Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) EPS Estimated At $2.02

August 12, 2018 - By Jenna Rose

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.20, from 1.01 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 72 investors sold Lowe's Companies, Inc. shares while 482 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 331 raised stakes. 587.47 million shares or 0.28% more from 585.84 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Old Second Natl Bank Of Aurora invested in 0% or 86 shares. Jfs Wealth Advsr Limited Company holds 906 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. The Ohio-based Private Harbour Investment Mgmt Counsel Limited Liability has invested 0.7% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Oakworth Capital reported 4,510 shares stake. Signaturefd Lc has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Gradient Invests Ltd Company stated it has 2,834 shares. Dana Investment Advsr holds 37,965 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys reported 0.2% of its portfolio in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Fort Washington Invest Advsr Incorporated Oh has invested 0.02% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). 116,587 are owned by Pub Sector Pension Invest Board. Chem Financial Bank holds 0.58% or 60,760 shares in its portfolio. Cibc Bankshares Usa holds 0.21% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) or 17,589 shares. Checchi Advisers Limited Liability Co owns 10,294 shares. Atria Invs Ltd reported 26,208 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. Riverhead Mgmt Ltd Com holds 0.05% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) or 12,542 shares.

Since June 8, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $1.23 million activity.

Analysts expect Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) to report $2.02 EPS on August, 22 before the open.They anticipate $0.45 EPS change or 28.66 % from last quarter’s $1.57 EPS. LOW’s profit would be $1.65B giving it 12.17 P/E if the $2.02 EPS is correct. After having $1.19 EPS previously, Lowe's Companies, Inc.’s analysts see 69.75 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.63% or $1.63 during the last trading session, reaching $98.31. About 3.07 million shares traded. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has risen 18.89% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.32% the S&P500.

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering Lowe’s Companies (NYSE:LOW), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Lowe’s Companies had 16 analyst reports since March 1, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, May 23 by Loop Capital Markets. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, March 5 report. Guggenheim maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, February 28 report. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $107 target in Thursday, March 1 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, May 24 by Wedbush. The stock of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) earned “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 24. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Tuesday, March 6 with “Neutral”. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Hold” rating and $97.0 target in Wednesday, February 28 report. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Friday, March 2 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, May 22 by Robert W. Baird.

Lowe's Companies, Inc. operates as a home improvement firm in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company has market cap of $80.24 billion. It offers a line of products for maintenance, repair, remodeling, and decorating. It has a 21.42 P/E ratio. The firm provides home improvement products in various categories, such as lumber and building materials, tools and hardware, appliances, fashion fixtures, rough plumbing and electrical, seasonal living, lawn and garden, paint, millwork, flooring, kitchens, outdoor power equipment, and home fashions.

More news for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) were recently published by: Fool.com, which released: “First Order of Business for Lowe’s New CEO: Clean House” on July 21, 2018. Bizjournals.com‘s article titled: “New Lowe’s CEO helps stuff disaster-relief buckets at Mooresville headquarters” and published on August 01, 2018 is yet another important article.

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