Analyzing the Factors Behind LOW's Stock Price Plummet

Lowe's stock is trading -14.62% below its average target price of $252.06 after dropping -1.0% during today's afternoon session. Analysts are giving the Large-Cap Home Improvement Retail company an average rating of buy and target prices ranging from $196.0 to $290.0 per share.

Lowe's's short interest — meaning the percentage of the share float that is being shorted — is lower than average at 1.2%. The stock's short ratio is 3.18. At 0.1%, the company's rate of insider ownership does not indicate that management is heavily invested in the corporation.

Another number to watch is the company's rate of institutional share ownership, which now stands at 76.7%. In conclusion, we believe there is mixed market sentiment regarding Lowe's.

Institutions Invested in Lowe's

Date Reported Holder Percentage Shares Value
2024-03-31 Vanguard Group Inc 9% 53,693,630 $11,555,406,472
2024-03-31 Blackrock Inc. 7% 39,766,281 $8,558,101,600
2024-03-31 JP Morgan Chase & Company 4% 24,794,603 $5,336,046,678
2024-03-31 State Street Corporation 4% 24,414,946 $5,254,340,692
2024-03-31 FMR, LLC 4% 22,001,965 $4,735,043,035
2024-03-31 Geode Capital Management, LLC 2% 11,407,612 $2,455,032,255
2024-03-31 Wells Fargo & Company 2% 11,225,109 $2,415,755,783
2024-03-31 Bank of America Corporation 2% 10,497,925 $2,259,258,509
2024-03-31 Morgan Stanley 2% 10,462,248 $2,251,580,462
2024-03-31 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. 1% 7,726,409 $1,662,800,532
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