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NYSE:LOW

Lowe's Companies Stock Forecast, Price & News

$173.74
-0.36 (-0.21 %)
(As of 01/26/2021 03:58 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$173.04
Now: $173.74
$174.86
50-Day Range
$151.24
MA: $164.15
$172.40
52-Week Range
$60.00
Now: $173.74
$180.67
Volume148,196 shs
Average Volume4.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$127.30 billion
P/E Ratio24.57
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

10th 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
Employees300,000
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$72.15 billion
Cash Flow$7.83 per share
Book Value$2.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$4.28 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$127.30 billion
Next Earnings Date2/24/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$173.74
-0.36 (-0.21 %)
(As of 01/26/2021 03:58 PM ET)
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Lowe's Companies (NYSE:LOW) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Lowe's Companies' stock 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 (WHO). Since then, LOW stock has increased by 75.6% and is now trading at $174.10.
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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 Marvin Ellison's approval rating as Lowe's Companies' CEO?

2,818 employees have rated Lowe's Companies CEO Marvin Ellison on Glassdoor.com. Marvin Ellison has an approval rating of 62% among Lowe's Companies' employees. This puts Marvin Ellison in the bottom 25% 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 earnings results on Tuesday, November, 17th. The home improvement retailer reported $1.98 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.97 by $0.01. The home improvement retailer earned $22.31 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $21.08 billion. Lowe's Companies had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 211.33% and a net margin of 6.29%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.41 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 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 yield of 1.38%. The ex-dividend date 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 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Lowe's Companies' shares. Their forecasts range from $106.00 to $215.00. On average, they expect Lowe's Companies' stock price to reach $172.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.2%.
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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 daily volume of 4,820,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.4 days. Approximately 2.2% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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 56, Pay $3.14M)
  • Mr. David M. Denton, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Financial Officer (Age 56, Pay $1.47M)
  • Ms. Seemantini Godbole, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 51, Pay $1.1M)
  • Mr. William P. Boltz, Exec. VP of Merchandising (Age 58, Pay $1.07M)
  • Mr. Joseph Michael McFarland III, Exec. VP of Stores (Age 51, Pay $1.25M)
  • Mr. Dan Clayton Griggs, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 43)
  • Ms. Kate Pearlman, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Ross William McCanless, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 63)
  • Mr. Jeff R. Vining, Sr. VP, Chief Compliance Officer & Deputy Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Marisa F. Thalberg, Exec. VP and Chief Brand & Marketing Officer (Age 51)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Maj Invest Holding A S (0.26%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.14%), Bartlett & Co. LLC (0.09%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.08%), Strs Ohio (0.05%) and Chicago Capital LLC (0.05%). 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 institutional 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, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Raub Brock Capital Management LP, Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., Vantage Investment Partners LLC, and Fulton Breakefield Broenniman LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Lowe's Companies stock?

LOW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Maj Invest Holding A S, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Veracity Capital LLC, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., and Founders Capital Management. 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 $174.10.

How big of a company is Lowe's Companies?

Lowe's Companies has a market capitalization of $127.57 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 300,000 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 1/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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