Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 22, 2013

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Lowe's Companies, Inc. ( LOW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 08, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LOW stock 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 $37.32, the dividend yield is 1.71%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LOW was $37.32, representing a -6.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.98 and a 50.73% increase over the 52 week low of $24.76.

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 $1.68. Zacks Investment Research reports LOW's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 18.9%, compared to an industry average of 20.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LOW Dividend History page.

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund ( ITB )
  • First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund ( FMK )
  • Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF ( GVT )
  • PowerShares Buyback Achievers ( PKW )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of 22.06% over the last 100 days. ITB has the highest percent weighting of LOW at 3.81%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: FMK , GVT , HD , ITB , LOW , PKW , SHW , XLY

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