Deere & Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.51 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased DE stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
10.87% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $81, the dividend yield is 2.52%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DE was $81, representing
a -15.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $95.60 and a 11.19%
increase over the 52 week low of $72.85.
DE is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Danaher Corporation (
) and Canon, Inc. (
). DE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $8.14. Zacks Investment Research reports DE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.64%, compared to an
industry average of 11.8%.
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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 (
- Market Vectors Hard Assets Producers ETF (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial (
- PowerShares Dynamic Industrials (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XLI with an increase of
13.07% over the last 100 days. VEGI has the highest percent
weighting of DE at 7.73%.