This is what analysts have to say about Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) after last week.

April 17, 2018 - By Graig Alexander

Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.10, from 0.93 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 50 investors sold Deere & Company shares while 338 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 257 raised stakes. 209.89 million shares or 1.63% less from 213.38 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Tarbox Family Office Inc has 6,032 shares. Moreover, King Luther Capital Management Corporation has 0% invested in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). 20,000 are owned by Sarasin & Partners Ltd Liability Partnership. Guggenheim Cap Limited invested in 266,570 shares or 0.1% of the stock. State Of Wisconsin Invest Board invested 0.18% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Connecticut-based Columbus Circle Investors has invested 1.28% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Asset Management Of Georgia Ga Adv owns 0.37% invested in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) for 3,297 shares. Prelude Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability has invested 0.02% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). First Allied Advisory Serv holds 0.04% or 6,367 shares in its portfolio. Farmers Bancshares stated it has 1,502 shares. Puzo Michael J has invested 0.23% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Arcadia Invest Mi holds 0% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) or 100 shares. Welch Gru Limited Liability invested in 0.08% or 3,244 shares. Vanguard Grp Inc stated it has 22.96 million shares. Palisades Hudson Asset Management Ltd Partnership reported 0.23% stake.

Since October 23, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 insider sales for $70.30 million activity. $2.52 million worth of stock was sold by Gilles Jean H on Friday, February 23. Field James M. sold $3.76M worth of stock. 18,626 shares valued at $2.44 million were sold by May John C II on Monday, October 23. Guinn Max A sold 11,235 shares worth $1.90 million. $3.46 million worth of stock was sold by Jones Mary K.W. on Friday, February 16. Another trade for 6,416 shares valued at $972,253 was made by Reed Cory J on Monday, December 11.

Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) Ratings Coverage

Among 17 analysts covering Deere (NYSE:DE), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Deere had 34 analyst reports since October 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, February 15. The rating was maintained by Seaport Global on Thursday, January 18 with “Hold”. Citigroup maintained the shares of DE in report on Tuesday, January 16 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) rating on Thursday, January 18. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $165.0 target. On Wednesday, November 8 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. Deutsche Bank upgraded the shares of DE in report on Thursday, November 23 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, January 24. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of DE in report on Monday, November 27 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, November 16 by Deutsche Bank. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Hold” rating and $119.0 target in Friday, November 3 report. Below is a list of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) latest ratings and price target changes.

13/04/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $173.0000 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Overweight New Target: $195 Initiates Coverage On
21/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $190 New Target: $195 Maintain
20/02/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $150 New Target: $170 Maintain
20/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $198 New Target: $231 Maintain
20/02/2018 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $150 New Target: $175 Maintain
16/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $175.0 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $160.0 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $190.0 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $171 New Target: $176 Maintain

The stock increased 1.03% or $1.529 during the last trading session, reaching $150.509. About 239,221 shares traded. Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) has risen 41.99% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.44% the S&P500.

Deere & Company, together with its subsidiaries, makes and distributes agriculture and turf, and construction and forestry equipment worldwide. The company has market cap of $48.73 billion. The companyÂ’s Agriculture and Turf segment provides agriculture and turf equipment, and related service parts, such as large, medium, and utility tractors; loaders; combines, cotton pickers, cotton strippers, and sugarcane harvesters; related front-end harvesting equipment; sugarcane loaders and pull-behind scrapers; and tillage, seeding, and application equipment, including sprayers, nutrient management, and soil preparation machinery. It has a 34.21 P/E ratio. This segment also offers hay and forage equipment, including self-propelled forage harvesters and attachments, balers, and mowers; turf and utility equipment, including riding lawn equipment and walk-behind mowers, golf course equipment, utility vehicles, and commercial mowing equipment, as well as associated implements; integrated agricultural management systems technology and solutions; and other outdoor power products.

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