Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 21, 2013

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Lowe's Companies, Inc. ( LOW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 06, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LOW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.5% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $49.02, the dividend yield is 1.47%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LOW was $49.02, representing a -0.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.17 and a 57.27% increase over the 52 week low of $31.17.

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 $1.98. Zacks Investment Research reports LOW's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 24.47%, compared to an industry average of 13.7%.

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:

  • iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF ( ITB )
  • SPDR Homebuilders ETF ( XHB )
  • Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF ( GVT )
  • PowerShares Buyback Achievers ( PKW )
  • Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF ( VCR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of 34.55% over the last 100 days. ITB has the highest percent weighting of LOW at 4.32%.



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: GVT , HD , ITB , LOW , PKW , SHW , VCR , XHB

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