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Lowe's Companies Inc (LOW) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on January 31, 2019

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Lowe's Companies Inc (LOW) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on January 31, 2019. Lowe's Companies Inc is a home-improvement products dealer. The firm's stores offer products and services for home decorating, maintenance, repair, and remodeling. Lowe's Companies Inc has a market cap of $87.47 billion; its shares were traded at around $108.93 with a P/E ratio of 38.90 and P/S ratio of 1.24. The dividend yield of Lowe's Companies Inc stocks is 1.69%. Lowe's Companies Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 10.70% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated Lowe's Companies Inc the business predictability rank of 5-star.


For the last quarter Lowe's Companies Inc reported a revenue of $15.6 billion, compared with the revenue of $15.5 billion during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $71.3 billion, an increase of 3.9% from last year. For the last five years Lowe's Companies Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 6.3% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $2.84 for the year, a decline of 30.6% from the previous year. Over the last five years Lowe's Companies Inc had an EPS growth rate of 8.6% a year. The Lowe's Companies Inc had an operating margin of 5.63%, compared with the operating margin of 9.6% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Lowe's Companies Inc is 7.53%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Lowe's Companies Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $511.0 million, compared with $588.0 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $14.4 billion, compared with $15.6 billion in the previous year. Lowe's Companies Inc has a financial strength rank of 6 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $108.93, Lowe's Companies Inc is traded at 34.1% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $81.21. The P/S ratio of the stock is 1.24, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.93. The intrinsic value of the stock is $47.36 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 26.25% during the past 12 months.

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