The company in question is, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) currently with a stock price of 80.22 (-0.21% today). The market cap for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is 68. B, and is in the sector Services, and Home Improvement Stores industry. The target price for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is 88.85. Currently Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 25.21, and a forward P/E of 15.21. Average volume for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is 5221.13 and so far today it is 360.
Performance in the last year for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. has been 4.35%. For EPS growth, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. has seen a growth of 27.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 14.47%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 19.40% over the last five years and could be 14.52% for the next five years. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 10.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -29.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.21%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 5.75%.
Since the IPO date for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. on the 07/01/1985, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 13.03%. With Lowe’s Companies, Inc. trading at 80.22, the dividend yield is 2.04%, and the EPS is 3.19.
So could Lowe’s Companies, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 25.21. The PEG is 1.74, P/S is 1.02 and the P/B is at 12.46. The P/cash is 34.39, with P/free cash flow at 20.23.
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 2.85, and total debt/equity at 2.9.
In terms of margins, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. has a gross margin of 34.40%, an operating margin of 8.00% and a profit margin of 4.20%.Payout ratio for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is 41.70%. Return on assets come to 7.70% with return on investment coming to 16.90%.
Insider ownership for Lowe’s Companies, Inc., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 76.50%. Outstanding shares are at 845.86. While shares float is 835.7. The float short is currently 1.01%, and short ratio is 1.62.
Graphs: Lowe’s Companies, Inc. NYSE: LOW | Friday June 16, 2017
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