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

$103.69
-3.93 (-3.65 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 10:27 AM ET)
Today's Range
$103.00
Now: $103.69
$106.09
50-Day Range
$113.30
MA: $121.52
$126.57
52-Week Range
$91.60
Now: $103.69
$126.73
Volume118,704 shs
Average Volume3.84 million shs
Market Capitalization$79.48 billion
P/E Ratio18.96
Dividend Yield1.94%
Beta1.3
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 lumber and building materials, appliances, seasonal and outdoor living, tools and hardware, fashion fixtures, rough plumbing and electrical, paint, millwork, lawn and garden, flooring, and kitchens. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Lumber & other building materials
Sub-IndustryHome Improvement Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP54866110
Phone704-758-1000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$72.15 billion
Cash Flow$7.66 per share
Book Value$4.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.31 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees300,000
Market Cap$79.48 billion
Next Earnings Date5/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Lowe's Companies (NYSE:LOW) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lowe's Companies' stock symbol?

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

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 8th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.55 per share on Wednesday, February 5th. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 21st. View Lowe's Companies' Dividend History.

How were Lowe's Companies' earnings last quarter?

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 26th. The home improvement retailer reported $0.94 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.03. The home improvement retailer had revenue of $16.03 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $16.13 billion. Lowe's Companies had a return on equity of 160.97% and a net margin of 5.93%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.80 EPS. View Lowe's Companies' Earnings History.

When is Lowe's Companies' next earnings date?

Lowe's Companies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Lowe's Companies.

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

Lowe's Companies updated its FY21 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $6.45-6.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.66. The company issued revenue guidance of +2.5-3.0% to $73.95-74.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $74.39 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LOW?

28 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Lowe's Companies' shares. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $147.00. On average, they expect Lowe's Companies' share price to reach $130.72 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lowe's Companies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lowe's Companies?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lowe's Companies in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 22 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Lowe's Companies.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Lowe's Companies stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Lowe's Companies stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Lowe’s, which has shown a decent run in the past three months, is gaining from its key sales initiatives like focus on Pro customers, better product presentation and in-store merchandising, among others. Such efforts drove sales in second-quarter fiscal 2019, wherein top and bottom lines were strong. While earnings gained from higher sales and lower SG&A costs, sales were backed by solid spring demand, robust execution of holiday event, and improvement in Paint and Pro businesses. Also, Lowe’s saw comparable sales growth in all 15 U.S regions. However, supply-chain woes and adverse mix continued to hurt gross margin, which contracted in the quarter. Also, the company is exposed to competition. Nonetheless, solid demand in the home improvement space and Lowe’s retail fundamentals keep it well positioned." (9/30/2019)
  • 2. Cfra analysts commented, "LOW, with new management, is still in the early stages of transforming the company with improved sales execution, inventory controls, better supply chain and revamped stores, in our opinion. With better operational performance, we think LOW may regain market share in FY 20 (Jan.) from its largest competitor, Home Depot (HD 189 ***)." (6/14/2019)

Has Lowe's Companies been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about LOW stock have trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lowe's Companies earned a news sentiment score of -3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the home improvement retailer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Lowe's Companies.

Are investors shorting Lowe's Companies?

Lowe's Companies saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 10,610,000 shares, an increase of 15.7% from the January 30th total of 9,170,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,660,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.9 days. Currently, 1.4% of the company's stock are sold short. View Lowe's Companies' Current Options Chain.

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

Who are Lowe's Companies' key executives?

Lowe's Companies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Jennifer L. Weber, Exec. VP of HR (Age 52)
  • Mr. Marvin R. Ellison, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. David M. Denton, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Matthew V. Hollifield, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 53)
  • Ms. Seemantini Godbole, EVP & Chief Information Officer

Who are Lowe's Companies' major shareholders?

Lowe's Companies' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.50%), FMR LLC (2.97%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.35%), Capital Research Global Investors (0.89%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.87%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.80%). Company insiders that own Lowe's Companies stock include Brian C Rogers, Donald Frieson, Jennifer L Weber, Lisa W Wardell, Marshall A Croom, Marvin R Ellison and Matthew V Hollifield. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lowe's Companies.

Which major investors are selling Lowe's Companies stock?

LOW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Capital Research Global Investors, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Sustainable Growth Advisers LP, Sculptor Capital LP, PGGM Investments, State Street Corp and FIL Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Lowe's Companies company stock in the last year include Jennifer L Weber and Matthew V Hollifield. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lowe's Companies.

Which major investors are buying Lowe's Companies stock?

LOW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including M&G Investment Management Ltd., Franklin Resources Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., FMR LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Madison Asset Management LLC, Bessemer Group Inc. and MUFG Securities EMEA plc. Company insiders that have bought Lowe's Companies stock in the last two years include Brian C Rogers, Donald Frieson, Lisa W Wardell and Marvin R Ellison. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lowe's Companies.

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 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 $103.69.

How big of a company is Lowe's Companies?

Lowe's Companies has a market capitalization of $79.48 billion and generates $72.15 billion in revenue each year. The home improvement retailer earns $2.31 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.72 on an earnings per share basis. Lowe's Companies employs 300,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Lowe's Companies.

What is Lowe's Companies' official website?

The official website for Lowe's Companies is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lowe's Companies (NYSE LOW)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,235 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  953 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,188
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lowe's Companies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LOW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LOW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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