Deere & Company (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.46 per share scheduled for February 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased DE stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that DE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $86.19, the dividend yield is 2.13%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DE was $86.19,
representing a -3.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $89.70 and
a 24% increase over the 52 week low of $69.51.
DE is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Canon, Inc. (
) and Danaher Corporation (
). DE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $7.64. Zacks Investment Research reports DE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.41%, compared to an
industry average of 14.4%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to DE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DE as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI Agriculture Producers Fund (
- Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF (
- Jefferies TR/J CRB Global Commodity Equity Index Fund (
- Market Vectors Hard Assets Producers ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Industrials (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PRN with an increase of
15.93% over the last 100 days. VEGI has the highest percent
weighting of DE at 7.59%.