Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 72998.91. It is in the Home Improvement Stores industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 27.41, a forward P/E of 17.37 and EPS of 2.99. At a stock price of 81.55 (-0.45%) it has a dividend yield of 1.71%.
EPS growth for the last five years have been 13.90%, more recently this last year it has grown by 0.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 16.53% and more long-term 16.63% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 37.30%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 3.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 7.80%.
For performance, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -0.64%. For the last month performance for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is 5.25%. While the last quarter is 6.35% and half year, 19.69%. Finally for the year, performance is 23.75%.
The 52-week high for Lowe’s Companies, Inc., is at -2.09%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 31.27%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.83% and 10.37% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.37%, and for the month it is 1.43%. Lowe’s Companies, Inc., has a target price of 86.83.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.99, and for total debt/equity Lowe’s Companies, Inc. has 2.14. The gross margin is 34.70%, while operating margin is 8.80%, the profit margin is 4.60%. The current ratio is 1.2 and the quick ratio is 0.4.
Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 77.70%. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. has a payout ratio of 37.40%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 891.1. The shares float is 884.8, with the float short at 1.23%, with short ratio coming to 2.24.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see Lowe’s Companies, Inc., get 8.10%, with its returns on investment at 15.30%. Return on equity is 34.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 86.83, reached soon?
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