Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) shares were trading lower by -0.11 percent ($-0.09) at $81.11 a piece in Tuesday’s session. It had closed the previous session at $81.2. LOW trades with a P/S ratio of 1. This is lower than the both industry’s 90.29 and the wider sector’s 13.11. A low price-to-sales ratio, typically less than 1.0, is considered a good value. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 15.75 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 22.86. Shares of LOW have uptrended 5.57% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved 2.15% in that time. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) has a market cap of $68.21 billion and over the last 12 months, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has gone stronger by 15.9%. During the last 52 weeks, the (NYSE:LOW) price has been as high as $86.25 and as low as $64.87. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 19.4% over the last 5 years.

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (Mean Target Price: $85)

The average 1-year price target for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) — averaging the work of different analysts — reveals a mean PT of $85/share. That’s a potential 4.8 increase relative to where Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has been trading recently. The current price is seen ranging between $80.23 and $81.68. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $69. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $100.

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) Consensus Recommendation

The collective rating of 2.3 for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) also leans strongly towards the neutral end of the spectrum. Of the 30 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track LOW 12 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 18, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Lowe’s Companies, Inc. versus those who think you should sell it. A 17 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while1 believe that investors should either steer clear of LOW or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

Is New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE:NRZ) Cheap From Peers?

New Residential Investment Corp. (NRZ) knifed -0.12 percent lower and now trades for $17.12. NRZ comes in with a P/S ratio of 2.91 that’s greater than 1, potentially implying that it could be expensive relative to the overall sector (13.11) and its peers (90.29). Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 8 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 6.19. During the last 52 weeks, the price has been as high as $17.86 and as low as $13.63. New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE:NRZ) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 278.1% over the last 5 years. Shares of NRZ have increased 8.84% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has gained 4.83% in that time.

New Residential Investment Corp. (Price Objective: $17.38)

New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE:NRZ) has a market cap of $5.25 billion and over the last 12 months, NRZ has risen by 24.69%. The average 1-year price target for (NRZ) reveals an average price target of $17.38 per share. That’s a potential 1.52 gain from where (NYSE:NRZ) has been trading recently. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $16. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $18.

Analyst Thoughts About New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE:NRZ)

The consensus recommendation — averaging the work of 8 analysts — of 1.9 for New Residential Investment Corp. (NRZ) points to bullish case. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track New Residential Investment Corp. 1 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 7 are split, though not evenly, between analysts who think you should buy its stock versus those who think you should sell it. A 7 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:NRZ) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.