As per Wednesday, August 23, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 8 by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $89.00 price objective on shares of Lowe's Companies in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Robert W. Baird reissued an "outperform" rating and set a $85.00 target price on shares of Lowe's Companies in a research report on Thursday, February 16th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup on Monday, December 19. The company was maintained on Friday, October 23 by RBC Capital Markets.
Gary Claar increased its stake in Lowes Cos Inc (LOW) by 29.05% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Days to cover decreased from 1.0 to 1.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.01% on September 15. About 497 shares traded. It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500.
Analysts await D. R. Horton Inc (NYSE:DHI) to report earnings on November, 14. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.41 per share. JOE's profit would be $2.82 million giving it 118.63 P/E if the $0.04 EPS is correct. Smith Chas P And Pa Cpas reported 0.11% in Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Among 5 analysts covering Tamarack Valley Energy (TSE:TVE), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive.
Among 26 analysts covering Lowe's Companies Inc. The rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to "Outperform" on Tuesday, December 13. (NYSE:LOW) has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, November 24 by Atlantic Securities. The firm has "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Wednesday, April 6. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of TVE in report on Wednesday, November 9 with "Sector Perform" rating. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, November 9. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $87.00 price objective on shares of Lowe's Companies in a research note on Friday, July 21st. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Friday, May 13. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $85.32. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, January 19 with "Sector Perform".
Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q2 2017. The home improvement retailer reported $1.57 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.62 by ($0.05). It is negative, as 39 investors sold MSFT shares while 982 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 168 raised stakes. (NYSE:LOW). Paul D. Ramsay, CIO disclosed the sale of 2,098 shares of (LOW). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt reported 17,777 shares.
A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on LOW shares. (NYSE:LOW). Tokio Marine Asset Mgmt Limited reported 109,586 shares or 1.22% of all its holdings. Moreover, First Advisors LP has 0.08% invested in Lowe's Companies, Inc. 24,758 are held by Shell Asset Mngmt. Howe Rusling holds 74 shares. Dearborn Prtn Ltd Liability Com stated it has 4,173 shares.
As of the end of the quarter North Star Investment Management Corp. had acquired 684 shares growing its holdings by 28.2%. 324,595 are held by Pnc Financial Serv Grp Incorporated.
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (Lowe's), launched on August 1, 1952, is a home improvement retailer. Eastern Bancorporation reported 3,048 shares. Berkshire Asset Management Llc bought 5,972 shares as the company's stock rose 4.75% with the market. Morgan Stanley reported 1.32M shares. Toronto Dominion National Bank & Trust holds 316,166 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Its the same as in 2017Q1. It improved, as 79 investors sold Lowe's Companies, Inc. shares while 402 reduced holdings. 110.55 million shares or 1.67% less from 112.42 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Beacon Financial owns 0.34% invested in Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Santa Barbara Asset Management Llc decreased Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 59,487 shares to 1.71M valued at $246.97M in 2017Q2. As of quarter end Indiana Trust & Investment Management Co had sold 449 shares trimming its stake by 2.0%. (NYSE LOW) opened at 81.86 on Monday. 18,710 are held by Hanseatic Management Svcs Inc. Chase Investment Counsel has 2.43% invested in Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE:PF) for 84,429 shares. Airain Ltd reported 0.08% stake. Cobblestone Capital Advsrs Ltd Liability Corporation Ny holds 51,968 shares or 0.47% of its portfolio. Northern Trust Corporation holds 802,178 shares. 8,479 were accumulated by Alpha Windward Ltd Llc. Invesco holds 1.77M shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Regions Fin reported 7,006 shares. The company has market cap of $6.78 billion. The Firm operates through four divisions: Frozen segment, the Grocery segment, the Boulder segment and the Specialty segment. It has a 23.13 P/E ratio. The Company operates approximately 1,800 stores located across over 50 states in the United States, including approximately 80 Orchard Supply Hardware (Orchard) stores in California and OR, as well as approximately 40 stores in Canada and over 10 stores in Mexico.