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Lowe's Companies Inc (NYSE:LOW)
Total Equity
\$6,434 Mil (As of Jan. 2017)

Lowe's Companies Inc's total equity for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was \$6,434 Mil.

Total equity is used to calculate book value per share. Lowe's Companies Inc's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was \$7.07. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is. Lowe's Companies Inc's debt to equity ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was 2.44.

Definition

Total Equity refers to the net assets owned by shareholders.

Total Equity and Total Liabilities are the two components for Total Assets.

Lowe's Companies Inc's Total Equity for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Jan. 2017 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Jan. 2017 ) = 34408 - 27974 = 6,434

Lowe's Companies Inc's Total Equity for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Jan. 2017 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Jan. 2017 ) = 34408 - 27974 = 6,434

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Explanation

1. Total equity is used to calculate book value per share.

Lowe's Companies Inc's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is

 Book Value per Share = (Total Shareholders Equity - Preferred Stock) / Total Shares Outstanding = (6434 - 0) / 910.00 = 7.07

2. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is.

Lowe's Companies Inc's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is

 Debt to Equity = Total Debt / Total Equity = (Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt) / Total Equity = (1305 + 14394) / 6434 = 2.44

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Lowe's Companies Inc Annual Data

 Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Total Equity 16,098 18,055 19,069 18,112 16,533 13,857 11,853 9,968 7,654 6,434

Lowe's Companies Inc Quarterly Data

 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Total Equity 10,730 9,968 9,477 8,687 8,378 7,654 7,212 6,913 6,599 6,434
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