Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) shares rose more than 10% after the company reported better-than-expected second quarter financial results. Revenue rose 0.5% to $20.99 billion, beating consensus estimates by $30 million, and non-GAAP net income came in at $2.15 per share, beating consensus estimates by 15 cents per share. Same-store salesContinue Reading

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While dividends are customarily paid to investors a quarterly basis, some equities pay dividends monthly. Those who reinvest monthly dividends can grow their positions more quickly by using the cash to purchase additional shares of stock. Alternatively, those who rely on this income for routine expenses can lean on monthlyContinue Reading