Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: September 22, 2015
Pages: 40
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Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (Lowe’s) is a retail home improvement supplier that offers varied products for maintenance, repair, remodeling, and decorating. It is the world’s second largest home improvement retailer. The product offerings include kitchens and appliances, lumber and building materials, tools and hardware, fashion fixtures, rough plumbing and electrical, lawn and garden, seasonal living, paint, home fashions, storage and cleaning, flooring, millwork, outdoor power equipment and other. Lowe’s procures the products from original manufacturers and distributes through a network of distribution centers. It sells its products through in-store, online, on-site, and contact centers. It offers various services on interior projects and exterior projects. The company caters to retail and commercial customers in the US, Canada and Mexico. It has owned, operated and leased interests in regional distribution centers, coastal holding facilities, transload facilities, and flatbed facilities. Lowe's is headquartered in Mooresville, North Carolina, the US.

Lowe's Companies, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Oct 21, 2013: Osram Sylvania And Lowe's Debut Ultra SE LED Lightbulb Family Featuring Sunset Effects Dimming In Stores

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Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Key Facts
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Key Employees
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Major Products and Services
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - History
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Company Statement
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries


Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Business Description
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Corporate Strategy
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Strengths
Strength - Broad Products Portfolio
Strength - Strong Financial Performance
Strength - Wide Services Offerings
Strength - Efficient Supply Chain
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Weaknesses
Weakness - Substantial Debt Levels
Weakness - Declining Working Capital
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Opportunities
Opportunity - Business Initiatives
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions
Opportunity - Private Label Products
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Threats
Threat - Competitive Landscape
Threat - Changing Consumer Preferences
Threat - Counterfeit Goods Market
Lowe's Companies, Inc. - Key Competitors


Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Recent Deals Summary


Sep 23, 2014: Lowe's Wins 2014 Smartway Excellence Award, U.S. EPA's Top Honor For Transportation Leadership
Jul 29, 2014: Osram Sylvania Reinvents The LED Bulb


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Lowe's Companies, Inc., Key Facts
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Key Employees
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Key Employee Biographies
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Major Products and Services
Lowe's Companies, Inc., History
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Subsidiaries
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Key Competitors
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Ratios based on current share price
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Annual Ratios
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Interim Ratios
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios


Lowe's Companies, Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Ratio Charts
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