Deere & Co.Find Ratings Reports
DEERE & CO's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2018 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 35.55% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Net Sales ($mil)||6913.5||5520.2|
|Net Income ($mil)||-535.1||199.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||3937.1||3917.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||66577.5||56296.6|
|Total Debt ($mil)||40593.6||34578.4|
|Profitability||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Gross Profit Margin||34.08||33.59|
|Return on Assets||2.14||2.6|
|Return on Equity||15.4||21.51|
|Debt||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Share Data||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||323.79||318.28|
|Div / share||0.6||0.6|
|Book value / share||28.58||21.44|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2340595.0||2259809.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 90.52 for the Machinery industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.58. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.64 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.27 and a premium versus the industry average of 5.48. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. The valuation analysis reveals that, DEERE & CO seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|DE 36.77||Peers 90.52||DE 31.20||Peers 22.46|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
DE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
DE is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|DE 14.09||Peers 18.97||DE 0.88||Peers 1.51|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
DE is trading at a discount to its peers.
Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
DE trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|DE 5.64||Peers 5.48||DE -5.40||Peers 185.05|
Average. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
DE is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, DE is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|DE 1.70||Peers 2.22||DE 15.77||Peers 11.98|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
DE is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
DE has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.