Deere & Co. (DE)

166.30
NYSE : Producer Manufacturing
Prev Close 168.07
Day Low/High 164.21 / 167.44
52 Wk Low/High 132.68 / 180.48
Avg Volume 1.55M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 314.81M
Market Cap 52.91B
EPS 10.30
P/E Ratio 16.56
Div & Yield 3.04 (1.81%)
Novice Trade: Deere

Novice Trade: Deere

DE is hitting a 52-week high even as its implied volatility reaches a 52-week low. That's a good combination for a call.

Nasdaq Is the Lone Winner on a Grey Day of Trading

Nasdaq Is the Lone Winner on a Grey Day of Trading

The Nasdaq was the lone average able to climb Wednesday.

Tech Leads Nasdaq to New High

Tech Leads Nasdaq to New High

The Dow and S&P fell into negative territory.

Deere Upgraded to Outperform at Baird

To Bobby Lang

Adding to Shorts

Shorts I am adding to: Starbucks ($57.04), Deere & Co ($135.19) and Caterpillar ($136.98).

The Bull Won't Die Easily

* THE RETURN OF THE MARKET WITH NO MEMORY? "Welcome to the party, pal." --John McLane (Bruce Willis), "Die Hard" It should not be surprising that, overnight, futures (up by ten handles) have reversed some of yesterday's loss as extended and nearly u...

Or Would You Rather Be a Bear?

'"Or would you like to swing on a star Carry moonbeams home in a jar And be better off than you are Or would you rather be a pig" --Duffy's Tavern, "Swinging on a Star" (1945) I see downside market risk at about four times the upside reward. I don't...

Adding to 3 Shorts

I have added to the following shorts this morning: Caterpillar , Deere and Disney .   CAT reported strong October retail sales activity this morning, but our continuing November channel checks indicate a slowing rate of gain.   I re-established a la...

We're Seeing Growth Drag a Bit in Ag

Our channel checks continue to point to a slowing rate of growth in agricultural equipment sales at the retail level. I added to my Caterpillar and Deere shorts late last week.

Quick Look at Yields

A key feature in the premarket that isn't being discussed much is the drop of about three basis points in the 10-year and long bond yields.   The 10-year U.S. note is now yielding 2.38% and the 2s/10s spread is down by two basis points.   I remain i...

Technical Deterioration Continues

More Technical Deterioriation   I thought this chart published this morning by the Divine Ms. M, Helene Meisler, to be an important one. It's a chart that indicates -- with only 55% of the New York Stock Exchange issues above their 50-day moving ave...

With More Signs Fickle, Don't Leave Yourself in a Pickle and Consider Selling

With More Signs Fickle, Don't Leave Yourself in a Pickle and Consider Selling

Review your portfolio to assess your exposure to and appetite for risk against an increasingly uncertain market backdrop.

Buy, Sell or Hold? Let's Take Stock

"On Tuesday, it was as though a light bulb came on for so many market players. I call it realization day. It's the day they realize the market has a breadth issue. Not only was my inbox full of folks who wanted to discuss it. But my Twitter timeline...

4 Industrial Stocks That Have Soared Since Trump's Election

4 Industrial Stocks That Have Soared Since Trump's Election

Here's the key to generating returns on companies that actually make something.

Dillard's Report Positive, Nordstrom Not So Much

I have just returned to my office from this afternoon's presentation. (I have a day full of meetings tomorrow, as well). I haven't had a chance to fully parse the Dillard's report -- but it looked good. The shares were up smartly during the regular ...

Pressing My New Shorts

I am pressing my new shorts -- CSX , Union Pacific , Caterpillar and Deere .

Jumping on the Short Train in 4 Stocks

I have added new small short positions in Deere , Caterpillar , CSX and Union Pacific .   My fundamental rationale will be delivered in the next few days.    

This 'Gang of Four' Industrials Has Crushed It Since Trump's Election

This 'Gang of Four' Industrials Has Crushed It Since Trump's Election

Here's the key to generating returns on companies that actually make something.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Monday Edition)

"If you work for a living, why do you kill yourself working?" -- Tuco, The Ugly: "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" There was plenty of sector rotation today (but little overall movement), so let's move to the abbreviated Monarch Notes form of "Takeaw...

Cramer: Industrial Bull Market Is Still Going Strong

Cramer: Industrial Bull Market Is Still Going Strong

Boeing, Caterpillar and Illinois Tool Works are just a few of the companies benefiting.

Cramer: If You're Going to Play the Bull-Market Game, Know the Rules

Cramer: If You're Going to Play the Bull-Market Game, Know the Rules

For one thing, analysts now matter. Go figure.

My Takeaways and Observations

"While options can give market participants the protection they are intended to provide, they can also increase the degree of a counter move, once it gets going, as those who wrote the protection scramble to unwind their own exposure." -- Kass Diary...

I Cannot Be a Cheerleader Because I Am Blinded by a Sense of History

I Cannot Be a Cheerleader Because I Am Blinded by a Sense of History

It is hard to listen to the rationalization of irrational thinking that has led in the past to unfavorable market outcomes.

Excuse Me If I Am Blinded By a Sense of History

"'A bull market is like sex. It feels best just before it ends.'" - Warren Buffett Excuse me for being redundant, but the following Jim Rogers quote that I posted yesterday underscores Mark Twain's famous quote that "history doesn't repeat itself, b...

These Stocks Are Ready to Reverse Course

These Stocks Are Ready to Reverse Course

This week's bullish and bearish reversal patterns.

This Market Sell-Off Confirms the Dollar Is Losing Its Safe Haven Status

This Market Sell-Off Confirms the Dollar Is Losing Its Safe Haven Status

What's wrong with the dollar?

Midday Report: Sentiment Reaches January High; Foot Locker's Punishing Day

Midday Report: Sentiment Reaches January High; Foot Locker's Punishing Day

Consumer and retail names weighed on markets again to end the week.

Hang on to Your Cap as Deere Corrects to the Downside

Hang on to Your Cap as Deere Corrects to the Downside

2 closes below the 200-day moving average line will prompt a more-bearish appraisal.

Jim Cramer Reveals What to Watch in Foot Locker, Estee Lauder and Deere Earnings

Jim Cramer Reveals What to Watch in Foot Locker, Estee Lauder and Deere Earnings

What to expect from Foot Locker, Estee Lauder and Deere earnings.