Deere reports September retail sales trends
Deere reported that industry U.S./Canada 2WD tractors below 40 PTO hp sales were up 16% in September, while Deere sales were up by a single digit percentage. Deere reports its U.S./Canada 2WD tractor 40 less than 100 PTO hp retail sales were down by a double digit percentage, while the industry was up 3% in the month in that category. Deere's U.S./Canada sales of 2WD tractors of 100+ PTO hp were down in line with the industry, which saw the category decline 9%. Deere's U.S./Canada 4WD tractor retail sales were down more than the industry, which was down 18% in the month. Deere's U.S./Canada combines retail sales were down more than the industry, which was down 27% last month. Information from Deere's retail sales comment posted to the company's investor relations website.