Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (Lowe’s) is a retailer of home improvement supplier that offers varied products for maintenance, repair, remodeling and decorating. The product offerings include kitchen, appliances, lumber and building materials, tools and hardware, fashion fixtures, rough plumbing and electrical, lawn and garden, seasonal living, paint, home fashions, storage and cleaning, flooring, millwork and outdoor power equipment. Lowe’s offers various services on interior projects and exterior projects including installed sales, extended protection plans and repair services and credit facility services. It merchandise products online through e-commerce website such as Lowes.com and LowesForPros.com. The company’s operations are spread across the US, Canada and Mexico. Lowe's is headquartered in Mooresville, North Carolina, the US.

Lowe's Companies, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Aug 18,2017: Lowe's Companies: Rockford company hiring for over 50 positions
Aug 04,2017: Retailer Lowe’s is cutting more jobs, affecting stores nationwide
Jun 07,2017: Lowe’s lays off 125 at Mooresville headquarters
May 04,2017: Lowe’s announces James Brandt as managing director of Lowe’s India
Mar 13,2017: Lowe's to add 500 full-time jobs in Albuquerque

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Section 1 - About the Company 5
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Key Facts 5
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Major Products and Services 6
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - History 7
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Company Statement 9
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 10
Head Office 10
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 10
Section 2 – Company Analysis 11
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Business Description 11
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 12
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 13
SWOT Analysis - Overview 13
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Strengths 13
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Weaknesses 14
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Opportunities 15
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Threats 16
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Key Competitors 17
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 18
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 18
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 19
Performance Chart 22
Financial Performance 22
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 24
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 25
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 26
May 04, 2017: Lowe’s announces James Brandt as managing director of Lowe’s India 26
Mar 01, 2017: Lowe's reports Q4 sales and earnings results 27
Feb 23, 2017: Lowe’s to layoff over 500 employees in North Carolina 28
Feb 23, 2017: Lowe’s to layoff over 500 employees in North Carolina 29
Jan 24, 2017: Lowe's appoints Jocelyn Wong as new CMO 30
Jan 17, 2017: Lowe's appoints Marshall A. Croom chief financial officer; Robert F. Hull Jr. to retire 31
Nov 16, 2016: Lowe’s reports Q3 sales and earnings results 32
Aug 17, 2016: Lowe's reports Q2 sales and earnings results 33
Section 5 – Appendix 34
Methodology 34
Ratio Definitions 34
About GlobalData 38
Contact Us 38
Disclaimer 38
List of Tables
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Key Facts 5
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Major Products and Services 6
Lowe's Companies, Inc., History 7
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Subsidiaries 10
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Key Competitors 17
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 18
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Annual Ratios 19
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 20
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 21
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Interim Ratios 23
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 25
Currency Codes 34
Capital Market Ratios 34
Equity Ratios 35
Profitability Ratios 35
Cost Ratios 36
Liquidity Ratios 36
Leverage Ratios 37
Efficiency Ratios 37
List of Figures
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Performance Chart (2013 - 2017) 22
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Ratio Charts 24

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