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Lowe's Companies Inc LOW Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Jan 27, 2023, 7:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 202.49
  • Sector Consumer Cyclical
  • Industry Home Improvement Retail
  • Investment Style Large Blend
  • Day Range 200.44  –  203.42
  • Year Range 170.12  –  239.49
  • Market Cap 122.4462 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 2.9 Mil /  3.2 Mil
  • Price / Sales 1.37
  • Price / Book 321.82
  • Forward Div Yield 2.08%
  • Trailing Div Yield 1.95%

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Lowe's Trajectory to Higher Operating Margin Levels Intact Thanks to Improving Productivity

Jaime M. Katz Senior Equity Analyst

Business Strategy and Outlook

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Lowe's is the second-largest home improvement retailer globally, set to capture $97 billion in sales in 2022. With continued focus on retail fundamentals (merchandising excellence, operational efficiency, supply chain improvements, and customer engagement), Lowe's has been able to better leverage costs while maintaining its low-cost position. The firm retains some of the cost savings it achieves and passes the rest on to its customers through everyday low prices. These competitive advantages support our wide economic moat rating.

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Business Description

Lowe's is the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world, operating 1,969 stores in the United States, and is in the process of selling its Canadian locations (RONA, Lowe’s Canada, Réno-Dépôt, and Dick’s Lumber), set to close at the beginning of 2023. The firm’s stores offer products and services for home decorating, maintenance, repair, and remodeling, with maintenance and repair accounting for two thirds of products sold. Lowe's targets retail do-it-yourself (around 75% of sales) and do-it-for-me customers as well as commercial and professional business clients (around 25% of sales). We estimate Lowe's captures a low-double-digit share of the domestic home improvement market, based on U.S. Census data and management’s estimates for market size.

1000 Lowes Boulevard
Mooresville, NC, 28117
Industry Home Improvement Retail
Employees 340,000

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FAQs for Lowe's Companies Inc Stock

Yes. LOW has a forward dividend yield of 2.08%. See LOW’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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LOW’s market cap is 122.45 Bil.
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LOW’s stock style is Large Core.
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High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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