Today’s top gainers include the company Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) which is in the industry Home Improvement Stores, gaining 0.43% today. In the last week its performance is -0.82%, and 6.51% for the past quarter. Currently, Lowe’s Companies, Inc., LOW has a target price of 86.83, so today’s gain of 0.43% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.26%.
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW), has a market cap of 72343.05, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 77.80%.
At the current price of 81, it has a dividend yield of 1.74%, and its target price is 86.83. This is with a profit margin of 4.60%, and total debt/equity of 2.14. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has a P/E of 26.98, as well as a forward P/E of 17.1.
With a current EPS of 2.99, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 16.53%,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 16.02%.
Performance for the year is 21.02%. Since its IPO date on 7/1/1985, the total performance to date is 7.34%.
Volume today for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW), is 1067859, while its average volume is 4950.74. Whilst the total gain today was 0.43%, it did have a day high of -2.75%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.16%, and 1.43% for the month. The 52-week low for Lowe’s Companies, Inc., LOW has been 30.38%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.75%.
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 7.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Lowe’s Companies, Inc., LOW is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 1.99, and has a current ratio of 1.2 and 0.4 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Lowe’s Companies, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.68, and the P/S is 1.2, along with a P/B of 10.03. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 15.51.