Lowes Cos Inc Dividend yield

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   USD per share 
 Price  92.36
 Dividend  1.92
 Earnings  4.36
 Cash-flow  6.20
 Book value  7.22
 Equity  7.56

Lowes Cos Inc is part of General Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Lowes Cos Inc is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Lowes Cos Inc paid a total dividend of 1,567 million USD last year, for a market value of 75,366 millions (Market Cap 75,290 millions). Dividend per share of Lowes Cos Inc is 1.92 USD, and his stock market price 92.36 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Lowes Cos Inc has a dividend yield of 2.08%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Lowes Cos Inc dividend yield with other General Retailers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Lowes Cos Inc

Lowes Cos Inc Dividend Payout

About the ability of Lowes Cos Inc to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.92 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.08%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Lowes Cos Inc payout on ernings is currently 44.04%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 40.41% and 35.56% respectively. Both figures show that Lowes Cos Inc can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Lowes Cos Inc is USD 6.20 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.92, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Lowes Cos Inc, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and General Retailers sector companies.

Lowes Cos Inc payout

Lowes Cos Inc Stock performance

Finally, last moth Lowes Cos Inc showed a return of -2.10% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -6.42% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -0.60% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and General Retailers firms.

Lowes Cos Inc stock and market return

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