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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) which is in the industry Home Improvement Stores, gaining -0.42% today. In the last week its performance is -4.77%, and -2.09% for the past quarter. Currently, Lowe’s Companies, Inc., LOW has a target price of 87.52, so today’s gain of -0.42% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.42%.

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW), has a market cap of 68715.06, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 76.60%.

At the current price of 77.49, it has a dividend yield of 1.80%, and its target price is 87.52. This is with a profit margin of 4.60%, and total debt/equity of 2.29. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has a P/E of 25.05, as well as a forward P/E of 16.5.

With a current EPS of 3.11, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.11%,Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 13.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 16.37%.

Performance for the year is 8.03%. Since its IPO date on 7/1/1985, the total performance to date is 3.57%.

Volume today for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW), is 2161419, while its average volume is 4877.31. Whilst the total gain today was -0.42%, it did have a day high of -6.97%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.92%, and 1.43% for the month. The 52-week low for Lowe’s Companies, Inc., LOW has been 24.73%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.97%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 15.30%, and its return on assets is 8.10%. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has an operating margin of 8.80%. With a sales growth of 5.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Lowe’s Companies, Inc., LOW is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 2.11, and has a current ratio of 1 and 0.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Lowe’s Companies, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.53, and the P/S is 1.12, along with a P/B of 9.94. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 31.87.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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