Lowe's Companies Inc


  • *Overall housing permits highest since June 2008. WASHINGTON, Nov 19- Starts for U.S. single-family homes rose for a second straight month in October and overall building permits approached a 6-1/ 2- year high, suggesting the housing market was still on a recovery path. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday groundbreaking for single-family homes, which...

  • US stock futures mildly lower after housing data Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 8:51 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures turned higher ahead of the open, with traders waiting on minutes from the latest meeting of the Federal Reserve and housing data.

  • Early Movers: LOW, SPLS, PETM, DRI, DG & more Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 8:12 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Lowe's earnings beat; boosts full-year forecast Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 7:55 AM ET
    An employee works in the paint department at a Lowe's store in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Lowe's delivered quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations.

  • UPDATE 1-Lowe's raises full-year profit, sales forecast Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:49 AM ET

    Nov 19- Lowe's Cos Inc, the No. 2 U.S. home improvement products retailer, raised its full-year profit and sales forecast as an improving job market encourages home owners to increase spending on renovations. Lowe's raised its profit forecast to $2.68 per share from $2.63. The company also said it expects sales to grow 4.5-5 percent for the year ending Jan. 30, 2015,...

  • Lowe's profit rises 17 pct as renovations drive sales Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:09 AM ET

    Nov 18- Lowe's Cos Inc, the No. 2 U.S. home improvement products retailer, reported a 17 percent rise in quarterly profit as an improving job market encouraged home owners to increase spending on renovations. The company said net income rose to $585 million, or 59 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Oct. 31 from $499 million, or 47 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Fed minutes back on Wall Street's radar Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 7:02 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The last time the Fed released minutes, the market had its biggest rally of the year—but watchers doubt it will be a hawkish tone this time around.

  • Big upside likely in real estate stocks: Pros Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 6:37 PM ET
    People walk by a sign in front of a Home Depot store in El Cerrito, Calif.

    Real estate stocks could offer the next leg up for the market, Triogem's Tim Seymour says.

  • Best Buy to open at 5 pm Thanksgiving Day Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 8:13 AM ET
    A Kohl’s department store in Jersey City, N.J., is shown in this April 2, 2014 photo.

    Toys R Us and J.C. Penney will also open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

  • Lowe's home improvement stores have been targeted this week with protests to stop selling pesticides that some consider harmful to bees.

  • Midday movers: BorgWarner, Kellogg & more Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • Welcome to the future of fast food Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Taco Bell's waffle taco.

    Waffle tacos and a bot named 'Dom': Welcome to the future of fast food!

  • Keyless 'smart lock' space gets more crowded Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 9:22 AM ET

    Unlike its competition, though, the August Smart Lock will be sold at Apple stores instead of your traditional hardware stores alone.

  • Early movers: Costco, Lowe's, Domino's & more Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 8:11 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

    Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Big-ticket items you might be better off renting Saturday, 11 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Depending on how—and how much—you plan to use them, you may be better off renting, or sharing, big-ticket items from boats and cars to power tools.

  • Oct 2- Wayfair Inc's shares rose as much as 27 percent in their market debut on Thursday, valuing the online home furnishings retailer at about $3.06 billion. The company's debut comes after the blockbuster listing of Chinese e-commerce juggernaut Alibaba Group Holding Ltd in New York and the strong debut of Europe's largest online fashion retailer Zalando...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 9- Shares of Home Depot Inc are down 0.6 percent in heavy premarket trading on Tuesday, a day after the home improvement retailer confirmed that its payment security systems had been breached. Home Depot's breach was first reported earlier this month. Peer retailer Lowe's Companies Inc is up almost 2 percent in September.

  • The 10 best companies for high school grads Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 7:03 AM ET
    A customer shops for produce at a Whole Foods Market in San Francisco.

    College is expensive. If you are armed with only a high school diploma, you may wan to start with these companies.

  • Treasury debt yields fell from three-week highs on Wednesday, reversing earlier gains, as hopes over a proposed move to end fighting between Russia and Ukraine were clouded by doubts that peace would prevail.

  • *Russia, Ukraine announce peace progress, triggering bond selloff. Treasury debt yields rose to three-week highs on Wednesday, bolstered by a slew of U.S. corporate bond supply and efforts from Russia and Ukraine to end fighting.