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Lowe's is a retailer of products for home construction, maintenance, repair, remodeling, and decorating. It offers home improvement products across a wide range of categories, including lumber and building materials, appliances, seasonal and outdoor living, tools and hardware, fashion fixtures, rough plumbing and electrical, paint, millwork, lawn and garden, flooring, and kitchens. The company operates in-store, online, on-site, and through contact centers.

TypePublic
Founded1946
HQMooresville, NC, US
Websitecorporate.lowes.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2020)200,000(-33%)
Job Openings12,915
Revenue (FY, 2019)$72.1 B(+2%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$192.4
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Lowe's

Marvin Ellison

Marvin Ellison

Chairman, President and CEO
Bill) Boltz

Bill) Boltz

Executive Vice President, Merchandising
Mike Amend

Mike Amend

President, Online
William Boltz

William Boltz

Executive Vice President, Merchandising
Ross McCanless

Ross McCanless

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
David M. Denton

David M. Denton

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
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Lowe's Office Locations

Lowe's has offices in Mooresville and Boucherville
Mooresville, NC, US (HQ)
1000 Lowes Blvd
Boucherville, CA
220 Chemin du Tremblay
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Lowe's Financials and Metrics

Lowe's Revenue

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Lowe's's revenue was reported to be $72.15 b in FY, 2019 which is a 1.2% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

27.3b

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

9.3b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

34.1%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

2.8b

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

4.0b

Market capitalization (28-Jul-2021)

136.0b

Closing stock price (28-Jul-2021)

192.4

Cash (31-Jul-2020)

11.6b

EV

150.5b
Lowe's's current market capitalization is $136 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

68.6b71.3b72.1b

Revenue growth, %

6%4%1%

Cost of goods sold

45.2b48.4b49.2b

Gross profit

23.4b22.9b22.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

17.4b20.9b17.4b17.7b20.9b17.4b19.7b27.3b

Cost of goods sold

11.3b13.7b11.8b12.2b14.3b11.7b13.2b18.0b

Gross profit

6.0b7.2b5.7b5.6b6.7b5.6b6.5b9.3b

Gross profit Margin, %

35%34%33%31%32%32%33%34%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2020

Cash

558.0m588.0m511.0m716.0m

Inventories

10.5b11.4b12.6b13.2b

Current Assets

12.0b12.8b14.2b15.3b

PP&E

19.5b19.7b18.4b18.7b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

3.4b2.3b4.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.5b1.6b1.4b

Inventories

(791.0m)(1.3b)(600.0m)

Accounts Payable

(92.0m)1.7b(637.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Net Income

988.0m2.5b3.1b1.0b2.7b3.8b1.3b4.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

387.0m751.0m1.2b337.0m684.0m1.0b373.0m747.0m

Inventories

(1.8b)(549.0m)(1.0b)(2.5b)(1.2b)(1.1b)(1.2b)(674.0m)

Accounts Payable

3.5b2.4b2.7b3.2b1.2b523.0m3.2b5.3b
USDFY, 2017

Debt/Equity

2.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

5.3 x
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Lowe's Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Boomerang CommerceMay 20, 2019
Retail Analytics platform of Boomerang CommerceMay 20, 2019
MSHMay 18, 2017
RONAFebruary 03, 2016$2.3 b
Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P.February 27, 2015
Orchard Supply HardwareJune 17, 2013
ATGDecember 29, 2011
Lowe’s Companies Canada ULC
Lowe’s Home Centers, LLC
RONA, Inc.

Lowe's Revenue Breakdown

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Lowe's revenue breakdown by business segment: 29.4% from Hardlines, 31.9% from Building Products, 35.9% from Home Décor and 2.8% from Other

Lowe's revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 93.1% from United States and 6.9% from International

Human Capital Metrics

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Lowe's Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Lowe's Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Lowe's Online and Social Media Presence

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Lowe's Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    61/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    64/100

  • Diversity

    C

    63/100

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Lowe's News and Updates

Lowe's downgraded on housing sector declines and possible back-to-work slowdown

Lowe's Cos. shares shed 2.8% in early Monday trading after the home improvement retailer was downgraded to neutral from outperform at Wedbush. Analysts cut the price target to $210 from $225. Wedbush cites weakness in the housing sector in its note, saying that existing home sales dollar turnover h…

Home Depot, Lowe's amp up focus on home pros, as consumers swap DIY projects for parties, travel

Customers tackled do-it-yourself projects during the pandemic, but are now inviting contractors back into their homes and dining out instead of painting.

Streetwise: Making Lowe's a Mobile Brand

Marvin Ellison, one of Barron's top CEOs of 2020, speaks with Jack Hough on the Streetwise podcast about confronting inflation across numerous commodities as well as spearheading new initiatives geared towards modernizing the Lowe's brand.

Forecast Of The Day: Lowe's Revenue Per Square Foot

Lowe's (NYSE:LOW) Revenue Per Square foot surged from $347 in 2019 to about $431 in 2020. However, Trefis expects the number to decline to about $420 in 2021...

Lowe's President And CEO Marvin R. Ellison Named Chairman Of Board Of Directors

MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced its board of directors has elected Marvin R. Ellison, president, chief executive officer and current director of Lowe's, to the additional role of chairman of the board, effective...
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Lowe's Blogs

Night Operations Department Supervisor -- 2127485BR

Night Operations Department Supervisor -- 2127485BR inv.adminuser Aug 01 2021 Night Operations Department Supervisor Regular Department: LWS_STR_Night Ops Job ID: 6842841 Full time …

FT-Head Cashier-Flexible -- 2127479BR

FT-Head Cashier-Flexible -- 2127479BR inv.adminuser Aug 01 2021 FT-Head Cashier-Flexible Regular Department: LWS_STR_Head Cashiers Lowe’s is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel practices witho…

FT-Cashier-Opening -- 2127482BR

FT-Cashier-Opening -- 2127482BR inv.adminuser Aug 01 2021 FT-Cashier-Opening Regular Department: LWS_STR_Cashiers (Lumber) Lowe’s is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel practices without regar…

Night Operations Department Supervisor -- 2127484BR

Night Operations Department Supervisor -- 2127484BR inv.adminuser Aug 01 2021 Night Operations Department Supervisor Regular Department: LWS_STR_Night Ops Lowe’s is an equal opportunity employer and administers all p…

Sales Floor Dept Supervisor- Pro Services-Building Materials -- 2127475BR

Sales Floor Dept Supervisor- Pro Services-Building Materials -- 2127475BR inv.adminuser Aug 01 2021 Sales Floor Dept Supervisor- Pro Services-Building Materials Regular Department: LWS_USA_ProServices-BldgMat Lowe’s …

FT-Sales Associate - Paint-Closing -- 2127476BR

FT-Sales Associate - Paint-Closing -- 2127476BR inv.adminuser Aug 01 2021 FT-Sales Associate - Paint-Closing Regular Department: LWS_STR_Paint Lowe’s is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel pra…
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Lowe's Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lowe's founded?

    Lowe's was founded in 1946.

  • Who are Lowe's key executives?

    Lowe's's key executives are Marvin Ellison, Bill) Boltz and Mike Amend.

  • How many employees does Lowe's have?

    Lowe's has 200,000 employees.

  • What is Lowe's revenue?

    Latest Lowe's annual revenue is $72.1 b.

  • What is Lowe's revenue per employee?

    Latest Lowe's revenue per employee is $360.7 k.

  • Who are Lowe's competitors?

    Competitors of Lowe's include The Home Depot, Target and Costco.

  • Where is Lowe's headquarters?

    Lowe's headquarters is located at 1000 Lowes Blvd, Mooresville.

  • Where are Lowe's offices?

    Lowe's has offices in Mooresville and Boucherville.

  • How many offices does Lowe's have?

    Lowe's has 2 offices.