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In a report published Wednesday, Stifel analyst David Schick reiterated a Hold rating on Lowe's Companies (NYSE: LOW).

In the report, Stifel noted, “LOW reported 2Q14 EPS of $1.04, above our $1.00 estimate and $1.02 consensus. Management maintained FY14 GAAP EPS guidance of $2.63 (or $2.60 on an adjusted basis). A lower than expected share count resulted in a positive $0.01 impact relative to our model. A higher than expected tax rate resulted in a negative ($0.04) impact relative to our model (netting to a combined negative ($0.03) impact relative to our model).”

Lowe's Companies closed on Tuesday at $51.52.

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Jan 2015Morgan StanleyUpgradesEqual-weightOverweight
Jan 2015Deutsche BankMaintainsBuy
Dec 2014NomuraInitiates Coverage onNeutral

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