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NYSE:LOWLowe's Companies Stock Price, Forecast & News

$131.98
+2.66 (+2.06 %)
(As of 06/2/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$130.22
Now: $131.98
$132.46
50-Day Range
$92.44
MA: $109.80
$130.35
52-Week Range
$60.00
Now: $131.98
$132.46
Volume6.02 million shs
Average Volume6.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$99.64 billion
P/E Ratio22.29
Dividend Yield1.70%
Beta1.44
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. 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 February 1, 2019, it operated 2,015 home improvement and hardware stores. The company also sells its products through online sites 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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

3.10 out of 5 stars


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$7.81 per share
Book Value$2.27 per share

Profitability

Net Income$4.28 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees320,000
Market Cap$99.64 billion
Next Earnings Date8/19/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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

How has Lowe's Companies' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Lowe's Companies' stock was trading at $99.15 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LOW shares have increased by 33.1% and is now trading at $131.98. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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 2 hold ratings and 26 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Lowe's Companies.

When is Lowe's Companies' next earnings date?

Lowe's Companies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 19th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Lowe's Companies.

How were Lowe's Companies' earnings last quarter?

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 20th. The home improvement retailer reported $1.77 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.45. The home improvement retailer had revenue of $19.68 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $18.33 billion. Lowe's Companies had a return on equity of 220.44% and a net margin of 6.17%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 10.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.22 EPS. View Lowe's Companies' earnings history.

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 Thursday, May 28th. Investors of record on Wednesday, July 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.55 per share on Wednesday, August 5th. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 21st. View Lowe's Companies' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for LOW?

28 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Lowe's Companies' stock. Their forecasts range from $106.00 to $151.00. On average, they expect Lowe's Companies' share price to reach $134.04 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets 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, "Shares of Lowe’s have declined and underperformed the industry in the past three months. We note that the company’s sales lagged the Zacks Consensus Estimate for the second straight time when it reported fourth-quarter fiscal 2019 results. Nevertheless, earnings were robust in the quarter as the metric beat the consensus mark and grew year over year. Better process execution, cost-containment efforts and an improvement in gross margin trend drove the bottom line. Moreover, comparable sales increased on solid performance by U.S. home improvement stores. The company’s merchandise category and Pro business also exhibited strength. Further, efforts to enhance online business led to robust comps growth in lowes.com. Management issued an upbeat view for fiscal 2020. However, a high level of debt may act as a deterrent." (4/28/2020)
  • 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 very negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lowe's Companies earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the home improvement retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutLowe's Companies.

Are investors shorting Lowe's Companies?

Lowe's Companies saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 9,860,000 shares, an increase of 10.4% from the April 30th total of 8,930,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,720,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.5 days. Currently, 1.3% of the company's shares 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), Alibaba Group (BABA), AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Intel (INTC) and Micron Technology (MU).

Who are Lowe's Companies' key executives?

Lowe's Companies' management team includes the following 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

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.69%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.45%), Wellington Management Group LLP (1.39%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.38%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.08%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.03%). 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 Wellington Management Group LLP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Capital Research Global Investors, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Maverick Capital Ltd., Artemis Investment Management LLP, Artemis Investment Management LLP, and Squarepoint Ops 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 activity 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 Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Fred Alger Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Franklin Resources Inc., Viking Global Investors LP, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, State Street Corp, and Janus Henderson Group 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 activity 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 $131.98.

How big of a company is Lowe's Companies?

Lowe's Companies has a market capitalization of $99.64 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 320,000 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 6/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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