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Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 18, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Lowe's Companies, Inc. ( LOW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 06, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LOW stock 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 $35.93, representing a -1.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.47 and a 45.11% 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 2013 as 2.22%, compared to an industry average of 31.8%.
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 )
- Columbia Concentrated Large Cap Value Strategy Fund ( GVT )
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
- AdvisorShares Pring Turner Business Cycle ETF ( DBIZ )
- PowerShares Buyback Achievers ( PKW ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is ITB with an increase of 25.93% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LOW at 3.58%.