Lowe's Companies, Inc. ( LOW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 22, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.48 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 06, 2019. Shareholders who purchased LOW prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that LOW has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of LOW was $92.05, representing a -21.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $117.70 and a 13.42% increase over the 52 week low of $81.16.
LOW is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Home Depot, Inc. ( HD ) and Sherwin-Williams Company ( SHW ). LOW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.5. Zacks Investment Research reports LOW's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 16.51%, compared to an industry average of 19.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to LOW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LOW as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco Dynamic Building & Construction ETF ( PKB )
- VanEck Vectors Retail ETF ( RTH )
- Invesco Russell Top 200 Pure Growth ETF ( PXLG )
- Global X Millennials Thematic ETF ( MILN )
- Global X MLP ETF ( MLPA ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXLG with an decrease of -7.02% over the last 100 days. PKB has the highest percent weighting of LOW at 5.42%.
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