Deere & Co.

Deere & Co.

Deere & Co.

Overview
Date Founded

1837

Headquarters

One John Deere Place, Moline, IL, 61265, United States

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

69.6K

Industries

Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery
Private Equity & Venture Capital
Real Estate
Computer Software
Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing
Tools & Hardware
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Engineering, Construction & Architecture
Power & Utilities
Agriculture & Mills

Company Description

Deere & Co. engages in the manufacturing and distribution of equipment used in agriculture, construction, forestry, and turf care. It operates through the following segments: Agriculture and Turf; Construction and Forestry; and Financial Services. The Agriculture and Turf segment focuses on the distribution and manufacturing of full line of agriculture and turf equipment and related service parts. The Construction and Forestry segment offers machines and service parts used in construction, earthmoving, road building, material handling, and timber harvesting. The Financial Services segment finances sales and leases by John Deere dealers of new and used agriculture and turf equipment and construction and forestry equipment. The company was founded by John Deere in 1837 and is headquartered in Moline, IL.

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Executives & Employees

Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President, Public Affairs & General Counsel

Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, North America

Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, International

Chief Technology Officer

President, John Deere Financial & Chief Information Officer

President, Worldwide Agriculture & Turf Division for Production & Precision Agriculture Equipment & Sales & Marketing Regions-Americas & Australia

President, Agriculture & Turf Division-Small Agriculture & Turf Care & Europe, CIS, Asia & Africa

Senior Vice President, C&F Division & Chief Executive Officer, Wirtgen Group

Board of Directors

Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer at Deere & Co.

Former President & Chief Executive Officer, GE Asset Management at General Electric Company

Former President at DuPont Asia Pacific Ltd.

Former Chief Executive Officer at Cargill, Inc.

Director at Tuesday Morning Corp.

Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Rockwell Collins, Inc.

Former Governor of Nebraska

President & Professor at China Europe International Business School

Founder at Gray Matter Analytics

Senior Investment Manager at Breakthrough Management Group India Pvt. Ltd.

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Owners & Shareholders
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WMC relies on their extensive independent research and include portfolio management styles and approaches in equities, fixed income securities, currencies and commodities, as well as asset allocation across these categories. The firm has a number of different disciplines when approaching research and these include asset allocation analysts, currency analysts, data scientists, factor analysts, fixed income credit analysts, fixed income market analysts, global industry analysts and research associates, macro-analysts, quantitative analysts and technical analysts. Their portfolio management teams often include dedicated analysts who evaluate securities and other instruments for suitability based on the team’s investment approach. WMC supplements their internal research with external research from sources such as broker/dealers and third-party research firms. These sources typically provide data, research and analysis and may serve as a gauge of market consensus.

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In 1951, marking the 25th anniversary of the founding of Loomis, Sayles & Company, Robert H. Loomis sent a clear message to all clients. Click here to read. More than 60 years later, I echo the words of our founder when he said, "we wish to express our gratitude and appreciation to those who, through these difficult years, have helped us to the success we have enjoyed. We look to the future with humility but with confidence." The biggest difference in today's world is that our pace is faster and our playing field is larger. Given this scenario, our job at Loomis Sayles is to keep a laser-like “eye on the ball” particularly during times of uncertainty and volatility, where both risk and opportunity reside. My goal is to ensure that Loomis Sayles remains a broad-based, house of excellence trusted by our clients and recognized for our record of: Attracting and retaining exceptional investment professionals Providing caring, highly ethical and informative services to our clients Producing strong investment performance across our full stable of products The last five years have been a time of tremendous innovation for us. We have grabbed hold of opportunities presented by market upheaval to unearth some tremendous investments, build off our base and empower people to construct and test new capabilities. By integrating these with existing capabilities, (quantitative research, deeper risk analysis, greater macro-economic firepower, absolute return-oriented strategies and securitized capabilities), I believe we are a better investment firm than ever. On behalf of all Loomis Sayles employees, thank you for placing your confidence in us. From my personal vantage point, I am more confident than ever about the future of our company and the skills and passion of our people to deliver excellence in their work. We look forward to serving your investment needs as we face the ever-changing future together.

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State Farm® has been in the mutual funds business since 1968, managing funds then only available to employees and Agents. In 2001, State Farm Mutual Funds products and services became available to the public for the first time. Our main objective is to make each of our 15 State Farm Mutual Funds® a highly competitive and rewarding long-term investment for our shareholders. To help achieve this objective, we use an investment management structure that capitalizes on the unique strengths, focused attention, and knowledge of seasoned investment professionals in State Farm’s internal investment department. Because we offer a wide variety of funds, some outside the core knowledge of our internal investment department, we also have seven other highly-respected asset management organizations working for you. Each of our investment advisors provides well-known, long-established experts in their respective investment strategies and has beliefs and investment philosophies that are consistent with our own. State Farm Mutual Funds shareholders can feel confident that their investments are being managed in a responsible, conservative, and cost-effective manner consistent with a long-term perspective

Recent Transactions
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Deere & Co. purchases Harvest Profit, Inc.

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Deere & Co. purchases Unimil Industria E Comercio De Pecas De Maquinas Agricolas

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Mutares SE & Co. KGaA purchases SABO - Maschinenfabrik GmbH from Deere & Co.

Transaction Clients

Advised on SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

Insider Transactions
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Advised onDeere & Co. purchases Timberjack Group from Neles Oyj

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Advised onExelon Corporation purchases John Deere Renewables LLC from Deere & Co.

Investment Advisor

Advised onDeere & Co. purchases Wirtgen Invest Holding GmbH

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Advised onExelon Corporation purchases John Deere Renewables LLC from Deere & Co.

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Advised onClayton Dubilier & Rice LLC purchases Siteone Landscape Supply LLC from Deere & Co.

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Advised onClayton Dubilier & Rice LLC purchases Siteone Landscape Supply LLC from Deere & Co.

Advisors & Consultants
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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner at DLA Piper

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Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Clients

The Home Depot, Inc. engages in the sale of building materials and home improvement products. Its products include building materials, home improvement products, lawn and garden products and decor products. The firm operates through the following geographical segments: U.S., Canada and Mexico. It offers home improvement installation services, and tool and equipment rental. The company was founded by Bernard Marcus, Arthur M. Blank, Kenneth Gerald Langone and Pat Farrah on June 29, 1978 and is headquartered at Atlanta, GA.

Lowe's Cos., Inc. engages in the retail sale of home improvement products. The firm offers products for maintenance, repair, remodelling, home decorating and property maintenance. It also provides home improvement products in the following categories: appliances, bathroom, building supply, electrical, flooring, hardware, paint, kitchen, plumbing, lighting & fans, outdoor living, windows and doors. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Mooresville, NC.

Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. engages in the operation of retail stores of western and work-related footwear, apparel, and accessories. Its products include boots, jeans, accessories, hats, gifts and home products, and work wear. Its brands include Ariat, Wrangler, Lucchese Boots, Idyllwind, and Cinch. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$117B
Total Enterprise Value
$110B
Earnings Per Share
$8.69
Revenue
$35.5B
Total Equity
$12.9B
Net Profit
$2.75B
EBITDAMargin
20.2%
EBITDA
$7.18B
Total Debt
$46.6B
Enterprise Value / Sales
3.11x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
15.3x
TEVNet Income
40.14x
Debt TEV
0.42x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
6.47%
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SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. engages in the distribution of commercial and residential landscape supplies. Its products include outdoor lighting, nursery, landscape supplies, fertilizers, turf protection products, grass seed, turf care equipment, and golf course accessories for green industry professionals. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Roswell, GA.

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Professor of Entrepreneurship at Stanford University

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Suppliers
BorgWarner, Inc. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | Auburn Hills, MI

BorgWarner, Inc. engages in the provision of technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. It operates through the following segments: Air Management, e-Propulsion & Drivetrain, Fuel Injection, and Aftermarket. The Air Management segment develops and manufactures products to improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and enhance performance. The e-Propulsion & Drivetrain segment focuses on the products that improve fuel economy, reduce emissions, and enhance performance in combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. The Fuel Injection segment includes gasoline and diesel fuel injection components and systems that deliver efficiency for traditional and hybrid vehicles with gasoline combustion engines. The Aftermarket segment sells products and services to independent aftermarket customers and original equipment service customers. The company was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in Auburn Hills, MI.

Briggs & Stratton Corp. Holding Companies | Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Briggs & Stratton Corp. engages in the design, manufacture, and distribution of gasoline engines and outdoor powered equipment. It operates through Engines and Products segments. The Engines segment produces four-cycle aluminum alloy gasoline engines which are used in the production of walk-behind and riding lawn mowers, garden tillers, and snow throwers. The Products segment comprises lawn and garden power equipment, turf care products, portable and standby generators, pressure washers, snow throwers, and job site products. The company was founded by Stephen F. Briggs and Harold M. Stratton in 1908 and is headquartered in Wauwatosa, WI.

A.M. Castle & Co. Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing | Oak Brook, IL

A. M. Castle & Co. (NYSE:CAS) is the foremost provider of specialty products, services, and supply chain solutions. We are recognized as a leading distributor of carbon, alloy, stainless steel, nickel alloys, aluminum, titanium, cast iron, brass, copper, and plastic, as well as a global resource for complex supply chain solutions. Operating in more than 55 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia, we work with international OEMs to better serve their multi-location production requirements and delivery needs. We also leverage our long-standing metals experience and focus on processing and other value-added services to better meet the unique requirements of industries such as aerospace, defense, oil and gas, power generation and heavy equipment. By expanding our capabilities and services, A. M. Castle is growing to serve the more complex requirements of customers who are outsourcing non-core functions. Our highly regarded H-A Industries, a state-of-the art bar processing facility, provides an extensive range of thermal treating and finishing services. In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of (high value added) processing services for plate, sheet, tubing, and bar products from many of the locations in our North American network. Today, A. M. Castle is continuing to expand globally. Since acquiring full ownership of Castle de Mexico in early 2004, we have seen this organization grow rapidly. With the acquisition of Transtar Metals in 2006, we have further extended our global footprint with two locations in Europe, along with a strong network of agents throughout Asia; more than a third of Castle Metals Aerospace’s customers are located outside North America. To accommodate this accelerated growth in products, services and customer support, we are continuing to expand and strengthen our infrastructure. This work includes key efforts in an organization-wide ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system, as well as re-engineering in specific facilities. More importantly, A. M. Castle continues to focus on developing the strongest service team in our industry. We are committed to developing our team to ensure that we have the right people, with the capabilities and experience needed, to provide our customers with best-in-class service and support

Competitors
CNH Industrial NV Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery - London, United Kingdom

CNH Industrial NV designs, produces and sells agricultural equipment and commercial vehicles. It operates through the following business segments: Heavy construction equipment and Light construction equipment. The Heavy construction equipment segment includes general construction equipment such as large wheel loaders and excavators, and road building and site preparation equipment such as graders, compactors and dozers. Purchasers of heavy construction equipment include construction companies, municipalities, local governments, rental fleet owners, quarrying and mining companies, waste management companies and forestry-related concerns. The Light construction equipment is also know as compact and service equipment, and it includes skid-steer loaders, compact track loaders, tractor loaders, rough terrain forklifts, backhoe loaders, small wheel loaders and excavators. Purchasers of light construction equipment include contractors, residential builders, utilities, road construction companies, rental fleet owners, landscapers, logistics companies and farmers. The company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Caterpillar, Inc. Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery - Peoria, IL

Caterpillar Inc. is an American Fortune 100 corporation that designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, markets, and sells machinery, engines, financial products, and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network. It is the world's largest construction-equipment manufacturer. In 2018, Caterpillar was ranked number 65 on the Fortune 500 list[8] and number 238 on the Global Fortune 500 list. Caterpillar stock is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Doosan Infracore Co., Ltd. Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery - Inchon, South Korea

Doosan Infracore Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of construction equipment and engines. It operates through the following business divisions: Engine, Construction Equipment, and Machine tool. The engine business division provides land transportation engine and engine parts. The construction equipment business division offers excavator, excavator parts, and portable power. The machine tool business division involves in the provision of industrial machine tool and automation machine. The company was founded in June 1937 and is headquartered in Incheon, South Korea.

Awards & Honors
Rank #97
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #97
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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