MOLINE, Ill., Feb. 24, 2021 /CNW/ -- The Deere & Company
(NYSE: DE) Board of Directors today increased the company's
quarterly dividend to $.90 per share
on common stock. The dividend is payable May
10, 2021, to stockholders of record on March 31, 2021.
The new quarterly rate represents an additional 14 cents per share over the previous level – an
increase of approximately 18 percent.
"The dividend increase is a reflection of Deere's recent strong
performance and it shows our confidence in the company's future
direction," said John C. May,
chairman and chief executive officer.
Safe Harbor Statement
Certain statements in this release regarding future events and
future financial performance are forward-looking statements within
the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. These forward-looking statements involve risks and
uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those
contemplated (expressed or implied) by such forward-looking
statements, because of, among other things, the risks and
uncertainties related to COVID and the risk factors identified
under the heading "Risk Factors" and under the heading "Safe Harbor
Statement" in the Company's "Management's Discussion and Analysis"
section of the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form
SOURCE Deere & Company