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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

Lowe’s Cos. Inc. (LOW)


Profitability Analysis

Difficulty: Beginner


Ratios (Summary)

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., profitability ratios

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Feb 1, 2019 Feb 2, 2018 Feb 3, 2017 Jan 29, 2016 Jan 30, 2015 Jan 31, 2014
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Return on assets (ROA) 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
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s gross profit margin deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s operating profit margin improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 2019.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s net profit margin improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 2019.

Ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s ROE improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s ROA improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 2019.

Gross Profit Margin

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., gross profit margin 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)
Gross margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Gross profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, 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

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 Gross profit margin = 100 × Gross margin ÷ Net sales
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s gross profit margin deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Operating Profit Margin

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., operating profit margin 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)
Operating income hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Operating profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, 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
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating Profit Margin, 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 Operating profit margin = 100 × Operating income ÷ Net sales
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s operating profit margin improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 2019.

Net Profit Margin

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., net profit margin 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
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Net profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, 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
Net Profit Margin, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net Profit Margin, 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 Net profit margin = 100 × Net earnings ÷ Net sales
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s net profit margin improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 2019.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., ROE 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
Shareholders’ equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
ROE1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
ROE, 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
ROE, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
ROE, 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 ROE = 100 × Net earnings ÷ Shareholders’ equity
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s ROE improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Return on Assets (ROA)

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., ROA 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
Total assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
ROA1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
ROA, 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
ROA, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
ROA, 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 ROA = 100 × Net earnings ÷ Total assets
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s ROA improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 2019.