Warning Cowen Inc. (COWN) optimists! Peter Cohen just Sold 19,000 shares.; Marshfield Associates Has Decreased Deere & Co. (DE) Position By $1.93 Million

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Marshfield Associates decreased Deere & Co. (DE) stake by 1.64% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Marshfield Associates sold 12,399 shares as Deere & Co. (DE)’s stock declined 3.41%. The Marshfield Associates holds 744,234 shares with $116.48 million value, down from 756,633 last quarter. Deere & Co. now has $43.82 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.62% or $2.23 during the last trading session, reaching $135.33. About 2.53M shares traded. Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) has risen 41.99% since May 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.44% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.10, from 0.93 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 50 investors sold DE shares while 338 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 257 raised stakes. 209.89 million shares or 1.63% less from 213.38 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Anderson Hoagland has 0.44% invested in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) for 4,810 shares. Schroder Investment Mngmt Grp holds 33,265 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Palisade Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation holds 66,612 shares. Tower Bridge Advsr has invested 0.03% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Fiduciary Tru Communication invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Amer International Group owns 137,370 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Cornerstone Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Company invested in 0.07% or 60,138 shares. Tiaa Cref Invest Ltd Liability stated it has 1.39 million shares. L S Advsrs owns 0.97% invested in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) for 40,293 shares. Cidel Asset Management Incorporated has 133,800 shares for 0.9% of their portfolio. Harvest reported 4,130 shares or 0.24% of all its holdings. Plante Moran Fincl Ltd reported 1,195 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Parametric Port Associate Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0.15% or 980,962 shares. Puzo Michael J invested in 3,500 shares or 0.23% of the stock. Nadler Fincl Gru stated it has 0.13% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE).

Analysts await Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) to report earnings on May, 18. They expect $3.36 EPS, up 34.94% or $0.87 from last year’s $2.49 per share. DE’s profit will be $1.09B for 10.07 P/E if the $3.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.31 actual EPS reported by Deere & Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 156.49% EPS growth.

Among 29 analysts covering Deere & Company (NYSE:DE), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Deere & Company had 126 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $80 target in Monday, August 24 report. Jefferies maintained Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) on Tuesday, May 30 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 15 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 5 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 9 by Credit Suisse. On Thursday, January 18 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The stock of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, June 2. The stock of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 23 by Deutsche Bank. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $125.0 target in Friday, October 20 report. On Friday, June 3 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy”.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 selling transactions for $66.91 million activity. 20,086 Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) shares with value of $3.46M were sold by Jones Mary K.W.. Reed Cory J sold $972,253 worth of stock. Another trade for 22,095 shares valued at $3.76 million was sold by Field James M.. 32,183 shares were sold by Gilles Jean H, worth $5.34M on Wednesday, February 21. ALLEN SAMUEL R sold $44.13M worth of stock. $1.90 million worth of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) was sold by Guinn Max A on Tuesday, January 16. 20,835 Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) shares with value of $3.15M were sold by May John C II.

Cowen Group, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The company has market cap of $456.63 million. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides alternative investment management, investment banking, research, and sales and trading services for its clients. It currently has negative earnings. It manages separate client focused portfolio through its subsidiaries.

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