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55.33
+0.37
+0.67%
After Hours :
55.30
-0.03
-0.05%

Open

54.85

Previous Close

54.96

Volume (Avg)

4.59M (5.42M)

Day's Range

54.58-55.34

52Wk Range

44.13-55.34

Market Cap.

54.62B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

0.92 (1.48%)

Beta

1.20

Shares Outstanding

987.11M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

22.99 (2.41)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Home Improvement Stores
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 53.42B

    • Net Income

    • 2.29B

    • Market Cap.

    • 54.62B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 4.52

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.25

    • Beta

    • 1.20

    • Forward P/E

    • 21.05

    • Price/Sales

    • 1.04

    • Price/Book Value

    • 4.86

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 11.82

      • EBITDA

      • 5.71B

      • Return on Capital %

      • 7.41

      • Return on Equity %

      • 20.30

      • Return on Assets %

      • 7.41

      • Book Value/Share

      • 11.39

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 987.11M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.23 (10/20/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 8/22/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Outperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 54.57

        • Credit Rating

        • A

        • Analysts

        • 9

        • EPS Estimate

        • 2.63

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 4.50

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 5.70

          • 2.82

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 16.70

          • 23.71

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 10.40

          • 12.99

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 2.06

          • 11.03

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 0.80

          • 1.40

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 15.88

          • 9.49

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 34.82

            • 34.77

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 7.20

            • 10.40

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 4.52

            • 6.59

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 34.70

            • 34.44

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 6.30

            • 7.71

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 3.90

            • 306.78B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.90

              • 1.29

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.11

              • 1.36

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.11

              • 0.37

              • Interest Coverage

              • 8.81

              • 11.94

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 2.95

              • 3.55

              • Book Value/Share

              • 11.39

              • 9.06

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 22.42

                • 22.62

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 22.79

                • 46.66

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 7.51

                • 23.37

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 1.01

                • 1.36

                • Price/Book Value

                • 4.74

                • 7.81

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 11.82

                • 14.58

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 31.99

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 8/22/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 10/20/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 20.30

                        (12.30)

                      • 36.74

                        (18.35)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 7.41

                        (6.00)

                      • 12.01

                        (8.00)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 12.80

                        (9.30)

                      • 18.27

                        (11.56)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 9.42k

                      • 12.38k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • 3.87

                      • 4.43

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 1.64

                      • 1.82

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      4.15B
                      Operating Margin
                      7.77
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      11.82
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      78.79%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      33.63%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      38.63%

                      Float

                      99.81%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      0.36%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        16,299,306

                      • 0.66

                      • 1.65

                      • Vanguard Wellington™

                      •  

                        12,270,320

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.23

                      • T. Rowe Price Growth Stock Fund

                      •  

                        10,544,300

                      • -1.38

                      • 1.06

                      • Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund

                      •  

                        10,247,793

                      • -0.79

                      • 1.04

                      • Vanguard Institutional Index Fund

                      •  

                        10,000,329

                      • -2.07

                      • 1.01

                      • SPDR® S&P 500 ETF

                      •  

                        9,855,048

                      • 1.43

                      • 1.04

                      • Vanguard Dividend Growth Fund

                      •  

                        9,312,971

                      • 13.23

                      • 0.93

                      • Vanguard Dividend Appreciation Index

                      •  

                        7,295,336

                      • -0.73

                      • 0.74

                      • VA CollegeAmerica Washington Mutual

                      •  

                        5,500,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.56

                      • T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Fund

                      •  

                        5,402,700

                      • -4.14

                      • 0.54

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Wellington Management Company, LLP

                      •  

                        58,876,055

                      • +2.14%

                      • 5.90

                      • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

                      •  

                        57,636,197

                      • +6.44%

                      • 5.78

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        56,604,800

                      • -1.24%

                      • 5.68

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        42,073,767

                      • -2.32%

                      • 4.22

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        31,700,968

                      • +0.40%

                      • 3.18

                      • Viking Global Investors LP

                      •  

                        22,907,968

                      • +26.48%

                      • 2.30

                      • Magellan Asset Management Limited

                      •  

                        21,626,698

                      • +37.18%

                      • 2.17

                      • Capital World Investors

                      •  

                        16,476,000

                      • 0.00%

                      • 1.65

                      • J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc.

                      •  

                        13,775,810

                      • +13.55%

                      • 1.38

                      • Northern Trust Investments, N.A.

                      •  

                        13,664,073

                      • -5.85%

                      • 1.37

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Consumer Cyclical

                      Industry

                      Home Improvement Stores

                      Type

                      Cyclical

                      Style

                      Large Growth

                      Lowe's Companies Inc was incorporated in North Carolina in 1952 and has been publicly held since 1961. It is a Fortune(r) 100 company and a home improvement retailer. As of January 31, 2014, Lowe's operated 1,832 home improvement and...more hardware stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico representing approximately 200 million square feet of retail selling space. The Company serves homeowners, renters and commercial business customers (Pro customer). Individual homeowners and renters complete projects and vary along the spectrum of do-it-yourself (DIY) and do-it-for-me (DIFM). The Pro customer consists of two categories, construction trade and maintenance & repair organizations. The Company is among, the many businesses, including home centers, paint stores, hardware stores, lumber yards and garden ...morecenters, whose revenues are included in the Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers Subsector (444) of the Retail Trade Sector of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. The Company offers home improvement products in categories such as Kitchens & Appliances; Lumber & Building Materials; Tools & Hardware; Fashion Fixtures; Rough Plumbing & Electrical; Lawn & Garden; Seasonal Living; Paint; Home Fashions, Storage & Cleaning; Flooring; Millwork; and Outdoor Power Equipment. Lowe’s store carries a selection of national brand-name merchandise such as Whirlpool(r) appliances and water heaters, GE(r) and Samsung(r), appliances, Stainmaster(r) carpets, Valspar(r) paints and stains, Pella(r) windows and doors, Sylvania(r) light bulbs, Dewalt(r) power tools, Owens Corning(r) roofing, Johns Manville(r) insulation, James Hardie(r) fiber cement siding, Husqvarna(r)outdoor power equipment, Werner(r)ladders and many more. Its merchandise selection provides the DIY, DIFM and Pro customer a one-stop shop for national brand name merchandise needed to complete home improvement, repair, maintenance or construction projects. The Company sources its products from over 7,000 vendors. It has multiple channels through which the company engages its customers and sells products and services, including in-store, online, on-site and contact centers. It competes with other home improvement warehouse chains and lumberyards in its trade areas. It also competes with traditional hardware, plumbing, electrical and home supply retailers. In addition, it competes, with respect to some of its products, with general merchandise retailers, mail order firms, warehouse clubs, online and other specialty retailers.lessless

                      Key People

                      Robert A. Niblock

                      President/CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Robert F. Hull,Jr

                      CFO

                      Paul D. Ramsay

                      Chief Information Officer

                      Dawn Hudson

                      Director

                      David W. Bernauer

                      Director

                      • Lowe's Companies Inc

                      • 1000 Lowe's Boulevard

                      • Mooresville, NC 28117

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 704 758-1000

                      • Fax: +1 336 658-4766

                      • lowes.com

                      Incorporated

                      1952

                      Employees

                      262,000

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