Lowe's Cos. Inc. (LOW)

117.83
4.43 3.91
NYSE : Retail Trade
Prev Close 113.40
Open 118.28
Day Low/High 116.96 / 121.22
52 Wk Low/High 84.75 / 118.23
Volume 16.08M
Avg Volume 4.06M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 771.80M
Market Cap 88.77B
EPS 2.80
P/E Ratio 35.76
Div & Yield 2.20 (1.78%)

Lowe's downgraded at Wedbush

My Takeaways and Observations

"It's not the news that counts -- it's how the stock market reacts to the news that counts." -- Richard Russell (hat tip to Sir Jeff Saut for the source of the quote) The above quote filled my head most of the day (General Motors , Ford , Caterpilla...

Retail-Related Names Taken to the Woodshed

Retail is a conspicuous loser this morning after bad misses at Masco , Sherwin-Williams , Whirlpool and by several restaurant chains. In the retail space, Home Depot is down $3 and Lowe's down $2, with Macy's and Nordstrom also lower. My only consum...

My Takeaways and Observations

"And when I see the sign that points one way The lot we used to pass by every day Just walk away Renee You won't see me follow you back home The empty sidewalks on my block are not the same You're not to blame." -- Left Banke, Walk Away Renee Renee ...

Here's How Easy It Would Be for Sears to Take Down Seritage, Its Landlord

Here's How Easy It Would Be for Sears to Take Down Seritage, Its Landlord

The REIT could find out very quickly that being shackled to a troubled Sears is not without serious downside.

Cramer: 5 Reasons Why the Consumer Is M.I.A.

Cramer: 5 Reasons Why the Consumer Is M.I.A.

These are some head-scratching (i.e., not good) August retail numbers.

Cramer: Right Now, Retailers Are King Midas in Reverse

Cramer: Right Now, Retailers Are King Midas in Reverse

All I can say is, this group needs to snap out of its funk, or the stocks will just get worse.

Cramer: The Market's a Conundrum, so Beware

Cramer: The Market's a Conundrum, so Beware

I can’t blame a soul for being frustrated.

Cramer: The Answer to This Market: Part 2

Cramer: The Answer to This Market: Part 2

I learned a long time ago, don’t outthink it.

Walmart vs. Dollar Stores, Sears vs. Extinction

Walmart vs. Dollar Stores, Sears vs. Extinction

2 of the biggest questions left in retail.

Cramer: A Small Fed Interest Rate Hike Is a Buying Opportunity

Cramer: A Small Fed Interest Rate Hike Is a Buying Opportunity

The housing sector is marching on, pulling the economy along.

Here are Four Stocks That Could Rebound This Fall

Here are Four Stocks That Could Rebound This Fall

Lowe's, Graco, Cognizant and Sally Beauty could be winners this fall after seeing some volatility this summer.

Don't Buy In to the Best Buy Hype

Don't Buy In to the Best Buy Hype

The retailer's business structure is changing for the worse -- and it's being ignored.

Cramer: You Should Pick Up Some Home Depot Here

Cramer: You Should Pick Up Some Home Depot Here

You're getting it at a lower price than it deserves.

Cramer: Retail's too Strong to Keep Whining

Cramer: Retail's too Strong to Keep Whining

Mall and brick-and-mortar stores can still shine.

Today's Good, Bad and Ugly

If you work for a living, why do you kill yourself working? -- Tuco the Ugly, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Today is another day of modest price changes (with a few exceptions). Let's run down the good, the bad and the ugly in today's market so far...

Nice Recovery, But Momentum Is Missing

Nice Recovery, But Momentum Is Missing

One bad day does not a market make.

Today's Takeaways and Observations

"May God bless and keep you always. May your wishes all come true. May you always do for others And let others do for you. May you build a ladder to the stars And climb on every rung. May you stay forever young. Forever young. Forever young. May you...

Lowe's Lowers Full-Year Outlook

Lowe's Lowers Full-Year Outlook

Shares of Lowe's Cos. were dropping during the trading session Wednesday after its latest quarterly results missed Wall Street's expectations.

Shark Bites: 2 Stocks to Keep on the Radar in This Market Pullback

Shark Bites: 2 Stocks to Keep on the Radar in This Market Pullback

The sudden dearth of momentum will give us some good opportunities, but watch accounts closely.

Midday Report: Morgan Stanley Backs Valeant; U.S. Stocks Fall

Midday Report: Morgan Stanley Backs Valeant; U.S. Stocks Fall

Stocks fell further from record highs as quarterly disappointments from Target TGT and Lowe's LOW brought down the cyclical consumer sector.

Beware of Slowing U.S. Consumer Spending

"Peak Autos" have become more evident recently, as have recent shortfalls in many retailers' top lines, culminating in this morning's sales miss from Lowe's and second-half guidedown from Target . U.S. consumer spending's vaunted strength appears to...

Stocks Mixed Ahead of Fed Minutes; Target Lowers Guidance

Stocks Mixed Ahead of Fed Minutes; Target Lowers Guidance

U.S. stocks turned mixed Wednesday as investors awaited the minutes of the Federal Reserve's July meeting.

My Short Take on Lowe's and Target's Earnings

I expect retail stocks to fall today given the disappointing quarterly earnings and/or forward guidance this morning from Lowe's and Target . I'll be buying J.C. Penney on any weakness, and I remain short on Foot Locker , Nordstrom and Starbucks .

Morning Movers: LOW, TGT, CSCO, URBN

Morning Movers: LOW, TGT, CSCO, URBN

Lowe's slashes its full-year outlook while Cisco is reportedly laying off thousands of employees.

What to Watch Wednesday: Target Earnings, Fed Minutes

What to Watch Wednesday: Target Earnings, Fed Minutes

On Wednesday, August 17, Target releases quarterly earnings, while the Federal Reserve unveils the minutes of its July policy meeting.

What to Watch This Week: Walmart and Target Earnings, Federal Reserve Speakers

What to Watch This Week: Walmart and Target Earnings, Federal Reserve Speakers

Retail earnings and Federal Reserve speakers will be in focus for the week of August, 15.

Cramer: The Slowdown and Acceleration Camps Can't Both Be Right

Cramer: The Slowdown and Acceleration Camps Can't Both Be Right

But perhaps the economy is a bit like the Washington gridlock.

My Takeaways and Observations

I had a hectic day and a hectic week! All over the place, literally. On investment process, I'm keeping it real.  Beware of taking heads who have high conviction in their commodities price forecasts. A breakdown in the price of crude oil, Equity Res...