Lowe's operates as a home improvement retailer. It offers a line of products for maintenance, repair, remodeling, and decorating. The Company provides home improvement products in various categories, such as lumber and building materials, tools and hardware, appliances, fashion fixtures, rough plumbing and electrical, seasonal and outdoor living, lawn and garden, paint, millwork, flooring, and kitchens, as well as outdoor power equipment. Lowe's also offers installation services through independent contractors in various product categories, extended protection plans, and in-warranty and out-of-warranty repair services.
TypePublic
HQMooresville, US
Founded1946
Size (employees)200,000 (est)+6%
Websitelowes.com
Lowe's was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Mooresville, US
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Lowe's Office Locations

Lowe's has offices in Mooresville, Littlefield, Indianapolis, San Pedro Garza García and in 2 other locations
Mooresville, (HQ)
1000 Lowes Blvd
Indianapolis,
6620 Network Pl
Littlefield,
1804 Hall Ave
Boucherville,
220 Chemin du Tremblay
Mississauga,
5150 Spectrum Way
San Pedro Garza García,
955 Av. Manuel Gómez Morín
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Lowe's Financials and Metrics

Lowe's Revenue

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Lowe's's revenue was reported to be $68.62 b in FY, 2017 which is a 5.5% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2018)

20.9b

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

7.2b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %

34.5%

Net income (Q2, 2018)

1.5b

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

2.2b

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

73.0b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

90.3

Cash (3-Aug-2018)

2.3b

EV

86.6b
Lowe's's current market capitalization is $73 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2017

Revenue

53.4b56.2b59.1b65.0b68.6b

Revenue growth, %

5%5%10%6%

Cost of goods sold

34.9b36.7b38.5b42.6b45.2b

Gross profit

18.5b19.6b20.6b22.5b23.4b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Revenue

17.4b20.9b

Cost of goods sold

11.3b13.7b

Gross profit

6.0b7.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

35%34%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017FY, 2017

Cash

391.0m466.0m405.0m558.0m588.0m

Inventories

10.5b11.4b

Current Assets

10.3b10.1b10.6b12.0b12.8b

PP&E

19.5b19.7b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Cash

1.1b1.0b658.0m1.6b1.4b901.0m1.2b4.6b2.0b960.0m1.7b2.0b743.0m1.6b2.3b

Inventories

13.2b11.9b

Current Assets

11.4b11.1b12.0b12.1b12.8b11.4b12.4b16.5b13.4b12.7b14.0b15.3b14.0b16.0b15.5b

PP&E

19.5b19.2b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

2.3b2.7b2.5b3.1b3.4b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.6b1.6b1.5b

Inventories

(582.0m)(178.0m)(791.0m)

Accounts Payable

291.0m127.0m524.0m653.0m(92.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

2.0b1.7b624.0m2.2b673.0m1.8b2.5b884.0m2.1b2.4b2.0b602.0m988.0m2.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2b798.0m398.0m1.2b391.0m791.0m1.2b383.0m778.0m1.2b768.0m389.0m387.0m751.0m

Accounts Payable

1.1b1.2b2.0b1.5b2.9b2.0b2.2b3.2b1.7b1.9b2.0b3.3b3.5b2.4b

Cash From Operating Activities

3.9b3.9b2.0b4.7b2.5b4.2b4.5b3.2b4.6b5.3b5.1b3.3b3.4b5.8b
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

40 x

EV/CFO

15 x

EV/FCF

16.5 x

Debt/Equity

2.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

6.4 x
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Lowe's Operating Metrics

Lowe's's Stores was reported to be 2.1 k in Q1, 2018.
FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018

Customer Transactions

212 m256 m213 m224 m265 m229 m238 m

Stores

1.84 k1.85 k1.85 k1.86 k2.11 k2.12 k2.14 k

Stores (U.S.)

1.79 k1.81 k1.82 k

Stores (non-U.S.)

47 52 309
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Lowe's Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
GBI Delaware
Lowe’s Home Centers
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Lowe's Online and Social Media Presence

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Lowe's News and Updates

Stores like Walmart, Lowe's, and J.Crew have a new nightmare for Black Friday — and it signals a fundamental shift in how we shop (WMT, LOW)

Walmart, Lowe's, and J.Crew are just a few of the retailers dealing with technical difficulties this Black Friday.  Shoppers encountered glitching and crashing websites on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday as the holiday shopping season kicked off.  The core problem seems to be that many retailers …

Lowe's website crashed during Black Friday sales

Lowe's website crashed during Black Friday sales shopping. Customers complained on Twitter that they were unable to make any purchases online. The website was then temporarily shut down. On Friday afternoon, it relaunched.  Lowe's website crashed midway through Black Friday sales shopping and c…

Lowe's website 'down for maintenance' on Black Friday

Lowe's told shoppers on Twitter the website would be available soon. Some frustrated shoppers said they were were going to rivals like Sears or Home Depot.

Lowe's has 'a big window of opportunity' after shutting down its underperforming stores, UBS says (LOW)

Lowe's on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings that beat on both the top and bottom lines but saw comparable sales miss Wall Street's estimates. Lowe's also said it will exit Mexico retail business and some non-core US businesses, following previous announcements to shut down Orchard Supply Har…

Lowe's stock drops after earnings beat but same-stores sales miss, gross margin declines

Shares of Lowe's Companies dropped 4.8% toward a 6-month low in premarket trade Tuesday, after the home improvement retailer reported fiscal third-quarter earnings that beat expectations but same-store sales that missed. Net income for the quarter to Nov. 2 fell to $629 million, or 78 cents a share…

Lowe's to get rid of Mexico stores in further restructuring

Lowe's Companies Inc said on Tuesday it was looking to shed its retail business in Mexico and certain non-core U.S. businesses as the home improvement chain looks to compete more effectively with rivals in the United States.
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Lowe's Company Life and Culture

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Lowe's Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lowe's founded?

    Lowe's was founded in 1946.

  • How many employees does Lowe's have?

    Lowe's has 200,000 employees.

  • What is Lowe's revenue?

    Latest Lowe's annual revenue is $68.6 b.

  • What is Lowe's revenue per employee?

    Latest Lowe's revenue per employee is $343.1 k.

  • Who are Lowe's competitors?

    Competitors of Lowe's include Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy and Sam's Club.

  • 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, Littlefield, Indianapolis, San Pedro Garza García and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Lowe's have?

    Lowe's has 6 offices.