Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 22, 2013
Lowe's Companies, Inc. ( LOW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 07, 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of $44.29, the dividend yield is 1.63%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LOW was $44.29, representing a -0.58% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.55 and a 78.88% 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 $1.74. Zacks Investment Research reports LOW's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 18.82%, compared to an industry average of 14%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LOW Dividend History page.
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Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LOW as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF ( ITB )
- First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund ( FMK )
- Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF ( GVT )
- SPDR Homebuilders ETF ( XHB )
- PowerShares Buyback Achievers ( PKW ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of 39.82% over the last 100 days. ITB has the highest percent weighting of LOW at 3.65%.