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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

Samuel R. Allen
CEO Title
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Construction and Farm Machinery
HQ Location
Moline, Ill.
Years on Fortune 500 List24
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%