Today’s top gainers include the company Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) which is in the industry Home Improvement Stores, gaining 0.68% today. In the last week its performance is 0.08%, and -1.48% for the past quarter. Currently, Lowe’s Companies, Inc., LOW has a target price of 87.65, so today’s gain of 0.68% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.41%.
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW), has a market cap of 67734.03, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 76.40%.
At the current price of 76.96, 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 24.77, as well as a forward P/E of 16.32.
With a current EPS of 3.11, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.26%,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 13.15%. Since its IPO date on 7/1/1985, the total performance to date is 2.43%.
Volume today for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW), is 3310400, while its average volume is 4815.69. Whilst the total gain today was 0.68%, it did have a day high of -7.60%.
Volatility for this week has been at 0.92%, and 1.39% for the month. The 52-week low for Lowe’s Companies, Inc., LOW has been 23.88%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.60%.
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 1.11, along with a P/B of 9.83. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 31.42.