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Deere & Company (DE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

Deere & Company ( DE ) 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. ( CAJ ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). 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%.

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 )
  • Jefferies TR/J CRB Global Commodity Equity Index Fund ( CRBQ )
  • Market Vectors Hard Assets Producers ETF ( HAP )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Industrials ( PRN ).

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%.

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


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

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