Deere & Company ( DE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 02, 2015. Shareholders who purchased DE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that DE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $75.76, the dividend yield is 3.17%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DE was $75.76, representing a -22.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $98.23 and a 1.97% increase over the 52 week low of $74.30.
DE is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). DE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.51. Zacks Investment Research reports DE's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -37.22%, compared to an industry average of -5.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to DE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DE as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF ( MOO )
- iShares iBonds Mar Bond Corporate ex-Financials Term ETF ( IBCE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IBCE with an decrease of -1.2% over the last 100 days. MOO has the highest percent weighting of DE at 6.95%.
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