Deere & Company ($DE) Target: $56 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Deere & Company
Stock ticker DE
Live stock price [stckqut]DE[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good
Employee productivity Fair
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Poor
Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $55.94
Target stock price (averages with growth) $63.14
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $53.64
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $59.53

“Deere & Company, together with its subsidiaries (John Deere) operates in
three business segments: agriculture and turf, construction and forestry and
credit. The agriculture and turf segment manufactures and distributes a line
of farm and turf equipment and related service parts including large, medium
and utility tractors; loaders; combines, cotton and sugarcane harvesters and
related front-end equipment and sugarcane loaders; tillage, seeding and
application equipment. The construction and forestry segment manufactures,
distributes to dealers and sells at retail a range of machines and service
parts used in construction, earthmoving, material handling and timber
harvesting. The credit segment primarily finances sales and leases by John
Deere dealers of new and used agriculture and turf equipment and
construction and forestry equipment. ”

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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