Lowe's CompaniesStock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy Lowe's Companies stock? (NYSE:LOW). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

AdvantagesDisadvantages
  • This company is very stable.
  • This company has an average dividend yield.
  • This company has amazingly consistent growth!
  • This company is making money at a modest rate.
  • This stock looks overpriced.

LOW Free Cash Flow Trend

Based on historical returns, we believe that Lowe's Companies can grow its free cash at a rate of about 5%. That's positive!

Free Cash Flow trendline for LOW
Free Cash Flow trendline for Lowe's Companies

Inside the LOW Numbers

LOW Price
(Lowe's Companies stock price per share)
$85.60
[?] LOW Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
$51.77
[?] LOW Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety) $41.42
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 1% lower than other Services stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 25% higher than other Home Improvement Stores stocks
[?] Cash Yield 7.28%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 11%
[?] Dividend Yield 2%

Is Lowe's Companies Stock on Sale?

We believe that Lowe's Companies may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?

Lowe's Companies looks overpriced right now. If you're looking for a bargain in the stock market, you should probably look elsewhere for a great deal. This might still be a great stock to own—but it's not on sale right now.

Should You Buy LOW Stock?

Does Lowe's Companies have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.