Today’s top gainers include the company Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) which is in the industry Home Improvement Stores, gaining -0.74% today. In the last week its performance is -1.18%, and -3.88% for the past quarter. Currently, Lowe’s Companies, Inc., LOW has a target price of 87.65, so today’s gain of -0.74% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.05%.
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW), has a market cap of 68646.32, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 76.40%.
At the current price of 76.9, it has a dividend yield of 1.82%, and its target price is 87.65. 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 24.75, as well as a forward P/E of 16.3.
With a current EPS of 3.11, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.37%,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 13.12%. Since its IPO date on 7/1/1985, the total performance to date is 2.35%.
Volume today for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW), is 3827369, while its average volume is 4855.73. Whilst the total gain today was -0.74%, it did have a day high of -7.67%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.52%, and 1.48% for the month. The 52-week low for Lowe’s Companies, Inc., LOW has been 23.78%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.67%.
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 1.51, and the P/S is 1.12, along with a P/B of 9.82. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 31.84.