Today we highlight Lowes Companies. Lowes Companies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a home improvement retailer in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Lowes Companies, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is based in Mooresville, North Carolina. Lowes Companies operates under Home Improvement Stores classification in USA and traded on BATS Exchange. It employs 310000 people.. Lowes Companies current daily volatility is 0.95 percent, with beta of 0.52 and alpha of 0.3 over DOW. Lowes Companies has 15.83 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 273.8 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments.