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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.14
LOW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. LOW: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LOW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.14
0.03
0.55
Equity to Asset 0.28
LOW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. LOW: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LOW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.50 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.28
0.28
0.58
Interest Coverage 9.16
LOW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
73% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 42.92 vs. LOW: 9.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LOW' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7.69  Med: 10.98 Max: 25.01
Current: 9.16
7.69
25.01
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.03
M-Score: -2.81
WACC vs ROIC
9.21%
15.16%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.71
LOW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. LOW: 8.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LOW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.03  Med: 7.62 Max: 10.98
Current: 8.71
6.03
10.98
Net-margin (%) 4.82
LOW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. LOW: 4.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LOW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.19  Med: 4.30 Max: 6.62
Current: 4.82
3.19
6.62
ROE (%) 25.97
LOW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. LOW: 25.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LOW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.61  Med: 16.18 Max: 24.73
Current: 25.97
9.61
24.73
ROA (%) 8.19
LOW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. LOW: 8.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LOW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 5.43  Med: 8.13 Max: 12.06
Current: 8.19
5.43
12.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.27
LOW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.77 vs. LOW: 24.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LOW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 12.75  Med: 20.77 Max: 32.86
Current: 24.27
12.75
32.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.90
LOW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. LOW: 12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LOW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 2.5  Med: 15.50 Max: 18.5
Current: 12.9
2.5
18.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 19.10
LOW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. LOW: 19.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LOW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.9  Med: 19.30 Max: 27.8
Current: 19.1
-6.9
27.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 23.80
LOW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. LOW: 23.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LOW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15  Med: 23.40 Max: 30
Current: 23.8
-15
30
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Q2 2014

LOW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 4,394 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 85,353 sh (+412.54%)
Joel Greenblatt 779,230 sh (+63.82%)
John Burbank 1,501,626 sh (+33.94%)
Ron Baron 595,124 sh (+27.30%)
Andreas Halvorsen 22,907,968 sh (+26.48%)
Robert Olstein 190,000 sh (+11.76%)
Chris Davis 282,149 sh (+9.37%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,780,700 sh (+6.55%)
Ken Fisher 8,963 sh (+2.33%)
Third Avenue Management 1,837,346 sh (+0.25%)
Jeff Auxier 43,470 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 3,600 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 540,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 2,621,547 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 10,114 sh (-2.41%)
Mario Gabelli 35,525 sh (-5.37%)
Bill Frels 5,877 sh (-8.91%)
Pioneer Investments 2,178,216 sh (-13.32%)
First Eagle Investment 3,605,403 sh (-15.56%)
Jeremy Grantham 12,000 sh (-78.15%)
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Q3 2014

LOW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Dodge & Cox 7,180 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 370,900 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,427 sh (+592.47%)
First Eagle Investment 4,264,100 sh (+18.27%)
Bill Frels 6,576 sh (+11.89%)
Ron Baron 659,324 sh (+10.79%)
Joel Greenblatt 854,364 sh (+9.64%)
Chris Davis 293,832 sh (+4.14%)
Ruane Cunniff 10,314 sh (+1.98%)
David Dreman 3,600 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 540,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 2,085,457 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Ken Fisher 8,743 sh (-2.45%)
Third Avenue Management 1,729,121 sh (-5.89%)
Jeff Auxier 39,420 sh (-9.32%)
Robert Olstein 172,000 sh (-9.47%)
Andreas Halvorsen 19,424,638 sh (-15.21%)
Mario Gabelli 27,911 sh (-21.43%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,144,200 sh (-35.74%)
Ray Dalio 47,453 sh (-44.40%)
Steven Cohen 1,143,100 sh (-56.40%)
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Q4 2014

LOW Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ray Dalio 120,953 sh (+154.89%)
Stanley Druckenmiller 669,200 sh (+80.43%)
Ken Fisher 8,751 sh (+0.09%)
Tom Gayner 540,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 7,180 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 3,600 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 39,420 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 6,576 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 27,911 sh (unchged)
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Chris Davis 292,145 sh (-0.57%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,131,900 sh (-1.07%)
Ruane Cunniff 10,114 sh (-1.94%)
Joel Greenblatt 698,858 sh (-18.20%)
First Eagle Investment 3,360,683 sh (-21.19%)
Pioneer Investments 1,620,521 sh (-22.29%)
Ron Baron 498,392 sh (-24.41%)
Third Avenue Management 1,258,225 sh (-27.23%)
Robert Olstein 97,000 sh (-43.60%)
Steven Cohen 504,900 sh (-55.83%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,659 sh (-84.69%)
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Q1 2015

LOW Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Ken Heebner 180,000 sh (New)
George Soros 106,681 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 5,916,304 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 3,630 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,600 sh (+63.13%)
Ken Fisher 9,583 sh (+9.51%)
Third Avenue Management 1,267,576 sh (+0.74%)
Chris Davis 292,206 sh (+0.02%)
Ruane Cunniff 10,114 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 3,600 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 540,000 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Ron Baron 489,492 sh (-1.79%)
Mario Gabelli 27,111 sh (-2.87%)
Bill Frels 6,076 sh (-7.60%)
Joel Greenblatt 637,747 sh (-8.74%)
Robert Olstein 82,000 sh (-15.46%)
Pioneer Investments 1,314,221 sh (-18.90%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 898,000 sh (-20.66%)
First Eagle Investment 2,626,965 sh (-21.83%)
Dodge & Cox 4,960 sh (-30.92%)
Ray Dalio 82,553 sh (-31.75%)
Jeff Auxier 18,970 sh (-51.88%)
Steven Cohen 235,190 sh (-53.42%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Lowe's Companies Inc

Lountzis Asset Management Comments on Lowe's - Mar 21, 2014

LOWE’S (LOW) is a leading home improvement retailer that generated revenues of over $53.4 billion in fiscal 2014 with net income of $2.3 billion. Diluted earnings per share should be $2.10 and we see that rising in 2015 to $2.60/share. The company continues to generate significant free cash flow exceeding $3 billion in 2013 providing for a solid dividend yield of just under 2% and continued share repurchases. While Home Depot continues to perform better than Lowe’s, as measured by same store sales, we believe that Lowe’s will continue to improve its merchandising operations and continue to buy back significant amounts of stock and improve its performance relative to Home Depot. Lowe’s stock price appreciated 40% in both 2012 and 2013 and we believe the stock price is nearing its intrinsic value. Lowe’s continues to aggressively repurchase stock and we anticipate that from the 1st quarter of 2011 with $1.3 billion fully diluted shares, that by 2016 the number of shares will be under 800 million resulting in a buyback of almost 40% of their shares outstanding.



From Lountzis Asset Management 2013 Annual Letter



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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.81
LOW's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
55% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.40 vs. LOW: 23.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LOW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.04  Med: 18.57 Max: 27.8
Current: 23.81
9.04
27.8
Forward P/E 20.20
LOW's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. LOW: 20.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.40
LOW's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
56% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.10 vs. LOW: 24.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LOW' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.99  Med: 18.45 Max: 27.66
Current: 24.4
8.99
27.66
P/B 6.68
LOW's P/B is ranked lower than
86% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. LOW: 6.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LOW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.09  Med: 2.85 Max: 7.52
Current: 6.68
1.09
7.52
P/S 1.14
LOW's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. LOW: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LOW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.4
Current: 1.14
0.41
1.4
PFCF 14.39
LOW's PFCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.66 vs. LOW: 14.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LOW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.77  Med: 18.70 Max: 594.2
Current: 14.39
8.77
594.2
POCF 11.97
LOW's POCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.43 vs. LOW: 11.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LOW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.78  Med: 10.34 Max: 15.61
Current: 11.97
4.78
15.61
EV-to-EBIT 14.87
LOW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.26 vs. LOW: 14.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LOW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.6  Med: 11.60 Max: 17.4
Current: 14.87
6.6
17.4
PEG 1.74
LOW's PEG is ranked higher than
54% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. LOW: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LOW' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.95 Max: 40.9
Current: 1.74
0.58
40.9
Shiller P/E 35.47
LOW's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 23.15 vs. LOW: 35.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LOW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.97  Med: 21.24 Max: 41.34
Current: 35.47
7.97
41.34
Current Ratio 0.99
LOW's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. LOW: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LOW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.36 Max: 1.76
Current: 0.99
0.99
1.76
Quick Ratio 0.17
LOW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. LOW: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LOW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.17
0.13
0.57
Days Inventory 96.55
LOW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
56% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 83.58 vs. LOW: 96.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LOW' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 73.51  Med: 82.30 Max: 97.66
Current: 96.55
73.51
97.66

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.38
LOW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
66% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. LOW: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LOW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.45 Max: 2.5
Current: 1.38
0.23
2.5
Dividend Payout 0.33
LOW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
58% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. LOW: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LOW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.33
0.03
0.78
Dividend growth (3y) 18.00
LOW's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. LOW: 18.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
LOW' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 6  Med: 18.00 Max: 57
Current: 18
6
57
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.33
LOW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
68% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. LOW: 3.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LOW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 3.50 Max: 6.04
Current: 3.33
0.56
6.04
Share Buyback Rate 8.00
LOW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. LOW: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
LOW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 8.9  Med: 1.40 Max: -5.4
Current: 8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 6.70
LOW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
82% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. LOW: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LOW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.49  Med: 3.31 Max: 6.91
Current: 6.7
1.49
6.91
Price/Projected FCF 1.24
LOW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. LOW: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LOW' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.67 Max: 49.17
Current: 1.24
0.97
49.17
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.57
LOW's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
80% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. LOW: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
LOW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. LOW: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LOW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.92
Current: 1.3
0.63
1.92
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.55
LOW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. LOW: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LOW' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.01 Max: 3.56
Current: 1.55
0.61
3.56
Price/Graham Number 2.62
LOW's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
73% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. LOW: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LOW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.72 Max: 3.28
Current: 2.62
0.9
3.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.84
LOW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. LOW: 6.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LOW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.7  Med: 8.65 Max: 15.1
Current: 6.84
5.7
15.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 19.23
LOW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. LOW: 19.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LOW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -1.2  Med: 16.30 Max: 25.8
Current: 19.23
-1.2
25.8

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 58,949 61,637 63,819
EPS($) 3.30 3.94 4.60
EPS without NRI($) 3.30 3.94 4.60

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Home Improvement Stores
Compare:HD, LL, KGFHF, OSH, PIR » details
Traded in other countries:LWE.Germany,
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 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 7,000 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.
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