Deere & Co. (DE)

165.61
NYSE : Producer Manufacturing
Prev Close 163.24
Day Low/High 163.53 / 166.57
52 Wk Low/High 128.32 / 169.99
Avg Volume 2.05M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 317.00M
Market Cap 51.75B
EPS 7.30
P/E Ratio 15.91
Div & Yield 3.04 (1.82%)

Taking a Small Long in Deere

I am taking a small long position in Deere (DE) today (I remain short a small position in Caterpillar (CAT), which is still on my Best Ideas list (short)). I will add on any weakness. There are five major reasons for this long: Above all, there is W...

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Deere estimates, target cut at Piper

Imitating Big Investors Can Be Perilous

Buffet's purchase of Deere is a good example.

Deere's Strength Is a Puzzle

Best to stay on the sidelines and avoid DE right now..

Imitation Is a Form of Stupidity

If Buffett buys it, that doesn't mean you should.

Berkshire Hathaway Positions

According to Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A, BRK.B) filing this afternoon: * The company raised its position in IBM (IBM) by about 10%. * Deere (DE) and Twenty First Century Fox (FOX) long holdings were established.  * The conglomerate liquidated its E...

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Deere estimates, target cut at BMO

Call Me a Skeptic, Not a Pessimist

There's too much good that happens with energy prices going lower.

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The portfolio has an annualized return in excess of 20%.

Bad CAT

Caterpillar is down. Recent short and Best Ideas list member (on the short side) Caterpillar (CAT) is down again today. Now down about $8.50 in the last few trading days after the Deere (DE) miss.

Deere upgraded at JP Morgan

CAT and DE Lower

Caterpillar (CAT) (-$3.65) and Deere (DE) (-$1) lower on deflationary fears this morning. I re-established my CAT short at $106 in the last few days and after the Deere miss. CAT is on my Best Ideas list (short).

Deere estimates, target cut at BMO

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Deere Gains on Caterpillar

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While Caterpillar struggles, Deere's chart shows stronger performance.

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Bearish on Deere

It's a really boring trade, and it will require a lot of patience.

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