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Lowe’s Cos. Inc. (LOW)


DuPont Analysis: Decomposition of ROE
Quarterly Data

Difficulty: Beginner


Two-Component Disaggregation of ROE

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., decomposition of ROE (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
ROE = ROA × Leverage
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Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-05), 10-K (filing date: 2018-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-04-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-31), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-02), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-06-03), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-09-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-06-04).

The primary reason for the decrease in Return on Equity (ROE) over Q4 2019 is the decrease in profitability measured by Return on Assets (ROA).


Three-Component Disaggregation of ROE

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., decomposition of ROE (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
ROE = Net Profit Margin × Asset Turnover × Leverage
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Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-05), 10-K (filing date: 2018-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-04-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-31), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-02), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-06-03), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-09-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-06-04).

The primary reason for the decrease in Return on Equity (ROE) over Q4 2019 is the decrease in profitability measured by Net Profit Margin.


Two-Way Decomposition of ROA

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., decomposition of ROA (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
ROA = Net Profit Margin × Asset Turnover
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Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-05), 10-K (filing date: 2018-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-04-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-31), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-02), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-06-03), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-09-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-06-04).

The primary reason for the decrease in Return on Assets (ROA) over Q4 2019 is the decrease in profitability measured by Net Profit Margin.