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Lowe's Companies Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:LOW)

$112.43
+0.01 (+0.01 %)
(As of 10/16/2019 10:17 AM ET)
Today's Range
$111.72
Now: $112.43
$112.67
50-Day Range
$106.15
MA: $110.88
$115.56
52-Week Range
$84.75
Now: $112.43
$118.23
Volume190,222 shs
Average Volume3.86 million shs
Market Capitalization$86.77 billion
P/E Ratio21.87
Dividend Yield1.99%
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$71.31 billion
Cash Flow$8.49 per share
Book Value$4.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.31 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees300,000
Market Cap$86.77 billion
Next Earnings Date11/20/2019 (Confirmed)
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, August 16th. Investors of record on Wednesday, October 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.55 per share on Wednesday, November 6th. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 22nd. View Lowe's Companies' Dividend History.

How will Lowe's Companies' stock buyback program work?

Lowe's Companies announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Monday, January 29th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $5,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Lowe's Companies' earnings last quarter?

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 21st. The home improvement retailer reported $2.15 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.00 by $0.15. The home improvement retailer earned $20.99 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $20.96 billion. Lowe's Companies had a return on equity of 111.09% and a net margin of 3.52%. The company's quarterly revenue was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $2.07 earnings per share. 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, November 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lowe's Companies.

How can I listen to Lowe's Companies' earnings call?

Lowe's Companies will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, November 20th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Lowe's Companies issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 21st. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.45-5.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.57. The company issued revenue guidance of ~$72.74 billion (+2%), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $72.53 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LOW?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Lowe's Companies' shares. Their predictions range from $92.00 to $145.00. On average, they expect Lowe's Companies' stock price to reach $121.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lowe's Companies.

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

26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lowe's Companies in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 18 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 coverage about LOW stock has been trending very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lowe's Companies earned a daily sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the home improvement retailer a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock'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 decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 9,360,000 shares, a decline of 20.6% from the August 30th total of 11,790,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,680,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 1.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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 Visa (V), Home Depot (HD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Walt Disney (DIS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU) and Starbucks (SBUX).

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.11%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.05%), Country Trust Bank (0.03%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%) and Raub Brock Capital Management LP (0.02%). 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, Matthew V Hollifield and Nelson B Peace. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lowe's Companies.

Which institutional investors are selling Lowe's Companies stock?

LOW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., Macnealy Hoover Investment Management Inc., Measured Wealth Private Client Group LLC, Lau Associates LLC, Community Trust & Investment Co., Gradient Investments LLC and Wealthfront Advisers LLC. 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 institutional investors are buying Lowe's Companies stock?

LOW stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artemis Investment Management LLP, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, DNB Asset Management AS, Legacy Private Trust Co., NuWave Investment Management LLC, Nwam LLC, Foster Victor Wealth Advisors LLC and Pacer Advisors Inc.. 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 $112.43.

How big of a company is Lowe's Companies?

Lowe's Companies has a market capitalization of $86.77 billion and generates $71.31 billion in revenue each year. The home improvement retailer earns $2.31 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.14 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:  1,177 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  918 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,095
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 10/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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