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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.07
LOW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. LOW: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
LOW' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.07
0.03
0.55
Equity-to-Asset 0.19
LOW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. LOW: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
LOW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.19
0.19
0.58
Interest Coverage 7.83
LOW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 819 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 25.29 vs. LOW: 7.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LOW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.76  Med: 9.7 Max: 25.01
Current: 7.83
7.76
25.01
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 3.87
Beneish M-Score: -2.63
WACC vs ROIC
10.25%
13.82%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 8.03
LOW's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
75% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. LOW: 8.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
LOW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.53  Med: 7.81 Max: 10.98
Current: 8.03
6.53
10.98
Net Margin % 3.91
LOW's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
67% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. LOW: 3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
LOW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.66  Med: 4.3 Max: 6.62
Current: 3.91
3.66
6.62
ROE % 33.04
LOW's ROE % is ranked higher than
94% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. LOW: 33.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
LOW' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.61  Med: 15.23 Max: 28.76
Current: 33.04
9.61
28.76
ROA % 7.02
LOW's ROA % is ranked higher than
77% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. LOW: 7.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
LOW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.43  Med: 6.95 Max: 11.85
Current: 7.02
5.43
11.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 25.26
LOW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
70% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.32 vs. LOW: 25.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
LOW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.75  Med: 17.25 Max: 27.73
Current: 25.26
12.75
27.73
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 13.20
LOW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. LOW: 13.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
LOW' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 13.2 Max: 18.5
Current: 13.2
2.5
18.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 16.00
LOW's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LOW: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
LOW' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.9  Med: 18.9 Max: 27.6
Current: 16
-6.9
27.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 17.30
LOW's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. LOW: 17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
LOW' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.3  Med: 21.1 Max: 30
Current: 17.3
-15.3
30
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

LOW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

PRIMECAP Management 66,300 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 42,992 sh (New)
David Dreman 3,600 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 3,000,000 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 94,600 sh (New)
George Soros 73,695 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 2,074,200 sh (+507.91%)
Lee Ainslie 7,160 sh (+110.59%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,500 sh (+91.18%)
Dodge & Cox 7,310 sh (+63.90%)
Joel Greenblatt 42,407 sh (+26.68%)
Ken Fisher 19,795 sh (+14.65%)
First Eagle Investment 2,170,440 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 540,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 66,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 36,820 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 56,900 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 45,200 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Chris Davis Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
David Carlson 930,000 sh (-3.13%)
Mairs and Power 5,769 sh (-5.72%)
Pioneer Investments 469,128 sh (-5.86%)
Jeremy Grantham 656,429 sh (-6.66%)
Ruane Cunniff 9,194 sh (-10.83%)
Mario Gabelli 22,131 sh (-12.56%)
Third Avenue Management 943,411 sh (-20.71%)
Ron Baron 422,394 sh (-23.38%)
Caxton Associates 10,000 sh (-92.59%)
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Q2 2016

LOW Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 230,100 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 2,700 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 915,900 sh (+1281.45%)
Joel Greenblatt 332,113 sh (+683.16%)
Ray Dalio 53,800 sh (+25.14%)
Ken Fisher 23,920 sh (+20.84%)
Lee Ainslie 7,630 sh (+6.56%)
Tom Gayner 540,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 36,820 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 3,600 sh (unchged)
George Soros 73,695 sh (unchged)
David Carlson 930,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 466,784 sh (-0.50%)
Leon Cooperman 93,300 sh (-1.37%)
Mairs and Power 5,520 sh (-4.32%)
Robert Olstein 63,000 sh (-4.55%)
Ron Baron 387,312 sh (-8.31%)
Mario Gabelli 20,145 sh (-8.97%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,600 sh (-13.85%)
Dodge & Cox 4,910 sh (-32.83%)
Third Avenue Management 632,011 sh (-33.01%)
First Eagle Investment 1,384,210 sh (-36.22%)
Steven Cohen 620,000 sh (-70.11%)
Jeremy Grantham 160,029 sh (-75.62%)
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Q3 2016

LOW Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Chuck Royce 33,000 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 2,707,580 sh (New)
Jim Chanos 46,914 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 150,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 44,510 sh (+694.82%)
Jim Simons 1,626,800 sh (+607.00%)
Steven Cohen 2,160,700 sh (+248.50%)
Ray Dalio 144,000 sh (+167.66%)
Joel Greenblatt 609,632 sh (+83.56%)
Louis Moore Bacon 3,549 sh (+31.44%)
Ken Fisher 26,168 sh (+9.40%)
Lee Ainslie 7,900 sh (+3.54%)
Robert Olstein 65,000 sh (+3.17%)
PRIMECAP Management 929,300 sh (+1.46%)
David Carlson 930,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 540,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 3,600 sh (unchged)
Mairs and Power 5,520 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 4,910 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 36,770 sh (-0.14%)
Pioneer Investments 464,969 sh (-0.39%)
Mario Gabelli 19,820 sh (-1.61%)
Third Avenue Management 584,611 sh (-7.50%)
First Eagle Investment 1,235,970 sh (-10.71%)
Ron Baron 330,273 sh (-14.73%)
Jeremy Grantham 53,463 sh (-66.59%)
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Q4 2016

LOW Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 7,397,173 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 4,076,119 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 28,923 sh (+10.53%)
Robert Olstein 71,000 sh (+9.23%)
Jim Chanos 51,226 sh (+9.19%)
Chuck Royce 35,500 sh (+7.58%)
David Carlson 930,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 540,000 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 929,300 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Mairs and Power 5,312 sh (-3.77%)
Third Avenue Management 560,911 sh (-4.05%)
Mario Gabelli 16,550 sh (-16.50%)
First Eagle Investment 1,004,920 sh (-18.69%)
Caxton Associates 120,000 sh (-20.00%)
Dodge & Cox 3,910 sh (-20.37%)
Steven Cohen 1,527,400 sh (-29.31%)
Jim Simons 1,120,500 sh (-31.12%)
Ron Baron 217,322 sh (-34.20%)
Jeremy Grantham 31,090 sh (-41.85%)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,000 sh (-43.83%)
Joel Greenblatt 314,601 sh (-48.39%)
Pioneer Investments 113,651 sh (-75.56%)
Ray Dalio 19,200 sh (-86.67%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Home Improvement Stores    NAICS: 444110    SIC: 5211
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Lowe's Companies Inc is a home improvement retailer, which serves home-owners, renters and Commercial Business Customers.

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 29, 2016, Lowe's operated approximately 1,857 home improvement and 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 centers, 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 7,500 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.

Guru Investment Theses on Lowe's Companies Inc

First Eagle Comments on Lowe's - Nov 02, 2015

The company also completed the spinoff of its insulation business, TopBuild. Lowe (NYSE:LOW)’s corporation reacted to better than expected earnings and the continued positive outlook for housing.



From the First Eagle Fund of America Q3 commentary.



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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 27.67
LOW's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. LOW: 27.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
LOW' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.05  Med: 18.68 Max: 27.91
Current: 27.67
9.05
27.91
Forward PE Ratio 16.81
LOW's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.21 vs. LOW: 16.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 27.67
LOW's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
68% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.41 vs. LOW: 27.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
LOW' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.05  Med: 18.68 Max: 27.91
Current: 27.67
9.05
27.91
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 20.21
LOW's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
51% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.99 vs. LOW: 20.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
LOW' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.77  Med: 20.85 Max: 116.48
Current: 20.21
11.77
116.48
PB Ratio 10.07
LOW's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. LOW: 10.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LOW' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 2.85 Max: 10.49
Current: 10.07
1.09
10.49
PS Ratio 1.09
LOW's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. LOW: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LOW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.33
Current: 1.09
0.41
1.33
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 15.68
LOW's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
51% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. LOW: 15.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
LOW' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.77  Med: 16.78 Max: 167.07
Current: 15.68
8.77
167.07
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.35
LOW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
55% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.88 vs. LOW: 12.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
LOW' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.79  Med: 10.31 Max: 15.28
Current: 12.35
4.79
15.28
EV-to-EBIT 16.00
LOW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. LOW: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LOW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.5  Med: 11.8 Max: 16.9
Current: 16
6.5
16.9
EV-to-EBITDA 12.16
LOW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
52% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. LOW: 12.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LOW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 8.2 Max: 12.9
Current: 12.16
4.6
12.9
PEG Ratio 1.83
LOW's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. LOW: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
LOW' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.48 Max: 15.1
Current: 1.83
0.57
15.1
Shiller PE Ratio 36.33
LOW's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.22 vs. LOW: 36.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
LOW' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.14  Med: 20.9 Max: 39.8
Current: 36.33
10.14
39.8
Current Ratio 1.01
LOW's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. LOW: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LOW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.28 Max: 1.68
Current: 1.01
0.92
1.68
Quick Ratio 0.14
LOW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. LOW: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LOW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.14
0.1
0.57
Days Inventory 93.89
LOW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
52% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 88.95 vs. LOW: 93.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LOW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 81.83  Med: 91.79 Max: 97.66
Current: 93.89
81.83
97.66
Days Payable 70.02
LOW's Days Payable is ranked higher than
66% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 52.41 vs. LOW: 70.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LOW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.86  Med: 50.52 Max: 53.4
Current: 70.02
41.86
53.4

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.75
LOW's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
65% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. LOW: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
LOW' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.52 Max: 2.5
Current: 1.75
0.37
2.5
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.46
LOW's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. LOW: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
LOW' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.46
0.09
0.39
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 19.90
LOW's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. LOW: 19.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
LOW' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 18.6 Max: 57
Current: 19.9
6
57
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.84
LOW's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
65% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. LOW: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.30
LOW's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
68% of the 1188 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. LOW: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
LOW' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 3.74 Max: 6.14
Current: 4.3
0.91
6.14
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 7.60
LOW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. LOW: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LOW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.3  Med: 1.5 Max: 9
Current: 7.6
-3.3
9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 11.94
LOW's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
91% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. LOW: 11.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
LOW' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 3.53 Max: 12.41
Current: 11.94
1.49
12.41
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.21
LOW's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. LOW: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
LOW' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.45 Max: 49.19
Current: 1.21
0.97
49.19
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.23
LOW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. LOW: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LOW' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.16 Max: 1.92
Current: 1.23
0.63
1.92
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.59
LOW's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. LOW: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
LOW' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.04 Max: 4.49
Current: 1.59
0.6
4.49
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.84
LOW's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
85% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. LOW: 3.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
LOW' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.84 Max: 3.81
Current: 3.84
0.9
3.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.30
LOW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 1047 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.27 vs. LOW: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LOW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 8.5 Max: 15.3
Current: 6.3
5.9
15.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 21.93
LOW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
89% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. LOW: 21.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
LOW' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.7  Med: 15.3 Max: 25.3
Current: 21.93
-0.7
25.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $62,469
EPS (TTM) $ 2.75
Beta1.23
Short Percentage of Float0.69%
52-Week Range $64.85 - 83.65
Shares Outstanding (Mil)869.85

Analyst Estimate

Jan17 Jan18 Jan19 Jan20
Revenue (Mil $) 64,518 67,549 69,937 71,554
EPS ($) 3.92 4.52 5.18 5.84
EPS without NRI ($) 3.92 4.52 5.18 5.84
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
15.60%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.20 1.40 1.75 2.60
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