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LOW Lowes Companies PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As at May 22, 2024, the LOW stock has a PE ratio of 16.71. This is based on the current EPS of $13.23 and the stock price of $221.13 per share. A decrease of 9% has been seen in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 18.3 of the last 4 quarters.

LOW PE ratio history

How has LOW's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Lowes Companies over the last ten years is 22.45. The current 16.71 PE ratio is 26% below the historical average. Over the past ten years, LOW's PE ratio was at its highest in the May 2019 quarter at 38.09, with a price of $112.36 and an EPS of $2.95. The Nov 2023 quarter recorded the bottom point at 14.94, with a price of $194.94 and an EPS of $13.05.


Lowes Companies PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 37.75% in 2019

Maximum annual decrease: -38.08% in 2020

Year PE ratio Change
2024 16.59 -21.63%
2023 21.17 8.73%
2022 19.47 -9.32%
2021 21.47 1.42%
2020 21.17 -38.08%
2019 34.19 37.75%
2018 24.82 17.85%
2017 21.06 -19.77%
2016 26.25 5%
2015 25 15.58%

LOW average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of LOW for the past years

LOW's current P/E ratio is below the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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LOW PE vs peers

What is LOW's PE ratio compared to its peers

Compared to its peer HD, LOW's PE ratio stands lower, however it is higher than BLDR's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
BLDR Builders FirstSource Inc 14.07 $20.26B
LOW Lowes Companies Inc 16.71 $126.53B
HD Home Depot Inc 22.08 $327.82B
LL Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc N/A $52.42M

Frequently asked questions

What is Lowes Companies's PE ratio?

LOW stock has a price to earnings ratio of 16.71 as of May 22, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Lowes Companies (LOW)?

The average PE ratio for LOW stock over the past 3 years is 18.55.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Lowes Companies (LOW)?

The average PE ratio for LOW stock over the past 5 years is 20.42.

What is the highest PE ratio for LOW?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 38.09 in the May 2019 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for LOW compare to its historical average?

LOW's current price to earnings ratio is 26% below its 10-year historical average.

How is LOW's PE ratio calculated (Lowes Companies PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the EPS for the last 12 months. As of today (May 22, 2024), Lowes Companies's stock price is $221.13. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Feb 2024 is $13.23. Therefore, Lowes Companies's P/E ratio for today is 16.71. PE RATIO(16.71) = STOCK PRICE($221.13) / TTM EPS($13.23)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.