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Lowe's Companies Inc (LOW)
Services | Retail
100.85  5.35%
LOW vs RETAIL SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
LOWSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO23.634.321.12
EV/EBITDA RATIO11.8911.712.66
P/S RATIO1.221.22.25
P/B RATIO14.6112.13.45
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY57.12%22.35%13.64%
RETURN ON CAPITAL20.75%23.78%10.09%
NET MARGIN4.71%4.33%9.73%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.51%
PAYOUT RATIO35.24%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH23.86%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
6 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY279%
INTEREST COVERAGE10.3x
CURRENT RATIO1.02
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH19.44%
5 YR SPS GROWTH5.31%
5 YR BPS GROWTH-11.02%
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Lowe's Companies Inc places highly in the Retail industry
TICKRZBOT SUMMARY
Lowe's Companies Inc receives an A ranking in our multi-factor model that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the tickrz MFM Screener here. Here's a summary of Lowe's Companies Inc's factor rankings that are combined together to calculate the tickrz MFM ranking:

FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
TICKRZ MFM RANK A / 111PURE VALUE RANKB / 225
DIVIDEND RANKB / 165MOAT RANKA / 17
FINANCIAL STRENGTH RANKB / 178GROWTH RANKB / 233
MOMENTUM RANKB / 204
GURU ANALYSIS
Buffett Rank A / 70Peter Lynch Rank A / 68
Lowe's Companies Inc ranks 70 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Lowe's Companies Inc warrants further investigation.Our Peter Lynch mutli-factor model ranks stocks on their PEG ratio, Financial Strength, margin profile, and their P/Es relative to their respective industry groups. Lowe's Companies Inc ranks 68, a relatively strong ranking.
Alex Roepers Rank A / 57Joel Greenblatt Rank A / 62
Alex Roepers, founder of Atlantic Investment Management, looks for stocks trading at low EV/EBITDA multiples with strong and consistent free cash flow. Lowe's Companies Inc ranks 57 out of the S&P 500 constituents on our Roepers-inspired multi-factor model.In his best-selling The Little Book that Beats the Market, Greenblatt introduced the Magic Formula, a straightforward approach that ranks stocks on earnings yield and return on invested capital. Lowe's Companies Inc places 62 out the S&P 500 consitituents on this ranking methodology.
FACTOR RANKINGS
Value
Pure Value Ranking B / 225
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Lowe's Companies Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 23.6x, a P/B ratio of 14.6x, a P/S ratio of 1.2x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.9x. Lowe's Companies Inc ranks 225 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively average score.

Quality
Moat A / 17Financial Strength B / 178
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Lowe's Companies Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Services sector. Lowe's Companies Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 6 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 10.3x, a debt/equity ratio of 279% and a Moat Rank of 17 translate to an average Financial Strength score.


Momentum B / 204
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 18.73% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 204. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Lowe's Companies Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

Yield B / 165
Value + Yield
Shares currently yield 1.51%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Lowe's Companies Inc ranks 165 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

Growth B / 233
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value produce an average score. 19.4% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 5.3% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of -11% combine to produce this average score.

Lowe's Companies Inc (LOW)
Services | Retail
100.85  5.35%


tickrz rank
A
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio23.6x
P/B Ratio14.61x
P/S Ratio1.22x
EV/EBITDA Ratio11.89x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.51%
PAYOUT RATIO35.24%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH23.86%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
6 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY279%
INTEREST COVERAGE10.3x
CURRENT RATIO1.02
MOAT
ROE57.12%
ROIC20.75%
Net Margin4.71%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH19.44%
5 YR SPS GROWTH5.31%
5 YR BPS GROWTH-11.02%

TICKRZ RANK
Lowe's Companies Inc receives an A ranking in our multi-factor model that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the tickrz MFM Screener here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Lowe's Companies Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 23.6x, a P/B ratio of 14.6x, a P/S ratio of 1.2x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.9x. Lowe's Companies Inc ranks 225 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively average score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Lowe's Companies Inc ranks 70 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Lowe's Companies Inc warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Lowe's Companies Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Services sector.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Lowe's Companies Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 6 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 10.3x, a debt/equity ratio of 279% and a Moat Rank of 17 translate to an average Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 18.73% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 204. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Lowe's Companies Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 1.51%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Lowe's Companies Inc ranks 165 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value produce an average score. 19.4% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 5.3% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of -11% combine to produce this average score.