-In 2014 John Deere sold their Crop Insurance Division of Deere Financial and experienced a gain on the sale recorded in 2015
-There was a total gain on sale of $82 million which would be considered a quality earning.
-This gain would be considered to be a transitory source of income considering that it would be a one time only gain.
-Deere will also experience growth in comprehensive income in the future due to the purchase of Hagie Manufacturing in 2016 for $53 million.
-Deere showed Comprehensive losses for the past three years due to adjustments for retirement benefits around $800 million every year.