Deere & Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.51 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of DE was $87.62,
representing a -8.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $95.60 and
a 26.05% 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 $7.99. Zacks Investment Research reports DE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.81%, compared to an
industry average of 9.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 PRN with an increase of
24.96% over the last 100 days. VEGI has the highest percent
weighting of DE at 8.02%.