Lowe's Companies Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E26.78 EPS (ttm)2.53 Insider Own0.10% Shs Outstand972.91M Perf Week-2.80%
Market Cap65.92B Forward P/E20.70 EPS next Y3.27 Insider Trans-41.16% Shs Float971.12M Perf Month-0.81%
Income2.54B PEG1.44 EPS next Q0.43 Inst Own77.90% Short Float1.30% Perf Quarter21.83%
Sales55.34B P/S1.19 EPS this Y26.60% Inst Trans0.26% Short Ratio2.40 Perf Half Y42.71%
Book/sh10.97 P/B6.18 EPS next Y22.77% ROA7.60% Target Price70.87 Perf Year48.14%
Cash/sh1.82 P/C37.18 EPS next 5Y18.57% ROE22.40% 52W Range43.58 - 71.11 Perf YTD-1.17%
Dividend0.92 P/FCF20.40 EPS past 5Y7.50% ROI12.30% 52W High-4.71% Beta1.12
Dividend %1.36% Quick Ratio0.20 Sales past 5Y2.10% Gross Margin34.80% 52W Low55.50% ATR1.51
Employees167000 Current Ratio1.10 Sales Q/Q5.60% Oper. Margin8.30% RSI (14)50.39 Volatility2.07% 2.23%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.06 EPS Q/Q25.50% Profit Margin4.60% Rel Volume1.70 Prev Close69.93
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.01 EarningsFeb 25 BMO Payout32.30% Avg Volume5.26M Price67.76
Recom2.30 SMA20-0.53% SMA502.68% SMA20026.14% Volume8,950,875 Change-3.10%
Dec-12-14Reiterated UBS Buy $70 → $73
Dec-12-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $67 → $71
Dec-12-14Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $60 → $70
Nov-20-14Reiterated UBS Buy $65 → $70
Nov-20-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $60 → $67
Nov-20-14Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $58 → $66
Nov-20-14Reiterated Argus Buy $60 → $70
Nov-19-14Upgrade Canaccord Genuity Sell → Hold $40 → $58
Nov-13-14Reiterated UBS Buy $58 → $65
Sep-29-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $58 → $60
Aug-21-14Reiterated UBS Buy $56 → $58
Aug-21-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $54 → $58
Aug-20-14Reiterated Canaccord Genuity Sell $37 → $40
May-28-14Downgrade Canaccord Genuity Hold → Sell $47 → $37
May-22-14Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $56 → $53
May-21-14Reiterated Canaccord Genuity Hold $50 → $47
Feb-27-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $50 → $53
Feb-27-14Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $53 → $56
Feb-27-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $53 → $57
Sep-30-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $49 → $53
Jan-30-15 01:03PM  Lowe's Names James H. Morgan To Board Of Directors PR Newswire
Jan-29-15 09:05AM  Analyzing the Leading Economic Index for December 2014 Market Realist
Jan-28-15 10:54AM  [video] Earnings Scorecard: Measuring Up to Expectations at Bloomberg
10:23AM  Why US housing starts rose in December 2014 Market Realist
08:00AM  Lowe's Canada to Hire 2,000 Employees for Spring and Summer Seasons PR Newswire
08:00AM  Lowe's Canada to Hire 2,000 Employees for Spring and Summer Seasons CNW Group
Jan-27-15 08:03AM  Storm forecast for business: No big deal at CNBC
07:00AM  5 Retail Stocks to Trade for Gains This Week: Lowe's, Wal-Mart and More at TheStreet
06:11AM  Retailers weathering the storm CNBC
Jan-26-15 02:13PM  'Here Comes The Artic Freeze To U.S. Retailers,' Says Brian Sozzi Benzinga
12:42PM  This Week's Blizzard Could Put a Major Dent in Retailers' Results at TheStreet
Jan-22-15 05:50PM  Lowe's Corp. (LOW) to Hire 30K Temps - Analyst Blog Zacks
12:49PM  Moody's Upgrades One and Affirms Four Classes of RBS Commercial Funding Inc. Series 2010-MB1 at Moody's
12:49AM  Is It Time to Buy LOW? 3 Reasons Why Lowe's Stock Is Poised to Soar - Stocks in the News Zacks
Jan-21-15 05:28PM  Tractor Supply, Home Depot Lead In Building Products at Investor's Business Daily
02:35PM  CBRE's acquisition of UCR team adds clout to local retail brokerage at American City Business Journals
11:50AM  Restoration Hardware Looks Firm from Earnings Perspective - Analyst Blog Zacks
10:17AM  Lowe's to Hire More Seasonal Employees at The Wall Street Journal
09:30AM  Think Spring! Lowe's To Hire 30,000 Seasonal Employees PR Newswire
09:28AM  Cramer's Mad Dash: WFM success CNBC
09:05AM  Lowe's Cos. (LOW) Stock May Rally Today on Morgan Stanley Upgrade at TheStreet
08:27AM  UPDATE: Morgan Stanley Upgrades Lowe's Benzinga
07:00AM  Is Retail in Retreat? Morningstar
Jan-20-15 07:10AM raises $65M, headcount increases 1,300 percent in 16 months at American City Business Journals
07:00AM  Lowe's-Backed Gears Up For Local Services Battle With $65 Million Round at Forbes
06:52AM  Porch secures $65 million in Series B funding CNBC
Jan-19-15 03:50PM  Home Depot Appoints Existing CEO and President as Chairman - Analyst Blog Zacks
Jan-16-15 03:53PM  Will Lower Gas Prices Pump Up Retail? at Investor's Business Daily
02:50PM  Target's Canada failure provides lessons for all businesses: Our experts weigh in at American City Business Journals
02:10PM  Canadian entrepreneur: Target never understood us at American City Business Journals
12:52PM  Home Depot Groundhog Day Change Will Be Permanent at Investor's Business Daily
09:28AM  Home Depots former CEO Frank Blake to retire as chairman at Fortune
05:01AM  Home Depot-Lowes Bulls Eye Housing Rebound as Analysts Divided at Bloomberg
Jan-15-15 02:12PM  Remodeling Plans Perk, What About Home Store Stocks? at Investor's Business Daily
10:14AM  Fastenal Meets Q4 Earnings, Gross Margin Remains Weak - Analyst Blog Zacks
Jan-14-15 05:44PM  Tractor Supply Riding High On Rural Lifestyle Stores at Investor's Business Daily
03:59PM  Florida ballot drive seeks to boost solar energy in Sunshine State Reuters
Jan-12-15 12:10PM  Dick's Sporting Goods, PetSmart eye Dakota Crossing for first D.C. stores at American City Business Journals
Jan-09-15 03:02PM  A Panthers-Seahawks wager Business Journal-style at
Jan-08-15 12:25PM  The Bullish and Bearish Case for Home Depot in 2015 at 24/7 Wall St.
11:46AM  16 Rock-Solid Dividend Stocks With 50 Years of Increasing Dividends and Market-Beating Performance at TheStreet
Jan-07-15 03:00PM  Icontrol Networks and Lowe's to Offer Customers More Smart Home Options PR Newswire
05:00AM  What Pretty Earth Photos Mean to Top U.S. Weather Watcher at Bloomberg
Jan-06-15 02:30PM  Why the S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Indices slowed in October Market Realist
Jan-05-15 05:54PM  Home Depot, Restoration Hardware Seen Heating Up at Investor's Business Daily
Dec-30-14 04:33PM  The Top Ten Stocks for Dec. 30 at Bloomberg
Dec-29-14 07:00AM  Kingfisher Builds on Its Competitive Advantages Morningstar
Dec-26-14 09:44AM  Experts crown their retail winners, losers at CNBC
Dec-23-14 04:10PM  Gordmans to vacate one of its Memphis stores at
Dec-22-14 05:14PM  Lowe's CFO Sells $6.5M in Stock Near High at
04:35PM  The Facebook for the home improvement community: Porch Yahoo Finance
09:40AM  Christmas Week Brings Raft of Economic Data at MarketWatch
Dec-19-14 08:02AM  Top Performing And Yielding Dividend Funds at Investor's Business Daily
Dec-16-14 04:15PM  Nomura Initiates Coverage On Lowe's Companies, Home Depot Benzinga
02:10PM  Innovative Customer Service Makes Sales Bells Ring at Investor's Business Daily
01:39PM  Tractor Supply: Niche Retailer Winning One-Horse Race at Investor's Business Daily
09:41AM  Will Lowe's (LOW) Stock Increase Today After This Coverage Initiation? at TheStreet
12:00AM  Hedge funder's top stock picks at CNBC
Dec-15-14 02:52PM  Falling Oil Prices Creating Bargains in High-Quality Stocks at TheStreet
Dec-12-14 05:28PM  Hot Home Improvement Stocks: Lowe's Trades Near Highs at Investor's Business Daily
02:37PM  This company loves to move in where Sears fails at CNBC
01:40PM  Barclays Raises Lowe's Companies Price Target Benzinga
01:10PM  Lowe's Hits 52-Week High after Outlining Strategic Initiatives Zacks
10:40AM  L Brands (LB) Gains Momentum, Hits 52-Week High Zacks
Dec-11-14 02:50PM  Boston Beer at 52-Week High on Growth Initiatives, Solid Q3 Zacks
01:58PM  Retailers Pushing Smart Home Devices To Mass Market at Investor's Business Daily
01:40PM  Sherwin-Williams' HGTV HOME Paints to Launch at Lowe's Zacks
11:35AM  Consumers Are Spending Like Crazy Because of Cheap Gasoline at TheStreet
06:00AM  Lowe's Outlines Strategic Priorities and Long-Term Financial Targets at 2014 Analyst and Investor Conference PR Newswire
Dec-10-14 04:30PM  Lowe's To Introduce HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams PR Newswire
06:00AM  Dot-Com Survivor BuildDirect Bets The House To Battle Lowe's and Home Depot at Forbes
Dec-09-14 02:45PM  SL Green Realty Gains on Stake Buyout, JVs and Lease Deals Zacks
01:04PM  LOWES COMPANIES INC Financials EDGAR Online Financials
11:11AM  Cramer Dubs Bluebird Bio a 'Winner' but Says to Avoid Conn's at TheStreet
Dec-08-14 03:40PM  Where you'll find big holiday season stock winners at CNBC
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11:50AM  Jim Cramer: Forget the Analysts, Financial Stocks Can't Be Held Down at TheStreet
10:57AM  S&P 500 Correlation Near 15-Year Lows at
10:01AM  Deutsche Bank Expects Lowe's To Reiterate Its 2012 Guidance During Upcoming Analyst Day Benzinga
Dec-06-14 12:01AM  Price Hikes Open Door to Stock Gains for Masonite at
Dec-05-14 11:36AM  Home Depot Healthy as Sears Slumps at
Dec-04-14 10:28AM  Wal-Mart: Too Far, Too Fast at
09:00AM  Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Listen to Its 2014 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast PR Newswire
Dec-02-14 04:54PM  LOWES COMPANIES INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report EDGAR Online
02:44PM  HD Supply Shares Rise On Deal To Sell Hardware Unit at Investor's Business Daily
01:53PM  Home Depot Supply Up On Deal To Sell Hardware Unit at Investor's Business Daily
Nov-28-14 12:45PM  Will in-store pick-up of online sales pay off for retailers? Reuters
11:30AM  Lowe's Companies to Open Three More Outlets in Canada Zacks
Nov-27-14 09:00AM  Lowe's to continue Canadian expansion PR Newswire
09:00AM  Lowe's to continue Canadian expansion CNW Group
Nov-26-14 08:40AM  Beacon Roofing (BECN) Falls on Dismal Q4 & 2014 Earnings Zacks
05:00AM  Cheat sheet: Retailers' Black Friday openings at CNBC
12:25AM  [$$] Searss Great Holiday Retail Giveaway at The Wall Street Journal
Nov-25-14 05:20PM  Quick Look at the Lg Cap All Time Highs... Yahoo Finance Blogs
01:37PM  Sears's Great Holiday Retail Giveaway at The Wall Street Journal
01:18PM  Lowe's Awards Valspar For Breakthrough Innovation PR Newswire
Nov-24-14 06:14PM  Mid-Skill Job Losses Polarize Workforce Investor's Business Daily
03:15PM  Lowe's Offers Complete Home Water Supply Control with Smart Valve for Iris PR Newswire
Nov-21-14 11:13AM  Quotes on the economy from this week's earnings calls Yahoo Finance Blogs
Nov-20-14 06:27PM  Corporate Watch: News Digest at The Wall Street Journal
Lowe's Companies, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It offers products for maintenance, repair, remodeling, and home decorating. The company provides home improvement products under the categories of kitchens and appliances; lumber and building materials; tools and hardware; fashion fixtures; rough plumbing and electrical; lawn and garden; seasonal living; paint; home fashions, storage, and cleaning; flooring; millwork; and outdoor power equipment. It also offers installation services through independent contractors in various product categories; repair services; and MyLowes, an online tool that manages, maintains, and enhances homes. The company serves homeowners and renters consisting of do-it-yourself customers and do-it-for-me customers; and professional customers comprising construction trade, as well as maintenance, repair, and operations. As of October 27, 2014, it operated 1,835 home improvement and hardware stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company also offers its products through online sites, such as,, and Lowe's Companies, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is based in Mooresville, North Carolina.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Maltsbarger Richard DChief Development OfficerDec 16Option Exercise30.1324,668743,25849,038Dec 18 11:15 AM
HULL ROBERT F JRChief Financial OfficerDec 16Sale65.6798,5196,469,743111,656Dec 18 11:14 AM
Maltsbarger Richard DChief Development OfficerDec 16Sale64.8724,6681,600,14237,704Dec 18 11:15 AM
Hollifield Matthew VSVP Chief Accounting OfficerNov 21Option Exercise38.386,334243,09950,795Nov 24 10:03 AM
KEENER GAITHER M JRCLO, CCO and SecretaryNov 21Sale62.757,300458,08461,450Nov 24 10:06 AM
Hollifield Matthew VSVP Chief Accounting OfficerNov 21Sale62.9211,029693,92444,461Nov 24 10:03 AM
NIBLOCK ROBERT AChairman President & CEOSep 11Option Exercise23.98313,5277,518,377779,034Sep 15 11:15 AM
NIBLOCK ROBERT AChairman President & CEOSep 11Sale52.82313,52716,559,709541,714Sep 15 11:15 AM
NIBLOCK ROBERT AChairman President & CEOSep 09Option Exercise23.98105,7562,536,029647,470Sep 10 10:39 AM
NIBLOCK ROBERT AChairman President & CEOSep 09Sale53.37105,7565,644,526541,714Sep 10 10:39 AM
NIBLOCK ROBERT AChairman President & CEOSep 08Option Exercise23.98103,7172,487,134593,863Sep 10 10:39 AM
NIBLOCK ROBERT AChairman President & CEOSep 08Sale53.88103,7175,588,571541,714Sep 10 10:39 AM
AUSURA MAUREEN KChief Human Resources OfficerAug 22Sale52.4815,979838,58164,510Aug 25 03:08 PM
CROOM MARSHALL AChief Risk OfficerApr 04Option Exercise25.5013,333339,99275,170Apr 08 09:17 AM
CROOM MARSHALL AChief Risk OfficerApr 04Sale48.2017,305834,07361,837Apr 08 09:17 AM
DAMRON RICKY DChief Operating OfficerMar 18Option Exercise27.0948,3331,309,292130,142Mar 20 11:09 AM
DAMRON RICKY DChief Operating OfficerMar 18Sale49.7267,9493,378,112103,475Mar 20 11:09 AM
NIBLOCK ROBERT AChairman, President & CEOMar 18Sale49.5524,9961,238,534541,449Mar 19 01:49 PM
NIBLOCK ROBERT AChairman, President & CEOMar 17Sale49.6155,5762,756,857566,445Mar 19 01:49 PM
BRIDGEFORD GREGORY MChief Customer OfficerMar 15Option Exercise0.006,4620293,531Mar 18 11:51 AM
KEENER GAITHER M JRCLO, CCO and SecretaryMar 10Option Exercise26.74116,0003,102,000131,306Mar 12 11:16 AM
KEENER GAITHER M JRCLO, CCO and SecretaryMar 10Sale50.05116,0005,805,85865,306Mar 12 11:16 AM
Hollifield Matthew VSVP Chief Accounting OfficerMar 06Option Exercise27.5824,000661,92262,225Mar 10 11:33 AM
Hollifield Matthew VSVP Chief Accounting OfficerMar 06Sale50.1024,0001,202,43444,891Mar 10 11:33 AM