Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 24, 2017

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Lowe's Companies, Inc. ( LOW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 24, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 10, 2017. Shareholders who purchased LOW prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that LOW has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $83.29, the dividend yield is 1.68%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LOW was $83.29, representing a -0.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $84 and a 28.4% increase over the 52 week low of $64.87.

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 $3.46. Zacks Investment Research reports LOW's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 16.06%, compared to an industry average of 10.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LOW Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to LOW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LOW as a top-10 holding:

  • VanEck Vectors Retail ETF ( RTH )
  • SPDR Series Trust SPDR Homebuilders ETF ( XHB )
  • iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF ( ITB )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
  • Vanguard Consumer Discretion ETF - DNQ ( VCR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ITB with an increase of 15.73% over the last 100 days. RTH has the highest percent weighting of LOW at 5.41%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: LOW , HD , SHW , RTH , XHB , ITB , XLY , VCR

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