Farm Equipment Manufacturers – Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling (view report)
- Market size and major product and service segments
- Key industry statistics, trends, and financial ratios
- Operating conditions and current performance
- Competitive landscape and environment
- Major company profiles and market shares
- Five-year outlook and growth forecasts
Ag Innovator Magazine / Shortliner Newsletter
https://www.farmequip.org/ag-innovator / shortliner
Quarterly magazine and biweekly newsletter feature news and information for shortline equipment manufacturers, with topics covered in various issues of these publications including industry news and trends, business advice and tips from industry experts, and legislative and regulatory updates. Articles from current and prior issues of the magazine and e-newsletter can be viewed free online.
Resources available from this trade association include:
Ag Executive Advisor
Quarterly trade publication provides news and information for agricultural machinery manufacturers, with market intelligence data featured in each issue including "AEM Ag Equipment Sales Report and Analysis", U.S. export trends for major world regions and selected countries, and demand, planning, employment, and wage index trends. Most recent issue of the newsletter can be viewed free online.
Ag Tractor and Combine Report U.S. Unit Retail Sales
Monthly survey provides retail sales statistics for two-wheel drive farm tractors (total all sizes and for three separate horsepower size ranges), four-wheel drive tractors (total all sizes), and self-propelled combines (total all sizes) for the current month and on a year-to-date basis with comparisons to the same time periods in the prior year for trending purposes. Current report can be viewed free online.
Agricultural Historical Data - Ag Tractor & Combine Retail Sales Statistics
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Annual statistical reports provide historical retail sales data for two-wheel drive farm tractors (total all sizes and for three separate horsepower size ranges), four-wheel drive farm tractors (total all sizes), and self-propelled combines (total all sizes), with report options available including 10-year U.S. and Canadian combined sales by month, 30-year Canadian data by year, and 40-year U.S. data by year.
North American Ag Equipment Industry Trends Report
Quarterly trends report summarizes survey responses from participating members on subjects such as volume of demand for finished goods and parts, product pricing and material costs, manufacturer and dealer inventory levels, capital spending, profit margins, employment, and wages and salaries. Current survey is available to participating members only, with prior surveys available for purchase.
Research reports available from this organization include:
World Agricultural Equipment
Market research report provides a detailed analysis of the global market for this product sector, with data provided including historical demand and forecasts by product type (e.g., wheeled/crawler and pedestrian-controlled tractors; plowing and cultivating, planting and fertilizing, livestock, haying, and harvesting machinery; and parts and attachments), global region, and for selected major countries.
Agricultural Equipment: United States
Freedonia Focus research study analyzes U.S. demand and shipments for this product sector at the manufacturers' level, with information provided including historical demand and forecasts by product for farm tractors and other machinery (e.g., plowing and cultivating, planting and fertilizing, livestock, haying, and harvesting machinery; other types of equipment; and equipment parts and attachments).
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
For more industry research reports and other resources, see the following resource guide.
Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
Farm Machinery Manufacturers
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- Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
- Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
- Profitability and return on investment ratios
- Liquidity and working capital ratios
- Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
- Capital structure and debt service ratios
Tractors & Agricultural Machinery Manufacturing
(see links for individual reports)
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenue by major category (e.g., purchases, wages, depreciation, marketing, rent, utilities, other costs, and earnings before interest and taxes) for the most recent year and line graphs indicating trends for each category over the past five years. Sample report can be viewed free online.
Compensation and Salary Surveys
Farm Equipment Manufacturing
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as mechanical engineer, manufacturing engineer, quality assurance/quality control inspector, welder, assembler, electrician, and maintenance technician, with employers for which wage data is provided including AGCO Corporation, CNH Industrial America, LLC, Caterpillar, Inc., and Deere & Company.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Machinery Manufacturing (NAICS 3331/3332/3334/3339)
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed in this sector on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis, with products covered by the survey including tractors and attachments, planting, seeding, spraying, and irrigation equipment, self-propelled combines and harvesting machinery, and other equipment used for crop production and farm animal management.
Business Valuation Resources
Agricultural Crop and Livestock Production
Farm Machinery and Equipment Dealers
Landscape and Lawn Care Services
Lawn & Garden Equipment & Supplies Stores
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