Deere & Company (NYSE:DE)

Deere & Company is the one world’s foremost producers of agricultural equipment as well as a leading manufacturer of construction, forestry, and commercial and consumer equipment. The company, in addition, provides credit, special technology, and managed health-care products and services. (Company Press Release)

Deere & Company (NYSE:DE)’s Financial Overview

Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) declined -1.33% yesterday to close its trading session at $100.35. The company has 1 year Price Target of $85.21. Deere & Company has 52-Week high of $104.83 and 52-Week Low of $70.16. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Nov 25, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 5.9 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $31.55 Billion.

Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) reported its last quarterly earnings on Jul 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $1.55/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.94/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.61 a share with a surprise factor of 64.9%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 9.03 Percent, SMA50 of 14.05 Percent and SMA200 of 21.78 percent. Deere & Company has P/S value of 1.18 while its P/B value stands at 4.84. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 2.6 percent, Return on Equity of 22 percent and Return on Investment of 0 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 0 percent and 0 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). On 28-Nov-16 Piper Jaffray Upgrade Deere & Company Stock  to Neutral. Another firm also rated the stock on 25-Nov-16 where Longbow Upgrade the stock to Neutral.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.9 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 20 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Deere & Co have a median target of 85.00, with a high estimate of 105.00 and a low estimate of 68.00. The median estimate represents a -15.30% decrease from the last price of 100.35.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP)

Office Depot, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is the one of the largest suppliers of office products and services in the world. The company sells to consumers and businesses of all sizes through its three business segments: Stores, Business Services and International.  As the largest seller of office products around the world, the Company operates under the Office Depot, Viking Office Products, Viking Direct and 4Sure.com brand names.

Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP)’s Financial Outlook

The 7 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Office Depot Inc have a median target of 4.50, with a high estimate of 6.50 and a low estimate of 3.10. The median estimate represents a -7.41% decrease from the last price of 4.86.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Office Depot, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 3. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 0.41% and closed its last trading session at $4.86. The company has the market capitalization of $2.57 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $7.91 and 52-Week low of $3.01. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Apr 7, 2016 and 52-Week low on Nov 1, 2016. The company has volume of 5.9 Million shares. The company has a total of 528.39 Million shares outstanding.

Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.16/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.15/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.01. This shows a surprise factor of 6.7 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -12.74 percent. Beta for Office Depot, Inc. stands at 3.38 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.17. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.73%% and Monthly Volatility of 4.86%%.

Office Depot, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 17.68%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 31.45 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 12.98%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 5.1 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 18.1 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 2.4% with Gross margin of 24 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 3.5% and 2.4% respectively.