EARNINGS-Lowe's misses quarterly same-store sales estimates
Nov 20 (Reuters) - Lowe's Cos Inc LOW.N missed quarterly same-store sales estimates on Wednesday, as the home improvement chain faced intense competition from Home Depot Inc HD.N.
The company's same-store sales rose 2.2% in the third quarter ended Nov. 1, below expectations of a 3.1% increase, according to IBES data from Refinitiv.
However, the company raised its 2019 adjusted earnings forecast to $5.63 to $5.70 per share, from prior expectations of$5.45 to $5.65 per share.
(Reporting by Uday Sampath in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)
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