LOW : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Lowe's Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Monday

    January 20, 2017
    Lowe's will send its dividend payment on Feb. 8 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 25.
  2. Lowe's Hires Air Force Vet & His Best Friend (LOW)

    December 6, 2016
    Lowe’s has captured the hearts of Americans with a "two" new hires in Abilene, Texas.
  3. Lowe's Robot Customer Service: Help or Hindrance? (LOW)

    November 22, 2016
    This initiative is going to irk many customers who prefer human-to-human interaction.
  4. Lowe's Fails to Impress Wall St., Bullish on Housing (LOW)

    November 17, 2016
    Missed expectations and slowing growth haven’t impacted Lowe's confidence in a robust housing market.
  5. Home Improvement Store Lowe's Misses Estimates (LOW, HD)

    November 16, 2016
    Lowe’s missed analyst big on a few numbers and is lowering fiscal year guidance.
  6. Does Home Depot's Solid Q3 Bode Well for Others? (HD, LOW)

    November 15, 2016
    Home Depot surprised to the upside, and there’s more good news in the coming quarters.
  7. Trump's Wall Could Benefit Home Improvement Stores (HD, LOW)

    November 11, 2016
    A labor shortage in the home construction industry could force many potential buyers to repair and upgrade older properties. ...
  8. Rising Interest Rates Could Harm Reno Market (HD, LOW)

    November 2, 2016
    This has been a confusing market for investors, and another wrinkle has been added.
  9. Lowe’s Dives Deeper into the Future (LOW)

    September 27, 2016
    Microsoft’s HaloLens augmented reality technology plays a major role.
  10. BofA's CEO Sees Strength in U.S. Consumer (BAC)

    September 8, 2016
    Bank of America CEO Moynihan's optimism about the U.S. consumer may bode well for retail shares
  11. Lowe’s Is Taking Legal Action Against Its Australian Partner ...

    August 28, 2016
    Woolworths laid out a detailed plan to wind up its Masters business, after it had burnt billions of dollars of cash in the ...
  12. 5 Things to Avoid Buying During Labor Day Sales

    August 26, 2016
    It may surprise you to learn that Labor Day weekend sales are not the best time to buy gas grills. Ditto for some other items ...
  13. How the Lowes Credit Card Works: Benefits & Rewards (LOW)

    August 23, 2016
    Understand how the Lowe's credit card works, which customers benefit the most, its terms and conditions, and what alternatives ...
  14. Has Lowe’s Hit a Speed Bump? (LOW,HD)

    August 19, 2016
    Lowe's stock fell after disappointing second quarter quarter results. Has it hit a speed bump or will the dive continue?
  15. Lowe's Stock Falls After Earnings, Guidance Miss (LOW)

    August 17, 2016
    Not every company is capitalizing on the booming housing market, which has been a tailwind for those exposed to home-related ...
  16. Home Depot, Lowe’s To Benefit From Housing Recovery

    August 17, 2016
    Home Depot and Lowes are bucking the trend for retailers by reporting improved sales and positive growth outlooks.
  17. HD vs. LOW: Which is the Better Stock?

    August 17, 2016
    Home Depot and Lowe's are both performing well. Which is the better investment option?
  18. Lowe's to Report Q2 Earnings: What to Expect? (LOW)

    August 15, 2016
    Beyond revenue and same-store sales, analysts will want to see the extent to which the management gets profits moving back ...
  19. Apple Quietly Becomes a Seller to Big Corporations

    August 9, 2016
    Known mainly for its consumer devices, Apple has quietly become a major seller to corporate customers buying iPads, iPhones ...
  20. Report Card: Goldman Sachs' 2016 Stock Picks (AMZN, CMG)

    July 20, 2016
    Goldman Sachs picked 35 stocks at the end of last year that it thought would perform well. Here's how they have done so far ...
  21. Lowe’s Rates Highest in Customer Satisfaction (LOW)

    July 12, 2016
    Lowe's is the number one appliance retailer for customer satisfaction according to J.D. Power.
  22. Masco or Lowe's: Which is the Better Buy? (MAS, LOW)

    July 5, 2016
    Masco stock is priced at 20 times forward estimates of $1.53 per share, while Lowe's shares are priced at forward P/E of ...
  23. The Top 2 Canadian Oil REITs (BOWFF, RIOCF)

    June 17, 2016
    Consider two Canadian real estate investment trusts suitable for well-diversified, income-oriented portfolios. Both have ...
  24. 3 Industries That Benefit from Low Interest Rates (LEN,EXPE,NFLX)

    June 2, 2016
    The industries that benefit the most from low interest rates are home builders and home-improvement retailers; the consumer ...
  25. Lowe's Is Taking the Fight to Home Depot in Canada

    May 20, 2016
    Lowe's (NYSE: LOW) and rival Home Depot (NYSE: HD) look ready to lace up the gloves and duke it out over the Canadian home ...
  26. Lowe's Wins Approval to Acquire Rona (LOW, RON.TO)

    May 16, 2016
    The Canadian government approved the Lowe's-Rona acquisition. The deal, worth $2.3 billion, is expected to close on Friday.
  27. Lowe's Stock Declines Ahead of Q1 Earnings (LOW)

    May 16, 2016
    Wall Street expects the home-improvement retailer to deliver year-over-year increases for both revenue and profits.
  28. Home Depot Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (HD)

    May 14, 2016
    Analyze Home Depot's capital structure to assess trends in book value and corporate debt. Find out how its its capital structure ...
  29. Lowe's Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (LOW)

    May 8, 2016
    Examine Lowe's Companies' equity capitalization, debt capitalization and enterprise value to analyze trends in the retailer's ...
  30. Lowe's Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (LOW)

    May 7, 2016
    Learn about Lowe's, and discover the companies that are its key suppliers. Obtain a brief description and analysis of each ...
  31. Exxon Mobil Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (XOM, PKD)

    April 30, 2016
    Take a quick look at several key companies supplying products and services in support of Exxon Mobil's global oil and gas ...
  32. Solar Wars: Solar City vs. Verengo Solar vs. Sungevity

    April 28, 2016
    Read about three important players in the growing solar-energy services market, and learn more about their business operations ...
  33. Home Depot Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (HD)

    April 28, 2016
    Take a look at a handful of key companies stocking the shelves at your local Home Depot location, including lawn and garden ...
  34. Better Buy: Home Depot or Lowe's? (HD, LOW)

    April 28, 2016
    Home Depot and Lowe’s have risen to resistance levels that could yield fresh trend advances.
  35. iShares U.S. Construction vs. SPDR Homebuilders: Comparing Homebuilder ...

    April 26, 2016
    Learn why the U.S. housing sector may soon take off in 2016, and discover how to easily gain exposure to the sector, through ...
  36. Lowe's Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (LOW, HD)

    April 25, 2016
    Learn information about the five companies that derive the most of their revenues from Lowe’s home renovation and supply ...
  37. Lowe's to Benefit From Retail Sales Data (LOW)

    April 18, 2016
    Thanks to rising trends in not only home sales, but also construction spending, Lowe's is poised to benefit from higher sales ...
  38. These Retailers are Embracing V-Commerce Trend

    April 15, 2016
    V-commerce, now in its infant stages, has the potential to steal significant market share.
  39. Should You Reject the Costco Mini-Tender Offer?

    April 12, 2016
    Costco (NASDAQ: COST) shareholders might have gotten a surprise when they found out someone was offering to buy their stock. ...
  40. Are Clouds Finally Parting for Lumber Liquidators?

    March 25, 2016
    After a year of uncertainty, Lumber Liquidators (NYSE: LL) finally has some clarity. The laminate flooring specialist reached ...
  41. Watch for Short-term Trendline Breaks in These Stocks (MDLZ, ...

    March 14, 2016
    When these short-term trendlines break, the recent rally in these stocks is likely over.
  42. What to Expect From Lowe's Earnings (LOW)

    February 23, 2016
    Like its corporate slogan, "never stop improving," Lowe's shares have climbed steadily over the past week, posting gains ...
  43. 4 Reasons Why the Housing Recovery Will Be Short-lived (LOW, ...

    December 18, 2015
    Evidence would suggest that the same culprits from 2008 and some new ones are re-inflating a housing bubble.
  44. Top Stocks to Play a Warm U.S. Winter

    October 22, 2015
    A reliable source predicts a warm winter. Which stocks are most likely to benefit?
  45. Top Dividend-Paying Stocks for Diversification (AWR, CINF)

    September 22, 2015
    If you're looking to diversify with dividend-paying stocks, these 16 companies have raised their dividends for 50 consecutive ...
  46. Big Double Top Patterns On the Verge of Breaking (LOW, CME)

    September 2, 2015
    These stocks have created big double top chart patterns, and are on the verge of breaking the patterns to the downside--a ...
  47. Lowe's Posts a Mixed Second Quarter (HD, LOW)

    August 20, 2015
    Home improvement retailer Lowe's (NYSE: LOW) recently reported mixed second quarter earnings, which beat top line estimates ...
  48. Where Are Real Estate Stocks Heading?

    July 21, 2015
    We summarize five economic reports that investors should monitor monthly to keep them informed of where real estate and its ...
  49. Looking for Alternatives to Invest in Real Estate?

    July 20, 2015
    There are several ways to invest in “real estate” via the stock market, buying stocks and hold them for years. We give you ...
  50. Home Depot Vs. Lowes: The Home Improvement Battle

    July 7, 2015
    Home Depot and Lowe's are both giants of the home improvement sector. But how do they compare to one-another?
  51. Why Marvin Ellison Is an Ideal CEO for J.C. Penney (JCP, GE)

    July 1, 2015
    J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) has made its fair share of mistakes over the past five years -- particularly during former-CEO Ron ...
  52. Expect Breakouts in These Stocks Soon

    April 27, 2015
    Watch these stocks this week for a breakout. There are long and short candidates, based on different chart patterns.
  53. Home Depot's Profitability: The Unvarnished Truth

    October 27, 2014
    As long as people want to maintain and beautify their surroundings, Home Depot will continue to accommodate them — and at ...
  54. Ten Money Managers Worth Following

    December 23, 2013
    Generally speaking, most retail investors along with the media outlets tend to closely follow the moves of well-known investors ...
  55. Home Depot Moves From Good To Great

    August 20, 2013
    Home Depot continues to see a strong tailwind of improving renovation/remodeling demand
  56. Lowe's Had Better Start Improving

    May 22, 2013
    Lowe's is lagging Home Depot to an extent that just the weather can't explain
  57. Significant Marubozu Candlesticks

    August 1, 2012
    This candlestick pattern can signal a big move, especially if it occurs in the right context. With the context right and ...
  58. hhgregg's Struggles Suggest Best Buy Could Be In Big Trouble

    July 11, 2012
    hhgreg's service-oriented business model may just not be practical in the current retail world, which also suggests that ...
  59. 5 Stock Sectors To Hold If The Market Crashes

    September 2, 2010
    Equities can seem scary when the economy is volatile, but these holdings can be profitable in the long run.
  60. Monopoly-Like Companies

    December 14, 2009
    We might not have monopolies, but some businesses operate in industries where a couple of businesses essentially dominate. ...
  61. Weakness At Target A Reason For Concern (TGT)

    July 18, 2006
    With an economic slowdown in the mix, Target may feel the pinch more than investors expect.