Deere & Company (DE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 26, 2013


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Deere & Company ( DE ) 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 ( DHR ) and Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DE Dividend History page.

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 ( VEGI )
  • Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF ( MOO )
  • Market Vectors Hard Assets Producers ETF ( HAP )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Industrials ( PRN ).

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%.

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