By the Numbers


Worldwide net sales and revenues for the first-quarter 2012 for Deere & Co., Moline, Ill., a company record, up 11 percent compared to $6.119 billion last year.


Fourth quarter 2011 net sales for Terex Corp., Westport, Conn., up 47.5 percent over the fourth quarter of 2010. Excluding the impact of the acquisition of Demag Cranes AG, the company said net sales increased about 20 percent year over year.


Third quarter revenue for Sunbelt Rentals, Fort Mill, S.C., an increase of 21 percent. Sunbelt’s operating profit in the quarter was up 118 percent to $52.8 million. For the previous nine months, Sunbelt’s revenue is up 25 percent to $1.13 billion and operating profit is up 78 percent to $228.8 million.


Net sales for the 2012 fiscal first quarter for The Toro Co., Bloomington, Minn., compared to $383.2 million last year. Net earnings were $19.9 million compared to $17.3 million last year.


Amount of fourth quarter 2011 consolidated sales for Haulotte Group, L’Horme, France, up 13 percent over the same period last year. Overall, the company said the second of half of 2011 was up 17 percent.


Amount of money raised by the ARA Foundation during The Rental Show 2012 in New Orleans. Of that total, $84,150 was from the live charity auction held during the Reception With a Purpose. The remainder came from contribution made at the ARA Resource Center on the show floor. An addition $4,000 was donated to the ARA Foundation with registrations for the show.


Increase in fourth quarter rental rates for Hertz Equipment Rental Corp., Park Ridge, N.J., year over year. The company also reported adjusted fourth quarter 2011 pre-tax income of $62.1 million.