Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW): Price and Financial Metrics

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW): $209.03

0.55 (+0.26%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where LOW ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 86.27% of US stocks.
  • LOW's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 47 weeks.
  • LOW ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 58th percentile.

LOW Stock Summary

  • Lowes Companies Inc's market capitalization of $144,358,367,211 is ahead of 98.34% of US-listed equities.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for LOW is -540.64 -- better than just 0.02% of US stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 34.29 for Lowes Companies Inc; that's greater than it is for 98.89% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Lowes Companies Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be MCK, TEN, KXIN, SWN, and MKD.
  • LOW's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Lowes Companies Inc's official web site, go to www.lowes.com.

LOW Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, LOW's price/sales ratio is 7.14% higher, now standing at 1.5.
  • Over the past 243 months, LOW's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 4.6.
  • LOW's price/sales ratio has moved down 0 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LOW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LOW 2021-08-27 1.5 -814.7 20.3 16.5
LOW 2021-08-26 1.5 -813.7 20.3 16.5
LOW 2021-08-25 1.5 327.5 21.4 16.9
LOW 2021-08-24 1.5 323.1 21.1 16.7
LOW 2021-08-23 1.5 327.3 21.4 16.9
LOW 2021-08-20 1.6 330.7 21.6 17.1

LOW Growth Metrics

  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 7.18%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 19.6%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 19.13%.
LOW's revenue has moved up $23,455,000,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows LOW's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 94,612 6,210 7,009
2021-03-31 94,344 11,091 6,819
2020-12-31 89,597 11,049 5,835
2020-09-30 85,313 11,670 5,367
2020-06-30 80,392 12,465 5,724
2020-03-31 74,082 6,609 4,572

LOW's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • LOW has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 86.29% of graded US stocks.
  • LOW's asset turnover comes in at 1.909 -- ranking 52nd of 164 Retail stocks.
  • CONN, ODP, and BKE are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LOW.

The table below shows LOW's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-30 1.909 0.330 0.202
2021-04-30 1.881 0.331 0.204
2021-01-29 1.836 0.330 0.179
2020-10-30 1.816 0.329 0.170
2020-07-31 1.819 0.329 0.182
2020-05-01 1.788 0.322 0.148

LOW Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LOW, see our LOW price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $231.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.43 (Moderate Buy)

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LOW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $209.03 52-week high $215.22
Prev. close $208.48 52-week low $146.72
Day low $207.36 Volume 5,835,300
Day high $211.98 Avg. volume 3,907,141
50-day MA $198.35 Dividend yield 1.53%
200-day MA $185.16 Market Cap 144.74B

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) Company Bio

Lowe's Companies operates as a home improvement retailer, offering products for maintenance, repair, remodeling, and home decorating. The company was founded in 1946 and is based in Mooresville, North Carolina.

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Below are the latest news stories about Lowes Companies Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LOW as an investment opportunity.

Calling All NFL Fans: Try Out For The Lowe's Home Team

NFL fans nationwide now have a chance to join Lowe's Home Team. Together with 12 NFL stars and more than 300,000 Lowe's associate "coaches," the company is honoring Pro customers and challenging fans to complete DIY projects and compete to become one of the 10,000 members of the team, helping everyone win the home game.

Yahoo | September 15, 2021

Can Lowe’s Continue to Dominate, Post-Pandemic?

Lowe's Companies (LOW), has definitely benefitted from the pandemic. Lowe's operates as a home improvement retailer with 1,974 stores globally. With people stuck at home, many decided to work on renovations. Before the pandemic, Lowe's was accustomed to seeing single-digit revenue growth. Thanks to pandemic-related changes to daily activities, revenues grew by 24.2% in 2020, while earnings saw growth of 41.2%. However, it is likely that the company will return to single-digit growth once things go back to normal. As a result, we are neutral on Lowe's.

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Lowe's Prices $2 Billion Notes Offering

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today it has agreed to sell $1 billion of 1.700% Notes due 2028 and $1 billion of 2.800% Notes due 2041 (collectively, the "Notes"). Lowe's plans to use the net proceeds from the sale of the Notes for general corporate purposes. Closing is expected to occur on September 20, 2021, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

Yahoo | September 13, 2021

Top Research Reports for Eli Lilly, Exxon Mobil & Lowe's

Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Eli Lilly and Company (LLY), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), and Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW).

Yahoo | September 13, 2021

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LOW Price Returns

1-mo 0.39%
3-mo 11.13%
6-mo 16.70%
1-year 32.41%
3-year 88.80%
5-year 220.73%
YTD 31.62%
2020 36.40%
2019 32.23%
2018 1.22%
2017 33.29%
2016 -4.88%

LOW Dividends

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