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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, US
Websitelowes.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2020)200,000(-33%)
Job Openings6,348
Revenue (FY, 2019)$72.1 B(+2%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$149.9
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Lowe's

Marvin Ellison

Marvin Ellison

President & Chief Executive Officer
William Boltz

William Boltz

Executive Vice President, Merchandising
Ross McCanless

Ross McCanless

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Donald Frieson

Donald Frieson

Executive Vice President, Supply Chain
David Denton

David Denton

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Joseph McFarland

Joseph McFarland

Executive Vice President, Stores
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Lowe's Office Locations

Lowe's has offices in Mooresville and Boucherville
Mooresville, 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 (20-Nov-2020)

112.5b

Closing stock price (20-Nov-2020)

149.9

Cash (31-Jul-2020)

11.6b

EV

127.0b
Lowe's's current market capitalization is $112.5 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$2.30 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

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Lowe's Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

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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

Pandemic-induced 'nesting' fuels Home Depot and Lowe's sales—Why it's likely to continue

Consumers' appetite for home improvement continued in the third quarter, as they spent money on an aspect of life that's brought comfort: their homes.

Lowe's shares down in premarket after in-line-with-forecasts earnings

Lowe's shares down in premarket after in-line-with-forecasts earnings

Lowe's stock falls as sales rise above expectations, but profit is just in line

Shares of Lowe's Companies dropped 4.8% in premarket trading Wednesday, after the home improvement retailer reported fiscal third-quarter sales that rose above expectations, but an adjusted profit that was just in line with forecasts. Net income fell to $692 million, or 91 cents a share, from $1.05…

Lowe's shares tumble as earnings fall short, despite robust sales gains

The results from Lowe's come one day after its larger rival Home Depot reported third-quarter earnings that beat estimates.
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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, William Boltz and Ross McCanless.

  • 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 Snap-on, The Home Depot and Target.

  • 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.