2,553 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $212,946. Deere & Company makes up approx 0.04% of Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank’s portfolio.
Deere & Company opened for trading at $79.51 and hit $88.09 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $87.32, with a gain of 13.49% or 10.38 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,37,35,606 shares. Company has a market cap of $27,441 M.
On the company’s financial health, Deere & Company reported $1.55 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.61 according to the earnings call on Aug 19, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.94. The company had revenue of $5861.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $6026.59 million. The company’s revenue was down -14.3 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.53 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Deere & Company. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Aug 22, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 80 from a previous price target of $72 .Shares were Downgraded by UBS on Jul 29, 2016 to ” Neutral” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 80 from a previous price target of $94 .Deere & Company was Downgraded by Piper Jaffray to ” Underweight” on Jul 25, 2016.
Deere & Company is engaged in equipment operations and financial services. The Company operates through three business segments: agriculture and turf construction and forestry and financial services. The Company’s agriculture and turf segment primarily manufactures and distributes a full line of agriculture and turf equipment and related service parts. The Company’s construction and forestry segment primarily manufactures and distributes a range of machines and service parts used in construction earthmoving material handling and timber harvesting. The Company’s financial services segment primarily provides credit services which include finance sales and leases by John Deere dealers of new and used agriculture and turf equipment and construction and forestry equipment.