Shares of Lowe's Companies have moved -1.6% today, and are now trading at a price of $211.0. In contrast, the S&P 500 index saw a 0.6% change and the Dow Industrial Average posted a 1.1% performance. Today's trading volume is 1,825,838 compared to the stock's average volume of 3,790,998.
Lowe's Companies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a home improvement retailer in the United States and internationally. Based in Mooresville, United States the company has 300,000 full time employees and a market cap of $128,919,470,080. Lowe's Companies currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 1.7% per year.
The company is now trading -11.88% away from its average analyst target price of $239.45 per share. The 28 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $152 to $300, and on average give Lowe's Companies a rating of buy.
Over the last year, LOW shares have gone down by -15.1%, which represents a difference of -0.3% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $263.31 per share and its 52 week low is $170.12. Based on Lowe's Companies's average gross margin growth of 1.2% over the last four years, its core business remains strong and the stock price may recover in the long term.