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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

Lowe’s Cos. Inc. (LOW)


Long-term Debt and Solvency Analysis

Difficulty: Beginner


Ratios (Summary)

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., debt and solvency ratios

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Feb 1, 2019 Feb 2, 2018 Feb 3, 2017 Jan 29, 2016 Jan 30, 2015 Jan 31, 2014
Debt to equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to capital hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Interest coverage 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).

Ratio Description The company
Debt-to-equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s debt-to-equity ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Debt-to-capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s debt-to-capital ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s interest coverage ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 2019.

Debt to Equity

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., debt to equity calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Feb 1, 2019 Feb 2, 2018 Feb 3, 2017 Jan 29, 2016 Jan 30, 2015 Jan 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Short-term borrowings hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Current maturities of long-term debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Long-term debt, excluding current maturities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Shareholders’ equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Debt to equity1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Debt to Equity, Competitors
Amazon.com Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Costco Wholesale Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
eBay Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Home Depot Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Netflix Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Target Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Walmart Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to Equity, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to Equity, Industry
Consumer Services 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).

2019 Calculations

1 Debt to equity = Total debt ÷ Shareholders’ equity
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Ratio Description The company
Debt-to-equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s debt-to-equity ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Debt to Capital

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., debt to capital calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Feb 1, 2019 Feb 2, 2018 Feb 3, 2017 Jan 29, 2016 Jan 30, 2015 Jan 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Short-term borrowings hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Current maturities of long-term debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Long-term debt, excluding current maturities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Shareholders’ equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total capital hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Debt to capital1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Debt to Capital, Competitors
Amazon.com Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Costco Wholesale Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
eBay Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Home Depot Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Netflix Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Target Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Walmart Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to Capital, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to Capital, Industry
Consumer Services 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).

2019 Calculations

1 Debt to capital = Total debt ÷ Total capital
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Ratio Description The company
Debt-to-capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s debt-to-capital ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Interest Coverage

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., interest coverage calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Feb 1, 2019 Feb 2, 2018 Feb 3, 2017 Jan 29, 2016 Jan 30, 2015 Jan 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Net earnings hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Income tax expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Interest expense, net of amount capitalized hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Interest coverage1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Interest Coverage, Competitors
Amazon.com Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Costco Wholesale Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
eBay Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Home Depot Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Netflix Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Target Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Walmart Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Interest Coverage, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Interest Coverage, Industry
Consumer Services 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).

2019 Calculations

1 Interest coverage = EBIT ÷ Interest expense
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Ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s interest coverage ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 2019.