Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) Quarterly EPS Review


At the end of 06/30/2017 reporting period, 592 institutional holders increased their position in Lowe's Companies, Inc. Intl Fcstone Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Lowe's Companies during the second quarter valued at about $243,000. The King Luther Capital Management Corp holds 110,065 shares with $7.83 million value, up from 68,720 last quarter.

Valuation Ratios of Lowe's Companies, Inc. Hanson McClain Inc. now owns 1,337 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 45 shares during the last quarter. Pnc Fincl Svcs Group holds 0% or 3,268 shares.

Insider Trades for Lowe's Companies, Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 13 Jun 2017 where Niblock (Robert A), the Chief Executive Officer completed a transaction type "Gift" in which 750 shares were traded at a price of $0. It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q4 2016. They are also projecting the Low EPS estimate of $0.96 and the High EPS estimate of $1.08. It is positive, as 87 investors sold LOW shares while 444 reduced holdings.

Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its position in Lowe's Companies, Inc. 627.42 million shares or 0.25% less from 629.02 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

In the transaction dated March 30, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the CFO; Croom Marshall A disposed a total of 12,700 shares at an average price of $82.14, amounting to approximately $1,043,178. (The) cut their price target on shares of Lowe's Companies from $97.00 to $96.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, May 25th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Lowe's Companies from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, January 17th. (NYSE:LOW) or 18,281 shares. Whitnell reported 768 shares.

The share price of Lowe's Companies Inc. Moreover, Blackrock Institutional Trust Company N.A. has 0% invested in the company for 49,500 shares. (NYSE:LOW). Savant Cap Lc accumulated 4,420 shares. Its up 86.36% from 2,200 shares previously. Valicenti Advisory Services Inc. now owns 56,090 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock valued at $4,349,000 after purchasing an additional 2,415 shares during the period. Newfocus Financial Gp Limited Company holds 44,581 shares. During the last 52 weeks, the (NYSE:FL) price has been as high as $79.43 and as low as $31.56. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.26% invested in Lowe's Companies, Inc. Clearbridge Limited Com accumulated 1.15M shares or 1.84% of the stock. On average, equities analysts forecast that Lowe's Companies will post $4.49 EPS for the current year. Also, there are 2 buy, 0 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.26 average brokerage recommendation. Therefore 50% are positive.

08/24/2017 - Lowe's Companies Inc. had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. As per Wednesday, August 23, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. (NYSE:LOW) rating on Thursday, November 19. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and $85 target. Lowe's Companies had a ROE of 62.02% and a net profit margin of 4.51%. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC raised their target price on shares of Lowe's Companies from $80.00 to $94.00 and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Friday, May 12th. The third largest holder is State Street Corp, which now holds $2.99 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 4.5% of its market capitalization.

Lowe's Companies, Inc (Lowe's) is a FORTUNE home improvement company. (NYSE:LOW) rating on Wednesday, August 23. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has "Hold" rating by Sandler O'Neill given on Friday, August 26. The average 1-year price target for (LOW) reveals an average price target of $84.69 per share.

More notable recent Lowe's Companies, Inc. 17,152 shares valued at $1.41M were sold by DAMRON RICKY D on Saturday, April 1. RBC Capital Markets maintained Lowe's Companies, Inc. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 8,848,938 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock worth $726,481,000 after purchasing an additional 671,581 shares during the last quarter. (LOW) stake by 12.14% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. FMR LLC now owns 9,694,439 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock valued at $751,610,000 after buying an additional 3,732,153 shares during the last quarter. (NYSE:LOW). First Financial In stated it has 0.17% of its portfolio in Lowe's Companies, Inc. Ig invested in 0.69% or 1.84M shares. Covey Capital Advisors Llc owns 93,019 shares or 9.97% of their United States portfolio.

Lowe's Companies, Inc (Lowe's) is a home improvement retailer. Pioneer Tru National Bank & Trust N A Or, Oregon-based fund reported 10,492 shares.

Since May 16, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $943,612 activity.

In other news, insider Richard D. Maltsbarger sold 11,672 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 30th. In a transaction dated April. 03, 2017, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $81.96, raking in a sum of $1,405,778. (OTCMKTS:AMNF) has 0.00% since September 11, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 5.02% the S&P500.



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