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US tractor maker Deere upgrades 2018 outlook on improving equipment demand

U.S. farm equipment maker Deere reported a 23 percent jump in first-quarter revenues as its key markets improved, but recorded a net loss after a charge related to U.S. tax reform legislation. Equipment sales in…

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Quotidian Technical Highlights on Selected Farm & Construction Machinery Stocks — CNH Industrial, Deere, Manitowoc, and Terex

WallStEquities.com strives to bring the best free research to the investment community. Today we are offering reports on CNHI, DE, MTW, and TEX which can be accessed for free by signing up to www.wallstequities.com/registration. This morning, WallStEquities.com…

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Deere to acquire California tech company in $305M deal

Deere & Co. announced late Wednesday that it is acquiring Blue River Technology, a Silicon Valley startup considered a leader in applying machine learning to agriculture. In a news release, the Moline-based Deere said it…

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John Deere Acquires ‘See & Spray’ Robotics Startup Blue River Technology for $305m

Editor’s Note: Deere & Company has acquired ag robotics startup Blue River Technology, according to an agreement announced at close of trading today. The tractor giant is acquiring the Sunnyvale, California-based Blue River for $305 million….

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CEOs Give ‘Average’ Grade to U.S. Performance in Competitiveness Race

America’s top CEO’s, labor leaders, university presidents, and national lab directors expressed concern at the ongoing policies that are preventing the nation from reaching its full potential to compete globally. Like a high‐IQ student who…

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Deere reports Q1 earnings of $194 million

Net income attributable to Deere & Co. was $193.8 million, or $0.61 per share, for the first quarter ended Jan. 29, compared with $254.4 million, or $0.80 per share, for the period ended Jan. 31,…

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Tractor Hacking: Watch Our Documentary About Farmers Fighting for the Right to Repair

About a year ago, I found out about a community of farmers who trade firmware hacks for John Deere tractors on forums and torrent sites. These aren’t criminals; they’re average farmers who are frustrated with and increasingly…

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John Deere Obtains Ag Data Transparent Certification Adding New Fuel to the Slow Burning Cert

Farmers using John Deere’s digital interface Operations Center have an extra level of assurance that their data won’t be used against them or inappropriately shared now that the farm equipment heavyweight has obtained the Ag Data Transparent (ADT) Certification. As…

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Deere & Company Raises Dividend

The Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) Board of Directors today increased the company’s quarterly dividend to $.69 per share on common stock. The dividend is payable August 1, 2018, to stockholders of record on June 29, 2018. The new quarterly…

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L&T Technology Services Earns Recognition as a John Deere “Partner-level Supplier”

L&T Technology Services (NSE: LTTS), a leading global pure play engineering services company, has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2017 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere &…

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