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NYSE:LOW

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

$213.30
+0.75 (+0.35%)
(As of 12/1/2022 12:04 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$212.60
$216.51
50-Day Range
$178.30
$215.13
52-Week Range
$170.12
$263.31
Volume
60,643 shs
Average Volume
3.39 million shs
Market Capitalization
$132.40 billion
P/E Ratio
20.89
Dividend Yield
2.02%
Price Target
$231.35

Lowe's Companies MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.57 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.7% Upside
$231.35 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.85% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.74
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.45mentions of Lowe
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
4.14%
From $13.77 to $14.34 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.35 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

90th out of 217 stocks

Lumber & Other Building Materials Industry

3rd out of 4 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.

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LOW Stock News Headlines

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This week, investors digested negative news from the retail sector and the Fed and next week's abbreviated trading week won't bring much new news.
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On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the biggest infrastructure spending bill of all time. A staggering $226 BILLION is earmarked for projects requiring huge amounts of copper. Turns out, copper is a desperately needed mineral to power the green revolution of clean, renewable energy.
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Why Lowe’s Is Up And Home Depot Down 
Lowe's is moving higher and will continue to outperform its competitor because of its position with the DIY channels and expectation for a housing slowdown.
A $226B Copper Spending Jackpot
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LOW Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 11/2 Dividend
10/18/2022
Dividend Payable
11/02/2022
Last Earnings
11/16/2022
Today
12/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/22/2023

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
$231.35
High Stock Price Forecast
$300.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$159.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+8.5%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.57
Research Coverage
23 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$8.44 billion
Pretax Margin
9.66%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$96.25 billion
Cash Flow
$15.75 per share
Book Value
($20.73) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
619,211,000
Market Cap
$132.40 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.15

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Marvin R. EllisonMr. Marvin R. Ellison (Age 57)
    Pres, CEO & Chairman
    Comp: $7.03M
  • Ms. Seemantini  GodboleMs. Seemantini Godbole (Age 52)
    Exec. VP and Chief Information & Digital Officer
    Comp: $2.13M
  • Mr. William P. Boltz (Age 59)
    Exec. VP of Merchandising
    Comp: $2.36M
  • Mr. Joseph Michael McFarland III (Age 52)
    Exec. VP of Stores
    Comp: $2.34M
  • Mr. Brandon  SinkMr. Brandon Sink
    Exec. VP & CFO
  • Mr. Dan Clayton Griggs Jr. (Age 44)
    Sr. VP of Tax & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Kate Pearlman
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Ross William McCanless CPA (Age 64)
    Esq., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Jeff R. Vining
    Sr. VP, Chief Compliance Officer & Deputy Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Janice Dupre (Age 57)
    Exec. VP of HR













LOW Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

23 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lowe's Companies in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" LOW shares.
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What is Lowe's Companies' stock price forecast for 2023?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Lowe's Companies' shares. Their LOW share price forecasts range from $159.00 to $300.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $231.35 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.8% 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 beginning of 2022. Since then, LOW stock has decreased by 17.8% and is now trading at $212.55.
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Are investors shorting Lowe's Companies?

Lowe's Companies saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 11,470,000 shares, an increase of 7.2% from the October 31st total of 10,700,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,750,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.1 days. Currently, 1.9% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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, February 22nd 2023.
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How were Lowe's Companies' earnings last quarter?

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 16th. The home improvement retailer reported $3.27 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $3.09 by $0.18. The home improvement retailer had revenue of $23.48 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $23.16 billion. Lowe's Companies had a net margin of 6.97% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 103.72%. The firm's revenue was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $2.73 earnings per share.
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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 11th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 25th will be given a dividend of $1.05 per share on Wednesday, February 8th. This represents a $4.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.98%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 24th.
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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 2.02%. 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 41.14%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LOW will have a dividend payout ratio of 29.29% 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 declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, December 15th 2021, which authorizes the company to buyback $13,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 7.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Lowe's Companies issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Friday, November, 18th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $13.65-$13.80 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.54. The company issued revenue guidance of $97.00 billion-$98.00 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $96.97 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.86%), BlackRock Inc. (7.26%), State Street Corp (4.36%), Pershing Square Capital Management L.P. (1.67%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.28%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.92%). Insiders that own company stock include David H Batchelder, Marvin R Ellison, 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 $212.55.

How much money does Lowe's Companies make?

Lowe's Companies (NYSE:LOW) has a market capitalization of $131.93 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 $10.21 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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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 12/1/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff