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

$120.46
+0.23 (+0.19 %)
(As of 01/27/2020 12:12 PM ET)
Today's Range
$118.25
Now: $120.47
$120.72
50-Day Range
$116.28
MA: $119.84
$122.71
52-Week Range
$91.60
Now: $120.47
$123.14
Volume1.36 million shs
Average Volume3.21 million shs
Market Capitalization$92.33 billion
P/E Ratio31.87
Dividend Yield1.83%
Beta1.28
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$8.38 per share
Book Value$4.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.31 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees300,000
Market Cap$92.33 billion
Next Earnings Date2/26/2020 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 8th. Shareholders 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 yield of 1.83%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 21st. 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 stock buyback program on Monday, January 29th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $5,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Lowe's Companies' earnings last quarter?

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 20th. The home improvement retailer reported $1.41 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.35 by $0.06. The home improvement retailer earned $17.39 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $17.69 billion. Lowe's Companies had a return on equity of 146.62% and a net margin of 4.11%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.04 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, February 26th 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 FY 2019 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Monday, November, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $$5.63-5.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $$5.67. The company issued revenue guidance of $$72.735-72.735 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $$72.53 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LOW?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Lowe's Companies' shares. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $145.00. On average, they anticipate Lowe's Companies' share price to reach $130.48 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.4% 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 5 hold ratings and 21 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?

Media headlines about LOW stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lowe's Companies earned a news impact score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the home improvement retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Lowe's Companies.

Are investors shorting Lowe's Companies?

Lowe's Companies saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 9,940,000 shares, a drop of 9.9% from the December 31st total of 11,030,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,450,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.9 days. Currently, 1.3% of the shares of the 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), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Micron Technology (MU), Starbucks (SBUX) and Intel (INTC).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.20%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.14%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.13%), Ironsides Asset Advisors LLC (0.12%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.09%) and Broad Peak Investment Holdings Ltd. (0.07%). 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 institutional investors are selling Lowe's Companies stock?

LOW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PGGM Investments, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., Strs Ohio, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc., Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH and United Services Automobile Association. 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 Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Broad Peak Investment Holdings Ltd., Artemis Investment Management LLP, Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., Empire Life Investments Inc., Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Triangle Securities Wealth Management and Hoey Investments 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 $120.40.

How big of a company is Lowe's Companies?

Lowe's Companies has a market capitalization of $92.28 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:  1,221 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  943 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,164
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 1/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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