Lowe’s (NYSE:LOW)

Merrill Lynch Has 4 Large Cap Top Picks for the Rest of 2017

Incredibly, the third quarter and the 4th of July holiday are upon us already. While the stock market has had an up and down June, and for that matter second ...
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Market Is Risky Now, but Sitting Out May Be Riskier: 4 Stocks to Buy

The Federal Reserve is sounding hawkish, and while it probably don’t raise rates again until December, the path is clear: rates are going higher. Stocks are feeling very overbought, and ...
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Why Lowe’s Q1 Earnings Fell Short

Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) released its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The $1.03 in earnings per share (EPS) and $16.86 billion in revenue home ...
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HP, Costco, Lowe’s and More Companies Reporting Earnings This Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of a few major companies scheduled to report their quarterly results this coming week. The broad markets have pulled back slightly from ...
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How Home Depot and Lowe’s Are Winning in the Omni-Channel While Others Are Losing

The old hope of omni-channel sales acting as a boost to retail has come and gone. Most retail outlets have been Amazon-ed into lower and lower margins. Still, the omni-channel ...
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Why Home Depot Dominates the Home Improvement Market

As of Wednesday's close, Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) sported a market cap of nearly $179 billion. Its chief rival, Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW), remains far in the rear-view ...
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US Homeowners Spent $221 Billion on Home Improvements in 2015

In 2015, U.S. homeowners spent $221 billion on home improvement, maintenance and repairs, according to a report released Wednesday by the Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS). The ...
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5 Merrill Lynch Dividend Stocks to Hide Out In When the Correction Comes

For investors not familiar with when or what “Black Monday” was: Monday October 19, 1987 was the day when stock markets around the world crashed, shedding a huge value in ...
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Why Lowe’s Earnings Are Pressing Toward New Highs

Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The company posted $0.86 in earnings per share (EPS) and $15.78 billion in ...
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Top 9 Retail Earnings Coming Out This Week

The first round of retail earnings has come and gone. Now we are seeing more major retailers getting ready to report. The broad markets have been on an absolute tear, with ...
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5 Cheap Stocks to Buy From Merrill Lynch’s Focus List for a Very Expensive Market

In the euphoria of the long-awaited push through the 20,000 level on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, there is a potential train-wreck waiting to happen, and investors need to be ...
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Top Analysts Love These 5 Buy-Rated Dividend Aristocrats for 2017

The pricier the market gets, the more it makes sense to stay with industry leaders, especially those that have paid and raised their dividends consistently. One of the most famous ...
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Merrill Lynch’s 5 Stocks to Buy for a Stronger Dollar

In some cases, with the U.S. dollar as the world's leading reserve currency, the strong dollar is a positive. But there is one group that the strong dollar hurts, and ...
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How 2017 Can Shape Up for Wal-Mart, Home Depot and Lowe’s

It is hard to imagine that the equity market rally at the end of 2016 was preceded by a weak spot in the economy ahead of the election. Still, that ...
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5 Merrill Lynch US 1 Stocks Could Be Poised for a Big 2017

With only two weeks left in 2016, we are starting to turn our attention to 2017, and it will be a year full of change. For the first time in years, ...
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