- The gross profit margin for LOEWS CORP is rather low; currently it is at 24.90%. It has decreased from the same quarter the previous year. Regardless of the weak results of the gross profit margin, the net profit margin of 10.40% is above that of the industry average.
- The company's current return on equity has slightly decreased from the same quarter one year prior. This implies a minor weakness in the organization. Compared to other companies in the Insurance industry and the overall market on the basis of return on equity, LOEWS CORP has outperformed in comparison with the industry average, but has underperformed when compared to that of the S&P 500.
- LOEWS CORP's earnings per share declined by 7.1% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. This company has reported somewhat volatile earnings recently. But, we feel it is poised for EPS growth in the coming year. During the past fiscal year, LOEWS CORP increased its bottom line by earning $3.11 versus $1.31 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($3.28 versus $3.11).
- Compared to its closing price of one year ago, L's share price has jumped by 29.55%, exceeding the performance of the broader market during that same time frame. Regarding the stock's future course, our hold rating indicates that we do not recommend additional investment in this stock despite its gains in the past year.
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