Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW)

NYSE: LOW · Delayed Price · USD
3.93 (2.13%)
At close: May 25, 2022 4:03 PM
0.05 (0.03%)
After-hours:May 25, 2022 5:45 PM EDT

Total Valuation

LOW has a market cap or net worth of $122.93 billion. The enterprise value is $150.91 billion.

Market Cap122.93B
Enterprise Value150.91B

Important Dates

The latest earnings date was Wednesday, May 18, 2022, before market open.

Last Earnings DateMay 18, 2022
Ex-Dividend DateApr 19, 2022

Share Statistics

LOW has 652.00 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has decreased by -8.05% in one year.

Shares Outstanding652.00M
Shares Change (YoY)-8.05%
Shares Change (QoQ)-2.36%
Owned by Insiders (%)0.08%
Owned by Institutions (%)77.96%

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 15.31 and the forward PE ratio is 13.89. LOW's PEG ratio is 1.16.

PE Ratio15.31
Forward PE13.89
PS Ratio1.28
PB Ration/a
P/FCF Ratio14.68
PEG Ratio1.16
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 10.41, with a EV/FCF ratio of 18.02.

EV / Earnings17.88
EV / Sales1.57
EV / EBITDA10.41
EV / EBIT12.48
EV / FCF18.02

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 1.02, with a Debt / Equity ratio of n/a.

Current Ratio1.02
Quick Ratio0.07
Debt / Equityn/a
Debt / EBITDA2.03
Debt / FCF3.51

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is -551.60%, which is considered low. The company has a high ROIC of 23.30%.

Return on Equity (ROE)-551.60%
Return on Assets (ROA)17.30%
Return on Capital (ROIC)23.30%
Revenue Per Employee$320,833
Profits Per Employee$28,140
Employee Count300,000
Asset Turnover1.98
Inventory Turnover3.80


In the past 12 months, LOW has paid $2.77 billion in taxes.

Income Tax2.77B
Effective Tax Rate24.68%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has decreased by -1.34% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 1.24, so LOW's price volatility has been higher than the market average.

Beta (1Y)1.24
52-Week Price Change-1.34%
50-Day Moving Average197.97
200-Day Moving Average226.18
Average Volume (30 Days)4,409,555

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 10.37 million, so 1.59% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest10.37M
Short % of Shares Out1.59%
Short % of Float1.59%
Short Ratio (days to cover)2.33

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, LOW had revenue of $96.25 billion and earned 8.44 billion in profits. Earnings per share was $12.31.

Gross Profit32.06B
Operating Income12.09B
Pretax Income11.21B
Net Income8.44B
Earnings Per Share (EPS)$12.31
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $1.40 billion in cash and $29.38 billion in debt, giving a net cash position of -$27.98 billion or -$42.91 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents1.40B
Total Debt29.38B
Net Cash-27.98B
Net Cash Per Share-$42.91
Book Value-4.82B
Book Value Per Share-7.39
Working Capital392.00M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $10.11 billion and capital expenditures -$1.74 billion, giving a free cash flow of $8.37 billion.

Operating Cash Flow10.11B
Capital Expenditures-1.74B
Free Cash Flow8.37B
FCF Per Share$12.84
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 33.30%, with operating and profit margins of 12.56% and 8.77%.

Gross Margin33.30%
Operating Margin12.56%
Pretax Margin11.64%
Profit Margin8.77%
EBITDA Margin15.06%
EBIT Margin12.56%
FCF Margin8.70%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $3.20, which amounts to a dividend yield of 1.70%.

Dividend Per Share$3.20
Dividend Yield1.70%
Earnings Yield6.87%
FCF Yield6.81%
Dividend Growth (YoY)33.33%
Payout Ratio24.90%
Buyback Yieldn/a
Shareholder Yield1.70%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for LOW is $277.66, which is 47.26% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Buy".

Price Target$277.66
Price Target Difference47.26%
Analyst ConsensusBuy
Analyst Count37
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on July 3, 2006. It was a forward split with a ratio of 2:1.

Last Split DateJul 3, 2006
Split TypeForward
Split Ratio2:1