Summer Wheat Harvest In Ukraine
Workers direct operations during a wheat harvest using Deere & Co. tractors on a farm operated by Kernel Holding SA, in Varva, Ukraine, on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Russia's wheat-export prices resumed declines last week amid bumper crops in Black Sea nations including Ukraine and Romania, according to the Institute for Agricultural Market Studies, or Ikar. Photographer: Vincent Mundy/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesVincent Mundy — Bloomberg via Getty Images
  • Previous Rank
    97
  • Revenues ($M)
    26644
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -7.7
  • Profits ($M)
    1523.9
  • Profits Percent Change
    -21.4
  • Assets ($M)
    57981
  • Employees
    56767
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    34648

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

Company Info

CEOSamuel R. Allen
CEO TitleChairman & Chief Executive Officer
SectorIndustrials
IndustryConstruction and Farm Machinery
HQ LocationMoline, IL
Websitewww.johndeere.com
Years on Fortune 500 List23
Employees56,767

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

Revenues ($M)$26,644
Profits ($M)$1,523.9
Assets ($M)$57,981
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,520
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$34,648

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues5.7%
Profits as % of Assets2.6%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity23.4%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)5
EPS % Change (from 2015)-16.6%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-6.2%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)3%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)39.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)8.6%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)10.5%