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NYSE:LOW

Lowe's Companies Stock Forecast, Price & News

$172.34
-0.05 (-0.03 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$172.26
Now: $172.34
$175.07
50-Day Range
$150.00
MA: $162.40
$172.39
52-Week Range
$60.00
Now: $172.34
$180.67
Volume5.31 million shs
Average Volume4.40 million shs
Market Capitalization$126.28 billion
P/E Ratio24.38
Dividend Yield1.39%
Beta1.37
Lowe's Companies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a home improvement retailer in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company offers a line of products for construction, maintenance, repair, remodeling, and decorating. It provides home improvement products in various categories, such as appliances, décor, paint, hardware, millwork, lawn and garden, lighting, lumber and building materials, flooring, kitchens and bath, rough plumbing and electrical, seasonal and outdoor living, and tools. It also offers installation services through independent contractors in various product categories; extended protection plans; and in-warranty and out-of-warranty repair services. The company sells its national brand-name merchandise and private branded products to homeowners, renters, and professional customers. As of January 31, 2020, it operated 1,977 home improvement and hardware stores. The company also sells its products through websites comprising Lowes.com and Lowesforpros.com; and through mobile applications. Lowe's Companies, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is based in Mooresville, North Carolina.
Lowe

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.32 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

8th out of 383 stocks

Lumber & Other Building Materials Industry

1st out of 10 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Lumber & other building materials
Sub-IndustryHome Improvement Retail
CUSIP54866110
Phone704-758-1000
Employees320,000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$72.15 billion
Cash Flow$7.77 per share
Book Value$2.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$4.28 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$126.28 billion
Next Earnings Date2/24/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$172.34
-0.05 (-0.03 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Lowe's Companies (NYSE:LOW) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Lowe's Companies' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Lowe's Companies' stock was trading at $99.15 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LOW stock has increased by 73.8% and is now trading at $172.34.
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Is Lowe's Companies a buy right now?

32 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lowe's Companies in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 28 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Lowe's Companies stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Lowe's Companies?

Wall Street analysts have given Lowe's Companies a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Lowe's Companies wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Larry J. Merlo's approval rating as Lowe's Companies' CEO?

6,978 employees have rated Lowe's Companies CEO Larry J. Merlo on Glassdoor.com. Larry J. Merlo has an approval rating of 37% among Lowe's Companies' employees. This puts Larry J. Merlo in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Lowe's Companies' next earnings date?

Lowe's Companies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 24th 2021.
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How were Lowe's Companies' earnings last quarter?

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 17th. The home improvement retailer reported $1.98 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.97 by $0.01. The home improvement retailer had revenue of $22.31 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $21.08 billion. Lowe's Companies had a net margin of 6.29% and a return on equity of 211.33%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.41 EPS.
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How often does Lowe's Companies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lowe's Companies?

Lowe's Companies announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 13th. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 20th will be given a dividend of $0.60 per share on Wednesday, February 3rd. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 19th.
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Is Lowe's Companies a good dividend stock?

Lowe's Companies pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.39%. Lowe's Companies has been increasing its dividend for 47 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Lowe's Companies is 41.96%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Lowe's Companies will have a dividend payout ratio of 26.12% next year. This indicates that Lowe's Companies will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Lowe's Companies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Lowe's Companies issued an update on its FY21 earnings guidance on Wednesday, December, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.62-8.72 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.66. The company issued revenue guidance of +22% (implies $88 billion), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $74.91 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LOW?

32 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Lowe's Companies' shares. Their forecasts range from $106.00 to $215.00. On average, they anticipate Lowe's Companies' stock price to reach $172.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.2%.
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Are investors shorting Lowe's Companies?

Lowe's Companies saw a decrease in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 16,400,000 shares, a decrease of 25.4% from the December 15th total of 21,980,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,820,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.4 days. Currently, 2.2% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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Who are some of Lowe's Companies' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Lowe's Companies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lowe's Companies investors own include The Home Depot (HD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Visa (V), The Walt Disney (DIS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Walmart (WMT), Intel (INTC) and AbbVie (ABBV).

Who are Lowe's Companies' key executives?

Lowe's Companies' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Marvin R. Ellison, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55, Pay $3.14M)
  • Mr. David M. Denton, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Financial Officer (Age 55, Pay $1.47M)
  • Ms. Seemantini Godbole, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 50, Pay $1.1M)
  • Mr. William P. Boltz, Exec. VP of Merchandising (Age 57, Pay $1.07M)
  • Mr. Joseph Michael McFarland III, Exec. VP of Stores (Age 50, Pay $1.25M)
  • Mr. Dan Clayton Griggs, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 42)
  • Ms. Kate Pearlman, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Ross William McCanless, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 62)
  • Mr. Jeff R. Vining, Sr. VP, Chief Compliance Officer & Deputy Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Marisa F. Thalberg, Exec. VP and Chief Brand & Marketing Officer (Age 50)

What is Lowe's Companies' stock symbol?

Lowe's Companies trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LOW."

Who are Lowe's Companies' major shareholders?

Lowe's Companies' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Maj Invest Holding A S (0.26%), Bartlett & Co. LLC (0.09%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.08%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.04%), Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.04%) and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.04%). Company insiders that own Lowe's Companies stock include Donald Frieson, Jennifer L Weber, Lisa W Wardell, Marvin R Ellison, Matthew V Hollifield and Ross W Mccanless.
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Which major investors are selling Lowe's Companies stock?

LOW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cullinan Associates Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Raub Brock Capital Management LP, Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., Fulton Breakefield Broenniman LLC, Pendal Group Limited, and Transform Wealth LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Lowe's Companies stock?

LOW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Maj Invest Holding A S, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Founders Capital Management, Deltec Asset Management LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, and IFM Investors Pty Ltd. Company insiders that have bought Lowe's Companies stock in the last two years include Donald Frieson, Lisa W Wardell, and Marvin R Ellison.
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How do I buy shares of Lowe's Companies?

Shares of LOW can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Lowe's Companies' stock price today?

One share of LOW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $172.34.

How big of a company is Lowe's Companies?

Lowe's Companies has a market capitalization of $126.28 billion and generates $72.15 billion in revenue each year. The home improvement retailer earns $4.28 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.72 on an earnings per share basis. Lowe's Companies employs 320,000 workers across the globe.

What is Lowe's Companies' official website?

The official website for Lowe's Companies is www.lowes.com.

How can I contact Lowe's Companies?

Lowe's Companies' mailing address is 1000 LOWE`S BLVD, MOORESVILLE NC, 28117. The home improvement retailer can be reached via phone at 704-758-1000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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