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
Founded1952
Size (employees)200,000 (est)+6%
Websitelowes.com
Lowe's was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Mooresville, US
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Key People/Management at Lowe's

Rick Damron

Rick Damron

COO
Paul Ramsay

Paul Ramsay

CIO
Richard Maltsbarger

Richard Maltsbarger

CDO & President
Ross McCanless

Ross McCanless

CLO & CCO
Michael McDermott

Michael McDermott

CCO
Robert Niblock

Robert Niblock

Chairman & President and CEO
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Lowe's Office Locations

Lowe's has offices in Monroe, Saratoga, Saratoga Springs, Sioux Falls and in 269 other locations
Mooresville, US (HQ)
1000 Lowes Blvd
Kirkland, US
11332 NE 122nd Way
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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, 2018 which is a 5.5% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2018)

68.6b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

5.5%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

23.4b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

34.1%

Net income (FY, 2018)

3.4b

EBIT (FY, 2018)

6.6b

Market capitalization (15-Oct-2018)

84.6b

Closing stock price (15-Oct-2018)

104.7

Cash (2-Feb-2018)

588.0m

EV

99.9b
Lowe's's current market capitalization is $84.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

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, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

499.0m1.0b624.0m585.0m673.0m1.1b736.0m884.0m1.2b379.0m1.4b602.0m872.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017FY, 2018

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, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

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

Current Assets

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

Goodwill

1.1b1.0b1.3b1.1b1.3b

Total Assets

34.1b33.1b34.2b34.0b34.4b32.7b33.7b37.2b36.5b35.4b36.7b37.6b36.8b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017FY, 2018

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, 2018

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Accounts Payable

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

Cash From Operating Activities

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

EV/EBIT

15.2 x

EV/CFO

19.7 x

EV/FCF

25.3 x

Revenue/Employee

356.5k

Financial Leverage

6 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

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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

Home Depot, Lowe's stocks fall after analyst downgrades, downbeat housing data

Shares of Home Depot Inc. dropped 3.8% toward a five-month low and Lowe's Companies' stock slumped 3.3% toward a two-month low, in the wake is disappointing housing market data and after Credit Suisse downgraded the home improvement retailers, citing slowing earnings growth and less favorable valu…

Lowe's shares fall after home-improvement store names interim CFO

Shares of Lowe's Cos. fell in Thursday's extended session after the home-improvement retailer announced that it has appointed Tiffany Mason as interim chief financial officer, effective Oct. 5. She will hold the position until David Denton, who was named CFO in late August, joins the company. Dento…

Lowe's stock jumps to record high after SunTrust raises rating, price target

Shares of Lowe's Companies rallied 1.5% in morning trade Friday, reaching a record intraday higher earlier in the session, after the home improvement retailer was upgraded at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, citing expectations of earnings acceleration, particularly in relation to rival Home Depot Inc. …

Michael Allen Lowe's Reinterpretation Opens at Findlay Galleries

NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Findlay Galleries is pleased to present Michael Allen Lowe's Reinterpretation, opening September 6th at Findlay Galleries in New York. Reasserting the relevance of figurative painting, draftsmanship, and the Old Masters, Michael Allen Lowe's work...

Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Goldman Sachs 25th Annual Global Retailing Conference

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Marvin R. Ellison, president and chief executive officer, and Joseph M. McFarland III, executive vice president, stores, will present at the Goldman Sachs 25th Annual Global Retailing...

Lowe's Champions Underserved Communities with Volunteers and Nearly $8 Million to Keep America Beautiful

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Keep America Beautiful's longtime partner Lowe's has donated an additional $1 million to the national nonprofit in 2018 to fund 44 grassroots initiatives as well as Keep America Beautiful's annual Great American Cleanup, the nation's largest...
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Lowe's Company Life and Culture

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