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Market Cap $M52,369Revenue $M53,417Net Margin (%)4.3Z-Score3.8
Enterprise Value $M61,728EPS $2.1Operating Margin %7.8F-Score7
P/E(ttm))23.3Cash Flow Per Share $3.0Pre-tax Margin (%)6.9Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book4.710-y EBITDA Growth Rate %4.0Quick Ratio0.1Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.05-y EBITDA Growth Rate %12.2Current Ratio1.1Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Cash Flow11.7y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %20.3ROA % (ttm)7.0Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %1.5Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)19.3Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %32.0Shares Outstanding M997ROI % (ttm)4.2Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with LOW

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impact Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Averagedown Comment Current Shares
LOWRay Dalio 2014-06-30 Add0.02%$44.63 - $49.52
($46.61)
$ 52.5113%Add 412.54%85,353
LOWRon Baron 2014-06-30 Add0.02%$44.63 - $49.52
($46.61)
$ 52.5113%Add 27.3%595,124
LOWJohn Burbank 2014-06-30 Add0.3%$44.63 - $49.52
($46.61)
$ 52.5113%Add 33.94%1,501,626
LOWJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add0.18%$44.63 - $49.52
($46.61)
$ 52.5113%Add 63.82%779,230
LOWRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Buy 0.01%$44.9 - $50.82
($48.28)
$ 52.519%New holding, 16653 sh.16,653
LOWPRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Sold Out $44.9 - $50.82
($48.28)
$ 52.519%Sold Out0
LOWJean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Add0.35%$44.9 - $50.82
($48.28)
$ 52.519%Add 179.1%4,269,613
LOWMario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.02%$44.9 - $50.82
($48.28)
$ 52.519%Reduce -62.43%37,540
LOWJohn Burbank 2014-03-31 Add0.64%$44.9 - $50.82
($48.28)
$ 52.519%Add 75.19%1,121,151
LOWJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add0.24%$44.9 - $50.82
($48.28)
$ 52.519%Add 232.33%475,671
LOWJulian Robertson 2014-03-31 Sold Out -3.1%$44.9 - $50.82
($48.28)
$ 52.519%Sold Out0
LOWSteve Mandel 2014-03-31 Sold Out -0.45%$44.9 - $50.82
($48.28)
$ 52.519%Sold Out0
LOWJohn Burbank 2013-12-31 Buy 1.1%$46.5 - $51.95
($48.58)
$ 52.518%New holding, 639945 sh.639,945
LOWPRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.09%$46.5 - $51.95
($48.58)
$ 52.518%Reduce -99.23%11,300
LOWRay Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out -0.06%$46.5 - $51.95
($48.58)
$ 52.518%Sold Out0
LOWMario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.01%$46.5 - $51.95
($48.58)
$ 52.518%Reduce -30.25%99,910
LOWJames Barrow 2013-12-31 Sold Out -0.08%$46.5 - $51.95
($48.58)
$ 52.518%Sold Out0
LOWJulian Robertson 2013-12-31 Buy 3.1%$46.5 - $51.95
($48.58)
$ 52.518%New holding, 206400 sh.206,400
LOWLee Ainslie 2013-12-31 Sold Out -1.3%$46.5 - $51.95
($48.58)
$ 52.518%Sold Out0
LOWDavid Dreman 2013-12-31 Buy 0.01%$46.5 - $51.95
($48.58)
$ 52.518%New holding, 3600 sh.3,600
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

LOW is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
LOW Ray Dalio 2014-06-3085,3530.010.03+412.54%
LOW Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30779,2300.080.47+63.82%
LOW John Burbank 2014-06-301,501,6260.151.2+33.94%
LOW Ron Baron 2014-06-30595,1240.060.11+27.3%
LOW David Dreman 2014-06-303,60000.01
LOW Tom Gayner 2014-06-30540,0000.050.74
LOW Ruane Cunniff 2014-06-3010,11400-2.41%
LOW Mario Gabelli 2014-06-3035,52500.01-5.37%
LOW Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-303,605,4030.360.42-15.56%
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LOW: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
AUSURA MAUREEN KChief Human Resources Officer 2014-08-22Sell15,979$52.480.06view
CROOM MARSHALL AChief Risk Officer 2014-04-04Sell17,305$48.28.94view
AUSURA MAUREEN KChief Human Resources Officer 2014-04-02Sell146,233$49.725.61view
NIBLOCK ROBERT AChairman, President & CEO 2014-03-18Sell80,572$49.595.89view
DAMRON RICKY DCOO 2014-03-18Sell67,949$49.725.61view
KEENER GAITHER M JRCLO, CCO and Secretary 2014-03-10Sell116,000$50.054.92view
Hollifield Matthew VSVP Chief Accounting Officer 2014-03-06Sell24,000$50.14.81view
BRIDGEFORD GREGORY MChief Customer Officer 2013-12-05Sell80,000$46.7112.42view
BROWNING PETER CDirector 2013-12-05Sell9,761$46.9211.91view
HULL ROBERT F JRCFO 2013-11-25Sell88,000$47.610.32view

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    Security Breach Isn't Target's Only Problem Aug 25 2014 
    Why Home Depot Looks Promising After Its Second Quarter Earnings Aug 20 2014 
    Few Reasons Why Lowe’s Future Looks Bright Jul 17 2014 
    DuPont Analysis of Two Home Improvement Stocks Jun 25 2014 
    Looking Beyond Lowe’s Quarter Jun 09 2014 
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