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  • Previous Rank105
  • Revenues ($M)$29,737.70
  • Revenue Percent Change11.6%
  • Profits ($M)$2,159.10
  • Profits Percent Change41.7%
  • Assets ($M)$65,786.30
  • Employees60,476
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$50,290.70

The top maker in agricultural machinery also manufactures construction, forest machinery, diesel engines, divetrains, and lawn care equipment.

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Company Info

CEO
Samuel R. Allen
CEO Title
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Sector
Industrials
Industry
Construction and Farm Machinery
HQ Location
Moline, Ill.
Websitehttp://www.johndeere.com
Years on Fortune 500 List24
Employees60,476
Figures are for fiscal year ended Oct. 31, 2017.

Deere Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$29,737.7011.6%
Profits ($M)$2,159.1041.7%
Assets ($M)$65,786.30-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$9,557.30-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$50,290.70-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues7.3%
Profits as % of Assets3.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity22.6%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)6.68
EPS % Change (from 2016)38.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-2.6%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)5.3%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)55%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)15.5%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)7.7%