Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOWFree Report) – Analysts at Telsey Advisory Group decreased their Q1 2025 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Lowe’s Companies in a research note issued on Friday, February 23rd. Telsey Advisory Group analyst J. Feldman now forecasts that the home improvement retailer will earn $3.46 per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $3.65. Telsey Advisory Group currently has a “Market Perform” rating and a $215.00 target price on the stock. The consensus estimate for Lowe’s Companies’ current full-year earnings is $13.02 per share. Telsey Advisory Group also issued estimates for Lowe’s Companies’ Q2 2025 earnings at $4.44 EPS, Q3 2025 earnings at $3.13 EPS, Q4 2025 earnings at $1.85 EPS and FY2025 earnings at $12.90 EPS.

Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. The Goldman Sachs Group increased their target price on shares of Lowe’s Companies from $238.00 to $262.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. Royal Bank of Canada reduced their price target on shares of Lowe’s Companies from $194.00 to $190.00 and set a “sector perform” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, November 27th. TheStreet downgraded shares of Lowe’s Companies from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Piper Sandler increased their price objective on shares of Lowe’s Companies from $218.00 to $245.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus cut their price target on shares of Lowe’s Companies from $240.00 to $225.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Friday, February 16th. Twelve research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $241.54.

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Lowe’s Companies Price Performance

Shares of LOW opened at $232.56 on Monday. Lowe’s Companies has a 1-year low of $181.85 and a 1-year high of $237.21. The firm has a market capitalization of $133.75 billion, a PE ratio of 17.93, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.66 and a beta of 1.12. The company’s fifty day moving average price is $220.55 and its 200-day moving average price is $212.78.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Lowe’s Companies

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of LOW. Private Management Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Lowe’s Companies by 4.0% in the fourth quarter. Private Management Group Inc. now owns 1,205 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $268,000 after purchasing an additional 46 shares during the period. First Command Advisory Services Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Lowe’s Companies by 1.9% in the fourth quarter. First Command Advisory Services Inc. now owns 2,590 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock worth $576,000 after buying an additional 48 shares during the period. Jag Capital Management LLC grew its position in Lowe’s Companies by 0.3% during the fourth quarter. Jag Capital Management LLC now owns 15,772 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $3,510,000 after purchasing an additional 48 shares in the last quarter. Hamilton Capital LLC lifted its stake in Lowe’s Companies by 2.1% in the third quarter. Hamilton Capital LLC now owns 2,439 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $507,000 after acquiring an additional 49 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Farther Finance Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Lowe’s Companies by 6.0% in the second quarter. Farther Finance Advisors LLC now owns 884 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock worth $200,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the last quarter. 71.88% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Lowe’s Companies Company Profile

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Lowe’s Companies, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a home improvement retailer in the United States. The company offers a line of products for construction, maintenance, repair, remodeling, and decorating. It also provides home improvement products, such as appliances, seasonal and outdoor living, lawn and garden, lumber, kitchens and bath, tools, paint, millwork, hardware, flooring, rough plumbing, building materials, décor, and electrical.

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