Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, home improvement retailer Lowe's (NYS: LOW) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Lowe's and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Mooresville, N.C. (1952)
Home improvement retail
Chairman/CEO Robert Niblock
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$1.3 billion / $7.6 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 88% of the 2,435 members who have rated Lowe's believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Will see growth as housing recovers, but also as investors and landlords improve apartments and rental homes. Almost all foreclosures need work done after purchasing. Also, [Western Canadian] expansion interesting. I don't know about the next 6 to 12 months, but 5 years out I have to think this stock is way up.
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