Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) went up by 2.38% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $118.23 and move down -19.88%, while LOW stocks remain unchanged in the last five trading sessions.
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) Worth an Investment?
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 33.74 times of increase in earnings at the present.
LOW Market Performance
LOW stocks went up by 2.47% for the week, with the monthly drop of -6.74% and a quarterly performance of -2.17%, while its annual performance rate touched -1.87%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -0.12% for LOW stocks with the simple moving average of -3.39% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for LOW stocks, with Telsey Advisory Group repeating the rating for LOW shares by setting it to “Outperform”. The predicted price for LOW socks in the upcoming period according to Telsey Advisory Group is $116 based on the research report published on May 23, 2019.
Evercore ISI, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see LOW stock at the price of $120. The rating they have provided for LOW stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on March 20, 2019.
Loop Capital gave “ Hold” rating to LOW stocks, setting the target price at $120 in the report published on January 23, 2019.
LOW Stocks -7.66% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought LOW to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -16.59% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 2.43%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 1.57%, while the shares sank at the distance of -8.36% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -10.27% lower at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, LOW went up by +2.47%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -7.66% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $98.29. In addition, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. saw 6.78% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.
LOW Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW), starting from WARDELL LISA W, who bought 250 shares at the price of $94.90 back on May 24. After this action, Rushing now owns 523 shares of Lowe’s Companies, Inc., valued at $23,725 with the latest closing price.
Ellison Marvin R, the President and CEO of Lowe’s Companies, Inc., bought 10,000 shares at the value of $95.05 during a trade that took place back on May 24, which means that Ellison Marvin R is holding 80,090 shares at the value of $950,538 based on the most recent closing price.
LOW Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +8.56 for the present operating margin and +30.05 for gross margin. The net margin for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. stands at +3.24. Total capital return value is set at 28.57, while invested capital returns managed to touch 11.69. Equity return holds the value 52.40%, with 6.20% for asset returns.
Based on Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW), the company’s capital structure generated 445.20 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 81.66. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 46.83 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 394.92 and long-term debt to capital is 72.44.
EBITDA value lies at +1.75 B with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 2.10. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.27 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.17. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.98.