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Lowe's Companies Inc

$ 94.62 -0.18 (-0.19%)
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Volume: 2,280,616 Avg Vol (1m): 4,664,861
Market Cap $: 75.25 Bil Enterprise Value $: 89.63 Bil
P/E (TTM): 32.38 P/B: 23.29
Earnings Power Value 50.21
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 22.6
DCF (FCF Based) 132.09
DCF (Earnings Based) 49.39
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 6/10

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 ranked lower than
87.33% of 979 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 17286.44, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.01
LOW: 0.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
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 ranked lower than
91.57% of 961 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 1, Med: 0.49, Min: -1.74
LOW: 0.08
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
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 ranked lower than
93.95% of 744 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 112.3, Med: 0.43, Min: 0.01
LOW: 5.42
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
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 ranked higher than
56.50% of 662 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 377.27, Med: 2.5, Min: 0.01
LOW: 3.16
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
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 6.11
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
64.86% of 814 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 53385.22, Med: 27.47, Min: 0.01
LOW: 6.11
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.11, Med: 8.92, Max: 10.35
Current: 6.11
6.11
10.35
Piotroski F-Score 6
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8
9
Altman Z-Score 3.24
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.37
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 14.87%
WACC 9.44%

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 ranked higher than
78.32% of 978 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 222.6, Med: 3.64, Min: -411042.03
LOW: 5.54
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
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 ranked higher than
73.98% of 980 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 239.44, Med: 2.32, Min: -410659.42
LOW: 3.31
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
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 % 49.75
ROE ranked higher than
97.92% of 962 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 1239.7, Med: 6.49, Min: -1044.55
LOW: 49.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.61, Med: 21.12, Max: 55.84
Current: 49.75
9.61
55.84
ROA % 6.25
ROA ranked higher than
84.79% of 986 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 1572.62, Med: 2.9, Min: -2744.19
LOW: 6.25
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
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) % 21.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
72.61% of 982 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 33213.77, Med: 13.8, Min: -32126.98
LOW: 21.02
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 12.75, Med: 19.24, Max: 29.4
Current: 21.02
12.75
29.4
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 6.50
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
82.38% of 874 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 1040.6, Med: 2.2, Min: -100
LOW: 11.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
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 ranked higher than
71.07% of 764 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 1002.8, Med: 3.9, Min: -359.7
LOW: -0.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
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 ranked higher than
67.01% of 673 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 958.1, Med: 4.9, Min: -260
LOW: 1.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -15.3, Med: 21.1, Max: 179.1
Current: 1.3
-15.3
179.1

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Business Description

Industry Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Home Improvement Stores    NAICS : 444110    SIC : 5211
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Traded in other countries 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) 32.38
PE Ratio ranked lower than
53.87% of 724 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 1496, Med: 19.95, Min: 0.07
LOW: 32.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.05, Med: 20.97, Max: 39.82
Current: 32.38
9.05
39.82
Forward PE Ratio 15.72
Forward P/E ranked lower than
50.26% of 195 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 1428.57, Med: 17.89, Min: 1.41
LOW: 15.72
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 32.38
PE without NRI ranked lower than
53.78% of 727 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 1496, Med: 19.89, Min: 0.07
LOW: 32.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.05, Med: 20.97, Max: 39.82
Current: 32.38
9.05
39.82
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 37.58
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
50.68% of 440 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 27795.98, Med: 19.71, Min: 0.13
LOW: 37.58
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.77, Med: 20.35, Max: 116.48
Current: 37.58
11.77
116.48
PB Ratio 23.29
PB Ratio ranked lower than
96.11% of 952 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 2125, Med: 1.63, Min: 0.01
LOW: 23.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.09, Med: 4.15, Max: 28.64
Current: 23.29
1.09
28.64
PS Ratio 1.05
PS Ratio ranked lower than
67.72% of 951 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 1625, Med: 0.68, Min: 0.01
LOW: 1.05
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.41, Med: 0.94, Max: 1.37
Current: 1.05
0.41
1.37
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.38
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
54.69% of 437 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 2398.33, Med: 18.2, Min: 0.28
LOW: 20.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.8, Med: 16.02, Max: 39.58
Current: 20.38
8.8
39.58
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 15.56
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
64.67% of 552 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 3448.11, Med: 10.71, Min: 0.07
LOW: 15.56
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.79, Med: 11.51, Max: 19.14
Current: 15.56
4.79
19.14
EV-to-EBIT 22.44
EV-to-EBIT ranked higher than
51.32% of 758 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 2564.52, Med: 14.76, Min: 0.01
LOW: 22.44
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.5, Med: 13.7, Max: 26.8
Current: 22.44
6.5
26.8
EV-to-EBITDA 16.14
EV-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
50.50% of 794 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 2564.52, Med: 11.82, Min: 0.01
LOW: 16.14
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.6, Med: 10.1, Max: 19.3
Current: 16.14
4.6
19.3
EV-to-Revenue 1.24
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
67.95% of 961 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 371655.07, Med: 0.77, Min: 0.01
LOW: 1.24
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.5, Med: 1.1, Max: 1.5
Current: 1.24
0.5
1.5
PEG Ratio 4.39
PEG Ratio ranked higher than
64.69% of 320 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 187.5, Med: 2.07, Min: 0.03
LOW: 4.39
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.73, Med: 1.63, Max: 153.43
Current: 4.39
0.73
153.43
Shiller PE Ratio 35.84
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
81.00% of 321 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 5921.05, Med: 18.09, Min: 0.06
LOW: 35.84
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.22, Med: 25.72, Max: 45.51
Current: 35.84
10.22
45.51
Current Ratio 1.09
Current Ratio ranked lower than
78.50% of 972 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 2533.92, Med: 1.63, Min: 0.01
LOW: 1.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
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 ranked lower than
95.58% of 972 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 2533.92, Med: 0.94, Min: -1.65
LOW: 0.24
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
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 ranked lower than
55.86% of 938 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 12045, Med: 83.79, Min: 0.03
LOW: 96.48
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
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 ranked higher than
72.76% of 925 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 376278.5, Med: 52.44, Min: 0.01
LOW: 85.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
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 % 2.03
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
65.78% of 1058 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 270.18, Med: 2.29, Min: 0.06
LOW: 2.03
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.16, Med: 1.64, Max: 2.5
Current: 2.03
1.16
2.5
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.65
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked higher than
55.59% of 608 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 125.93, Med: 0.4, Min: 0.01
LOW: 0.65
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
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 ranked higher than
83.17% of 416 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 157.1, Med: 4.1, Min: -100
LOW: 20
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 4, Med: 16.5, Max: 57
Current: 20
4
57
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.03
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
62.78% of 1037 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 70.37, Med: 2.29, Min: 0.06
LOW: 2.03
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 5.39
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked higher than
70.62% of 1055 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 271.03, Med: 3.12, Min: 0.04
LOW: 5.39
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.1, Med: 4.38, Max: 6.67
Current: 5.39
3.1
6.67
3-Year Share Buyback Rate 4.10
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
92.43% of 568 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 100, Med: -0.7, Min: -1900
LOW: 4.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
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 25.69
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
94.49% of 871 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 2125, Med: 1.91, Min: 0.01
LOW: 25.69
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.03, Med: 3.45, Max: 25.87
Current: 25.69
1.03
25.87
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.50
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
53.05% of 558 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 262.66, Med: 1.23, Min: 0.02
LOW: 1.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 2.82, Max: 389
Current: 1.5
0
389
Price-to-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.91
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) ranked lower than
58.42% of 101 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 13.97, Med: 1.16, Min: 0.26
LOW: 1.91
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.41, Med: 0.83, Max: 2.35
Current: 1.91
0.41
2.35
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.13
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
75.64% of 854 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 33.08, Med: 1, Min: 0.01
LOW: 1.13
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 1.01, Max: 1.8
Current: 1.13
0
1.8
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 4.18
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value ranked lower than
51.89% of 185 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 31.27, Med: 1.36, Min: 0.06
LOW: 4.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 1.19, Max: 4.44
Current: 4.18
0
4.44
Price-to-Graham-Number 6.08
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
88.69% of 619 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 32.46, Med: 1.36, Min: 0.01
LOW: 6.08
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 1.91, Max: 6.12
Current: 6.08
0
6.12
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 4.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
62.55% of 988 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 5.31, Min: -1666.67
LOW: 4.46
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.7, Med: 7.3, Max: 15.3
Current: 4.46
3.7
15.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 12.95
Forward Rate of Return ranked higher than
82.52% of 595 companies
in the Home Improvement Stores industry.
Industry Max: 421.03, Med: 5.78, Min: -16918.52
LOW: 12.95
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.4, Med: 14.7, Max: 22.2
Current: 12.95
-0.4
22.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 71,691
EPS (TTM) $ 2.92
Beta 1.42
Volatility % 27.21
52-Week Range $ 84.75 - 118.23
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 795.92

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