Deere faces some of the same struggles in the heavy-equipment industry as Caterpillar and Joy Global. Can its agricultural focus give it a leg up on its rivals?
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The agricultural-equipment maker has seen huge profit growth in recent years, and demographic tailwinds should push Deere higher even as heavy-equipment peers Caterpillar and Joy Global struggle.
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What are the obstacles that could impede Deere's progress?