Lowes Companies Inc.

LOW-N

NYSE:LOW

208.25
3.68 (1.80%)
Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a Fortune 500 American company that operates a chain of retail home improvement and appliance stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
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Analysis and Opinions about LOW-N

Signal
Opinion
Expert
BUY
BUY
April 7, 2021

LOW vs. HD Staying at home has benefited both. Post-pandemic, they can benefit even further from pent-up demand for larger, professional contracts. LOW has outperformed HD since last March, trading at 20x earnings vs. 24x for HD. LOW has a stronger growth rate, 14% vs. HD at 9%. Both names are great, but LOW gets the edge.

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LOW vs. HD Staying at home has benefited both. Post-pandemic, they can benefit even further from pent-up demand for larger, professional contracts. LOW has outperformed HD since last March, trading at 20x earnings vs. 24x for HD. LOW has a stronger growth rate, 14% vs. HD at 9%. Both names are great, but LOW gets the edge.

Stan Wong
Price
$193.580
Owned
Unknown
BUY
BUY
April 7, 2021
It's still worth buying home improvement stocks like this despite a big run-up. People will continue to spend on their homes, seeing it as an investment, not as an expense. In any home boom, like now, people spend on home improvement. Also, we're entering gardening season.
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It's still worth buying home improvement stocks like this despite a big run-up. People will continue to spend on their homes, seeing it as an investment, not as an expense. In any home boom, like now, people spend on home improvement. Also, we're entering gardening season.
Jim Cramer - Mad Money
Price
$193.670
Owned
Unknown
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
March 19, 2021

Owned Home Depot before. Lowes has become a better competitor to Home Depot, and is now trading 4 multiple points below, but with similar fundamental points. They have increased their operating margin to about 13%. A Home Depot exec is also now part of Lowes. (Analysts’ price target is $194.52)

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Owned Home Depot before. Lowes has become a better competitor to Home Depot, and is now trading 4 multiple points below, but with similar fundamental points. They have increased their operating margin to about 13%. A Home Depot exec is also now part of Lowes. (Analysts’ price target is $194.52)

Gordon Reid
Price
$179.490
Owned
Yes
BUY
BUY
December 4, 2020

He believes in the CEO as he turns around the company. It's been difficult, but is moving in the right direction. Once he executes his vision, Lowe's will rival Home Depot in profits and growth.

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He believes in the CEO as he turns around the company. It's been difficult, but is moving in the right direction. Once he executes his vision, Lowe's will rival Home Depot in profits and growth.

Jim Cramer - Mad Money
Price
$150.000
Owned
Unknown
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
November 19, 2020

Likes the home improvement space. All the vacation money has gone into the home. He prefers Home Depot. Their numbers looks better than Lowes'. He owns neither. Post-covid, he thinks the trend will continue.

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Likes the home improvement space. All the vacation money has gone into the home. He prefers Home Depot. Their numbers looks better than Lowes'. He owns neither. Post-covid, he thinks the trend will continue.

Stan Wong
Price
$150.270
Owned
No
WATCH
WATCH
November 13, 2020
The CEO is trying to turn it around. Lowe's has its issues, but Covid has helped by causing an exodus from the city to the suburbs. Lowe's isn't there yet, but the numbers should be strong when they report Wednesday.
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The CEO is trying to turn it around. Lowe's has its issues, but Covid has helped by causing an exodus from the city to the suburbs. Lowe's isn't there yet, but the numbers should be strong when they report Wednesday.
Jim Cramer - Mad Money
Price
$159.230
Owned
Unknown
BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
October 28, 2020
Home renos will continue to enjoy its bull run this winter as people stay home. He would buy this it falls lower, even after today's big sell-off.
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Home renos will continue to enjoy its bull run this winter as people stay home. He would buy this it falls lower, even after today's big sell-off.
Jim Cramer - Mad Money
Price
$161.420
Owned
Unknown
COMMENT
COMMENT
October 6, 2020

Home Depot vs. Lowes He's come close to buying HD in the past. It pays a 2.1% yield vs. Lowes' 1.3%, and HD boasts better metrics elsewhere. Key point it that scale matters in this business, and the 3x bigger HD enjoys a size advantage and has a wider moat (can get better pricing and service from suppliers). He picks HD.

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Home Depot vs. Lowes He's come close to buying HD in the past. It pays a 2.1% yield vs. Lowes' 1.3%, and HD boasts better metrics elsewhere. Key point it that scale matters in this business, and the 3x bigger HD enjoys a size advantage and has a wider moat (can get better pricing and service from suppliers). He picks HD.

Jason Del Vicario
Price
$168.150
Owned
Unknown
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
August 31, 2020

They currently have an effective business plan to reduce costs and close their profitablility gap with Home Depot. Also, they are driving volume to their website, and making more attractive their offerings to professional builders and renovators. The neighbourhoods they service are seeing the most robust economic performance, which is a big change. Historically, Home Depot used to benefit from its exposure to big cities, which has suffered from recent lockdowns. Therefore, Lowes offers better upside than Home Depot given store locations. (Analysts’ price target is $181.44)

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They currently have an effective business plan to reduce costs and close their profitablility gap with Home Depot. Also, they are driving volume to their website, and making more attractive their offerings to professional builders and renovators. The neighbourhoods they service are seeing the most robust economic performance, which is a big change. Historically, Home Depot used to benefit from its exposure to big cities, which has suffered from recent lockdowns. Therefore, Lowes offers better upside than Home Depot given store locations. (Analysts’ price target is $181.44)

David Fingold
Price
$164.280
Owned
Yes
BUY
BUY
January 9, 2020

She would consider buying both. LOW-N brought in a new management team with a lot of self-help initiatives to closed the gap, but HD-N has also been very strong and both are a home-run in the area. The recession just keeps getting pushed out

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She would consider buying both. LOW-N brought in a new management team with a lot of self-help initiatives to closed the gap, but HD-N has also been very strong and both are a home-run in the area. The recession just keeps getting pushed out

Jennifer Radman
Price
$122.050
Owned
Unknown
BUY
BUY
August 19, 2019

Expectations for results on Wednesday are low. Selling lots of lumber products and lumber prices being down means they get less revenue. He owns HD-N. LOW-N has been a turnaround and catch-up story. They have done a good job so far.

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Expectations for results on Wednesday are low. Selling lots of lumber products and lumber prices being down means they get less revenue. He owns HD-N. LOW-N has been a turnaround and catch-up story. They have done a good job so far.

Jamie Murray
Price
$95.050
Owned
No
PARTIAL BUY
PARTIAL BUY
July 9, 2019

This looks great, just like Home Depot. You can enter it here, though hold it if you own.

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This looks great, just like Home Depot. You can enter it here, though hold it if you own.

Elliott Fishman
Price
$104.860
Owned
Unknown
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
May 30, 2019
He owns HD-N. LOW-N has been a serial underperformer and has not kept up with the management strength of HD-N. LOW-N has new management and perhaps this is an opportunity but he would go with the proven winner.
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He owns HD-N. LOW-N has been a serial underperformer and has not kept up with the management strength of HD-N. LOW-N has new management and perhaps this is an opportunity but he would go with the proven winner.
Gordon Reid
Price
$93.880
Owned
No
WEAK BUY
WEAK BUY
May 29, 2019
Disproportionately being hammered based on a perception by the market that something really, really bad is happening. Would be hurt a lot if there were a recession tomorrow, and housing demand was down. Not a bad time to get in from a long-term view. We will get a recession in the next 1-2 years, and the pullback now may mean that it weathers the downturn better. (Analysts’ price target is $113.46)
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Disproportionately being hammered based on a perception by the market that something really, really bad is happening. Would be hurt a lot if there were a recession tomorrow, and housing demand was down. Not a bad time to get in from a long-term view. We will get a recession in the next 1-2 years, and the pullback now may mean that it weathers the downturn better. (Analysts’ price target is $113.46)
Andrew Pyle
Price
$93.230
Owned
Unknown
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
April 2, 2019
LOW vs. HD. He chooses Home Depot instead. Operationally, HD does a fabulous job. Lowes has underperformed. Demographics are working for both. Tailwind of about 5-10% in revenue. Not as susceptible to the Amazon effect. Lowes is a safe place to be, but muted on the growth.
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LOW vs. HD. He chooses Home Depot instead. Operationally, HD does a fabulous job. Lowes has underperformed. Demographics are working for both. Tailwind of about 5-10% in revenue. Not as susceptible to the Amazon effect. Lowes is a safe place to be, but muted on the growth.
Chris Stuchberry
Price
$109.910
Owned
No
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Lowes Companies Inc.(LOW-N) Rating

Ranking : 4 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 4

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 0

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 1

Total Signals / Votes : 5

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Lowes Companies Inc.(LOW-N) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lowes Companies Inc. stock symbol?

Lowes Companies Inc. is a American stock, trading under the symbol LOW-N on the New York Stock Exchange (LOW). It is usually referred to as NYSE:LOW or LOW-N

Is Lowes Companies Inc. a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 5 stock analysts published opinions about LOW-N. 4 analysts recommended to BUY the stock. 1 analyst recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is BUY. Read the latest stock experts' ratings for Lowes Companies Inc..

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Is Lowes Companies Inc. worth watching?

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What is Lowes Companies Inc. stock price?

On 2021-04-16, Lowes Companies Inc. (LOW-N) stock closed at a price of $208.25.