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Why Lowe's Stock Is Trading Higher Today

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Lowe's Companies Inc (NYSE: LOW) is trading higher Wednesday after the company announced better-than-expected second-quarter financial results and issued guidance above estimates.

Lowe's reported quarterly earnings of $4.25 per share, which beat the estimate of $4 per share. The company reported quarterly revenue of $27.6 billion, which beat the estimate of $26.79 billion.

Lowe's said it expects full-year 2021 revenue of approximately $92 billion versus the estimate of $91.53 billion.

"In the quarter, we drove 21% growth in Pro, 10% growth in Installation Services and strong comps across Décor product categories. On Lowes.com, sales grew 7% on top of 135% growth last year. We also delivered significant operating margin expansion through our disciplined focus on driving productivity across the company," said Marvin Ellison, chairman, president and CEO of Lowe's.

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Price Action: Lowe's has traded as high as $215.22 and as low as $146.71 over a 52-week period.

At last check Wednesday, the stock was up 4.72% at $190.86.

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Photo: courtesy of Lowe's.

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