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Lowe's Companies Inc

$ 102.5 -1.25 (-1.2%)
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Volume: 4,183,829 Avg Vol (1m): 4,900,221
Market Cap $: 80.25 Bil Enterprise Value $: 94.64 Bil
P/E (TTM): 35.10 P/B: 25.24
Earnings Power Value 50.1
Net Current Asset Value -25.91
Tangible Book 3.68
Projected FCF 63.21
Median P/S Value 83.72
Graham Number 15.55
Peter Lynch Value 22.63
DCF (FCF Based) 132.09
DCF (Earnings Based) 49.39
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 5.5/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.18
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0.16, Max: 0.55
Current: 0.18
0
0.55
Equity-to-Asset 0.08
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.08, Med: 0.49, Max: 0.58
Current: 0.08
0.08
0.58
Debt-to-Equity 5.42
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.23, Med: 0.46, Max: 5.42
Current: 5.42
0.23
5.42
Debt-to-EBITDA 3.16
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.05, Med: 1.81, Max: 3.16
Current: 3.16
1.05
3.16
Interest Coverage 6.04
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.04, Med: 8.92, Max: 10.35
Current: 6.04
6.04
10.35
Piotroski F-Score 6
0
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 3.33
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.38
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 14.87%
WACC 9.93%

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 5.54
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.54, Med: 7.53, Max: 9.6
Current: 5.54
5.54
9.6
Net Margin % 3.31
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.25, Med: 4.2, Max: 5.02
Current: 3.31
3.25
5.02
ROE % 49.68
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.61, Med: 21.12, Max: 55.84
Current: 49.68
9.61
55.84
ROA % 6.25
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.43, Med: 6.81, Max: 9.89
Current: 6.25
5.43
9.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 21.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 12.75, Med: 19.24, Max: 29.4
Current: 21.06
12.75
29.4
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 6.50
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.5, Med: 13.6, Max: 18.6
Current: 11.3
2.5
18.6
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate -4.80
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -6.6, Med: 19, Max: 30.5
Current: -0.6
-6.6
30.5
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 1.30
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -15.3, Med: 21.1, Max: 185.1
Current: 1.3
-15.3
185.1

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Business Description

Industry Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Retail - Apparel & Specialty    NAICS : 444110    SIC : 5211
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Traded in other countries LOWE.Austria LOWC34.Brazil LWE.Germany
Address 1000 Lowe's Boulevard, Mooresville, NC, USA, 28117
Lowe's is the second- largest home-improvement retailer in the world and operates more than 2,100 stores throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The firm's stores offer products and services for home decorating, maintenance, repair, and remodeling. Lowe's targets retail do-it-yourself and do-it-for-me customers as well as commercial business clients. We estimate that Lowe's captures around 12% share of the domestic home-improvement market, based on U.S. census estimates for market size.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 35.10
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.05, Med: 21.09, Max: 39.82
Current: 35.1
9.05
39.82
Forward PE Ratio 18.05
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 35.10
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.05, Med: 21.09, Max: 39.82
Current: 35.1
9.05
39.82
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 40.75
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 12, Med: 20.51, Max: 116.48
Current: 40.75
12
116.48
PB Ratio 25.24
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.09, Med: 4.2, Max: 28.64
Current: 25.24
1.09
28.64
PS Ratio 1.15
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.41, Med: 0.94, Max: 1.37
Current: 1.15
0.41
1.37
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 22.08
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.8, Med: 16.06, Max: 39.58
Current: 22.08
8.8
39.58
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 16.88
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.79, Med: 11.56, Max: 19.14
Current: 16.88
4.79
19.14
EV-to-EBIT 23.66
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.5, Med: 13.8, Max: 26.8
Current: 23.66
6.5
26.8
EV-to-EBITDA 17.02
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.6, Med: 10.2, Max: 19.3
Current: 17.02
4.6
19.3
EV-to-Revenue 1.32
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.5, Med: 1.1, Max: 1.5
Current: 1.32
0.5
1.5
PEG Ratio 4.80
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.77, Med: 1.66, Max: 153.43
Current: 4.8
0.77
153.43
Shiller PE Ratio 38.65
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.14, Med: 26.32, Max: 45.13
Current: 38.65
10.14
45.13
Current Ratio 1.09
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.94, Med: 1.37, Max: 1.97
Current: 1.09
0.94
1.97
Quick Ratio 0.24
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.1, Med: 0.25, Max: 0.74
Current: 0.24
0.1
0.74
Days Inventory 96.48
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 83.86, Med: 91.46, Max: 97.66
Current: 96.48
83.86
97.66
Days Payable 85.18
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 48.34, Med: 51.65, Max: 85.18
Current: 85.18
48.34
85.18

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 1.87
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.16, Med: 1.65, Max: 2.5
Current: 1.87
1.16
2.5
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.65
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.29, Med: 0.37, Max: 0.65
Current: 0.65
0.29
0.65
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 20.00
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.5, Med: 16.5, Max: 57
Current: 20
5.5
57
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.15
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 4.99
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.1, Med: 4.4, Max: 6.67
Current: 4.99
3.1
6.67
3-Year Share Buyback Rate 4.10
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -5.4, Med: 0.7, Max: 8.7
Current: 4.1
-5.4
8.7

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 27.85
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.03, Med: 3.49, Max: 30.74
Current: 27.85
1.03
30.74
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.62
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.97, Med: 2.79, Max: 389
Current: 1.62
0.97
389
Price-to-DCF (Earnings Based) 2.08
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.41, Med: 0.84, Max: 2.35
Current: 2.08
0.41
2.35
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.22
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.25, Med: 1.02, Max: 1.8
Current: 1.22
0.25
1.8
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 4.53
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.6, Med: 1.19, Max: 5
Current: 4.53
0.6
5
Price-to-Graham-Number 6.59
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.64, Med: 1.91, Max: 7.28
Current: 6.59
0.64
7.28
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 4.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.7, Med: 7.25, Max: 15.3
Current: 4.21
3.7
15.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 12.51
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.4, Med: 13.4, Max: 22.2
Current: 12.51
-0.4
22.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 71,691
EPS (TTM) $ 2.92
Beta 1.55
Volatility % 31.77
52-Week Range $ 84.75 - 118.23
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 782.92

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 6
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy N
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy Y
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y