103.55 -2.45 (-2.31%)
Pre-Market: 8:24AM EDT
|Bid||103.77 x 800|
|Ask||104.30 x 800|
|Day's Range||104.23 - 106.56|
|52 Week Range||75.36 - 117.70|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.71|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||22.29|
|Earnings Date||Nov 20, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.92 (1.82%)|
|1y Target Est||121.75|
The change stems from a 2005 legislative overhaul of the bankruptcy code that forced companies to find an agreement within seven months on its real-estate leases, or allow landlords to walk away from the agreement. The law intensifies the pressure on Sears and Chairman Eddie Lampert to restructure the company and turn it into a relevant, viable business. Sears did not respond to requests seeking comment.
Lowe’s (ticker: LOW) has the best chance in more than a decade to close the gap with (HD) (HD), says Wedbush. Where we were: Lowe’s has long trailed behind its bigger rival, in large part due to self-inflicted problems. Where we’re headed: New leadership and shareholder activism may finally be the catalysts Lowe’s needs to make necessary changes, says Wedbush.
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RH (RH) shares defied the general market trend and rose ~10% on October 11 following the company’s announcement to buyback shares worth $700 million. RH is expected to generate more than $260 million in cash flows in 2018. The company’s decision to announce the share buyback reflects Gary Friedman’s, RH’s chairman and CEO, view that the company’s shares are “undervalued.” Following the announcement, Stifel upgraded RH stock to “buy” from “hold” and raised the target price to $150 per share from $142.
The Mooresville-based home-improvement chain announced Thursday that it is donating $2 million in relief aid in the wake of Hurricane Michael, including that $250,000 for the American Red Cross.
About $3 billion of that will fall on the federal flood insurance program and private insurers may get hit with $9 billion to $10 billion in claims, according to Chuck Watson, a disaster modeler with Enki Research in Savannah, Georgia. “Unlike several recent bad storms like Harvey, Florence, Michael is a traditional hurricane event where the most intense damage is in a narrow swath along the coast and along the track of the storm caused by either wind, waves or storm surge,’’ Watson said.
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Lowe's pledged $2 million in disaster relief support for associates, customers and communities impacted by Hurricane Michael's devastation in the Gulf Coast states, increasing the company's 2018 hurricane aid to $4 million. Lowe's will work with nonprofit partners and government agencies to deploy the additional $2 million committed to short-term relief and long-term recovery needs in the wake of Hurricane Michael. As part of today's announcement, Lowe's has immediately donated $250,000 to the American Red Cross for disaster relief efforts.
Rising interest rates have yet to be the tonic that soothes hedge funds’ returns, as anticipated. Hedge funds on average have posted gains of just 1.9% in 2018 according to HFR, a small fraction of the 10.6% returns enjoyed by the broader market. In the past week alone, three of the hedge funds tracked by […]
Lowe's (LOW) witnesses sturdy comps growth. Further, the company expects to benefit from opportunities in the home improvement market.
New Lowe's CEO Marvin Ellison spoke Tuesday about upcoming changes slated for stores during a dedication of basketball court upgrades at a local park — part of its partnership with the Charlotte Hornets.
The activist investor reveals his fund has 15.2 million shares of Starbucks, about $900 million worth. In the food and beverage space, Pershing also holds shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Restaurant Brands International, which is the parent of Burger King and Tim Horton's, and Mondelez. Through September, Pershing Square had $8.3 billion of assets under management and its net performance was up 15.8 percent.
Ace Hardware is running a new national ad campaign that points out the chain is staffed with people who know their stuff.
Of the 33 analysts that follow Lowe’s, 81.8% have given it a “buy” rating, and the remaining 18.2% have given it a “hold.” On average, analysts have a price target of $121.04, which represents a return potential of 8.3% from its stock price of $111.75. Of the 35 analysts covering Home Depot (HD), 77.1% have given it a “buy” rating, and the remaining 22.9% have given it a “hold.” On average, analysts have set an average price target of $215.47, which represents a return potential of 5.8% from its current stock price of $203.74.
Shares of Lowe's Cos. fell in Thursday's extended session after the home-improvement retailer announced that it has appointed Tiffany Mason as interim chief financial officer, effective Oct. 5. She will hold the position until David Denton, who was named CFO in late August, joins the company. Denton is currently serving as finance chief at CVS Health Corp. and will come aboard once CVS's deal to buy Aetna closes. Lowe's slid 0.7% after hours.
Of all the available valuation multiples, we’ve opted for the forward PE multiple due to the high visibility of home improvement companies’ earnings. A forward PE multiple is computed by dividing a company’s stock price by analysts’ earnings’ estimates for the next four quarters.
Yyear-to-date, Lowe’s (LOW) stock has risen 20.2% due to optimism surrounding CEO Marvin Ellison’s turnaround initiatives. Ellison, who joined Lowe’s as its CEO in July, has simplified the company’s organizational structure and made some important leadership appointments. In the first half of 2018, Lowe’s posted revenue of $38.25 billion, which is a 5.2% rise from $36.4 billion in the first half of 2017.
Florida's panhandle region is bracing for category 4 Hurricane Michael. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Dion Rabouin, Andy Serwer, and Dan Roberts discuss along with FEMA deputy administrator Dr. Daniel Kaniewski.
The housing market is showing signs of softening but could be a while before conditions are best for buyers. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Dion Rabouin, Andy Serwer and Tendayi Kapfidze Chief Economist with Lending Tree discuss.