According to data provided by real-estate brokerage Redfin, housing prices in the U.S. in December jumped 15.2% year over year, continuing a trend sparked by the pandemic. Here's why Home Depot (NYSE: HD) and Lowe's (NYSE: LOW) are two top stocks to look at in light of the current housing environment. "The customers' mindset regarding their home is very straightforward," explained Lowe's CEO Marvin Ellison during the company's fiscal 2021 Q2 earnings call.
Lowe's (NYSE: LOW) and Petco Health and Wellness Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: WOOF) today announced a pilot store-in-store program that brings trusted products, services and expertise – for both home and pets – into one, convenient stop at select Lowe's locations. The first Lowe's + Petco store-in-store concept is expected to open at Lowe's Alamo Ranch, Texas location in early February, with plans to expand to 14 additional Lowe's locations in Texas, North Carolina, and South Carolina by the end of Ma
Dividend Aristocrats generally offer some of the safest yields in the stock market, yet they also offer investors promising potential to outperform. When these dividend-growing companies maintain a payout ratio below 50%, it often highlights a market-beating balance between returning cash to shareholders and fueling future sales growth. Today, we will look at three Dividend Aristocrats that seem to have found this balance and look primed to continue outperforming the market.