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Lowe's Companies Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E27.34 EPS (ttm)2.71 Insider Own0.10% Shs Outstand960.00M Perf Week0.72%
Market Cap71.13B Forward P/E18.93 EPS next Y3.91 Insider Trans-40.91% Shs Float958.21M Perf Month7.04%
Income2.69B PEG1.50 EPS next Q0.74 Inst Own76.50% Short Float0.97% Perf Quarter18.11%
Sales56.22B P/S1.27 EPS this Y27.60% Inst Trans-1.63% Short Ratio1.79 Perf Half Y42.18%
Book/sh10.34 P/B7.17 EPS next Y18.50% ROA8.10% Target Price78.05 Perf Year48.21%
Cash/sh0.62 P/C120.35 EPS next 5Y18.20% ROE24.70% 52W Range43.58 - 75.98 Perf YTD8.07%
Dividend0.92 P/FCF22.04 EPS past 5Y17.70% ROI15.10% 52W High-1.11% Beta1.13
Dividend %1.24% Quick Ratio0.10 Sales past 5Y3.60% Gross Margin34.80% 52W Low72.43% ATR1.40
Employees167000 Current Ratio1.10 Sales Q/Q7.50% Oper. Margin8.50% RSI (14)68.34 Volatility2.25% 1.82%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.14 EPS Q/Q62.10% Profit Margin4.80% Rel Volume0.83 Prev Close74.09
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.08 EarningsFeb 25 BMO Payout32.00% Avg Volume5.18M Price75.14
Recom2.30 SMA204.36% SMA508.22% SMA20033.34% Volume3,813,293 Change1.42%
Feb-26-15Reiterated UBS Buy $75 → $83
Feb-26-15Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $71 → $79
Feb-26-15Reiterated Argus Buy $70 → $82
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
Mar-02-15 02:57PM  Lowe's Companies (LOW) Earnings Report: Q4 2014 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
01:55PM  Home Depot And Lowe's Companies May Be Reaping Benefits Of Lumber Liquidators Woes Benzinga
12:27PM  Lumber Liquidators: The 60 Minutes report is wrong at Fortune
11:54AM  Lumber Liquidators Opens Down 26% and Of Course Someone Thinks Its Woes are Priced In at
10:00AM  Retail ETFs Hitting 52-Week Highs on Solid Q4 Earnings - ETF News And Commentary Zacks
09:00AM  Lowe's Canada Heroes Take-On Community Improvement Projects PR Newswire
Feb-28-15 12:01AM  Home Depot Boosts Payout 26% at
Feb-27-15 06:25PM  After strong February, big jobs report in focus at CNBC
04:04PM  Great Service Key to Ethan Allen Reinvention, Says Company CEO at TheStreet
11:48AM  Brian Sozzi Has 22 Reasons Why the End Is Near for Sears at TheStreet
10:45AM  U.S. Consumer Sentiment Cooled in February From 11-Year High Bloomberg
09:30AM  Tri Pointe Homes, Cabela's, Kirkland's, Lowe's and Williams-Sonoma highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day - Press Releases Zacks
Feb-26-15 11:05AM  The Leading Economic Index rose at a slow pace in January 2015 Market Realist
10:30AM  Jobs May Boost Housing in 2015: 3 Picks - Analyst Blog Zacks
09:48AM  Lumber Liquidators (LL) Q4 Earnings Disappoint Investors - Analyst Blog Zacks
06:00AM  Jim Cramer's Top Stock Picks: NFLX AMZN CRM LOW LQ AWAY at TheStreet
05:57AM  Nasdaq takes another run at 5,000; data in focus at CNBC
12:21AM  [$$] Americas Fixer-Upper Housing Market at The Wall Street Journal
12:19AM  [$$] Retailers Prepare to Spend More at The Wall Street Journal
Feb-25-15 07:27PM  Cramer Remix: This one stock leading many higher at CNBC
06:52PM  Investors checking out US economic fundamentals at CNBC
06:51PM  Housing recovery aids Lowe's Investor's Business Daily
06:32PM  Cramer: The secret catalyst to the US housing boom at CNBC
06:28PM  Retailers Prepare to Spend More at The Wall Street Journal
06:25PM  Housing mystery solved; Cramer looks at HD CNBC
06:00PM  Cramer: This one stock is leading many higher CNBC
05:15PM  Stocks End Little Changed After Yellen, Housing Data Morningstar
04:59PM  GLOBAL MARKETS-S&P 500 lags global markets as Yellen ends two-day testimony Reuters
04:52PM  Jim Cramer Says Home Depot, Lowe's Are Part of Booming Home Improvement Sector at TheStreet
04:42PM  S&P end little changed; Dow ekes out record close at MarketWatch
04:39PM  US STOCKS-S&P, Nasdaq edge down with Apple; Dow ends at record high Reuters
04:31PM  Updates, advisories and surprises at MarketWatch
03:46PM  America's Fixer-Upper Housing Market at The Wall Street Journal
03:12PM  US STOCKS-S&P, Nasdaq edge down with Apple; Dow flat Reuters
01:34PM  Lumber Liquidators Plunges On Disappointing Earnings at Investor's Business Daily
01:23PM  US STOCKS-Wall St edges up with consumer discretionary shares Reuters
01:19PM  Home Depot/Lowe's: Humble pie at Financial Times
01:06PM  Lowe's Companies: A Case Of Sell The News Benzinga
01:05PM  Housing starts fell in January 2015 led by the Midwest Market Realist
01:02PM  Target tops estimates; Lowe's builds up profits; Apple ordered to pay up Yahoo Finance
01:00PM  GLOBAL MARKETS-World stock indexes rise after Fed comments Reuters
12:36PM  U.S. new home sales steady near multi-year highs; supply up Reuters
12:24PM  4 Stocks, 4 trades: FSLR, LOW, LUV, CHK & SODA CNBC
12:06PM  Lowe's Q4 Beats, Loses Share To Rival Home Depot at Investor's Business Daily
12:04PM  Lowe's Earnings 'Stand Strong On Their Own' at
12:00PM  Stocks Little Changed Morningstar
11:51AM  Jim Cramer Explains Why Lowe's (LOW) Is a Buy After Fourth-Quarter Earnings at TheStreet
11:27AM  Nasdaq sets sights on 11 in a row, but H-Ps bummer stands in the way at MarketWatch
11:27AM  Lowe's Builds Its Fourth-Quarter Sales at The Wall Street Journal
11:17AM  US STOCKS-Wall St little changed after Yellen comments Reuters
10:58AM  Lowe's has strong 4Q as consumers tackle home projects AP
10:54AM  Stocks Edge Lower as Crude Oil Inventories Are Double Estimates at TheStreet
10:28AM  First Solar climbs on earnings; H-P, Chesapeake struggle at MarketWatch
10:25AM  How Do Lowes Earnings Compare to Home Depot? at 24/7 Wall St.
10:16AM  Analyst: Buy Lowe's & Dollar Tree CNBC
10:10AM  Lowe's Is On The Way Up, Morgan Stanley Says Benzinga
10:08AM  Lowe's Beats on Q4 Earnings, Initiates Fiscal 2015 Outlook - Analyst Blog Zacks
09:51AM  US STOCKS-Wall St little changed with Yellen, data on deck Reuters
09:39AM  Pisani's market opens flat, sectors stretched CNBC
09:34AM  Stocks to Watch: Target, Lowe's, Hewlett-Packard at The Wall Street Journal
09:01AM  Nasdaq Sags Ahead Of The Open; Hewlett-Packard, Chicos Dive at Investor's Business Daily
09:00AM  Lowe's Companies Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 9:00 am ET today CCBN
08:59AM  US STOCKS-Wall St set for flat open; Yellen, data on tap Reuters
08:53AM  Morning Movers: Lowe's Gains on Earnings Outlook; Southwest Airlines Falls on Missed Inspections at
08:51AM  Cramer's stocks to watch: Target CNBC
08:36AM  Report: State Department Ethics Reviews Gave Bill Clinton Frequent Green Lights at Bloomberg
08:36AM  Lowe's Profit Grows 47% at Forbes
08:30AM  LOWES COMPANIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhib EDGAR Online
08:08AM  3 Things to watch instead of Yellen in today's trading game Yahoo Finance
08:05AM  Stocks after Yellen boost; Lowe's strong quarter; Buffett loves Germany Yahoo Finance
08:00AM  Lowe's (LOW) Q4 Earnings Beat Estimates by a Couple of Cents - Tale of the Tape Zacks
07:41AM  US STOCKS-Futures flat after Dow, S&P records; Yellen testimony continues Reuters
07:07AM  Q4 2014 Lowe's Companies Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open CCBN
07:00AM  Home Depot Continues to Build Its Dominant Position Morningstar
06:45AM  Higher home renovation spending drives sales at Lowe's Reuters
06:32AM  Lowe's has strong 4Q as job market improves AP
06:23AM  LOW beats estimates, comp sales up 7.3% CNBC
06:16AM  Lowes Profit Tops Estimates as Store Changes Help Boost Sales at Bloomberg
06:14AM  Lowe's tops Street 4Q forecasts AP
06:11AM  Wall Street on edge after Yellen, housing in focus at CNBC
06:10AM  Lowe's fourth-quarter sales up 7.5 pct Reuters
06:05AM  Lowe's tops quarterly estimates, shares rise at CNBC
06:00AM  Lowe's Reports Fourth Quarter Sales And Earnings Results PR Newswire
05:50AM  Wall Street on edge after Yellen, housing data in focus at CNBC
Feb-24-15 06:01PM  Home Depot Hits New High As Earnings Crush Estimates at Investor's Business Daily
05:46PM  Yellen keeps the markets calm at CNBC
02:48PM  What to Watch in the Day Ahead - Wednesday, Feb. 25 Reuters
01:17PM  Jim Cramer Says Toll Brothers (TOL) Numbers Show People Are Spending on Homes Again at TheStreet
01:10PM  This Morning's Earnings Prove that Increased Consumer Confidence Does not Equal Sales Growth for all Retailers Yahoo Finance Contributors
11:48AM  Should you only buy what you know? Here's what the data says about investing. Yahoo Finance Contributors
11:21AM  What to Expect When Lowes (LOW) Reports Earnings Results on Wednesday at TheStreet
09:33AM  Home Depot Tops Q4 Earnings & Revenues, Guides FY15 - Analyst Blog Zacks
09:25AM  Harsh Winter Propels Home Depot's Results; Spring Is Looking Up Too at TheStreet
09:02AM  Why Earnings Season Could Be Great for Lowe's Companies (LOW) - Tale of the Tape Zacks
08:05AM  Rising home prices mean more renovations: Pro CNBC
07:15AM  Home Depot profit rises 36%, warns on currency at CNBC
06:30AM  Home Depot Posts Strong Sales, But Warns on Dollar at The Wall Street Journal
06:25AM  Home Depot beats on top and bottom line CNBC
12:12AM  Home Retailers Shares Off Their Foundation 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
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DAMRON RICKY DChief Operating OfficerMar 01Option Exercise0.0012,2100135,685Mar 02 11:44 AM
Maltsbarger Richard DCDO & President, Int'lMar 01Option Exercise0.002,713040,417Mar 02 11:40 AM
HULL ROBERT F JRChief Financial OfficerMar 01Option Exercise0.0016,2810127,937Mar 02 11:38 AM
NIBLOCK ROBERT AChairman President & CEOMar 01Option Exercise0.0065,8020657,211Mar 02 11:35 AM
AUSURA MAUREEN KChief Human Resources OfficerMar 01Option Exercise0.0012,210086,915Mar 02 11:32 AM
Hollifield Matthew VSVP Chief Accounting OfficerMar 01Option Exercise0.004,070048,726Mar 02 11:14 AM
Maltsbarger Richard DChief Development OfficerDec 16Option Exercise30.1324,668743,25849,038Dec 18 11:15 AM
Maltsbarger Richard DChief Development OfficerDec 16Sale64.8724,6681,600,14237,704Dec 18 11:15 AM
HULL ROBERT F JRChief Financial OfficerDec 16Sale65.6798,5196,469,743111,656Dec 18 11:14 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