Bulls REASONS TO BUY
Bears REASONS TO SELL
March 08, 2014
(Jutia Group, 1/3/14)
[at Bloomberg] - 3M Co. and Deere & Co. are among U.S. employers seeing pension costs drop from a $76 billion peak, freeing up cash to spend or return to...(read more)
(Jutia Group, 12/4/13)
[at Motley Fool] - Titan Machinery is a tiny player in the heavy-equipment industry, with stores that sell CNH Global equipment. Can the enterprise do well...(read more)
(The Market Financial, 7/17/13)
This afternoon, leading mining equipment stock Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:CAT) is getting slammed after famous short seller Jim Chanos says he is short the stock. Mr. Chanos sites a...(read more)
Deere & Company (DE) Company Overview
Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) is the world's leading manufacturer of agricultural and forestry equipment by revenue.  The company also produces equipment used for construction, residential lawn care, commercial landscaping, and other consumer and commercial heavy equipment products. Perhaps best known by consumers for their lawn tractors, Deere's products also include harvesters, excavators, loaders, industrial sprayers, and utility vehicles.
Approximately 50% of Deere's revenue comes from sales of agricultural equipment. Consequently, much of Deere's success hinges upon the success of the agriculture industry and crop prices. Increased research in renewable energy sources that use ethanol, a chemical material typically derived from corn will benefit Deere. Ethanol-based energy research and development over the next several years could cause a large growth in corn prices, leading to higher agricultural activity which would increase Deere's sales of farm equipment.(Read more at Wikinvest )
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