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NYSE:LOW

Lowe's Companies - LOW Stock Forecast, Price & News

$214.44
+6.40 (+3.08%)
(As of 08/16/2022 03:03 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$203.87
$217.41
50-Day Range
$171.61
$208.04
52-Week Range
$170.12
$263.31
Volume
264,296 shs
Average Volume
3.42 million shs
Market Capitalization
$137.06 billion
P/E Ratio
17.48
Dividend Yield
2.03%
Price Target
$236.63

Lowe's Companies MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.65 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.6% Upside
$236.63 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.02% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.74
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.03mentions of Lowe
Based on 38 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.98%
From $13.41 to $14.48 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.46 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

38th out of 218 stocks

Lumber & Other Building Materials Industry

2nd out of 6 stocks

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About Lowe's Companies (NYSE:LOW) Stock

Lowe's Companies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a home improvement retailer in the United States and internationally. The company offers a line of products for construction, maintenance, repair, remodeling, and decorating. It provides home improvement products, such as appliances, seasonal and outdoor living, lawn and garden, lumber, kitchens and bath, tools, paint, millwork, hardware, flooring, rough plumbing, building materials, décor, lighting, and electrical. 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 brand products to homeowners, renters, and professional customers. As of January 28, 2022, it operated 1,971 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 1921 and is based in Mooresville, North Carolina.

Lowe's Companies Stock Performance

Lowe's Companies stock opened at $208.04 on Tuesday. The company's 50 day simple moving average is $186.51 and its 200-day simple moving average is $202.39. The company has a market capitalization of $132.96 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.96, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.17 and a beta of 1.25. Lowe's Companies has a 1 year low of $170.12 and a 1 year high of $263.31.

Lowe's Companies (NYSE:LOW - Get Rating) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May 18th. The home improvement retailer reported $3.51 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $3.24 by $0.27. Lowe's Companies had a net margin of 8.85% and a negative return on equity of 251.50%. The firm had revenue of $23.66 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $23.72 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $3.21 EPS. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 3.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that Lowe's Companies will post 13.41 earnings per share for the current year.

Lowe's Companies Increases Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, August 3rd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, July 20th were given a dividend of $1.05 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, July 19th. This represents a $4.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.02%. This is an increase from Lowe's Companies's previous quarterly dividend of $0.80. Lowe's Companies's dividend payout ratio is presently 34.23%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several research firms recently issued reports on LOW. UBS Group cut their target price on Lowe's Companies from $250.00 to $240.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, May 19th. StockNews.com upgraded shares of Lowe's Companies from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, July 28th. Gordon Haskett lowered shares of Lowe's Companies from a "buy" rating to an "accumulate" rating in a report on Friday, May 6th. OTR Global lowered shares of Lowe's Companies to a "positive" rating in a report on Tuesday, May 10th. Finally, DA Davidson decreased their price objective on shares of Lowe's Companies from $292.00 to $240.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a report on Thursday, May 19th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. According to data from MarketBeat, Lowe's Companies presently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus target price of $236.63.

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LOW Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/18/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/3 Dividend
7/19/2022
Dividend Payable
8/03/2022
Today
8/16/2022
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
8/17/2022
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Lumber & other building materials
Sub-Industry
Home Improvement Retail
CUSIP
54866110
Employees
340,000
Year Founded
1921

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$236.63
High Stock Price Forecast
$285.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$190.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+10.3%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.65
Research Coverage
20 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$8.44 billion
Pretax Margin
11.76%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$96.25 billion
Cash Flow
$15.92 per share
Book Value
($7.15) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
637,595,000
Market Cap
$137.06 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.25

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LOW Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Lowe's Companies stock right now?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lowe's Companies in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" LOW shares.
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What is Lowe's Companies' stock price forecast for 2022?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Lowe's Companies' stock. Their LOW share price forecasts range from $190.00 to $285.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $236.63 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have LOW shares performed in 2022?

Lowe's Companies' stock was trading at $258.48 at the start of the year. Since then, LOW stock has decreased by 19.5% and is now trading at $208.04.
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When is Lowe's Companies' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 17th 2022.
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How can I listen to Lowe's Companies' earnings call?

Lowe's Companies will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, August 17th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Lowe's Companies' earnings last quarter?

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 18th. The home improvement retailer reported $3.51 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.24 by $0.27. The home improvement retailer had revenue of $23.66 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $23.72 billion. Lowe's Companies had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 251.50% and a net margin of 8.85%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $3.21 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, May 27th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, July 20th will be paid a dividend of $1.05 per share on Wednesday, August 3rd. This represents a $4.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.02%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 19th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.80.
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Is Lowe's Companies a good dividend stock?

Lowe's Companies (NYSE:LOW) pays an annual dividend of $4.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.03%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 48 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 34.23%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LOW will have a dividend payout ratio of 29.01% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Lowe's Companies' stock buyback program work?

Lowe's Companies announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Wednesday, December 15th 2021, which allows the company to repurchase $13,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase up to 7.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has Lowe's Companies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Lowe's Companies updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, June, 15th. The company provided EPS guidance of $13.10-$13.60 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $13.38. The company issued revenue guidance of $97.00 billion-$99.00 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $98.13 billion.

What is Marvin Ellison's approval rating as Lowe's Companies' CEO?

2,818 employees have rated Lowe's Companies Chief Executive Officer Marvin Ellison on Glassdoor.com. Marvin Ellison has an approval rating of 62% among the company's employees. This puts Marvin Ellison in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 Home Depot (HD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Visa (V), Walt Disney (DIS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Walmart (WMT), Intel (INTC) and AbbVie (ABBV).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.30%), FMR LLC (3.71%), Northern Trust Corp (1.24%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.10%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.63%) and UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.63%). Insiders that own company stock include David H Batchelder, Jennifer L Weber, Marvin R Ellison, Matthew V Hollifield, Ross W Mccanless and Seemantini Godbole.
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How do I buy shares of Lowe's Companies?

Shares of LOW stock 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.
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What is Lowe's Companies' stock price today?

One share of LOW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $208.04.

How much money does Lowe's Companies make?

Lowe's Companies (NYSE:LOW) has a market capitalization of $132.96 billion and generates $96.25 billion in revenue each year. The home improvement retailer earns $8.44 billion in net income (profit) each year or $12.27 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Lowe's Companies have?

The company employs 340,000 workers across the globe.

Does Lowe's Companies have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Lowe's Companies: ATG, Atlas Pipeline Partners L.P., Boomerang Commerce, Lowe’s Companies Canada ULC, Lowe’s Home Centers LLC, Maintenance Supply Headquarters, Orchard Supply Hardware, RONA, RONA Inc., Retail Analytics platform of Boomerang Commerce, and StainMaster.
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When was Lowe's Companies founded?

Lowe's Companies was founded in 1921.

How can I contact Lowe's Companies?

Lowe's Companies' mailing address is 1000 LOWE`S BLVD, MOORESVILLE NC, 28117. The official website for the company is www.lowes.com. The home improvement retailer can be reached via phone at (704) 758-1000, via email at investorrelations@lowes.com, or via fax at 704-757-0576.

This page (NYSE:LOW) was last updated on 8/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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