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How to buy Loews stock

Learn how to easily invest in Loews stock.

Loews Corp
+ $1.31 ( + 2.13%)

Loews is an insurance-property & casualty business based in the US. Loews shares (L) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Loews employs 10,340 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $13.9 billion.

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Loews stock price (NYSE: L)

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Loews shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-02-01.
Latest market close$61.44
52-week range$49.31 - $67.99
50-day moving average $57.98
200-day moving average $58.12
Wall St. target price$60.00
PE ratio 15.3317
Dividend yield $0.25 (0.41%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.01

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Is it a good time to buy Loews stock?

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Loews price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $61.44 from 2023-02-06

1 week (2023-02-01) 1.49%
1 month (2023-01-04) N/A
3 months (2022-11-04) N/A
6 months (2022-08-08) 10.96%
1 year (2022-02-08) -0.50%
2 years (2021-02-08) 27.33%
3 years (2020-02-07) 16.63%
5 years (2018-02-07) 31.64%

Is Loews stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Loews stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Loews's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Loews's P/E ratio

Loews's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, Loews shares trade at around 15x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Loews's PEG ratio

Loews'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'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's EBITDA

Loews's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.3 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Loews's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Loews financials

Revenue TTM $13.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 12.56%
Gross profit TTM $5.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.39%
Return on equity TTM 6.43%
Profit margin 7.12%
Book value $58.14
Market capitalisation $14.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Loews share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 7.69% of net profits

Recently Loews has paid out, on average, around 7.69% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.41% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Loews shareholders could enjoy a 0.41% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Loews's case, that would currently equate to about $0.25 per share.

While Loews's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Loews is investing more in its future growth.

Loews's most recent dividend payout was on 5 December 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 21 November 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Loews's shares ever split?

Loews'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 shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Loews shares which in turn could have impacted Loews's share price.

Loews share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Loews's shares have ranged in value from as little as $49.3057 up to $67.9858. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

L.US volatility(beta: 0.83)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Loews's is 0.8336. This would suggest that Loews's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Loews 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 13,615 miles of interconnected pipelines; 450 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 eleven salt dome caverns and related brine infrastructure for providing brine supply services. Further, the company operates a chain of 26 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.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Loews is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 18.008% of Loews shares are held by insiders and 61.586% by institutions.
How many people work for Loews?
Latest data suggests 10,340 work at Loews.
When does the fiscal year end for Loews?
Loews's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Loews based?
Loews's address is: 667 Madison Avenue, New York, NY, United States, 10065-8087
What is Loews's ISIN number?
Loews's international securities identification number is: US5404241086
What is Loews's CUSIP number?
Loews's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 540424207

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