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

$111.95
-0.89 (-0.79 %)
(As of 10/22/2019 02:19 AM ET)
Today's Range
$111.40
Now: $111.95
$113.81
50-Day Range
$106.15
MA: $111.22
$115.56
52-Week Range
$84.75
Now: $111.95
$118.23
Volume2.91 million shs
Average Volume4.67 million shs
Market Capitalization$86.40 billion
P/E Ratio21.78
Dividend Yield1.95%
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$8.32 per share
Book Value$4.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.31 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees300,000
Market Cap$86.40 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 16th. Investors of record on Wednesday, October 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share on Wednesday, November 6th. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date 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 authorized a share 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 repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are 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 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.00 by $0.15. The home improvement retailer earned $20.99 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 period in the previous 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 earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.45-5.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Lowe's Companies' shares. Their forecasts range from $92.00 to $145.00. On average, they anticipate Lowe's Companies' share price to reach $121.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.2% 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 stories about LOW stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lowe's Companies earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines 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 effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Lowe's Companies.

Are investors shorting Lowe's Companies?

Lowe's Companies saw a decline in short interest in 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 trading volume of 4,680,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Approximately 1.2% of the shares of the stock 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), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Walt Disney (DIS), 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.11%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.09%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.09%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.08%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.06%) and Strs Ohio (0.05%). 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 Calamos Advisors LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Moody National Bank Trust Division, BTC Capital Management Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., Strs Ohio and Arvest Bank Trust Division. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda, Artemis Investment Management LLP, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, DNB Asset Management AS, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Legacy Private Trust Co. and Brinker Capital 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 $111.95.

How big of a company is Lowe's Companies?

Lowe's Companies has a market capitalization of $86.40 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:  1,178 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  922 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,100
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 10/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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