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Lowe’s Cos. Inc. (NYSE:LOW)

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Analysis of Liquidity Ratios

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Liquidity Ratios (Summary)

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., liquidity ratios

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Jan 31, 2020 Feb 1, 2019 Feb 2, 2018 Feb 3, 2017 Jan 29, 2016 Jan 30, 2015
Current ratio
Quick ratio
Cash ratio

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).

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s current ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly improved from 2019 to 2020.
Quick ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivables) divided by current liabilities. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s quick ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.
Cash ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments) divided by current liabilities. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s cash ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.

Current Ratio

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., current 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)
Current assets
Current liabilities
Liquidity Ratio
Current ratio1
Benchmarks
Current Ratio, Competitors2
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Current Ratio, Sector
General Retailers
Current Ratio, Industry
Consumer Services

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 2020 Calculation
Current ratio = Current assets ÷ Current liabilities
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s current ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly improved from 2019 to 2020.

Quick Ratio

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., quick ratio 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)
Cash and cash equivalents
Short-term investments
Accounts receivable
Total quick assets
 
Current liabilities
Liquidity Ratio
Quick ratio1
Benchmarks
Quick Ratio, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc.
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Dollar General Corp.
Home Depot Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.
Quick Ratio, Sector
General Retailers
Quick Ratio, Industry
Consumer Services

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 2020 Calculation
Quick ratio = Total quick assets ÷ Current liabilities
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Quick ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivables) divided by current liabilities. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s quick ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.

Cash Ratio

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., cash ratio 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)
Cash and cash equivalents
Short-term investments
Total cash assets
 
Current liabilities
Liquidity Ratio
Cash ratio1
Benchmarks
Cash Ratio, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc.
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Dollar General Corp.
Home Depot Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.
Cash Ratio, Sector
General Retailers
Cash Ratio, Industry
Consumer Services

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 2020 Calculation
Cash ratio = Total cash assets ÷ Current liabilities
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Cash ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments) divided by current liabilities. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s cash ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.