Lowe's Cos. Inc. (LOW)

106.49
1.50 1.40
NYSE : Retail Trade
Prev Close 107.97
Open 107.48
Day Low/High 106.44 / 108.22
52 Wk Low/High 84.75 / 118.23
Volume 4.72M
Avg Volume 4.68M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 782.92M
Market Cap 84.09B
EPS 2.80
P/E Ratio 36.28
Div & Yield 2.20 (1.83%)
What's Ahead Wednesday: More Retailers Step Up and Report Quarterly Results

What's Ahead Wednesday: More Retailers Step Up and Report Quarterly Results

In 'What's Ahead on Wall Street' for Wednesday May 18, a handful of retailers are scheduled to post their latest financial results.

Can Target Deliver Strong Results in a Challenging Retail Environment?

Can Target Deliver Strong Results in a Challenging Retail Environment?

Target's profit report will be a good indicator of the health of consumer spending, according to Jharonne Martis, Director of Consumer Research at Thomson Reuters.

Novice Trade: Home Depot

Novice Trade: Home Depot

It can withstand Amazon.com's attack.

My Takeaways and Observations

My explanation for today's market advance (it's as good as anyone's!): Markets were oversold. The S&P 500 held the 50-day moving average. The put/call ratio popped back up.  From here, the key might be to watch what other asset classes rally with eq...

My Takeaways and Observations

My opening missive was "Monetary Policy in Wonderland": Central bankers have been effective in delivering a positive outcome in repressing volatility and producing higher financial prices but not in producing rising economic activity. The market bet...

My Takeaways and Observations

I started the day and ended the day at my highest net short exposure in over one-and-a-half years. I had my head in two research projects today rather than in the markets. It's just as well, given the action. Remember bulls/buyers live higher and be...

My Takeaways and Observations

I started the day asking the meaning of our investment life and ended the day closing a chapter on the life of Seth Glickenhaus.  Some divergences and concerns emerged today, though at 3:30 p.m. ET the markets were seeing the glass, again, half full...

Can Lowe's Keep Up With Home Depot's Pace?

In comparing the 2 home improvement retailers, it appears that both could be topping. 

Retail and Construction Lead U.S. Job Gains; Manufacturers Lag Behind

The U.S. economy posted another strong month of gains.

Stronger Consumer Will Boost Spring Sales Says Ace Hardware CEO

Stronger Consumer Will Boost Spring Sales Says Ace Hardware CEO

The spring home selling season is almost here and a resilient consumer is lifting more than just the big-box players like Home Depot (HD) and Lowe's (LOW).

Jim Cramer Wants to Buy Shares of Sherwin-Williams

Jim Cramer Wants to Buy Shares of Sherwin-Williams

TheStreet's Jim Cramer is keeping an eye on shares of Sherwin-Williams, following its roughly $9 billion acquisition of Valspar.

Cramer: SHW-VAL Tie-Up Shows Why It's So Tough to Bet Against This Sucker

The upside is glaring, and it is terrific.

Valspar and Sherwin-Williams Gain Strength Against Home Depot, Cramer Says

The $11.3 billion deal between the two paint companies may give them greater power against Home Depot and Lowe's.

Jim Cramer Is a Tool Guy, Likes Stanley Black & Decker Stock

Jim Cramer Is a Tool Guy, Likes Stanley Black & Decker Stock

TheStreet’s Jim Cramer says ‘tools are hot’ and he’s got his eye on Stanley Black & Decker, which is a big position in his Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.

My Takeaways and Observations

I outlined my negative market outlook in this morning's opening missive, "Forget the 'Church of What's Happening Now.'" This summary detailed the fundamental, technical and sentiment headwinds that I see.  A challenge to Jim "El Capitan" Cramer on C...

J.C. Penney Aims to Assassinate Sears

Three initiatives at Penney's could kill off long-time rival SHLD.

Cramer: Waving the White Flag of Earnings Season

So many conference calls, so little time.

When it Comes to the Charts, Lowe's is No Home Depot

The home improvement retailer's chart is increasingly bearish. 

Lowe’s Q4 Results Weren’t as Strong as Home Depot

Lowe’s Q4 Results Weren’t as Strong as Home Depot

Lowe’s Companies reported a healthy quarterly increase in comparable store sales on Wednesday, but well behind its rival Home Depot.

U.S. Futures Continue to Be at the Mercy of Oil Prices

U.S. futures are declining amid increased volatility in oil prices.

What's Ahead Wednesday: Will Salesforce.com Blow Away Investors?

What's Ahead Wednesday: Will Salesforce.com Blow Away Investors?

In 'Whats Ahead on Wall Street' for Wednesday Feb. 24, it's been a hectic week with a ton of retailers releasing earnings and there's more to come.

What's Ahead in the Week: Will Target Hit the Bullseye in Q4?

What's Ahead in the Week: Will Target Hit the Bullseye in Q4?

In 'What's Ahead on Wall Street' for the week of Feb. 22, companies reporting results will include Target, Macy's, Kraft Heinz and Campbell Soup.

Today's Takeaways and Observations

Chuck (Judge Smails) thoroughly embarrassed me into making a day's end post, noting that when I was younger I had the energy to still complete Takeaways. He went on to write that my current age is slowing me down. I know (hope!) you were kidding and...

Today's Takeaways and Observations

My thoughts as we approach the closing bell: The day started much weaker, testing some key support levels -- and back to my buy levels. I moved from market-neutral at day's end on Monday to above small net long in exposure today. For the first time ...

Today's Takeaways and Observations

At 2:15 p.m. things appeared quite panicky. Just look at iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond (TLT), which was up $2.75 with the yield on the 10- and 30-year bonds down by another 12 basis points; the drop in crude oil, which was down $1 to under $30 a ba...

Today's Takeaways and Observations

Is it Friday yet? The market is almost unplayable for most. A crude reversal likely was the catalyst for the turnaround, as quants ran on board the train from the morning lows. As I mentioned this morning, there is little edge or trend right now. If...

Midday Report: Match Gets Stood Up; Services Activity Disappoints

Midday Report: Match Gets Stood Up; Services Activity Disappoints

U.S. markets fell to session lows on Wednesday after the U.S. services sector slowed to its weakest pace in two years.

Why Fastenal Is the World's Worst Stock

Problems abound for this industrial-supply wholesale firm.

Sears: Latest Store Closures Could Signal a Death Spiral

A series of ugly announcements could be on the way for embattled SHLD.