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Lowe’s Cos. Inc. (NYSE:LOW)

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Market Value Added (MVA)

Advanced level

Market value added (MVA) is the difference between a firms’s fair value and its invested capital. MVA is a measure of the value a company has created in excess of the resources already committed to the enterprise.


MVA

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., MVA calculation

US$ in millions

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Jan 31, 2020 Feb 1, 2019 Feb 2, 2018 Feb 3, 2017 Jan 29, 2016 Jan 30, 2015
Fair value of debt, including finance or capitalized lease obligations1
Operating lease liability
Market value of common equity
Preferred stock, $5 par value, none issued
Less: Investments
Market (fair) value of Lowe’s
Less: Invested capital2
MVA

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-23), 10-K (filing date: 2019-04-02), 10-K (filing date: 2018-04-02), 10-K (filing date: 2017-04-04), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-29), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-31).

1 Fair value of debt. See details »

2 Invested capital. See details »

Item Description The company
MVA Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s market (fair) value less invested capital. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s MVA increased from 2018 to 2019 but then decreased significantly from 2019 to 2020.

MVA Spread Ratio

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., MVA spread ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Jan 31, 2020 Feb 1, 2019 Feb 2, 2018 Feb 3, 2017 Jan 29, 2016 Jan 30, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Market value added (MVA)1
Invested capital2
Performance Ratio
MVA spread ratio3
Benchmarks
MVA Spread Ratio, Competitors4
Amazon.com Inc.
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Dollar General Corp.
Home Depot Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-23), 10-K (filing date: 2019-04-02), 10-K (filing date: 2018-04-02), 10-K (filing date: 2017-04-04), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-29), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-31).

1 MVA. See details »

2 Invested capital. See details »

3 2020 Calculation
MVA spread ratio = 100 × MVA ÷ Invested capital
= 100 × ÷ =

4 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Performance ratio Description The company
MVA spread ratio The ratio of MVA to invested capital. It measures the efficiency with which investors’ capital investment has translated into a franchise value and into an aggregate net present value premium. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s MVA spread ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from 2019 to 2020.

MVA Margin

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., MVA margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Jan 31, 2020 Feb 1, 2019 Feb 2, 2018 Feb 3, 2017 Jan 29, 2016 Jan 30, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Market value added (MVA)1
 
Net sales
Add: Increase (decrease) in deferred revenue
Adjusted net sales
Performance Ratio
MVA margin2
Benchmarks
MVA Margin, Competitors3
Amazon.com Inc.
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Dollar General Corp.
Home Depot Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-23), 10-K (filing date: 2019-04-02), 10-K (filing date: 2018-04-02), 10-K (filing date: 2017-04-04), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-29), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-31).

1 MVA. See details »

2 2020 Calculation
MVA margin = 100 × MVA ÷ Adjusted net sales
= 100 × ÷ =

3 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Performance ratio Description The company
MVA margin The ratio of MVA to sales. It measures how efficiently and prodigiously sales translate into franchise value. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s MVA margin ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from 2019 to 2020.