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Lowe's Companies, Inc.: Pandemic Demand Remains Robust for Wide-Moat Lowe’s; Shares Modestly Overvalued

Symbols
LOW
Sector(s)
Consumer Cyclical
Rating
Current Price
$208.25
Fair Value
Economic Moat
Stewardship
Summary

Lowe's is the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world, operating about 1,970 stores throughout the United States and Canada. The firm's stores offer products and services for home decorating, maintenance, repair, and remodeling. Lowe's targets retail do-it-yourself and do-it-for-me customers as well as commercial business clients. We estimate that Lowe's captures a low-double-digit share of the domestic home improvement market, based on U.S. Census estimates for market size.

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Analyst Profile

Jaime M. Katz

Senior Equity Analyst
Jaime M. Katz, CFA, is a senior equity analyst for Morningstar Research Services LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. She covers home improvement retailers and travel and leisure.Before joining Morningstar in 2011, Katz was an associate for Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank. She also worked in equity research for William Blair for three years and spent three years in asset management at Mesirow Financial.Katz holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. She ranked first in the leisure goods and services industry in The Wall Street Journal's annual “Best on the Street” analysts survey in 2013, the last year the survey was conducted.