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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
Culture scoreC

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)190,000(-5%)
Job Openings11,836
Revenue (FY, 2018)$71.3 B(+4%)
Share Price (May 2020)$117

Key People/Management at Lowe's

Marvin Ellison

Marvin Ellison

President & Chief Executive Officer
Ross McCanless

Ross McCanless

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
William Boltz

William Boltz

Executive Vice President, Merchandising
David Denton

David Denton

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Donald Frieson

Donald Frieson

Executive Vice President, Supply Chain
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 $71.31 b in FY, 2018 which is a 3.9% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2019)

20.9b

Gross profit (Q2, 2019)

6.7b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2019), %

31.9%

Net income (Q2, 2019)

1.7b

EBIT (Q2, 2019)

2.4b

Market capitalization (20-May-2020)

88.3b

Closing stock price (20-May-2020)

117.0

Cash (2-Aug-2019)

1.8b

EV

108.6b
Lowe's's current market capitalization is $88.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

65.0b68.6b71.3b

Revenue growth, %

10%6%4%

Cost of goods sold

42.6b45.2b48.4b

Gross profit

22.5b23.4b22.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Revenue

16.9b19.5b16.8b17.4b20.9b17.4b17.7b20.9b

Cost of goods sold

11.1b12.8b11.1b11.3b13.7b11.8b12.2b14.3b

Gross profit

5.8b6.7b5.7b6.0b7.2b5.7b5.6b6.7b

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

558.0m588.0m511.0m

Inventories

10.5b11.4b12.6b

Current Assets

12.0b12.8b14.2b

PP&E

19.5b19.7b18.4b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

3.1b3.4b2.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.6b1.5b1.6b

Inventories

(178.0m)(791.0m)(1.3b)

Accounts Payable

653.0m(92.0m)1.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Net Income

602.0m2.0b2.9b988.0m2.5b3.1b1.0b2.7b

Depreciation and Amortization

389.0m768.0m1.1b387.0m751.0m1.2b337.0m684.0m

Inventories

(1.8b)(850.0m)(1.8b)(1.8b)(549.0m)(1.0b)(2.5b)(1.2b)

Accounts Payable

3.3b2.0b2.3b3.5b2.4b2.7b3.2b1.2b
USDY, 2019

EV/EBIT

45.6 x

EV/CFO

30.3 x

EV/FCF

35.5 x

Debt/Equity

8.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

15.4 x
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Lowe's Operating Metrics

Lowe's's Stores was reported to be 2 k in Q2, 2019.
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Lowe's Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Retail Analytics platform of Boomerang CommerceMay 20, 2019
Maintenance Supply HeadquartersMay 18, 2017
RONAFebruary 03, 2016$2.30 b
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: 17.9% from Seasonal, 40.1% from Building and Maintenance, 39.2% from Home Décor and 2.7% from Other

Lowe's revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 92.4% from United States and 7.6% from International

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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 says surging sales will not last

Lowe's Cos Inc warned on Wednesday that high spending on do-it-yourself projects by people hunkered down at home due to coronavirus lockdowns would taper off in the coming months, as a deep economic recession looms on the horizon.

Stocks open with strong gains on optimism over economic reopening; Lowe's jumps 4%

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Lowe's rallies as same-store sales top forecasts

Lowe's rallies as same-store sales top forecasts
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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, Ross McCanless and William Boltz.

  • How many employees does Lowe's have?

    Lowe's has 190,000 employees.

  • What is Lowe's revenue?

    Latest Lowe's annual revenue is $71.3 b.

  • What is Lowe's revenue per employee?

    Latest Lowe's revenue per employee is $375.3 k.

  • Who are Lowe's competitors?

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

  • 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.