Deere & Co Q3 profit $899 million
Adjusted net income was $2.71 per share compared to $2.59 in the previous year. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report earnings of $2.85 per share for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.
Worldwide net sales and revenues for the quarter decreased 3 percent to $10.04 billion from the previous year. Analysts expected revenues of $9.39 billion.
The company now expects net income attributable to the company for fiscal year 2019 to be about $3.2 billion, compared to the prior outlook of $3.3 billion.
The company still expects net sales and revenues to increase about 5 percent for fiscal 2019. ■