Loews Corporation (L): Price and Financial Metrics

Loews Corporation (L): $47.81

-0.92 (-1.89%)

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L Stock Summary

  • Loews Corp's stock had its IPO on July 10, 1987, making it an older stock than 91.71% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Loews Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.9% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Over the past twelve months, L has reported earnings growth of -133.26%, putting it ahead of only 14.64% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to L, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are KOF, MKL, RNR, PSO, and TXT.
  • L's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Loews Corp's official web site, go to www.loews.com.

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L Price/Volume Stats

Current price $47.81 52-week high $50.85
Prev. close $48.73 52-week low $27.33
Day low $47.60 Volume 1,925,900
Day high $48.64 Avg. volume 822,253
50-day MA $46.55 Dividend yield 0.52%
200-day MA $39.06 Market Cap 12.77B

Loews Corporation (L) Company Bio

Loews Corporation operates as a commercial property and casualty insurance company primarily in the United States. The company offers management and professional liability insurance and risk management services, and other specialized property and casualty coverages. The company was founded in 1954 and is based in New York, New York.

L Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$47.81$67.57 39%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for L, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Loews Corp ranked in the 61th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Loews Corp ended up being:

  • 57% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than only 24.48% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Loews Corp's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -1.14. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 20.05% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • As a business, Loews Corp experienced a tax rate of about 23% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Financial Services), this tax rate is higher than 92.98% of stocks generating free cash flow.

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For other companies in the Financial Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as L, try THG, CPTA, PRI, TSLX, and CNA.

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Below are the latest news stories about Loews Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate L as an investment opportunity.

L Brands Delivers 4Q Earnings Beat; Shares Gain

Shares of L Brands rose 2.7% after the bell on Feb. 24 as the company reported better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings. The owner of brands like Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works posted 4Q adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $3.03, beating analysts’ estimate of $2.91. Revenue for the quarter came in at $4.82 billion, up 2.4% year-on-year versus the consensus estimate of $4.87 billion. L Brands (LB) CEO, Andrew Meslow said, “We experienced consistent strength at Bath & Body Works along with continued significant improvement in performance at Victoria’s Secret.

Shrilekha Pethe on TipRanks | February 25, 2021

Did You Miss Loews' (NYSE:L) 35% Share Price Gain?

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Yahoo | February 25, 2021

6 Inexpensive Stocks for Market Contrarians

With many value-oriented stocks making a comeback in recent months, investors may want to check out an old-style approach to the discipline: buying stocks with low price/book ratios. Barron’s screened the S&P 500 with the help of FactSet for companies with low stock prices relative to tangible book value. Buying stocks based on low price/book ratios harks back to value-investing legend Benjamin Graham, who was the inspiration for a young Warren Buffett during the middle of the 20th century.

Yahoo | February 23, 2021

Ex-Dividend Date Insight: Loews

Loews (NYSE:L) declared a dividend payable on March 9, 2021 to its shareholders as of February 9, 2021. It was also announced that shareholders of Loews's stock as of February 24, 2021 are entitled to the dividend. The stock is expected to become ex-dividend 1 business day(s) before the record date. Loews, whose current dividend payout is $0.06, has an ex-dividend date set at February 23, 2021. The payout equates to a dividend yield of 0.52% at current price levels. What Are Ex-Dividend Dates? Ex-dividend dates are when company shares stop trading with their current dividend payouts in preparation for those companies to announce new ones. Usually, a company's ex-dividend date falls one business day before its record date. Investors should keep this in mind when purchasing stocks because...

Yahoo | February 22, 2021

Loews Corporation -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Loews Corporation

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Loews CorporationGlobal Credit Research - 19 Feb 2021New York, February 19, 2021 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Loews Corporation and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. The review was conducted through a portfolio review discussion held on 17 February 2021 in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers. Since 1 January 2019, Moody's practice has been to issue a press release following each periodic review to announce its comple...

Yahoo | February 19, 2021

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L Price Returns

1-mo 3.98%
3-mo 10.28%
6-mo 33.69%
1-year 5.45%
3-year -1.47%
5-year 35.20%
YTD 6.33%
2020 -13.69%
2019 15.90%
2018 -8.55%
2017 7.40%
2016 22.71%

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