LOW Lowe`s Cos.

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 18 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2019 sales of $72.1 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ approximately 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's supports the communities it serves through programs focused on creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts.

Company profile

Marvin Ellison
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LOW stock data



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Financial data from Lowe`s Cos. earnings reports.

Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
2 Jul 21 Ellison Marvin R Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 195.71 22,927 4.49M 108,435
1 Jul 21 Janice Dupre Little Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 195.82 165 32.31K 9,571
30 Jun 21 Batchelder David H Phantom Stock Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 193.97 115.997 22.5K 2,775.199
30 Jun 21 Braly Angela F Phantom Stock Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 193.97 141.775 27.5K 9,358.383
30 Jun 21 Laurie Z Douglas Phantom Stock Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 193.97 67.665 13.12K 3,176.282

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

74.4% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 2021 1978 +2.2%
Opened positions 172 244 -29.5%
Closed positions 129 137 -5.8%
Increased positions 729 725 +0.6%
Reduced positions 843 764 +10.3%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 99.92B 87.91B +13.7%
Total shares 525.8M 548.48M -4.1%
Total puts 7.97M 8.41M -5.2%
Total calls 6.1M 7.31M -16.5%
Total put/call ratio 1.3 1.2 +13.6%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 60.59M $11.52B -1.6%
BLK Blackrock 53.91M $10.25B -0.7%
STT State Street 31.42M $5.97B -1.6%
FMR 27M $5.13B -11.0%
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 14.59M $2.77B +51.3%
BAC Bank Of America 13.46M $2.56B -1.3%
Pershing Square Capital Management 11.96M $2.27B -3.5%
WFC Wells Fargo & Co. 11.39M $2.17B -1.2%
Geode Capital Management 10.79M $2.05B +3.5%
NTRS Northern Trust 9.14M $1.74B -3.6%
Largest transactions
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Norges Bank 0 -8.01M EXIT
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 14.59M +4.95M +51.3%
FMR 27M -3.35M -11.0%
Wellington Management 6.07M -2.09M -25.6%
D. E. Shaw & Co. 1.38M -1.96M -58.5%
Capital Research Global Investors 1.67M -1.2M -41.8%
IVZ Invesco 5.27M -1.18M -18.3%
Vanguard 60.59M -1.02M -1.6%
TROW T. Rowe Price 3.08M +973.82K +46.3%
Nordea Investment Management Ab 1.73M +855.8K +98.2%

Financial report summary

Management Discussion
  • •In the third quarter of fiscal 2019, the Company began a strategic review of its Canadian operations, and in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019, the Company announced additional restructuring actions to improve future performance and profitability of its Canadian operations. As a result of these actions, the Company recognized pre-tax operating costs of $45 million related to inventory write-downs and other closing costs in fiscal 2020 (Canada restructuring).
  • •In the third quarter of fiscal 2020, the Company recognized a $1.1 billion loss on extinguishment of debt in connection with the cash tender offers on an aggregate principal amount of $3.0 billion in outstanding notes (Loss on extinguishment of debt).
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