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6 Reasons to Add Deere & Company Stock (DE) to Your Portfolio Now

Here's why DE is poised to add value to your portfolio

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DE Stock Seems Undervalued

Deere has a trailing 12-month price earnings (P/E) ratio of 24.56 while the Zacks categorized sub industry’s average trailing 12-month P/E ratio is 25.52. Based on this ratio, the stock seems undervalued.

Deere’s Earnings Beat is Likely in the Next Quarter

Our proven model shows that Deere is likely to beat earnings this quarter. This is because the company has the right combination of two key ingredients – a positive Earnings ESP (the percentage difference between the Most Accurate estimate and the Zacks Consensus Estimate) and a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), 2 or 3 (Hold). You can uncover the best stocks to buy or sell before they’re reported with our Earnings ESP Filter.

Deere’s Zacks Rank #2 and Earnings ESP of +2.44% makes us confident of an earnings beat this quarter.

Other Stocks to Consider in the Sector 

Other top ranked stocks worth considering in the same sector are AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) and Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK).

AGCO and Caterpillar flaunt a Zacks Rank #1, while Rockwell carries a Zacks Rank #2. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

AGCO has an average positive earnings surprise of 40.39% in the trailing four quarters. Caterpillar generated an average positive earnings surprise of 40.25% in the past four quarters. Rockwell Automation has an average positive earnings surprise of 9.89%.

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