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

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Deere & Company ( DE ) 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. ( CAJ ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). 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 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 PRN with an increase of 24.96% over the last 100 days. VEGI has the highest percent weighting of DE at 8.02%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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