Lowe’s Is Yet Another Overvalued Home Improvement Retailer – Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (nyse:low) | Seeking Alpha

Boiler Cover Firm 247 Home Rescue Responds to Success of Green Deal Home Improvement Fund – PR.com

The following chart shows the trend in comparable store sales during the period of the 2007-2008 recession, and comparing it to Home Depot ( HD ). (click to enlarge) The charts clearly show the impact of the recession on store comps for both LOW and HD, however, Home Depot’s performance has been better since FY10. Store growth and comp growth assumptions Lowe’s has grown its store count in fits and starts, with periods of rapid expansion followed by periods of relatively stable growth. In my model, I assume a growth in store count of around 15 per year, leading to a total store count of 1937 by the end of 2020. http://seekingalpha.com/article/2290933-lowes-is-yet-another-overvalued-home-improvement-retailer

“Although the economy may be picking up, times are still very hard, wallets are tight, and people all over the country are feeling the pinch. Fuel poverty is an intense problem, and many people will again face a choice between heating and eating when the temperature drops in a few months time. “Initiatives such as the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund therefore provide many people with what may be their only opportunity to afford essential energy efficiency measures, ensure their home is warm and comfortable in all weather conditions, and save money on their gas and electricity bill for decades. http://www.pr.com/press-release/567229

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