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Lowes Companies Inc

Lowes Companies is a home improvement company located in North Carolina, United States, which is part of the Consumer Cyclical sector, and is traded under the ticker LOW on the NYSE exchange.

Lowes Companies stock last closed at $215.48, up 1.38% from the previous day, and has decreased 12.17% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Home Improvement Retail industry by 0.08 percentage points. Lowes Companies stock is currently +26.66% from its 52-week low of $170.12, and -18.16% from its 52-week high of $263.31.

There are currently 604.7M shares of LOW outstanding. The market capitalization of LOW is $130.30B. In the last 24 hours, 2.74M LOW shares were traded.

How to Buy Lowes Companies Stock

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  1. Decide where to buy Lowes Companies stock: You need to pick a stock brokerage, but don't worry - we've researched dozens of stock brokerages and apps to help you determine where to buy Lowes Companies stock.
  2. Open a brokerage account: Sign up for 0% commission trading with the highest-rated brokerage we've selected. It's the best place to buy LOW stock.
  3. Fund your investment account: Pick your method of payment and add your information.
  4. Research Lowes Companies stock: The Lowes Companies ticker symbol is LOW. Is Lowes Companies stock a good investment? Should you buy shares of LOW? How do LOW's underlying business fundamentals look? Do top analysts think Lowes Companies is a good buy? Why has LOW's stock price moved recently? (Hint: Our stock market research tools can help you understand if LOW is a good stock to buy).
  5. Place your LOW buy order: Decide if you will purchase LOW shares at the current market price or use a limit order to buy LOW stock at a given price.
  6. Monitor your LOW investment: Create a watchlist to the latest updates on your position in Lowes Companies shares.

Step 1: Decide where to buy Lowes Companies stock

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Step 2: Open a brokerage account

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Step 4: Research Lowes Companies stock

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Overview of key LOW info

LOW Price
$215.48
1w %
2.14%
1y %
-12.17%
5y %
155.82%
P/E
20.94x
P/B
-10.13x
P/S
1.39x
PEG
1.32x
Revenue
$95.95B
Earnings
$6.69B
Fore. Rev. Growth
1.9%
Fore. Earn. Growth
15.87%
Market Cap
$130.30B
Next Earnings
N/A
Next Dividend
Feb 8, 2023

LOW Due Diligence Checks

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What is the fair value of LOW stock?

Investors use many financial metrics, analyses, models, and charts to gauge LOW's intrinsic value.

Using relative valuations methods:

  • LOW could be overvalued based on its P/E ratio of 20.94x, relative to Home Improvement Retail industry P/E ratio of 20.09x
  • LOW could be overvalued based on its PEG ratio of 1.32x

You can do more valuation analysis on LOW's stock here.

A quick look at LOW Financials

Signs that LOW is financially healthy:

  • LOW's operating cash flow of $9.07B allows it to safely service it's debt of $38.21B.
  • LOW earnings of $10.30B is not enough to cover its interest payments.
  • There are more short-term assets than short-term liabilities on the LOW balance sheet.

Signs that LOW is not financially healthy:

  • LOW debt to equity ratio of -4.65 is negative.
  • There are more long-term liabilities than short-term assets on the LOW balance sheet.
  • LOW profit margin has gone down from 8.6% to 7% in the past year.
  • Total LOW debt is still negative.

Is it a good time to buy Lowes Companies stock?

Out of 19 Equities analysts who monitor LOW, the consensus analyst rating on LOW is a Buy

Should I buy or sell LOW stock?

Based on 19 analysts offering ratings for Lowes Companies Inc.
Buy
Strong Buy
8 analysts 42.11%
Buy
3 analysts 15.79%
Hold
7 analysts 36.84%
Sell
1 analysts 5.26%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

Latest LOW Analyst Forecasts

Peter Keith, a top 5% analyst from Piper Sandler maintains LOW with a strong buy rating and raises their LOW price target from $248.00 to $253.00, on Nov 17, 2022.

Kate McShane, a bottom 14% analyst from Goldman Sachs maintains LOW with a strong buy rating and raises their LOW price target from $226.00 to $241.00, on Nov 17, 2022.

Joe Feldman, a top 10% analyst from Telsey Advisory Group maintains LOW with a buy rating and raises their LOW price target from $250.00 to $255.00, on Nov 17, 2022.

Chris Bottiglieri, a top 48% analyst from Exane BNP Paribas downgrades LOW to a sell rating and announces their LOW price target of $159.00, on Oct 19, 2022.

Greg Melich, a top 12% analyst from Evercore ISI Group downgrades LOW to a hold rating and announces their LOW price target of $210.00, on Oct 19, 2022.

You can dig deeper into what analysts are projecting on the Lowes Companies stock forecast page.

LOW Technical Indicators

SMA10
210.96
SMA20
203.75
SMA50
196.52
SMA100
197.08
SMA200
199.05
MACD
5.19
MACD Signal
4.73
MACD Histogram
0.46
RSI
62.36
Stochastic %K
64.54
Stochastic %D
64.98
StochRSI %K
50.61
StochRSI %D
51.93

Is LOW Making Money?

Last year, LOW earnings were $6.69B. During the last 5 year, LOW's earnings have increased by 19.8% per year. This was slower than the Home Improvement Retail industry average of 22%.

Last year, LOW revenue was $95.95B. During the past 5 year, LOW's revenue has grown by 6.85% per year. This was slower than the Home Improvement Retail industry average of 9.4%.

Dig into LOW's earnings and revenue performance here.

Are LOW executives and large shareholders buying or selling the stock?

Over the past 12 months, insiders at LOW have sold more shares than they have bought.

Janice Dupre, EVP Human Resources of LOW, was the latest LOW insider to sell. They sold $38,313.24 worth of LOW stock on Oct 1, 2022.

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Does LOW provide a stable income stream?

Lowes Companies pays a dividend of 1.72%, compared to the Home Improvement Retail industry's average dividend yield of 3.56%. If you owned $1,000 of LOW stock, you would have been paid $17.17 in the past 12 months.

Lowes Companies dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.

Get more info about Lowes Companies dividend yield and history here.

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Step 5: Place your LOW buy order

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  • Market order: A market order is an order to buy or sell a security at the best possible price.
    Market orders are usually the best for newer investors.
  • Limit order: A limit order is an order to buy or sell a security at a specific price (or better).
    If you want to be sure you're buying or selling at a particular dollar amount, place a limit order.

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Step 6: Monitor your LOW investment

Now that you own some LOW shares, you'll want to keep up with your new investment.

Make a watchlist to track your LOW stock.

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How to Buy Stock in Lowes Companies

To summarize, here are the 6 steps to buy Lowes Companies stock:

  1. Decide where to buy Lowes Companies stock
  2. Open a brokerage account
  3. Fund your investment account
  4. Research Lowes Companies stock
  5. Place your LOW buy order
  6. Monitor your LOW investment

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NYSE: LOW
$215.48+2.93 (+1.38%)
Updated Dec 1, 2022
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NYSE: LOW
$215.48+2.93 (+1.38%)
Updated Dec 1, 2022
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FAQ

How much does it cost to buy one Lowes Companies share?

As of Dec 1, 2022, it costs $215.48 to buy one share of Lowes Companies stock.

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Is now a good time to buy Lowes Companies stock?

According to 19 Wall Street analysts who monitor Lowes Companies, their consensus recommendation is to buy Lowes Companies stock.

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