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

+0.99 (+0.43%)
(As of 04/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
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1.87 million shs
Average Volume
2.54 million shs
Market Capitalization
$132.31 billion
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Lowe's Companies MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.46 Rating Score
9.2% Upside
$252.52 Price Target
Short Interest
1.38% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.48mentions of Lowe
Based on 21 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $12.21 to $13.45 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.59 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

29th out of 201 stocks

Lumber & Other Building Materials Industry

2nd out of 5 stocks

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About Lowe's Companies Stock (NYSE:LOW)

Founded in 1921, Lowe's Companies Inc. is one of the largest chains of home improvement stores in the United States and the second-largest hardware chain in the world. Operating 1,971 stores in the U.S. and 210 in Canada and Mexico, Lowe's Companies Inc. offers a wide range of products for use in residential and commercial construction, repair, property maintenance, remodeling and decorating. 

The company also provides a variety of in-house and third-party installation services, offered through partnerships with independent local contractors and extended protection plans purchased through Assurant Inc., an insurance company located in New York. Lowe's Companies Inc. also offers subcontracted in-warranty and out-of-warranty repair services under its privately labeled Lowe's Protection Plan. 

Lowe's Companies Inc. is known for competitive pricing and customer service. It has made strategic acquisitions and investments to strengthen its position in the market, contributing to steady revenue growth over the past decade. Additionally, it has embraced new technologies, investing in online ordering, artificial intelligence-enabled customer service and virtual design services to stay ahead of competitors. Lowe's Companies Inc. has also implemented various sustainability initiatives to reduce its environmental impact, including increasing energy efficiency at retail stores and using more renewable energy throughout its logistical systems. 

Lowe's Companies Inc. has many competitive advantages, including a strong balance sheet and commitment to customer satisfaction, helping it remain a leader in the home improvement retail space. Its financials are strong, revenue has grown steadily over the past decade, and it provides shareholder returns that routinely outpace the industry average. 

With over six million shareholders, its financially sound decisions have enabled it to grow its earnings by over 22% in the past decade while increasing shareholder earnings per share to 16% in the same period. 

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Lumber & other building materials
Home Improvement Retail
Year Founded

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Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
26 Analysts


Net Income
$7.73 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$86.38 billion
Cash Flow
$16.92 per share
Book Value
($26.17) per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$132.83 billion

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Should I Buy Lowe's Companies Stock? LOW Pros and Cons Explained


Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Lowe's Companies, Inc.:

  • Lowe's Companies, Inc. reported a strong earnings per share of $1.77 for the last quarter, surpassing the consensus estimate by $0.09. This indicates a positive financial performance.
  • The company has a market capitalization of $148.66 billion, showcasing its significant size and stability in the market.
  • Lowe's Companies, Inc. offers a diverse range of home improvement products, including appliances, tools, paint, and more, catering to a wide customer base and potentially ensuring steady revenue streams.
  • Investors have the opportunity to benefit from Lowe's dividend payments, with a recent quarterly dividend of $1.10 per share, providing a source of passive income.
  • The company's stock price has shown resilience, with a 52-week high of $262.49, indicating potential for capital appreciation.


Investors should be bearish about investing in Lowe's Companies, Inc. for these reasons:

  • Lowe's Companies, Inc. experienced a revenue decline of 17.1% on a year-over-year basis, which may raise concerns about its ability to maintain consistent growth.
  • The company had a negative return on equity of 51.42%, indicating potential inefficiencies in generating returns for shareholders.
  • While the company's stock price has shown strength, the beta of 1.13 suggests that it is slightly more volatile compared to the market average, posing risks for investors.
  • Analysts anticipate a lower earnings per share of 12.21 for the current year, signaling potential challenges in maintaining previous levels of profitability.
  • Despite recent positive developments, Lowe's Companies, Inc. faces competition in the home improvement retail sector, which could impact its market share and profitability.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Saturday, April 13, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Lowe's Companies pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

LOW Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Lowe's Companies stock right now?

26 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lowe's Companies in the last twelve months. There are currently 14 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" LOW shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in LOW, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Lowe's Companies' stock price target for 2024?

26 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Lowe's Companies' stock. Their LOW share price targets range from $210.00 to $289.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $252.52 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have LOW shares performed in 2024?

Lowe's Companies' stock was trading at $222.55 at the start of the year. Since then, LOW shares have increased by 3.9% and is now trading at $231.23.
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When is Lowe's Companies' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 28th 2024.
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How were Lowe's Companies' earnings last quarter?

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 27th. The home improvement retailer reported $1.77 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.68 by $0.09. The home improvement retailer had revenue of $18.60 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $18.47 billion. Lowe's Companies had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 51.42% and a net margin of 8.94%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 17.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $2.28 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, March 22nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, April 24th will be paid a dividend of $1.10 per share on Wednesday, May 8th. This represents a $4.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.90%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 23rd.
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Is Lowe's Companies a good dividend stock?

Lowe's Companies (NYSE:LOW) pays an annual dividend of $4.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.91%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 52 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 33.43%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LOW will have a dividend payout ratio of 32.71% next year. This indicates that the company 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 updated its FY25 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $12.00 to $12.30 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $12.68. The company issued revenue guidance of $84 billion to $85 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $85.36 billion.

What is Marvin Ellison's approval rating as Lowe's Companies' CEO?

2,818 employees have rated Lowe's Companies Chief Executive Officer Marvin Ellison on Glassdoor.com. Marvin Ellison has an approval rating of 62% among the company's employees. This puts Marvin Ellison in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Visa (V), 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' major shareholders?

Lowe's Companies' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Salem Investment Counselors Inc. (0.38%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.24%), Raymond James & Associates (0.13%), Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC (0.08%), Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC (0.06%) and Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.05%). Insiders that own company stock include Donald Frieson, Janice Dupre, Joseph Michael Mcfarland, Ross W Mccanless and Seemantini Godbole.
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How do I buy shares of Lowe's Companies?

Shares of LOW stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Lowe's Companies have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Lowe's Companies: ATG, Atlas Pipeline Partners L.P., Boomerang Commerce, Lowe’s Companies Canada ULC, Lowe’s Home Centers LLC, Maintenance Supply Headquarters, Orchard Supply Hardware, RONA, RONA Inc., Retail Analytics platform of Boomerang Commerce, and StainMaster.
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This page (NYSE:LOW) was last updated on 4/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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