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Lowe's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 20.11 (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-08-09), Lowe's's share price is $201.84. Lowe's's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2022 was $10.04. Hence, Lowe's's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 20.11.

The historical rank and industry rank for Lowe's's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

LOW' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.48   Med: 16.25   Max: 41.99
Current: 20.11

During the past 13 years, Lowe's's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 41.99. The lowest was 9.48. And the median was 16.25.

LOW's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked worse than
68.12% of 643 companies
in the Retail - Cyclical industry
Industry Median: 11.99 vs LOW: 20.11

Lowe's's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Apr. 2022 was $3.98. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $10.04.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Lowe's was -19.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 24.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 20.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 17.10% per year.

During the past 13 years, Lowe's's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 100.50% per year. The lowest was -162.10% per year. And the median was 14.90% per year.


Lowe's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for Lowe's's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Lowe's Annual Data
Trend Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Jan18 Jan19 Jan20 Jan21 Jan22
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 22.32 15.56 32.16 13.52 20.09

Lowe's Quarterly Data
Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 15.84 31.68 24.03 20.09 19.70

Competitive Comparison

For the Home Improvement Retail subindustry, Lowe's's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Lowe's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Retail - Cyclical industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Lowe's's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Lowe's's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



Lowe's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Lowe's's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=201.84/10.038
=20.11

Lowe's's Share Price of today is $201.84.
Lowe's's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $10.04.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Lowe's  (NYSE:LOW) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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Lowe's Business Description

Lowe's logo
Address
1000 Lowe's Boulevard, Mooresville, NC, USA, 28117
Lowe's is the second- largest home improvement retailer in the world (behind wide-moat Home Depot), operating 1,971 stores and servicing 230 dealer-owned stores throughout the United States and Canada. 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 Lowe's captures a low-double-digit share of the $900 billion domestic home improvement market, based on Lowe's estimate for market size.
Executives
Taylor Colleen director C/O BILL.COM HOLDINGS, INC. 1800 EMBARCADERO ROAD PALO ALTO CA 94303
Sink Brandon J officer: EVP, Chief Financial Officer 1000 LOWE'S BOULEVARD MOORESVILLE NC 28117
Stone West Mary E director C/O HASBRO, INC. 1011 NEWPORT AVENUE PAWTUCKET RI 02861
Heinrich Daniel J director CLOROX CO 1221 BROADWAY OAKLAND CA 94612
Griggs Dan Clayton Jr officer: Vice President, CAO 1000 LOWES BOULEVARD MOORESVILLE NC 28117
Little Janice Dupre officer: EVP Human Resources 1000 LOWES BOULEVARD MOORESVILLE NC 28117
Thalberg Marisa F officer: EVP Chief Brand & Mktg Officer 1000 LOWE'S BOULEVARD MOORESVILLE NC 28117
Denton David M officer: EVP, Chief Financial Officer 1000 LOWE'S BOULEVARD MOORESVILLE NC 28117
Godbole Seemantini officer: EVP, Chief Information Officer 1000 LOWE'S BOULEVARD MOORESVILLE NC 28117
Mason Tiffany L officer: Interim CFO & SVP 440 S. CHURCH STREET SUITE 700 CHARLOTTE NC 28202
Boltz William P officer: EVP, Merchandising 1000 LOWE'S BOULEVARD MOORESVILLE NC 28117
Mcfarland Joseph Michael officer: EVP, Stores 1000 LOWE'S BOULEVARD MOORESVILLE NC 28117
Frieson Donald officer: EVP, Supply Chain 1000 LOWE'S BOULEVARD MOORESVILLE NC 28117
Ellison Marvin R director, officer: President and CEO 1000 LOWE'S BOULEVARD MOORESVILLE NC 28117
Rogers Brian C director T ROWE PRICE GROUP INC 100 E PRATT ST BALTIMORE MD 21202

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