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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

Lowe’s Cos. Inc. (LOW)


DuPont Analysis: Disaggregation of ROE, ROA, and Net Profit Margin

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Two-Component Disaggregation of ROE

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., decomposition of ROE

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
ROE = ROA × Financial Leverage
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Feb 2, 2018 hidden = hidden × hidden
Feb 3, 2017 hidden = hidden × hidden
Jan 29, 2016 hidden = hidden × hidden
Jan 30, 2015 hidden = hidden × hidden
Jan 31, 2014 hidden = hidden × hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-31).

The primary reason for the increase in return on equity ratio (ROE) over 2019 year is the increase in financial leverage ratio.


Three-Component Disaggregation of ROE

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., decomposition of ROE

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
ROE = Net Profit Margin × Asset Turnover × Financial Leverage
Feb 1, 2019 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden
Feb 2, 2018 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden
Feb 3, 2017 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden
Jan 29, 2016 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden
Jan 30, 2015 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden
Jan 31, 2014 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-31).

The primary reason for the increase in return on equity ratio (ROE) over 2019 year is the increase in financial leverage ratio.


Five-Component Disaggregation of ROE

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., decomposition of ROE

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
ROE = Tax Burden × Interest Burden × EBIT Margin × Asset Turnover × Financial Leverage
Feb 1, 2019 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden
Feb 2, 2018 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden
Feb 3, 2017 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden
Jan 29, 2016 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden
Jan 30, 2015 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden
Jan 31, 2014 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-31).

The primary reason for the increase in return on equity ratio (ROE) over 2019 year is the increase in financial leverage ratio.


Two-Component Disaggregation of ROA

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., decomposition of ROA

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
ROA = Net Profit Margin × Asset Turnover
Feb 1, 2019 hidden = hidden × hidden
Feb 2, 2018 hidden = hidden × hidden
Feb 3, 2017 hidden = hidden × hidden
Jan 29, 2016 hidden = hidden × hidden
Jan 30, 2015 hidden = hidden × hidden
Jan 31, 2014 hidden = hidden × hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-31).

The primary reason for the decrease in return on assets ratio (ROA) over 2019 year is the decrease in profitability measured by net profit margin ratio.


Four-Component Disaggregation of ROA

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., decomposition of ROA

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
ROA = Tax Burden × Interest Burden × EBIT Margin × Asset Turnover
Feb 1, 2019 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden
Feb 2, 2018 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden
Feb 3, 2017 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden
Jan 29, 2016 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden
Jan 30, 2015 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden
Jan 31, 2014 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden × hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-31).

The primary reason for the decrease in return on assets ratio (ROA) over 2019 year is the decrease in operating profitability measured by EBIT margin ratio.


Disaggregation of Net Profit Margin

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., decomposition of net profit margin ratio

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Net Profit Margin = Tax Burden × Interest Burden × EBIT Margin
Feb 1, 2019 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden
Feb 2, 2018 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden
Feb 3, 2017 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden
Jan 29, 2016 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden
Jan 30, 2015 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden
Jan 31, 2014 hidden = hidden × hidden × hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-31).

The primary reason for the decrease in net profit margin ratio over 2019 year is the decrease in operating profitability measured by EBIT margin ratio.