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How to buy Loews Corporation stock | $58.06
Learn how to easily invest in Loews Corporation stock.
Loews Corporation is an insurance-property & casualty business based in the US. Loews Corporation shares (L) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Loews Corporation employs 12,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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What's in this guide?
- L shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is L stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Can I short L shares?
- Is L suitable for ethical investing?
- Are L shares over-valued?
- Loews Corporation's financials
- How volatile are L shares?
- Does Loews Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have L shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Loews Corporation stock price (NYSE: L)Use our graph to track the performance of L stocks over time.
Loews Corporation shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$58.06|
|52-week range||$32.63 - $59.33|
|50-day moving average||$54.44|
|200-day moving average||$52.86|
|Wall St. target price||$52.00|
|Dividend yield||$0.25 (0.47%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.04|
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Is it a good time to buy Loews Corporation stock?
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Loews Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-21)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-07-01)||5.18%|
|3 months (2021-04-30)||4.14%|
|6 months (2021-01-28)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-28)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-28)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-28)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-28)||N/A|
Is Loews Corporation under- or over-valued?
Valuing Loews Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Loews Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Loews Corporation's PEG ratio
Loews Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.69. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Loews Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Loews Corporation's EBITDA
Loews Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.3 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Loews Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Loews Corporation financials
|Revenue TTM||$13.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||4.3%|
|Gross profit TTM||$3.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||0.44%|
|Return on equity TTM||0.24%|
|Market capitalisation||$14.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Loews Corporation shares
There are currently 1.8 million Loews Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Loews Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 22.4% down from 2.3 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Loews Corporation shares can be evaluated.
Loews Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Loews Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Loews Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Loews Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 962582.79569892). Loews Corporation's SIR currently stands at 1.86. In other words for every 100,000 Loews Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1860 shares are currently held short.
However Loews Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Loews Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Loews Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Loews Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Loews Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0081% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Loews Corporation shares, roughly 8 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Loews Corporation.
Find out more about how you can short Loews Corporation stock.
Loews Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Loews Corporation.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Loews Corporation's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 14.52
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Loews Corporation's overall score of 14.52 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Loews Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Loews Corporation's environmental score
Environmental score: 1.95/100
Loews Corporation's social score
Social score: 0.66/100
Loews Corporation's governance score
Governance score: 10.81/100
Loews Corporation's controversy score
Controversy score: 1/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Loews Corporation scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Loews Corporation has managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||14.52|
|Total ESG percentile||7|
|Level of controversy||1|
Loews Corporation share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 7.97% of net profits
Recently Loews Corporation has paid out, on average, around 7.97% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.46% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Loews Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 0.46% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Loews Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.25 per share.
While Loews Corporation's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Loews Corporation is investing more in its future growth.
Loews Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 7 June 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 24 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Loews Corporation's shares ever split?
Loews Corporation's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 8 May 2006. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Loews Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Loews Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Loews Corporation's share price.
Loews Corporation share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Loews Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $32.6268 up to $59.3267. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Loews Corporation's is 0.9271. This would suggest that Loews Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Loews Corporation overview
Loews Corporation provides commercial property and casualty insurance in the United States and internationally. The company offers specialty insurance products, such as management and professional liability, and other coverage products; surety and fidelity bonds; property insurance products that include property, marine, and boiler and machinery coverages; and casualty insurance products, such as workers' compensation, general and product liability, and commercial auto and umbrella coverages. It also provides loss-sensitive insurance programs; and warranty, risk management, information, and claims administration services. The company markets its insurance products and services through independent agents, brokers, and managing general underwriters. In addition, the company is involved in the transportation and storage of natural gas and natural gas liquids(NGLs), and hydrocarbons through natural gas pipelines covering approximately 13,650 miles of interconnected pipelines; 455 miles of NGL pipelines in Louisiana and Texas; 14 underground storage fields with an aggregate gas capacity of approximately 213 billion cubic feet of natural gas; and seven salt dome caverns and related brine infrastructure for providing brine supply services. Further, the company operates a chain of 27 hotels; and develops, manufactures, and markets a range of extrusion blow-molded and injection molded plastic containers for customers in the pharmaceutical, dairy, household chemicals, food/nutraceuticals, industrial/specialty chemicals, and water and beverage/juice segments, as well as manufactures commodity and differentiated plastic resins from recycled plastic materials. Loews Corporation was incorporated in 1969 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Loews Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 15.882% of Loews Corporation shares are held by insiders and 64.392% by institutions. How many people work for Loews Corporation?
Latest data suggests 12,200 work at Loews Corporation. When does the fiscal year end for Loews Corporation?
Loews Corporation's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Loews Corporation based?
Loews Corporation's address is: 667 Madison Avenue, New York, NY, United States, 10065-8087 What is Loews Corporation's ISIN number?
Loews Corporation's international securities identification number is: US5404241086 What is Loews Corporation's CUSIP number?
Loews Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 540424108
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