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08/30/18 - Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Goldman Sachs 25th Annual Global Retailing Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Marvin R. Ellison, president and chief executive officer, and Joseph M. McFarland III, executive vice president, stores, will present at the Goldman Sachs 25th Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY.   What:   Presentation by Marvin Ellison and Joseph McFarland at the Goldman Sachs 25th Annual Global Retailing Conference in
08/22/18 - Lowe's Reports Second Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Announces Exit of Orchard Supply Hardware -- -- Diluted Earnings Per Share of $1.86 -- -- Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share(1) of $2.07 -- -- Updates Fiscal 2018 Business Outlook -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $1.5 billion and diluted earnings per share of $1.86 for the quarter ended Aug. 3, 2018, which included non-cash pre-tax charges of $230 million further described below, compared to net
08/22/18 - Lowe's Names David Denton Chief Financial Officer
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced the appointment of David M. Denton as executive vice president, chief financial officer. Denton currently serves as executive vice president and CFO of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and will join Lowe's shortly after the closing of the CVS acquisition of Aetna, which is expected in the second half of 2018. Denton brings to Lowe's more than 25 years of finance and oper
08/17/18 - Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of forty-eight cents ($0.48) per share, payable November 7, 2018, to shareholders of record as of October 24, 2018. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 18 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2017 sales of $
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08/30/18Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Goldman Sachs 25th Annual Global Retailing Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Marvin R. Ellison, president and chief executive officer, and Joseph M. McFarland III, executive vice president, stores, will present at the Goldman Sachs 25th Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY.   What:   Presentation by Marvin Ellison and Joseph McFarland at the Goldman Sachs 25th Annual Global Retailing Conference in ... 
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08/22/18Lowe's Reports Second Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Announces Exit of Orchard Supply Hardware -- -- Diluted Earnings Per Share of $1.86 -- -- Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share(1) of $2.07 -- -- Updates Fiscal 2018 Business Outlook -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $1.5 billion and diluted earnings per share of $1.86 for the quarter ended Aug. 3, 2018, which included non-cash pre-tax charges of $230 million further described below, compared to net ... 
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08/22/18Lowe's Names David Denton Chief Financial Officer
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced the appointment of David M. Denton as executive vice president, chief financial officer. Denton currently serves as executive vice president and CFO of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and will join Lowe's shortly after the closing of the CVS acquisition of Aetna, which is expected in the second half of 2018. Denton brings to Lowe's more than 25 years of finance and oper... 
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08/17/18Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of forty-eight cents ($0.48) per share, payable November 7, 2018, to shareholders of record as of October 24, 2018. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 18 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2017 sales of $... 
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08/15/18Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) second quarter 2018 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Marvin R. Ellison, president and chief executive officer; Michael P. McDermott, chief customer officer; and Marshall A. Croom, chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be available fifteen... 
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08/07/18Lowe's Appoints Donald E. Frieson As Executive Vice President, Supply Chain
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Donald E. Frieson has been named executive vice president, supply chain, effective Aug. 8. In this role, Frieson will be responsible for the company's distribution centers, logistics, global sourcing, transportation and delivery services. Frieson will report to Marvin R. Ellison, president and CEO. Frieson is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of... 
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07/20/18Lowe's Appoints Joseph M. Mcfarland III As Executive Vice President, Stores
MOORESVILLE, N.C., July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Joseph M. McFarland III has been named executive vice president, stores, effective Aug. 15. In this role, McFarland will oversee the north, south and west divisions, Orchard Supply Hardware, pro and services businesses, operations engineering, and asset protection for the organization. McFarland will report to Marvin R. Ellison, president and CEO. McFarla... 
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07/09/18Lowe's Realigns Leadership Structure To Drive Operational Excellence
MOORESVILLE, N.C., July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced a new leadership structure with simplified roles and responsibilities to drive operational excellence. Marvin R. Ellison, president and CEO of Lowe's, said, "We have taken a fresh look at our organizational structure and are realigning our leadership team to improve our focus, better leverage Lowe's omni-channel capabilities and deliver increased value for our c... 
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06/04/18Lowe's Announces CFO Retirement
Marshall A. Croom Plans to Retire After 21 Years with the Company MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that following a successful 21-year career with the company, Marshall A. Croom plans to retire from the company, effective Oct. 5, 2018. Croom will continue in his role as chief financial officer until his successor is appointed, and then remain with the company during a transition period until his retirement date. ... 
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06/01/18Lowe's Holds Annual Meeting Of Shareholders
Board of Directors Declares 17 Percent Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- At its annual meeting of shareholders today, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Chairman, President and CEO Robert A. Niblock informed shareholders of the progress the company made in 2017 to deliver long-term shareholder value through accelerated investments in omni-channel capabilities that will better serve customers. Niblock emphasiz... 
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05/24/18Lowe's to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, June 1, 2018. What:        Lowe's Annual Meeting of Shareholders When:         10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, June 1, 2018 Where:      Visit Lowe's Investor Relations website at http://www.Lowe... 
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05/23/18Lowe's Reports First Quarter Sales And Earnings Results
-- Reaffirms Fiscal Year 2018 Guidance -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $988 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.19 for the quarter ended May 4, 2018, compared to net earnings of $602 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.70 in the first quarter of 2017. Diluted earnings per share increased 15.5 percent from adjusted diluted earnings per share1 of $1.03 in the same period a year ago. ... 
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05/22/18Lowe's Names Marvin Ellison President And Chief Executive Officer
30-Year Retail Industry Veteran Brings Significant Experience in Leadership, Operations and Omni-Channel Strategies Lowe's Director Richard W. Dreiling to Become Chairman of the Board MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Marvin R. Ellison has been named president and CEO, effective July 2, 2018. He will also join Lowe's board of directors at that time. Ellison succeeds Robert A. Niblock, who previously announced his intenti... 
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05/16/18Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) first quarter 2018 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Michael P. McDermott, chief customer officer; and Marshall A. Croom, chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be available fi... 
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03/26/18Lowe's Announces CEO Succession Plan
After 25 Years with Lowe's, Robert A. Niblock to Retire Upon Appointment of Successor Board Initiates Search for Successor MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Robert A. Niblock plans to retire as chairman, president and CEO after a 25-year career with the company. The board of directors has initiated a search for his successor, and in the interim Niblock will remain in his current role as chairman, president and CEO. ... 
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03/23/18Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of forty-one cents ($0.41) per share, payable May 9, 2018, to shareholders of record as of April 25, 2018. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 18 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2017 sales of $68.6 bil... 
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03/05/18Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the UBS Global Consumer & Retail Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Michael P. McDermott, chief customer officer, and Marshall A. Croom, chief financial officer, will present at the UBS Global Consumer & Retail Conference in Boston, MA. What:   Presentation by Michael McDermott and Marshall Croom at the UBS Global Consumer & Retail Conference in Boston, MA When: 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesda... 
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02/28/18Lowe's Reports Fourth Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Comparable Sales Increased 4.1 Percent -- -- Diluted Earnings Per Share of $0.67 -- -- Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share(1) of $0.74 -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $554 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.67 for the quarter ended Feb. 2, 2018 (a 13-week quarter), compared to net earnings of $663 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.74 in the fourth quarter of 2016 (a 14-week quar... 
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02/28/18Lowe's To Expand Sherwin-Williams Partnership
Home improvement company to introduce a simplified, exclusive paint and exterior stain line design featuring the industry's top brands as well as a new paint desk experience MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) and The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) are pleased to announce today an expanded partnership to improve the customer experience across the entire paint project. Lowe's will become the only nationwide home center to offer top selling ... 
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02/21/18Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) fourth quarter 2017 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Richard D. Maltsbarger, chief operating officer; and Marshall A. Croom, chief financial officer. Supplemental slides will be ava... 
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02/01/18Lowe's Expands Benefits And Announces Cash Bonus
Company awards more than 260,000 U.S. hourly employees bonus of up to $1,000 MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced plans to enhance benefits, including expanded maternity and parental leave as well as adoption assistance. The company will also offer a one-time bonus up to $1,000 for its more than 260,000 hourly employees. The bonus will be paid in addition to the company's long-standing, store-level bonus program. ... 
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01/26/18Lowe's Companies, Inc. Announces New $5 Billion Share Repurchase Program
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting its commitment to return excess cash to shareholders, the Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today authorized a new $5 billion repurchase program for the company's common stock.  This new repurchase program has no expiration date and is additive to the previous program's remaining balance, which was $2.1 billion as of Nov. 3, 2017, the end of the company's third fiscal quarter.  Repurchases will be subject to mark... 
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01/19/18Lowe's Announces Three New Appointments To Board Of Directors
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that it has appointed David H. Batchelder, co-founder of Relational Investors, and Lisa W. Wardell, CEO of Adtalem Global Education, to its board of directors effective March 22, 2018.  The company will nominate Batchelder, Wardell and new nominee Brian C. Rogers, chairman of T. Rowe Price Group and its former chief investment officer, for election at Lowe's 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. ... 
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12/19/17Vikram Singh To Join Lowe's As Chief Digital Officer
New role will champion company's holistic digital experience to simplify shopping for home improvement customers MOORESVILLE, N.C., Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today Vikram Singh has been named the company's senior vice president, chief digital officer, effective Jan. 4, 2018. The newly created role will report to Michael P. McDermott, chief customer officer, and will further accelerate Lowe's digital evolution and drive a holistic integrated str... 
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12/06/17Lowe's Names Sylvain Prud'homme President, International
Prud'homme also retains role as President and CEO of Lowe's Canada MOORESVILLE, NC, Dec. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Sylvain Prud'homme has been appointed president, international, effective Dec. 15. He will report to Chairman, President & CEO Robert A. Niblock and will remain based in Boucherville, Quebec. Prud'homme will continue to serve as president and CEO of Lowe's Canada and add responsibilities for the Mexico business, wit... 
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11/21/17Lowe's Reports Third Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Comparable Sales Increased 5.7 Percent for the Third Quarter -- -- Diluted Earnings Per Share of $1.05 -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $872 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.05 for the quarter ended Nov. 3, 2017, compared to net earnings of $379 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.43 in the third quarter of 2016.  Diluted earnings per share increased 19.3 percent from adjusted dilut... 
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11/21/17Lowe's Appoints Richard D. Maltsbarger Chief Operating Officer
-Rick D. Damron to retire in February 2018 after 36 years with Lowe's- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that Richard D. Maltsbarger, Lowe's chief development officer and president, international, has been appointed chief operating officer, effective Feb. 3, 2018, and will continue to report to Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and CEO. Maltsbarger succeeds Rick D. Damron who plans to retire after 36 years with the company... 
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11/14/17Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) third quarter 2017 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Rick D. Damron, chief operating officer; and Marshall A. Croom, chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be ava... 
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11/10/17Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of forty-one cents ($0.41) per share, payable February 7, 2018, to shareholders of record as of January 24, 2018. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65... 
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09/13/17Michael West To Join Lowe's As SVP, Supply Chain Field Operations
West Brings More Than 20 Years of Retail Supply Chain Experience MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 13, 2017  /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Michael West will join Lowe's as senior vice president of supply chain field operations, effective Sept. 25.  He will report to Chief Supply Chain Officer Brent G. Kirby. West will lead operations for Lowe's regional and flatbed distribution centers, millwork facilities and bulk distrib... 
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08/30/17Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Global Retailing Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president, and chief executive officer, Richard D. Maltsbarger, chief development officer & president of international, and Marshall A. Croom, chief financial officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY.   What:   Presentation by Robert Niblock, Richard ... 
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08/23/17Lowe's Reports Second Quarter Sales And Earnings Results
-- Diluted Earnings Per Share of $1.68 -- -- Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share(1) of $1.57 -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $1.4 billion and diluted earnings per share of $1.68 for the quarter ended August 4, 2017, compared to net earnings of $1.2 billion and diluted earnings per share of $1.31 in the second quarter of 2016. The second quarter results included a $96 ... 
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08/18/17Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of forty-one cents ($0.41) per share, payable November 8, 2017, to shareholders of record as of October 25, 2017. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65... 
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08/16/17Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) second quarter 2017 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Rick D. Damron, chief operating officer; and Marshall A. Croom, chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be available fi... 
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06/26/17Lowe's Completes Acquisition of Maintenance Supply Headquarters
Acquisition of leading MRO distributor serving the multifamily housing industry further expands Lowe's product and service offerings for Pro customers MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced it has completed its $512 million acquisition of Maintenance Supply Headquarters, a leading distributor of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products serving the multifamily housing industry. ... 
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06/02/17Lowe's Holds Annual Meeting Of Shareholders
Board of Directors Declares 17% Percent Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At its annual meeting of shareholders today, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Chairman, President and CEO Robert A. Niblock informed shareholders that strategic investments focused on long-term growth and a commitment to improving the customer experience enabled the company to deliver strong financial performance in 2016. N... 
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06/01/17Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Baird 2017 Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president, and chief executive officer, and Michael P. McDermott, chief customer officer, will present at the Baird 2017 Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference in New York, NY. What:   Presentation by Robert Niblock and Michael McDermott at the Baird 2017 Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference in New York, NY   ... 
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05/26/17Lowe's to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, June 2, 2017. What: Lowe's Annual Meeting of Shareholders When: 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, June 2, 2017 Where: Visit Lowe's Investor Relations website at http://www.Lowes.com/investor ... 
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05/24/17Lowe's Reports First Quarter Sales And Earnings Results
-- Diluted Earnings Per Share of $0.70 -- -- Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share(1) of $1.03 -- -- Reaffirms Operating Outlook for Fiscal 2017 -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $602 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.70 for the quarter ended May 5, 2017, compared to net earnings of $884 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.98 in the first quarter of 2016.  ... 
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05/18/17Lowe's Announces Agreement To Acquire Maintenance Supply Headquarters
Acquisition of leading MRO distributor serving the multifamily housing industry further expands Lowe's product and service offerings for Pro customers MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Maintenance Supply Headquarters, a leading distributor of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products to the multifamily housing industry, for a total transaction value of $512 million. B... 
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05/17/17Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) first quarter 2017 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Michael P. McDermott, chief customer officer; and Marshall A. Croom, chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be available fi... 
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05/03/17Lowe's Announces The Early Results Of Its Cash Tender Offer For Up To $1.6 Billion Aggregate Principal Amount Of Certain Of Its Outstanding Debt Securities
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) (the "Company") today announced the early results of its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for up to $1.6 billion combined aggregate principal amount (the "Maximum Tender Amount") of its outstanding notes (collectively, the "Notes") in the priorities set forth in the table below. The terms and conditions of the Tender Offer are described in the Company's Offer to Purchase, dated April 19, ... 
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05/03/17Lowe's Announces The Pricing Terms Of Its Cash Tender Offer For Up To $1.6 Billion Aggregate Principal Amount Of Certain Of Its Outstanding Debt Securities
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) (the "Company") today announced the pricing terms of its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for up to $1.6 billion combined aggregate principal amount (the "Maximum Tender Amount") of its outstanding notes (collectively, the "Notes") in the priorities set forth in the table below. The terms and conditions of the Tender Offer are described in the Company's Offer to Purchase, dated April 19, ... 
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04/19/17Lowe's Announces Cash Tender Offer For Up To $1.6 Billion Aggregate Principal Amount Of Certain Of Its Outstanding Debt Securities
MOORESVILLE, N.C., April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) (the "Company") today announced the commencement of a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for up to $1.6 billion combined aggregate principal amount (the "Maximum Tender Amount") of its outstanding 7.110% Notes due 2037, 6.650% Notes due 2037, 5.800% Notes due 2036, 5.500% Notes due 2035, 5.800% Notes due 2040, 5.125% Notes due 2041, 5.000% Notes due 2043, 6.875% Notes due 2028, 6.500% Notes due 2029, and 4.6... 
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04/19/17Lowe's Prices $3.0 Billion Notes Offering
MOORESVILLE, N.C., April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today it has agreed to sell $1.50 billion of 3.100% Notes due 2027 and $1.50 billion of 4.050% Notes due 2047 (collectively, the "Notes"). Estimated net proceeds from this offering will be approximately $2.96 billion, after deducting offering expenses and underwriters' discounts. Lowe's plans to use the net proceeds from the sale of the Notes (i) to fund its purchase for cash of up to $1.6 billion comb... 
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03/24/17Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of thirty-five cents ($0.35) per share, payable May 10, 2017, to shareholders of record as of April 26, 2017. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65.0 ... 
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03/08/17Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Consumer & Retail Technology Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president, and chief executive officer, and Marshall A. Croom, chief financial officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Consumer & Retail Technology Conference in New York, NY. What: Presentation by Robert Niblock and Marshall Croom at the Bank of America  Merrill Lynch 2017 Consumer & Retail Technology Conference in New Yor... 
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03/01/17Lowe's Reports Fourth Quarter Sales And Earnings Results
-- Comparable Sales Increased 5.1 Percent for the Fourth Quarter -- -- Diluted Earnings Per Share of $0.74 for the Fourth Quarter -- -- Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share(1) of $0.86 for the Fourth Quarter -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $663 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.74 for the quarter ended February 3, 2017 compared to net earnings of $11 million and diluted earnings per share of ... 
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02/22/17Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) fourth quarter 2016 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Michael P. McDermott, chief customer officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be availab... 
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01/27/17Lowe's Companies, Inc. Announces New $5 Billion Share Repurchase Program
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting its commitment to return excess cash to shareholders, the Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today authorized a new repurchase program of $5 billion of the company's common stock. This new repurchase program has no expiration date and adds to the previous program's balance, which was $627 million as of Oct. 28, 2016. Repurchases will be subject to market conditions and will be made from time to time either in the ... 
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01/23/17Lowe's Appoints Jocelyn Wong As Chief Marketing Officer
Wong Brings 20 Years of Marketing and Merchandising Experience to CMO Role MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Jocelyn Wong has been appointed to the position of chief marketing officer, effective immediately. Wong most recently served as senior vice president and general merchandising manager for the seasonal business.  She will report to Michael P. McDermott, chief customer officer, and succeeds Marci P. Grebstein who has ... 
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01/17/17Lowe's Appoints Marshall A. Croom Chief Financial Officer; Robert F. Hull Jr. To Retire
Croom Brings 30 Years of Financial and Operational Experience to CFO Role MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Marshall A. Croom, a 20-year Lowe's veteran, has been promoted to the position of chief financial officer, effective March 3. Croom succeeds Robert F. (Bob) Hull Jr., who announced plans to retire after 17 years with the company. Croom will report to Robert A. Niblock, Lowe's chairman, president and CEO.  Hull will r... 
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12/07/16Lowe's Outlines Strategic Priorities and Long-Term Financial Targets at 2016 Analyst and Investor Conference
-- Company Reiterates Guidance for Fiscal 2016 -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) meets today with analysts and investors in Mooresville, North Carolina to discuss its strategic priorities and long-term financial targets. Lowe's Enterprise Objectives "We're focused on evolving our business to further drive trust and loyalty by empowering customers throughout their project journey.  Our customers take great pride in their homes and we ... 
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11/30/16Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Listen to Its 2016 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- You are invited to listen to the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) 2016 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast on Wednesday, Dec. 7 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.  What:    Lowe's 2016 Analyst & Investor Conference  When:  10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016  Where:   Visit Lowe's Investor Relations website at http://www.lowes... 
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11/18/16Lowe's Completes Acquisition Of RONA Preferred Shares
MOORESVILLE, N.C. and BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec, Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) ("Lowe's" or the "Company") today announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of RONA inc.'s ("RONA") Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Series 6 Class A Preferred Shares and Cumulative Floating Rate Series 7 Class A Preferred Shares (collectively, the "Preferred Shares"). Pursuant to the statutory plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") under Chapter XVI – Division II of th... 
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11/16/16Lowe's Reports Third Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Diluted Earnings Per Share of $0.43, Includes Non-Cash Charges of $462 million -- -- Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share(1) of $0.88 -- -- Updates Fiscal 2016 Business Outlook -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $379 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.43 for the quarter ended October 28, 2016, which includes certain non-cash pre-tax charges of $462 million further described below. Excluding th... 
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11/11/16Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of thirty five cents ($0.35) per share, payable February 8, 2017, to shareholders of record as of January 25, 2017. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2015 sales of $59.1 billion, Lowe's and its rel... 
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11/09/16Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) third quarter 2016 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Rick D. Damron, chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer. Supplemental slides will be available f... 
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10/27/16Lowe's Appoints Michael P. McDermott Chief Customer Officer
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Michael P. McDermott has been promoted to the position of chief customer officer, effective immediately. He will report to Robert A. Niblock, Lowe's chairman, president and CEO. McDermott currently serves as Lowe's chief merchandising officer, a position he has held since 2014. In his new and expanded role, McDermott will be responsible for creating experiences that best serve customers ... 
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10/07/16Lowe's Agrees to Acquire Rona's Preferred Shares for C$24 Per Share
MOORESVILLE, N.C. and BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec, Oct. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) ("Lowe's") and RONA inc. (TSX: RON, RON.PR.A) ("RONA") announced today that Lowe's, through a wholly owned subsidiary, and RONA have entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of RONA's outstanding Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Series 6 Class A Preferred Shares and Cumulative Floating Rate Series 7 Class A Preferred Shares (collectively, the "Preferred Shares") for C$24 per sha... 
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09/12/16Han Joins Lowe's As SVP, Business Development
-- Leads innovation and development capabilities shaping home improvement's future -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that James K. Han has joined Lowe's as senior vice president of business development. He reports to Chief Development Officer Richard D. Maltsbarger. In this new role, Han is responsible for accelerating the company's business development strategy focused on identifying and implementing growth opportunit... 
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09/02/16Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Global Retailing Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president, and chief executive officer, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY.   What: Presentation by Robert Niblock and Bob Hull at the Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY When:   1:... 
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08/19/16Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of thirty five cents ($0.35) per share, payable November 2, 2016, to shareholders of record as of October 19, 2016. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2015 sales of $59.1 billion, Lowe's and its rel... 
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08/17/16Lowe's Reports Second Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Loss on Foreign Currency Hedge Impacts Diluted Earnings Per Share by $0.06 -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $1.2 billion for the quarter ended July 29, 2016, a 3.7 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 9.2 percent to $1.31 from $1.20 in the second quarter of 2015. For the six months ended July 29, 2016, net earnings increased 14.0 percent from the same perio... 
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08/10/16Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) second quarter 2016 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Michael A. Jones, chief customer officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer. Supplemental slides will be availabl... 
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05/27/16Lowe's Holds Annual Meeting Of Shareholders
Board of Directors Declares 25.0% Percent Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- At its annual meeting of shareholders today, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Chairman, President and CEO Robert A. Niblock informed shareholders that strategic investments focused on long-term growth and enhancing customer experiences enabled the company to deliver strong financial performance in 2015. Niblock highlighted the company's continued emphasis on buil... 
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05/25/16Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the RBC Capital Markets 2016 Consumer & Retail Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer, and Michael A. Jones, chief customer officer, will present at the RBC Capital Markets 2016 Consumer & Retail Conference in Boston, MA.   What:   Presentation by Bob Hull and Mike Jones at the RBC Capital Markets 2016 Consumer & Retail Conference in Boston, MA When: 10:40 a.m. Eastern Ti... 
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05/20/16Lowe's Completes Acquisition of RONA
-Together, Lowe's Canada and RONA Have 539 Store Locations, Pro Forma Canadian Revenues of C$6 Billion Companies are Well-Positioned for Growth in Canada's Over C$45 Billion Home Improvement Market- MOORESVILLE, N.C. and BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec, May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) ("Lowe's" or the "Company") today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of RONA inc. ("RONA"), in a transaction valued at C$3.2 billion (US$2.4 billion)... 
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05/20/16Lowe's to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 27, 2016. What:              Lowe's Annual Meeting of Shareholders When:             10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 27, 2016 Where:             Visit Lowe's Investor Relations website at http://www.Lowes.com/investor                         Click Webcasts and then Lowe's... 
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05/18/16Lowe's Reports First Quarter Sales And Earnings Results
-- Comparable Sales Increased 7.3 Percent for the First Quarter -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $884 million for the quarter ended April 29, 2016, a 31.4 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 40.0 percent to $0.98 from $0.70 in the first quarter of 2015. The first quarter results include an unrealized gain on a foreign currency hedge entered into in advan... 
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05/13/16Lowe's Receives Investment Canada Approval and Competition Bureau Clearance for Its Pending Acquisition of Rona
Transaction clears final regulatory hurdles; Lowe's sets expected closing date for the transaction MOORESVILLE, N.C. and BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec, May 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) ("Lowe's" or the "Company") announced today that it has been granted approval under the Investment Canada Act and clearance from the Competition Bureau with respect to its pending acquisition of RONA inc. (TSX: RON, RON.PR.A, RON.PR.B) ("RONA"). "We are very pleased that Canadian... 
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05/11/16Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) first quarter 2016 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Rick D. Damron, chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be available fifte... 
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04/11/16Lowe's Prices $3.3 Billion Notes Offering
MOORESVILLE, N.C., April 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today it has agreed to sell $250 million of Floating Rate Notes due 2019, $350 million of 1.15% Notes due 2019, $1.35 billion of 2.50% Notes due 2026 and $1.35 billion of 3.70% Notes due 2046. Estimated net proceeds from this offering will be approximately $3.26 billion, after deducting offering expenses and underwriters' discounts. Lowe's plans to use the net proceeds from the sale of the Notes to fun... 
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03/18/16Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of twenty eight cents ($0.28) per share, payable May 4, 2016, to shareholders of record as of April 20, 2016. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 16 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico through its stores and online at Lowes.com, Lowes.ca and Lowes.com.mx.... 
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03/08/16Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the UBS Global Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer will present at the UBS Global Consumer Conference in Boston, MA.   What: Presentation by Robert Niblock and Bob Hull at the UBS Global Consumer Conference in Boston, MA When: 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, March... 
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02/24/16Lowe's Reports Fourth Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Comparable Sales Increased 5.2 Percent for the Fourth Quarter -- -- Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share(1) of $0.59 for the Fourth Quarter Increased 28.3% -- -- Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share(1) of $3.29 for the Fiscal Year Increased 21.4% -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $11 million and diluted earnings share of $0.01 for the quarter ended January 29, 2016, which includes a non-cash impairment ... 
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02/17/16Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) fourth quarter 2015 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Michael A. Jones, chief customer officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be availab... 
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02/15/16Lowe's Recommends Shareholders Reject 'Mini-tender' Offer From TRC Capital Corporation
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that it has been notified of an unsolicited "mini-tender" offer dated February 10, 2016, made by TRC Capital Corporation, a private Canadian investment company, to purchase up to 2,000,000 shares of Lowe's common stock, less than one fourth of one percent of the outstanding shares. TRC Capital's unsolicited "mini-tender" offer price of $61.25 per share is approximately 4.5 percent below the $64.15... 
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02/03/16Lowe's to Acquire RONA; Creating Canada's Leading Home Improvement Retailer
-- Transaction valued at C$3.2 billion (US$2.3 billion) -- - Transaction unanimously approved by both companies' Boards of Directors - Agreement is based on compelling strategic rationale for both companies - Lowe's pledges important commitments to RONA's key Canadian stakeholders - Lowe's to locate its Canadian head office in Boucherville, Quebec; Canadian operations to be headed by  Sylvain Prud'homme, President of Lowe's Canada - Acquisition accelerates Lowe's growth strategy in Ca... 
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01/29/16Lowe's Companies, Inc. Names Sandra B. Cochran To Board Of Directors
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced Sandra B. Cochran, 57, has been appointed to its board of directors, effective immediately.  Today's announcement brings Lowe's board of directors to 13 members, 12 of whom are independent. "Sandy brings a combination of strong leadership and retail experience, as well as tremendous financial acumen to Lowe's, and I am pleased to welcome her to our board of directors," said Robert A. Niblock,... 
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01/18/16Lowe's Plans to Exit Home Improvement Joint Venture in Australia
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced it has provided notification to Woolworths Limited, its joint venture partner in Australia, of its intent to begin the process of exiting its investment in the joint venture, which operates Masters Home Improvement stores and Home Timber and Hardware Group's retail stores and wholesale distribution in Australia. Woolworth's owns two-thirds of the joint venture, and Lowe's owns one-third. Rich... 
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01/14/16Lowe’s Appoints Jennifer L. Weber As Chief Human Resources Officer
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Jennifer L. Weber has been named the company’s chief human resources officer, effective March 1. She will report to Chairman, President and CEO Robert A. Niblock. Weber will succeed Maureen K. Ausura, who announced plans to retire after 11 years with the company. Weber, 49, will oversee global human resources practices, policies and operations that will enable Lowe’s to a... 
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11/23/15Lowe's Announces Executive Promotions
-- Grebstein to Chief Marketing Officer -- Sellman to SVP, Strategy, Insights & Planning MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Marci P. Grebstein has been promoted to chief marketing officer (CMO), effective immediately. Grebstein most recently served as vice president of advertising, leading the U.S. advertising strategy and marketing operations to build loyalty for the brand. She will report to Michael A. Jones, chief cus... 
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11/18/15Lowe's Reports Third Quarter Sales And Earnings Results
-- Comparable Sales Increased 4.6 Percent -- -- Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 35.6 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $736 million for the quarter ended October 30, 2015, a 25.8 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 35.6 percent to $0.80 from $0.59 in the third quarter of 2014. For the nine months ended October 30, 2015, net earnings increased 1... 
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11/13/15Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of twenty eight cents ($0.28) per share, payable February 3, 2016, to shareholders of record as of January 20, 2016. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 16 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico through its stores and online at Lowes.com, Lowes.ca and Low... 
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11/13/15Lowe's Companies, Inc. Names Bertram L. Scott To Board Of Directors
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At its meeting today, the board of directors of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) appointed Bertram L. Scott, 65, to the board, effective immediately.  Today's announcement brings Lowe's board of directors to 12 members, 11 of whom are independent. Scott brings to the board a wealth of senior leadership experience, having served as senior vice president of Population Health and Value Based Care at Novant Health since 2015 and as president, C... 
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11/11/15Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) third quarter 2015 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Rick D. Damron, chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be available... 
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09/09/15Lowe's Prices $1.75 Billion Notes Offering
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today it has agreed to sell $250 million of Floating Rate Notes due 2018, $750 million of 3.375% Notes due 2025 and $750 million of 4.375% Notes due 2045. Estimated net proceeds from this offering will be approximately $1.7 billion, after deducting offering expenses and underwriters' discounts. Lowe's intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the Notes for the repayment of $500 million aggregate ... 
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09/02/15Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Goldman Sachs 22nd Annual Global Retailing Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert F. Hull, Jr, chief financial officer, and Michael P. McDermott, chief merchandising officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs 22nd Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY.   What: Presentation by Bob Hull and Mike McDermott at the Goldman Sachs 22nd Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY When: 1:40 p.m. E... 
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08/21/15Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of twenty eight cents ($0.28) per share, payable November 4, 2015, to shareholders of record as of October 21, 2015. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 16 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico through its stores and online at Lowes.com, Lowes.ca and Low... 
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08/19/15Lowe's Reports Second Quarter Sales And Earnings Results
-- Comparable Sales Increased 4.3 Percent -- -- Reiterates Fiscal Year 2015 Guidance -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $1.13 billion for the quarter ended July 31, 2015, an 8.4 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 15.4 percent to $1.20 from $1.04 in the second quarter of 2014. For the six months ended July 31, 2015, net earnings increased 8.2 percent from th... 
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08/12/15Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) second quarter 2015 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Rick D. Damron, chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be avail... 
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07/02/15Lowe's Names Mason SVP-Corporate Finance And Treasurer
MOORESVILLE, N.C., July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that Tiffany L. Mason has been promoted to senior vice president of corporate finance and treasurer.  Mason will continue to report to Chief Financial Officer Robert F. Hull Jr. In her expanded role, Mason is taking on responsibility for financial planning and analysis, while she retains responsibility for the investor relations and treasury functions.  Mason has nearly 20 years of experience ... 
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06/17/15Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Oppenheimer 15th Annual Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer, and Michael P. McDermott, chief merchandising officer, will present at the Oppenheimer 15th Annual Consumer Conference in Boston, MA. What: Presentation by Bob Hull and Mike McDermott at the Oppenheimer 15th Annual Consumer Conference in Boston, MA When: 9:45 a.m. Eastern Time... 
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06/03/15Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the 35th Annual Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer, and Michael A. Jones, chief customer officer, will present at the 35th Annual Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference in New York, NY.   What:     Presentation by Bob Hull and Mike Jones at the 35th Annual Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference in New York, NY   When: 9:05 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, June... 
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05/29/15Lowe's Holds Annual Meeting Of Shareholders
Board of Directors Declares 21.7 Percent Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At its annual meeting of shareholders today, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Chairman, President and CEO Robert A. Niblock informed shareholders that strategic investments focused on finding new ways to connect and serve customers began to take hold in 2014, enabling the company to deliver strong financial performance for the year. Niblock highlighted the company... 
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05/22/15Lowe's to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 29, 2015.   What:  Lowe's Annual Meeting of Shareholders When:  10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 29, 2015 Where: Visit Lowe's Investor Relations website at http:... 
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05/20/15Lowe's Reports First Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Record First Quarter Sales of $14.1 Billion -- -- Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 14.8 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $673 million for the quarter ended May 1, 2015, a 7.8 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 14.8 percent to $0.70 from $0.61 in the first quarter of 2014. Sales for the first quarter increased 5.4 percent to $14.1 billi... 
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05/13/15Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) first quarter 2015 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Michael A. Jones, chief customer officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be available soon... 
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05/11/15Lowe's Canada To Acquire Leases Of 13 Former Target Stores
Accelerates Lowe's Expansion Across Canada TORONTO, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Canada announced today it has reached agreement to acquire the leases of 13 former Target Canada locations and to purchase Target's Milton, Ontario distribution centre for a total purchase price of approximately C$151 million.  This acquisition came as part of a real estate auction following Target's decision to cease operations in Canada.  "Since opening stores in Canada in 2007, we have develop... 
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03/20/15Lowe's Companies, Inc. Announces New $5 Billion Share Repurchase Program And Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting its commitment to return excess cash to shareholders, the Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has authorized a new repurchase program of $5 billion of the company's common stock.  This new repurchase program has no expiration date and adds to the previous program's balance, which was $2.4 billion as of January 30, 2015.  Repurchases will be subject to market conditions and will be made from time to time either in ... 
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02/25/15Lowe's Reports Fourth Quarter Sales And Earnings Results
-- Comparable Sales Increased 7.3 Percent -- -- Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 58.6 Percent to a Record $0.46 -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $450 million for the quarter ended January 30, 2015, a 47.0 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 58.6 percent to $0.46 from $0.29 in the fourth quarter of 2013. For the fiscal year ended January 30, 2015, net e... 
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02/18/15Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) fourth quarter 2014 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Rick D. Damron, chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be availabl... 
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01/30/15Lowe's Names James H. Morgan To Board Of Directors
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the board of directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. announced it has appointed James H. Morgan, 67, to the company's board, effective immediately. Today's announcement brings Lowe's board of directors to 12 members, 11 of whom are independent. Morgan is chairman of Krispy Kreme, having served as the company's CEO from 2008 to 2014, on its board of directors since 2000, and as its chairman since 2005. He has extensive experience in the fi... 
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12/11/14Lowe's Outlines Strategic Priorities and Long-Term Financial Targets at 2014 Analyst and Investor Conference
-- Company Reiterates Guidance for Fiscal 2014 -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) meets today with analysts and investors in Mooresville, North Carolina to discuss its strategic priorities and long-term financial targets. Lowe's Enterprise Objectives "We're at a great point in our company's evolution.  The housing market and broader economy are recovering just as our transformation is gaining momentum," commented Robert A. Niblock, L... 
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12/04/14Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Listen to Its 2014 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You are invited to listen to the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) 2014 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast on Thursday, December 11th beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.   What:     Lowe's 2014 Analyst & Investor Conference When:     10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, December 11th, 2014 Where:     Visit Lowe's Investor Relations website ... 
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11/19/14Lowe's Reports Third Quarter Sales And Earnings Results
-- Comparable Sales Increased 5.1 Percent -- -- Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 25.5 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $585 million for the quarter ended October 31, 2014, a 17.3 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 25.5 percent to $0.59 from $0.47 in the third quarter of 2013. For the nine months ended October 31, 2014, net earnings increa... 
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11/18/14Lowe's Names McCanless General Counsel, Secretary And Chief Compliance Officer
-Gaither M. Keener Announces Plans to Retire after 30 Years of Service MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that Ross W. (Bill) McCanless will be joining the company as general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer, effective January 12, 2015. McCanless will replace Gaither M. Keener, who announced plans to retire from the company following 30 years of service. McCanless is returning to Lowe's top legal role, ... 
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11/14/14Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of twenty three cents ($0.23) per share, payable February 4, 2015, to shareholders of record as of January 21, 2015. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 100 home improvement company serving approximately 15 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2013 sales of $53.4 billion, Lowe's has mo... 
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11/12/14Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) third quarter 2014 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Michael A. Jones, chief customer officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be availabl... 
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09/03/14Lowe's Prices $1.25 Billion Notes Offering
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today it has agreed to sell $450 million of Floating Rate Notes due 2019, $450 million of 3.125% Notes due 2024 and $350 million of 4.250% Notes due 2044. Estimated net proceeds from this offering will be approximately $1.24 billion, after deducting offering expenses and underwriters' discounts. Lowe's intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the Notes for general corporate purposes. Closing is ... 
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08/27/14Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Goldman Sachs 21st Annual Global Retailing Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Michael A. Jones, chief customer officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs 21st Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY.   What: Presentation by Mike Jones at the Goldman Sachs 21st Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY   When: 11:20 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 3, 2014   ... 
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08/22/14Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of twenty three cents ($0.23) per share, payable November 5, 2014, to shareholders of record as of October 22, 2014. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 100 home improvement company serving approximately 15 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico.  With fiscal year 2013 sales of $53.4 billion, Lowe's has ... 
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08/20/14Lowe's Reports Second Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Comparable Sales Increased 4.4 Percent -- -- Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 18.2 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $1.04 billion for the quarter ended August 1, 2014, a 10.4 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 18.2 percent to $1.04 from $0.88 in the second quarter of 2013. For the six months ended August 1, 2014, net earnings increased 12.2... 
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08/13/14Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) second quarter 2014 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Rick D. Damron, chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be available ... 
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06/17/14Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Oppenheimer 14th Annual Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer, and Michael A. Jones, chief customer officer, will present at the Oppenheimer 14th Annual Consumer Conference in Boston, MA. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131007/MM93272LOGO What: Presentation by Bob Hull and Mike Jones at the Oppenheimer 14th Annual Consumer Conference in Boston, MA   ... 
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06/09/14Lowe's Names Paul D. Ramsay Chief Information Officer
MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that Paul D. Ramsay has been promoted to chief information officer (CIO), effective immediately.  He has been serving as acting CIO since March.  Ramsay will report to Richard D. Maltsbarger, who has been appointed chief development officer.  Maltsbarger has responsibility for IT, Strategy, Consumer Insights, and Business Development and is President of Orchard Supply Hardware. As CIO, Ramsay ... 
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05/30/14Lowe's Holds Annual Meeting Of Shareholders
--Board of Directors Declares a 27.8 Percent Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend-- CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At its annual meeting of shareholders today, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Chairman, President and CEO, Robert A. Niblock, said the company delivered solid financial performance in 2013 while continuing to execute strategic initiatives. Niblock highlighted the ways these initiatives, including the enhanced line review and product reset process, improved di... 
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05/23/14Lowe's to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen as its 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders is broadcast live over the Internet at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 30, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131007/MM93272LOGO) What:           Lowe's Annual Meeting of Shareholders When:            10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 30, 2014 Where:             ... 
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05/21/14Lowe's Reports First Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $624 million for the quarter ended May 2, 2014, a 15.6 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 24.5 percent to $0.61 from $0.49 in the first quarter of 2013. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131007/MM93272LOGO Included in the above reported results are charges related to long-lived asset impairments, which reduced pre-t... 
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05/14/14Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) first quarter 2014 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Michael A. Jones, chief customer officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be available fift... 
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04/24/14Lowe's Names Customer Experience Executives
-Mabry appointed Strategy and Experience Design Executive -McDermott promoted to Chief Merchandising Officer MOORESVILLE, N.C., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that Joseph M. (Mike) Mabry has been named strategy and experience design executive, replacing Robert J. Gfeller who left the company last month to pursue a career supporting the prevention and treatment of children's traumatic injuries.  Michael P. McDermott has been promoted to chi... 
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03/21/14Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of eighteen cents ($0.18) per share, payable May 7, 2014, to shareholders of record as of April 23, 2014. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 100 home improvement company serving approximately 15 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico.  With fiscal year 2013 sales of $53.4 billion, Lowe's has more than 1... 
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03/12/14Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the ISI 4th Annual Retail Summit
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Michael A. Jones, chief merchandising officer, and Dennis R. Knowles, U.S. stores executive, will present at the ISI 4th Annual Retail Summit in Atlanta, GA. What: Presentation by Mike Jones and Dennis Knowles at the ISI 4th Annual Retail Summit in Atlanta, GA When: 11:35 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 ... 
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03/06/14Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the UBS Global Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and CEO, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer, will present at the UBS Global Consumer Conference in Boston, MA. What: Presentation by Robert Niblock and Bob Hull at the UBS Global Consumer Conference in Boston, MA When: 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, March 13, 2014 ... 
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03/04/14Lowe's Appoints Michael A. Jones Chief Customer Officer
--Gregory M. Bridgeford Sets Plans to Retire After 32 Years with Lowe's-- MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Michael A. Jones has been named the company's chief customer officer, effective April 30, 2014.  Jones currently serves as Lowe's chief merchandising officer, overseeing the full merchandise offering for all Lowe's U.S. stores and Lowes.com, as well as all global sourcing activities.  Jones will succe... 
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02/26/14Lowe's Reports Fourth Quarter Sales And Earnings Results
-- Announces $5 Billion Share Repurchase Authorization -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $306 million for the quarter ended January 31, 2014, a 6.3 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 11.5 percent to $0.29 from $0.26 in the fourth quarter of 2012.  For the fiscal year ended January 31, 2014, net earnings increased 16.7 percent to $2.3 billion and diluted earni... 
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02/19/14Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) fourth quarter 2013 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Gregory M. Bridgeford, chief customer officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be av... 
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11/20/13Lowe's Reports Third Quarter Sales And Earnings Results
-- Comparable Sales Increased 6.2 Percent -- -- Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 34.3 Percent -- -- Raises Fiscal Year 2013 Guidance -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $499 million for the quarter ended November 1, 2013, a 26.0 percent increase over the same period a year ago.  Diluted earnings per share increased 34.3 percent to $0.47 from $0.35 ... 
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11/15/13Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend - Names Angela Braly to Board of Directors
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At its meeting today, the board of directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of eighteen cents ($0.18) per share, payable February 5, 2014, to shareholders of record as of January 22, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131007/MM93272LOGO ) The board also appointed Angela F. Braly, 52, to the company's board of directors, effective immediately, with a term expiring at Lowe's 2014 an... 
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11/13/13Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) third quarter 2013 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Gregory M. Bridgeford, chief customer officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be ava... 
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09/04/13Lowe’s to Webcast Presentation from the Goldman Sachs 20th Annual Global Retailing Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 4, 2013-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and CEO, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs 20th Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York City, NY. What:   Presentation by Robert Niblock and Bob Hull at the Goldman Sachs 20th ... 
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09/04/13Lowe’s Prices $1.0 Billion Notes Offering
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 4, 2013-- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today it has agreed to sell $500 million of 3.875% Notes due 2023 and $500 million of 5% Notes due 2043. Estimated net proceeds from this offering will be approximately $984 million, after deducting offering expenses and underwriters’ discounts. Lowe’s intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the Notes for general corporate purposes. Closing is expecte... 
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09/03/13Lowe’s Names McDermott SVP/General Merchandising Manager, Building and Maintenance
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 3, 2013-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) announced today that Michael P. McDermott will join the company as senior vice president and general merchandising manager- building and maintenance, a new position. McDermott will be responsible for the Lumber & Building Materials, Millwork, Hardware & Tools and Rough Plumbing & Electrical divisions. He will report to Chief Merchandising Officer, Michael A. Jones. ... 
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08/30/13Lowe’s Companies Completes Acquisition of 72 Orchard Supply Hardware Stores
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 30, 2013-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, today announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of the majority of assets of Orchard Supply Hardware, including 72 Orchard stores, for approximately $205 million in cash, plus the assumption of payables owed to nearly all of Orchard’s supplier partners. Orchard will continue to operate as a se... 
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08/23/13Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 23, 2013-- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of eighteen cents ($0.18) per share, payable November 6, 2013, to shareholders of record as of October 23, 2013. With fiscal year 2012 sales of $50.5 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 100 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,750 home impr... 
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08/21/13Lowe’s Reports Second Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Comparable Sales Increased 9.6 Percent -- -- Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 37.5 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 21, 2013-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $941 million for the quarter ended August 2, 2013, a 26.0 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 37.5 percent to $0.8... 
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08/14/13Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2013-- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) second quarter 2013 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Rick D. Damron, chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial off... 
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08/12/13Lowe’s Plans to Acquire 72 Orchard Supply Hardware Stores
--No Additional Bids for Orchard Assets Received by Court Deadline-- MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 12, 2013-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, today announced further progress in its plans to acquire the majority of assets of Orchard Supply Hardware, including 72 stores, for approximately $205 million in cash, plus the assumption of payables owed to nearly all of Orchard’s supplier... 
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06/17/13Lowe’s Enters into Purchase Agreement with Orchard Supply Hardware
--Acquisition Will Expand Lowe’s Footprint in California through the Addition of At Least 60 Orchard Metro Store Locations-- MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 17, 2013-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, today announced it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Orchard Supply Hardware, under which Lowe’s will acquire the majority of Orchard’s assets for approximately $205 milli... 
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05/31/13Lowe’s Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders
--Board of Directors Declares a 12.5 Percent Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend-- CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 31, 2013-- At its annual meeting today, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Chairman, President and CEO, Robert A. Niblock, told shareholders the company delivered solid financial performance in 2012 while making progress on a number of key initiatives. Niblock said Lowe’s continues to focus on giving customers bette... 
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05/29/13Lowe’s to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 29, 2013-- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen as its 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders is broadcast live over the Internet at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 31, 2013. What:         Lowe’s Annual Meeting of Sharehol... 
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05/22/13Lowe’s Reports First Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 22, 2013-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $540 million for the quarter ended May 3, 2013, a 2.5 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 14.0 percent to $0.49 from $0.43 in the first quarter of 2012. Sales for the quarter decreased 0.5 percent to $13.1 billion from $13.2 ... 
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05/15/13Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 15, 2013-- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) first quarter 2013 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Rick D. Damron, chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer... 
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03/22/13Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 22, 2013-- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of sixteen cents ($0.16) per share, payable May 8, 2013, to shareholders of record as of April 24, 2013. With fiscal year 2012 sales of $50.5 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 100 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,750 home improvement stores ... 
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03/06/13Lowe’s to Webcast Presentation from the UBS Global Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 6, 2013-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer, will present at the UBS Global Consumer Conference in Boston, MA. What:   Presentation by Robert Niblock and Bob Hull at the UBS Global ... 
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02/25/13Lowe’s Reports Fourth Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Fourth Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 1.9 Percent -- -- Announces $5 Billion Share Repurchase Program -- MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 25, 2013-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $288 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.26 for the fourth quarter of 2012. For the fiscal year, net earnings were $2.0 billion and dilute... 
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02/21/13Lara Lee to Join Lowe’s Customer Experience Design Team
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 21, 2013-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc., (NYSE: LOW) announced today that Lara Lee will join the company as senior vice president, customer experience design, effective Feb 25. Lee will report to Robert J. (Bob) Gfeller, customer experience design executive. Lee will be responsible for translating business strategies into integrated, multi-channel experiences that deliver value to home improvement con... 
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02/18/13Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2013-- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) fourth quarter 2012 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, February 25, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Gregory M. Bridgeford, chief customer officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief fina... 
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02/08/13Sylvain Prud’homme Joins Lowe’s as President of Lowe’s Canada
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2013-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that Sylvain Prud’homme will join the company as president of Lowe’s Canada, effective March 25. He replaces Alan D. Huggins, who is returning to the United States as Lowe’s vice president of international operations. Prud’homme will report to William D. (Doug) Robinson, head of international operations and development. “Sylvain brings... 
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01/24/13Lowe’s Announces New Chief Merchandising Officer and New Supply Chain Executive
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2013-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that Michael A. Jones will join the company as its chief merchandising officer. Jones will report to Chief Customer Officer Gregory M. Bridgeford. Stephen J. Szilagyi has been promoted to supply chain executive and will report to Chief Operating Officer Rick D. Damron. As chief merchandising officer, Jones will be responsible for the ... 
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12/05/12Lowe's Outlines Strong Financial Position, Strategic Investments and Financial Targets at 2012 Analyst and Investor Conference
-- Company Reiterates Guidance for Fiscal 2012 -- MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 5, 2012-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) will discuss progress made on its mission to deliver better customer experiences and provide further details of its strategy designed to drive long-term sales growth, increase profitability and enhance shareholder value when the company meets with analysts and investors today in Mooresville, North Carolina ... 
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11/28/12Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Invites You to Listen to Its 2012 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 28, 2012-- You are invited to listen to the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) 2012 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast on Wednesday, December 5th beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.                 What: Lowe's 2012 Analyst & Investor Conference   When: 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, December 5th 2012... 
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11/19/12Lowe’s Reports Third Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Third Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 1.8 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 2012-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $396 million for the quarter ended November 2, 2012, a 76.0 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 94.4 percent to $0.35. For the nine months ended November 2, ... 
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11/16/12Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2012-- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of sixteen cents ($0.16) per share, payable February 6, 2013, to shareholders of record as of January 23, 2013. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $50.2 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 100 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,745 home i... 
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11/12/12Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 12, 2012-- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) third quarter 2012 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Gregory M. Bridgeford, chief customer officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief finan... 
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09/17/12Lowe's withdraws Proposal to RONA Board
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today it has formally withdrawn its non-binding proposal dated July 8, 2012 to the Board of Directors of RONA Inc. (TSX: RON) ("RONA") to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of RONA for C$14.50 in cash per share. Lowe's has repeatedly attempted to engage the Board of Directors of RONA with respect to its proposal in order to conduct confirmatory due diligence and mov... 
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08/29/12Lowe’s to Webcast Presentation from the Goldman Sachs 19th Annual Global Retailing Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 29, 2012-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert A. Niblock, chief executive officer, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs 19th Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York City, NY.     What: ... 
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08/24/12Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 24, 2012-- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of sixteen cents ($0.16) per share, payable November 7, 2012, to shareholders of record as of October 24, 2012. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $50.2 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 100 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,745 home i... 
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08/20/12Lowe’s Reports Second Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2012-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $747 million for the quarter ended August 3, 2012, a 10.0 percent decrease over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share of $0.64 were flat versus the second quarter of 2011. For the six months ended August 3, 2012, net earnings decreased 1.3 percent from the same pe... 
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08/13/12Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 13, 2012-- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) second quarter 2012 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, August 20, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Gregory M. Bridgeford, chief customer officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financ... 
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07/31/12Lowe's confirms non-binding proposal to RONA Board to acquire RONA for C$14.50 in cash per share
Lowe's non-binding proposal provides an attractive premium to RONA shareholders, compelling strategic logic for both companies and important commitments to RONA's key stakeholders Under Lowe's proposal RONA would remain a Quebec-based company with the Canadian head office in Boucherville, Quebec Lowe's seeking friendly negotiation with RONA Board of Directors MOORESVILLE, NC, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) ("Lowe's" or the "Compan... 
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06/22/12Lowe’s Selects Summers for Chief Information Officer Post
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 22, 2012-- Lowe’s announced today that Kevin V. Summers has been appointed chief information officer, effective July 9, 2012. Summers will report to Chairman, President and CEO Robert A. Niblock. He replaces Michael K. Brown, who retired earlier this month. Summers brings to Lowe’s more than 20 years of experience in technology-related fields, having served most recently as senior vice president... 
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06/19/12Lowe’s to Webcast Presentation from the Oppenheimer 12th Annual Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 19, 2012-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer, and Robert J. Gfeller, Jr., customer experience design executive, will present at the Oppenheimer 12th Annual Consumer Conference in Boston, MA. What:     Presentation by Bob Hull and Bob Gf... 
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06/01/12Lowe’s Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Niblock Says the Company Will Deliver Differentiated Customer Experiences Board of Directors Declares a 14.3 Percent Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 1, 2012-- At its annual meeting today, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Chairman, President and CEO Robert A. Niblock told shareholders the company has made significant progress in meeting the changing needs of customers by provid... 
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05/25/12Lowe’s to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 25, 2012-- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen as its 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders is broadcast live over the Internet at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, June 1, 2012.     What:     Lowe’s Annual Meeting of Shar... 
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05/21/12Lowe’s Reports First Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 21, 2012-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $527 million for the quarter ended May 4, 2012, a 14.3 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 26.5 percent to $0.43 from $0.34 in the first quarter of 2011. Sales for the quarter increased 7.9 percent to $13.2 billion from $1... 
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05/15/12Lowe’s to Webcast Presentation from the Citi 2012 Global Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 15, 2012-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer, will present at the Citi 2012 Global Consumer Conference in New York, NY. What:     Presentation by Robert Niblock and... 
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05/14/12Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 14, 2012-- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) first quarter 2012 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, May 21, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Robert J. Gfeller, Jr., customer experience design executive; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., c... 
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05/08/12Lowe’s Aligns Leadership Team to Create and Deliver Seamless Home Improvement Experiences
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 8, 2012-- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has announced executive assignments to more sharply focus the company on strategies to create and deliver seamless customer experiences. The Customer Experience organization, led by Gregory M. Bridgeford, chief customer officer, is responsible for creating customer experiences that will best serve customers and differentiate Lowe’s from its competitor... 
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04/19/12Lowe’s Announces Executive Promotions
Company Creates Chief Customer Officer, Chief Operating Officer Positions MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 19, 2012-- Lowes Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that Gregory M. Bridgeford, executive vice president (EVP) of business development, and Rick D. Damron, EVP of store operations, have been promoted to the newly created positions of chief customer officer (CCO) and chief operating officer (COO), respectively, eff... 
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04/16/12Lowe’s Prices $2.0 Billion Notes Offering
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 16, 2012-- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today it has agreed to sell $500 million of 1.625% Notes due 2017, $750 million of 3.12% Notes due 2022 and $750 million of 4.65% Notes due 2042. Estimated net proceeds from this offering will be approximately $1.982 billion, after deducting offering expenses and underwriters’ discounts. Lowe’s intends to use the net proceeds from the notes offering for g... 
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03/23/12Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 23, 2012-- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of fourteen cents ($0.14) per share, payable May 9, 2012, to shareholders of record as of April 25, 2012. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $50.2 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 50 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,745 home improvement sto... 
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02/28/12Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Raymond James 33rd Annual Institutional Investors Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb 28, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that William D. (Doug) Robinson, Senior Vice President of International Operations and Customer Support Services, will present at the Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, FL. What: Presentation by Doug Robinson at the Raymond James Institutional In... 
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02/27/12Lowe's Reports Fourth Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
Fourth Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 3.4 Percent MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $322 million for the quarter ended February 3, 2012, a 13.0 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 23.8 percent to $0.26 from $0.21 in the fourth quarter of 2010. For the ... 
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02/20/12Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2012-- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) fourth quarter and fiscal year 2011 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, February 27, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Robert J. Gfeller, Jr., executive vice president of merchandising; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice presi... 
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01/27/12Lowe's Names Richard Dreiling to Board of Directors
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today the appointment of Richard W. Dreiling, 58, to its board of directors. He will serve on the board's audit and governance committees. Today's announcement brings Lowe's board of directors to 12 members, 11 of whom are independent. Dreiling is chairman and CEO of Dollar General Corporation in Goodlettsville, Tenn., a position he has held since 2008. He led Dollar ... 
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12/29/11Lowe's Companies, Inc. Announces Acquisition of ATG Stores
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Dec 29, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today the acquisition of ATG Stores, a leading online retailer of home improvement and lifestyle products based in Kirkland, Wash. The acquisition underscores Lowe's commitment to providing an endless aisle of products. The acquisition allows Lowe's and ATG Stores to capitalize on complementary strengths and employees' extensive expertise by sharing best pract... 
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12/06/11Lowe's Outlines Strong Financial Position, Strategic Investments and Financial Targets at 2011 Analyst and Investor Conference
Company Reiterates Guidance for Fiscal 2011 MOORESVILLE, N.C., Dec 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) will discuss progress made on its mission to deliver better customer experiences and provide further details of its strategy designed to drive long-term sales growth, increased profitability and enhanced shareholder value when the company meets with analysts and investors today in Mooresville, North Carolina at its annual conf... 
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11/22/11Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Listen to Its 2011 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov 22, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --You are invited to listen to the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) 2011 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast on Tuesday, December 6th beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. What: Lowe's 2011 Analyst & Investor Conference When: 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, December 6th 2011 ... 
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11/16/11Lowe's Prices $1.0 Billion Notes Offering
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2011-- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today it has agreed to sell $500 million of 3.80% Notes due 2021 and $500 million of 5.125% Notes due 2041. Estimated net proceeds from this offering will be approximately $991 million, after deducting offering expenses and underwriters’ discounts. Lowe’s intends to use the net proceeds from the notes offering for general corporate purposes, which may inc... 
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11/14/11Lowe's Reports Third Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
Charges for Store Closings and Discontinued Projects Reduced Earnings Per Share by $0.17 MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov 14, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $225 million for the quarter ended October 28, 2011, a 44.3 percent decline from the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share decreased 37.9 percent to $0.18 from $0.29 in the third quart... 
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11/14/11Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2011-- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of fourteen cents ($0.14) per share, payable February 8, 2012, to shareholders of record as of January 25, 2012. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $48.8 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 50 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,725 home i... 
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11/11/11Lowe's Names Eric Wiseman to Board of Directors
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov 11, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today the appointment of Eric C. Wiseman, 56, to its board of directors. He will serve on the board's compensation and governance committees. With today's announcement, Lowe's board of directors is comprised of 11 members, 10 of whom are independent. Wiseman is chairman, president and CEO of VF Corporation. Based in Greensboro, N.C., VF Corporation (NYSE: VF... 
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11/07/11Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) third quarter 2011 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, November 14, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Rick D. Damron, executive vice president of store operations; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., exec... 
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10/17/11Lowe's Closing 20 Underperforming Stores
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Oct 17, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) announced today the company is closing 20 underperforming stores in 15 states. Ten locations closed at the end of business Sunday, October 16. The remaining 10 locations will close within approximately one month, following an inventory sell-through. In addition, after completing a comprehensive review of its pipeline of proposed new stores, the company announced it has discont... 
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08/31/11Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Goldman Sachs Annual Global Retailing Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug 31, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert F. Hull Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Thomas J. Lamb, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Advertising, will present at the Goldman Sachs Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY. What: Presentation by Robert Hull and Thomas Lamb at the Goldman Sachs ... 
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08/22/11Lowe's Authorizes $5 Billion Share Repurchase Program
Declares Cash Dividend MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug 22, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has authorized the repurchase of up to $5 billion of the company's common stock. Although this new repurchase authorization has no expiration date, the company expects to use the full amount over the next two to three years. The repurchases will be subject to market conditions and will be made from time to time either in... 
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08/15/11Lowe's Reports Second Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Announces Closing of Seven Underperforming Stores -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug 15, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $830 million for the quarter ended July 29, 2011, essentially flat from the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 10.3 percent to $0.64 from $0.58 in the second quarter of 2010. For the six months ended July ... 
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08/08/11Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) second quarter 2011 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, August 15, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Robert J. Gfeller, Jr., executive vice president of merchandising; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive v... 
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05/27/11Lowe's Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders
--Niblock Says the Company Will Make Home Improvement Simple --Board of Directors Declares a 27% Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --At its annual meeting today, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) chairman and CEO Robert A. Niblock told shareholders how the company plans to transform Lowe's from a home improvement retailer to a home improvement company by providing inspiration, products and support to customers ... 
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05/26/11Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Strategic Decisions Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert A. Niblock, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer , and Robert F. Hull Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, NY. What: Presentation by Robert Niblock and Robert Hull at the Sanford C. ... 
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05/20/11Lowe's to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen as its 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders is broadcast live over the Internet at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 27, 2011. What: Lowe's Annual Meeting of Shareholders When: 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 27,... 
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05/16/11Lowe's Reports First Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 16, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $461 million for the quarter ended April 29, 2011, a 5.7 percent decrease from the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share of $0.34 were flat compared to the first quarter of 2010. Sales for the quarter decreased 1.6 percent to $12.2 billion from $12.4 billion in the first... 
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05/09/11Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 09, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) first quarter 2011 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, May 16, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Rick D. Damron, executive vice president of store operations; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice presi... 
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04/06/11Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the ISI First Annual Retail Summit
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Apr 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert F. Hull Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Rick D. Damron, Executive Vice President of Store Operations, will present at the ISI Annual Retail Summit in Atlanta, GA. What: Presentation by Robert Hull and Rick Damron at the ISI Annual Retail Summit in Atlanta, GA. ... 
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03/21/11Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Mar 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of eleven cents ($0.11) per share, payable May 4, 2011, to shareholders of record as of April 20, 2011. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $48.8 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,725 home improvement stores in the United S... 
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02/23/11Lowe's Reports Fourth Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Fourth Quarter Net Earnings Increased 39 Percent -- -- Fourth Quarter Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 50 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb 23, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $285 million for the quarter ended January 28, 2011, a 39.0 percent increase from the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 50.0 percent to $0.21 ... 
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02/16/11Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter & Fiscal Year 2010 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb 16, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) fourth quarter and fiscal year 2010 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Larry D. Stone, president and chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., execut... 
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11/30/10Lowe's Announces Growth Strategies at 2010 Analyst and Investor Conference
-- Company Reiterates Guidance for Fiscal 2010 -- CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov 30, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) will discuss its strategies for managing the business in today's challenging environment and longer-term opportunities to drive performance when the company meets with analysts and investors today in Mooresville, North Carolina at its annual conference. Today, Lowe's reiterated its prior sales and earnings guidance for the ... 
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11/17/10Lowe's Prices $1.0 Billion Notes Offering
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today it has agreed to sell $475 million of 2.125% Notes due 2016 and $525 million of 3.75% Notes due 2021. Estimated net proceeds from this offering will be approximately $994 million, after deducting offering expenses and underwriters' discounts. Lowe's intends to use the net proceeds from the notes offering for general corporate purposes, including capital ... 
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11/16/10Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Listen to Its 2010 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --You are invited to listen to the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) 2010 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast on Tuesday, November 30th beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. What: Lowe's 2010 Analyst & Investor Conference When:... 
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11/15/10Lowe's Reports Third Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Third Quarter Net Earnings Increased 17.4 Percent -- -- Third Quarter Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 26.1 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $404 million for the quarter ended October 29, 2010, a 17.4 percent increase from the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 26.1 percent to $0.2... 
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11/12/10Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of eleven cents ($0.11) per share, payable February 2, 2011, to shareholders of record as of January 19, 2011. With fiscal year 2009 sales of $47.2 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,725 home improvement stores ... 
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11/08/10Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) third quarter 2010 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, November 15, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Charles W. Canter Jr., executive vice president of merchandising; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive v... 
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09/22/10Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Telsey Advisory Group Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sep 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert F. Hull Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Michael K. Brown, Executive Vice President of Store Operations, will present at the Telsey Advisory Group Consumer Conference in Las Vegas, NV. What: Presentation by Robert Hull and Michael Brown at the Telsey Advisory Group Consumer Conference in ... 
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09/07/10Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Goldman Sachs Annual Global Retailing Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sep 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert A. Niblock, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY. What: Presentation by Robert Niblock at the Goldman Sachs Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY W... 
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08/20/10Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug 20, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of eleven cents ($0.11) per share, payable November 3, 2010, to shareholders of record as of October 20, 2010. With fiscal year 2009 sales of $47.2 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,700 home improvement stores ... 
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08/16/10Lowe's Reports Second Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
Second Quarter Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 13.7 Percent Second Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 1.6 Percent MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $832 million for the quarter ended July 30, 2010, a 9.6 percent increase from the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 13.7 percent to $0.58 fro... 
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08/09/10Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) second quarter 2010 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, August 16, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Michael K. Brown, executive vice president of store operations; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive... 
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06/16/10Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Jefferies Global Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jun 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert A. Niblock, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Jefferies Global Consumer Conference in Nantucket, MA. What: Presentation by Robert Niblock at the Jefferies Global Consumer Conference in Nantucket, MA. When: 12:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Wednesday... 
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06/01/10Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jun 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Michael K. Brown, Executive Vice President of Store Operations, will present at the Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference in New York, NY. What: Presentation by Mike Brown at the Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference in New York, NY. When: 11:10 a.m. Eastern Daylig... 
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05/28/10Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares a 22% Increase in Its Quarterly Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a 22% increase in its quarterly cash dividend to eleven cents ($0.11) per share, payable August 4, 2010, to shareholders of record as of July 21, 2010. Lowe's has declared a cash dividend each quarter since going public in 1961. With fiscal year 2009 sales of $47.2 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that se... 
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05/28/10Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the RBC Capital Markets Consumer & Retail Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) announces Larry Stone, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the RBC Capital Markets Consumer & Retail Conference in New York, NY. What: Presentation by Larry Stone at the RBC Capital Markets Consumer & Retail Conference in New York, NY. When: 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Fr... 
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05/28/10Lowe's Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders
--Niblock Says Affinity for Home Remains Strong --Board Elects Bernauer as Lead Director CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --At its annual meeting today, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Niblock told shareholders the company is seeing consumers reordering priorities, being more pragmatic across all aspects of their lives and as a result, increasing their involvement in home improvement projects. As the year progresse... 
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05/27/10Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Strategic Decisions Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Larry Stone, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, NY. What: Presentation by Larry Stone at the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, NY. When: ... 
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05/21/10Lowe's to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen as its 2010 Annual Meeting of Shareholders is broadcast live over the Internet at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, May 28, 2010. What: Lowe's Annual Meeting of Shareholders When: 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, May 28, 2010 ... 
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05/19/10Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Janney Capital Markets Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Larry Stone, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Janney Capital Markets Consumer Conference in Boston, MA. What: Presentation by Larry Stone at the Janney Capital Markets Consumer Conference, Boston MA. When: 11:20 a.m. Eastern ... 
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05/17/10Lowe's Reports First Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- First Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 2.4 Percent-- MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $489 million for the quarter ended April 30, 2010, a 2.7 percent increase from the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 6.3 percent to $0.34 from $0.32 in the first quarter of 2009. Sales for the quarter ... 
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05/10/10Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) first quarter 2010 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, May 17, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Larry D. Stone, president and chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice ... 
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04/12/10Lowe's Companies, Inc. Prices $1.0 Billion Notes Offering
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Apr 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that it has agreed to sell $500 million of 4.625% Notes due 2020 and $500 million of 5.80% Notes due 2040. The company estimates that the net proceeds from this offering will be approximately $990.7 million, after deducting estimated offering expenses and the underwriters' discounts. Lowe's plans to use $500 million of the net proceeds from the sale of the ... 
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03/22/10Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Mar 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of nine cents ($0.09) per share, payable May 5, 2010, to shareholders of record as of April 21, 2010. With fiscal year 2009 sales of $47.2 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,700 home improvement stores in the United States... 
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03/09/10Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Morgan Stanley Retail Field Trip
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Mar 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Nick Canter, Executive Vice President of Merchandising, will present at the Morgan Stanley Retail Field Trip in Dallas, TX. What: Presentation by Nick Canter at the Morgan Stanley Retail Field Trip in Dallas, TX. When: 8:45 a.m. Central Time on Tuesday, March 16, 2010. Where: ... 
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02/22/10Lowe's Reports Fourth Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
Board of Directors Authorizes the Repurchase of up to $5 Billion of the Company's Common StockMOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $205 million for the quarter ended January 29, 2010, a 26.5 percent increase from the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 27.3 percent to $0.14 from $0.11 in the fourth quarter ... 
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02/12/10Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2009 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) fourth quarter and fiscal year 2009 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, February 22, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Larry D. Stone, president and chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hul... 
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11/16/09Lowe's Reports Third Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov 16, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $344 million for the quarter ended October 30, 2009, a 29.5 percent decline from the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share declined 30.3 percent to $0.23 from $0.33 in the third quarter of 2008. For the nine months ended October 30, 2009, net earnings declined 22.4 percent t... 
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11/16/09Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2009-- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of nine cents ($0.09) per share, payable February 3, 2010, to shareholders of record as of January 20, 2010. With fiscal year 2008 sales of $48.2 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 50 company that serves approximately 14 million customers a week at more than 1,675 home impr... 
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11/09/09Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2009-- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) third quarter 2009 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, November 16, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Larry D. Stone, president and chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., exec... 
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09/22/09Lowe's Announces Growth Strategies at 2009 Analyst and Investor Conference
Company Reiterates Guidance for Fiscal 2009 Provides Outlook for 2010 and Beyond CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sep 22, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) will discuss its current strategies for managing the business in today's challenging environment and longer-term opportunities to drive performance when the company meets with analysts and investors today in Charlotte at its annual conference. Today, Lowe's reiterated its prior sales and earnings guidance... 
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09/08/09Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Listen to Its 2009 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sep 08, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- You are invited to listen to the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) 2009 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast on Tuesday, September 22nd beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. What: Lowe's 2009 Analyst & Investor Conference When: 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 ... 
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08/24/09Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of nine cents ($0.09) per share, payable October 30, 2009, to shareholders of record as of October 16, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) With fiscal year 2008 sales of $48.2 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE 50 company that serves approximately 14 million customers a week at m... 
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08/24/09Lowe's Enters Joint Venture To Develop Home Improvement Stores in Australia
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today the company has entered into a joint venture agreement with Australia's largest retailer, Woolworths Limited (ASX: WOW), to develop a network of home improvement stores for consumers in Australia. Under the agreement, Lowe's will be one-third owner of the destination home improvement chain, which is slated to open its first store in the 2011 fiscal year. (Logo: http://w... 
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08/17/09Lowe's Reports Second Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $759 million for the quarter ended July 31, 2009, a 19.1 percent decline from the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share declined 19.0 percent to $0.51 from $0.63 in the second quarter of 2008. For the six months ended July 31, 2009, net earnings declined 20.1 percent to $1.23 billion while diluted ear... 
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08/10/09Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) second quarter 2009 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, August 17, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Larry D. Stone, president and chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president and chief fi... 
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05/29/09Lowe's Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Balance was the theme of the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) annual meeting of shareholders today, as Chairman and CEO Robert A. Niblock outlined a future that continues to focus on customers, even in the face of ongoing economic pressures. Niblock told shareholders the company is managing through short-term challenges while keeping its eye on longer-term opportunities. He characterized the balance of those efforts as key to the co... 
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05/22/09Lowe's to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 22, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen as its 2009 Annual Meeting of Shareholders is broadcast live over the Internet at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, May 29, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Lowe's Annual Meeting of Shareholders When: 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, May 29, 2009 Where: Visit Lowe'... 
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05/20/09Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Strategic Decisions Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert A. Niblock, Chairman and CEO of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, NY. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Robert A. Niblock at the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, NY. When: 8... 
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05/18/09Lowe's Reports First Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second-largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $476 million for the quarter ended May 1, 2009, a 21.6 percent decline versus the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share declined 22.0 percent to $0.32 from $0.41 in the first quarter of 2008. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) Sales for the quarter declined 1.5 p... 
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05/11/09Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join its First Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 11, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) first quarter 2009 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, May 18, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Larry D. Stone, president and chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president and chief ... 
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03/23/09Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of eight and one-half cents ($0.085) per share, payable May 1, 2009, to shareholders of record as of April 17, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO) With fiscal year 2008 sales of $48.2 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 14 million customers a... 
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03/19/09Lowe's Provides February Sales Results
Reiterates Sales and Earnings Guidance for Fiscal First Quarter MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today provided a sales update as a result of an inadvertent disclosure of financial information by GE Capital, who manages Lowe's proprietary credit card programs. While the sales number released was based on a different fiscal calendar, and therefore did not accurately reflect actual total February results, the company deemed it... 
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03/04/09Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from Raymond James 30th Annual Institutional Investors Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Larry D. Stone, President and COO of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the Raymond James 30th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, FL. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO) What: Presentation by Larry D. Stone at the Raymond James 30th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, FL. When: 8:05 a.m. ... 
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02/20/09Lowe's Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 Sales and Earnings Results
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb 20, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $162 million for the quarter ended January 30, 2009, a 60.3 percent decline from the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share declined 60.7 percent to $0.11 from $0.28 in the fourth quarter of 2007. For the fiscal year ended January 30, 2009, net earnings declined 21.9 percent to $2.20 billio... 
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02/13/09Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008 sales and earnings results on Friday, February 20, 2009 before U.S. markets open. This release will coincide with the company's annual International Sales Meeting where store managers, field personnel and senior management discuss strategies and future initiatives, as well as review the past year's results. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin... 
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11/17/08Lowe's Reports Third Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $488 million for the quarter ended October 31, 2008, a 24.1 percent decline from the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share declined 23.3 percent to $0.33 from $0.43 in the third quarter of 2007. For the nine months ended October 31, 2008, net earnings declined 15.3 percent to $2.03 billion while dilut... 
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11/17/08Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of eight and one-half cents ($0.085) per share, payable January 30, 2009, to shareholders of record as of January 16, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) With fiscal year 2007 sales of $48.3 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 14 million cust... 
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11/10/08Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) third quarter 2008 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, November 17, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Larry D. Stone, president and chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president and chief fi... 
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09/24/08Lowe's Announces Growth Strategies at 2008 Analyst and Investor Conference
-- Reiterates Guidance for Fiscal 2008 -- -- Provides Outlook for 2009 and Longer-term -- CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) will discuss its current strategies for managing the business in today's challenging environment and its long-term opportunities to drive performance when the company meets with analysts and investors today in Charlotte at its annual conference. (Logo: http://www.new... 
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09/17/08Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Listen to Its 2008 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- You are invited to listen to the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) 2008 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast on Wednesday, September 24th beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The senior management of Lowe's will address current strategies for managing the business and long-term growth opportunities that exist for Lowe's. What: Lowe's 2008 Analyst & Investor Conference When: 10:0... 
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08/28/08Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from Goldman Sachs Fifteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert A. Niblock, chairman and CEO of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the Goldman Sachs Fifteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Robert A. Niblock at the Goldman Sachs Fifteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY. When: 8:00 a.... 
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08/25/08Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of eight and one-half cents ($0.085) per share, payable October 31, 2008, to shareholders of record as of October 17, 2008. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) With fiscal year 2007 sales of $48.3 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 14 million custo... 
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08/22/08Lowe's Announces Four Corporate Governance Initiatives
Board of Directors Underscores Commitment to Effective Governance Practices MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced four initiatives designed to enhance the company's corporate governance practices. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) The board of directors voted today to establish the position of lead director, who will be elected annually by the independent directors on the board and will s... 
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08/18/08Lowe's Reports Second Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $938 million for the quarter ended August 1, 2008, a 7.9 percent decline from the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share declined 4.5 percent to $0.64 from $0.67 in the second quarter of 2007. For the six months ended August 1, 2008, net earnings declined 12.1 percent to $1.54 billion while diluted ear... 
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08/11/08Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) second quarter 2008 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, August 18, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Larry D. Stone, president and chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president and chief fi... 
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06/17/08Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from Wachovia 18th Annual Nantucket Equity Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Bob Hull, executive vice president and CFO, will present at the Wachovia 18th Annual Nantucket Equity Conference in Nantucket, MA. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Bob Hull at the Wachovia 18th Annual Nantucket Equity Conference in Nantucket, MA. When: 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday, June 2... 
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05/30/08Lowe's Announces Redemption of Senior Convertible Notes Due 2021 and Convertible Notes Due 2021
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) provided notice today through The Bank of New York Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, to the holders of its outstanding convertible notes issued in February 2001 and its outstanding senior convertible notes issued in October 2001, of its election to redeem all outstanding convertible notes and senior convertible notes. Lowe's has approximately $579 million aggregate principal amount of senior convertib... 
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05/30/08Lowe's Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders
- Shareholders Elect Board Members - CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at its annual meeting, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Niblock told shareholders that in a challenging economic environment, Lowe's is maintaining its high standards for stores, diligently managing expenses and continuing its keen focus on customer service. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) "In a tough e... 
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05/23/08Lowe's to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen as its 2008 Annual Meeting of Shareholders is broadcast live over the Internet at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, May 30, 2008. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Lowe's Annual Meeting of Shareholders When: 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, May 30, 2008 Where: Visit Lowe's Investor Relations ... 
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05/19/08Lowe's Reports First Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second-largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $607 million for the quarter ended May 2, 2008, a 17.9 percent decline versus the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share declined 14.6 percent to $0.41 from $0.48 in the first quarter of 2007. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) Sales for the quarter declined 1.3 p... 
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05/12/08Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) first quarter 2008 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, May 19, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Larry D. Stone, president and chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president and chief financia... 
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03/24/08Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 24, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of eight cents ($0.08) per share, payable May 2, 2008, to shareholders of record as of April 18, 2008. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) With fiscal year 2007 sales of $48.3 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 14 million customer... 
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03/04/08Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from Bank of America 2008 Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Larry D. Stone, president and COO, will present at the Bank of America 2008 Consumer Conference in New York, NY. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Larry D. Stone at the Bank of America 2008 Consumer Conference in New York, NY. When: 8:00 AM Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, March 11, 2008. Where: http:/... 
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02/25/08Lowe's Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Earnings
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $408 million for the quarter ended February 1, 2008, a 33.4 percent decline over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share declined 30.0 percent to $0.28 from $0.40 in the fourth quarter of 2006. For the fiscal year ended February 1, 2008, net earnings declined 9.5 percent to $2.81 billion while dilut... 
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02/18/08Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) fourth quarter and fiscal year 2007 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, February 25, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Larry D. Stone, president and chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice presi... 
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11/19/07Lowe's Reports Third Quarter Earnings
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $643 million for the quarter ended November 2, 2007, a 10.2 percent decline over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share declined 6.5 percent to $0.43 from $0.46 in the third quarter of 2006. For the nine months ended November 2, 2007, net earnings declined 3.7 percent to $2.40 billion while diluted... 
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11/19/07Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of eight cents ($0.08) per share, payable February 1, 2008, to shareholders of record as of January 18, 2008. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) With fiscal year 2006 sales of $46.9 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 13 million customers a week a... 
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11/12/07Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2007 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Third Quarter 2007 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, November 19, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Larry D. Stone, president and chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president and chief fi... 
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09/24/07Lowe's Announces Growth Strategies at 2007 Analyst and Investor Conference
--Discusses Outlook for Second Half of Fiscal 2007 -- -- Provides Outlook for 2008 through 2010 -- CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) will discuss how the company's culture of customer service and its key initiatives position it for continued growth when Lowe's meets with analysts and investors tomorrow in Charlotte at its annual conference. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/L... 
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09/18/07Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You To Listen to Its 2007 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- You are invited to listen to the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) 2007 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast on Tuesday, September 25th beginning at 8:15 a.m. Eastern Time. The senior management of Lowe's will address current and future growth initiatives and opportunities that exist for Lowe's. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Lowe's 2007 Analyst & Investor Conference ... 
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09/06/07Lowe's Companies, Inc. Prices $1.3 Billion Notes Offering
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that it has agreed to sell $550 million of 5.60% Notes due 2012, $250 million of 6.10% Notes due 2017 and $500 million of 6.65% Notes due 2037. The net proceeds of the notes offering will be used for general corporate purposes, including capital expenditures and working capital needs, and to finance repurchases of Lowe's common stock. Closing is expected to occur on September 11, 200... 
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08/30/07Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from Goldman Sachs Fourteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Larry D. Stone, president and COO, will present at the Goldman Sachs Fourteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Larry D. Stone at the Goldman Sachs Fourteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY. When: 8:45 AM Eastern Daylight Time on... 
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08/20/07Lowe's Reports Record Second Quarter Earnings
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $1.02 billion for the quarter ended August 3, 2007, a 9.0 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 11.7 percent to $0.67 from $0.60 in the second quarter of 2006. For the six months ended August 3, 2007, net earnings declined 1.0 percent to $1.76 billion while diluted... 
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08/20/07Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug 20, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of eight cents ($0.08) per share, payable November 2, 2007, to shareholders of record as of October 19, 2007. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) With fiscal year 2006 sales of $46.9 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 13 million cus... 
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08/13/07Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites you to Join its Second Quarter 2007 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug 13, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Second Quarter 2007 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, August 20, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Larry D. Stone, president and chief operating officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice preside... 
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05/25/07Lowe's Announces Additional $3 Billion Authorization Under Its Share Repurchase Program and Declares Cash Dividend
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has approved an increase in its current share repurchase program of $3 billion through fiscal 2009, effective immediately. Since 2004, the company has repurchased $4.2 billion of its shares. Combined with today's increase, the company has approximately $3.8 billion remaining under its repurchase authorization. This program is intended to be implemented through purchases made f... 
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05/25/07Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Larry D. Stone, president and COO, will present at the Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, NY. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Larry D. Stone at the Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, NY. When: 11:00 AM Eastern Time on Friday, June 1, 2007. ... 
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05/25/07Lowe's Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Shareholders Elect Board Members CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at its annual meeting, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Niblock told shareholders the company remains confident about the future in spite of challenges impacting the home improvement industry. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) "Long-term demographic trends are favorable," Niblock said. "Plus, increasing re... 
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05/21/07Lowe's Reports First Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second-largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $739 million for the quarter ended May 4, 2007, a 12.1 percent decline versus the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share declined 9.4 percent to $0.48 from $0.53 in the first quarter of 2006. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) Sales for the quarter increased 2.1% ... 
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05/18/07Lowe's to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen as its 2007 Annual Meeting of Shareholders is broadcast live over the Internet at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 25, 2007. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Lowe's Annual Meeting of Shareholders When: 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 25, 2007 Where: Visit Lowe's Investor Relations website a... 
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05/14/07Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join its First Quarter 2007 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) First Quarter 2007 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, May 21, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman and chief executive officer; Michael K. Brown, executive vice president - store operations; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president and chief financial... 
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03/27/07Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of five cents ($0.05) per share, payable May 4, 2007, to shareholders of record as of April 20, 2007. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) With fiscal year 2006 sales of $46.9 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 13 million customers a week at more... 
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03/15/07Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from Merrill Lynch 2007 Retailing Leaders Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 15, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Larry D. Stone, President and COO of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the Merrill Lynch 2007 Retailing Leaders Conference in New York, NY. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Larry D. Stone at the Merrill Lynch 2007 Retailing Leaders Conference in New York, NY. When: 8:00 AM E... 
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03/06/07Lowe's to Webcast Presentation From Bank of America 2007 Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert A. Niblock, chairman and CEO of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the Bank of America 2007 Consumer Conference in New York, NY. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Robert A. Niblock at the Bank of America 2007 Consumer Conference in New York, NY. When: 8:00 A.M. Eastern Time on Tuesday, March 13... 
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02/23/07Lowe's Reports Record Earnings for Fiscal 2006
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $613 million for the 13-week period ended February 2, 2007, an 11.5 percent decline versus the 14-week period ended February 3, 2006. Diluted earnings per share declined 7.0 percent to $0.40 from $0.43 in the fourth quarter of 2005. For fiscal 2006, a 52-week year, net earnings grew 12.3 percent to $3.1 billion v... 
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01/19/07Lowe's Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2006 Sales and Earnings Results to be Announced Friday, February 23, 2007
Company Invites You to Join Its Earnings Conference Call Webcast MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan 19, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Lowe's announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2006 sales and earnings results on Friday, February 23, 2007 before U.S. markets open. This release will coincide with the company's annual National Sales Meeting where store managers, field personnel and senior management discuss strategies and future initiatives... 
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12/15/06Lowe's Promotes Larry D. Stone to President and Chief Operating Officer
-- Canter Assumes Responsibility for Merchandising -- -- Brown Promoted to EVP of Store Operations -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today the promotion of Larry D. Stone to president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. Stone will continue to report to Chairman and CEO Robert A. Niblock, who served as president since 2003. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prn... 
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11/21/06Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the JP Morgan Consumer & Retail Holiday Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president and CFO, will present at the JP Morgan Consumer & Retail Holiday Conference in New York, NY. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Robert F. Hull, Jr. at the JP Morgan Consumer & Retail Holiday Conference When: 11:00 am Eastern Time on November 28, 2006 ... 
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11/21/06Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov 21, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of five cents ($0.05) per share, payable February 2, 2007, to shareholders of record as of January 19, 2007. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) With fiscal year 2005 sales of $43.2 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 12 million custo... 
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11/20/06Lowe's Reports Record Third Quarter Earnings
-- Third Quarter Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 15 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $716 million for the quarter ended November 3, 2006, a 10.8 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 15.0 percent to $0.46 from $0.40 in the third quarter of 2005. For the nine months ended Novemb... 
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11/13/06Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2006 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov 13, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Third Quarter 2006 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, November 20, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Steven M. Stone, senior vice president and chief information officer; and Robert F. Hull, ... 
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10/03/06Lowe's Companies, Inc. Prices $1 Billion Notes Offering
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that it has agreed to sell $550 million of 5.40% Notes due 2016 and $450 million of 5.80% Notes due 2036. The net proceeds of the notes offering will be used for general corporate purposes, including capital expenditures and working capital needs, and to finance repurchases of Lowe's common stock. Closing is expected to occur on October 10, 2006. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com... 
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09/25/06Lowe's Announces Growth Strategies at 2006 Analyst and Investor Conference
-- Discusses Outlook for Second Half Fiscal 2006 -- -- Provides Outlook for 2007 and 2008 -- LANSDOWNE, Va., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) will discuss how the company's culture of customer service and its key initiatives position it for continued growth when Lowe's meets with analysts and investors tomorrow in Lansdowne, Va. at its annual conference. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) ... 
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09/19/06Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Listen to Its 2006 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- You are invited to listen to the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) 2006 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast on Tuesday, September 26th beginning at 8:15 a.m. Eastern Time. The senior management of Lowe's will address current and future growth initiatives and opportunities that exist for Lowe's. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO) What: Lowe's 2006 Analyst & Investor Conference ... 
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08/30/06Lowe's to Webcast Presentation From the Goldman Sachs Thirteenth Annual Global Retail Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug 30, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and CEO, will present at the Goldman Sachs Thirteenth Annual Global Retail Conference in New York, NY. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Robert A. Niblock at the Goldman Sachs Thirteenth Annual Global Retail Conference When: 9:35 AM Eastern ... 
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08/21/06Lowe's Announces Additional $2 Billion Authorization Under its Share Repurchase Program and Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has approved an increase in its current share repurchase program of up to $2 billion through fiscal 2008, effective immediately. Since 2004, the company has repurchased $3 billion of its shares which exhausted its prior repurchase authorization. This program is intended to be implemented through purchases made from time to time either in the open market or through private... 
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08/21/06Lowe's Reports Record Second Quarter Earnings
-- Second Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 3.3 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $935 million for the quarter ended August 4, 2006, an 11.4 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 15.4 percent to $0.60 from $0.52 in the second quarter of 2005. For the six months ended August ... 
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08/14/06Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You To Join Its Second Quarter 2006 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Second Quarter 2006 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, August 21, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Larry D. Stone, senior executive vice president - merchandising/marketing; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice p... 
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06/22/06Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the William Blair & Company 26th Annual Growth Stock Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Charles W. (Nick) Canter, Jr., executive vice president - operations, will present at the William Blair & Company 26th Annual Growth Stock Conference in Chicago, IL. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO) What: Presentation by Charles W. (Nick) Canter, Jr., at the William Blair & Company 26th Annual Growth Stock Confe... 
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05/26/06Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and CEO, will present at the Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, NY. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Robert A. Niblock at the Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, NY. When: 9:00 AM East... 
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05/25/06Lowe's Announces Two-for-One Stock Split
--Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend by 67 Percent CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today it has approved a two- for-one split of its common shares. Shareholders will receive one additional share for each share held as of the June 16, 2006 record date. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO) The additional shares will be issued on June 30, 2006. This is... 
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05/25/06Lowe's Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders
--Shareholders Elect Board Members CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 25, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Today at its annual meeting of shareholders, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Chairman, President and CEO Robert A. Niblock said the company remains confident in its outlook for 2006 and beyond and outlined a balanced view of macroeconomic factors key to Lowe's business. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO) "Most economists expect employment an... 
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05/22/06Lowe's Reports Record First Quarter Earnings
- First Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 5.7 Percent - - First Quarter Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 45.2 Percent to $1.06 - MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second-largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $841 million for the quarter ended May 5, 2006, a 43.5 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 45.2 percent to $1.06 fr... 
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05/18/06Lowe's to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen as its 2006 Annual Meeting of Shareholders is broadcast live over the Internet at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, May 25, 2006. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO) What: Lowe's Annual Meeting of Shareholders When: 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, May 25, 2006 Where: Visit Lowe's Investor Relations website at ... 
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05/15/06Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join its First Quarter 2006 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) First Quarter 2006 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, May 22, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Gregory M. Bridgeford, executive vice president - business development; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president... 
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04/07/06Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of six cents ($0.06) per share, payable May 5, 2006, to shareholders of record as of April 21, 2006. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO) With fiscal year 2005 sales of $43.2 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 12 million customers a week at more th... 
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03/30/06Lowe's to Webcast Presentation From SouthEast Invest 2006 Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president and chief financial officer of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the SouthEast Invest 2006 Conference in Durham, NC. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Robert F. Hull, Jr. at the SouthEast Invest 2006 Conference in Durham, NC. When: 9:10 AM Eastern Ti... 
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03/15/06Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from Merrill Lynch 2006 Retailing Leaders Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Larry D. Stone, Senior Executive Vice President - Merchandising/Marketing of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the Merrill Lynch 2006 Retailing Leaders Conference in New York, NY. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Larry D. Stone at the Merrill Lynch 2006 Retailing Leaders Conference in New York, NY. ... 
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03/07/06Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from Bank of America Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and CEO of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the Bank of America Consumer Conference in New York, NY. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO) What: Presentation by Robert A. Niblock at the Bank of America Consumer Conference in New York, NY. When: 8:50 A.M. Eastern Time on Tuesday, Mar... 
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02/27/06Lowe's Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Earnings
- Fourth Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 7.8 Percent - - Fourth Quarter Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 35.9 Percent to $0.87 - Feb 27, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $695 million for the 14-week period ended February 3, 2006, a 36.8 percent increase over the 13-week period ended January 28, 2005. Diluted earnings per share increas... 
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02/20/06Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2005 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2005 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, February 27, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Charles W. Canter, Jr., executive vice president - store operations; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., exe... 
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02/01/06Lowe's Announces Additional $1 Billion Share Repurchase Authorization
Feb 01, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- The board of directors of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has approved an increase in its current share repurchase program of up to $1 billion, effective immediately. As of February 1, 2006, $226 million remained under the previous share repurchase authorization, providing total capacity of up to $1.23 billion of repurchases through fiscal 2007. This program is intended to be implemented through purchases made from time to... 
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01/11/06Lowe's to Webcast Panel Discussion from BMO Nesbitt Burns 2006 Retail Industry Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Doug Robinson, president - Lowe's Companies Canada, ULC, will participate in a panel discussion at the BMO Nesbitt Burns 2006 Retail Industry Conference in Toronto, Canada. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO) What: Panel discussion with Doug Robinson at the BMO Nesbitt Burns 2006 Retail Industry Conference in Toronto, Canada. Whe... 
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11/22/05Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from JPMorgan Consumer and Retail Holiday Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and CEO of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the JPMorgan Consumer and Retail Holiday Conference in New York, NY. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO) What: Presentation by Robert A. Niblock at the JPMorgan Consumer and Retail Holiday Conference in New York, NY. When: 8:40 A.M. Eas... 
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11/17/05Lowe's Promotes Hollifield to Chief Accounting Officer
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today the company has promoted Matthew V. Hollifield to senior vice president and chief accounting officer, replacing Ken Black, who announced his plans to leave the company to pursue other career opportunities. Hollifield, 39, will report to Bob Hull, Lowe's executive vice president and chief financial officer. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) Ho... 
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11/15/05Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of six cents ($0.06) per share, payable February 3, 2006, to shareholders of record as of January 20, 2006. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO) With fiscal year 2004 sales of $36.5 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 11 million customers a week at m... 
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11/14/05Lowe's Reports Record Third Quarter Earnings
-- Third Quarter Total Sales Increased 16.9 Percent -- -- Third Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 6.2 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov 14, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $649 million for the quarter ended October 28, 2005, a 25.8 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 24.6 percent to $0.81... 
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11/07/05Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2005 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Third Quarter 2005 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, November 14, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Joseph M. Mabry, Jr., executive vice president -- logistics and distribution; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vi... 
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10/31/05Lowe's Companies, Inc. Announces Conversion Period for Convertible Notes
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that its Senior Convertible Notes due October 19, 2021 (the "Notes") are now convertible at the option of the holders and will remain convertible through February 3, 2006, the last day of the current fiscal quarter, as provided in the Indenture (as defined below) governing the Notes. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO) Issued in October 2001, the... 
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10/03/05Lowe's Companies, Inc. Prices $1 Billion Notes Offering
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that it has agreed to sell $500 million of 5.0% Notes due 2015 and $500 million of 5.5% Notes due 2035. The net proceeds of the notes offering will be used to repay outstanding indebtedness, for general corporate purposes, including capital expenditures, and to finance repurchases of Lowe's common stock. The notes are redeemable at the option of Lowe's in whole or in part at any time ... 
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09/26/05Lowe's Announces Growth Strategies at 2005 Analyst and Investor Conference
-- Reiterates Guidance for Third Quarter and Fiscal 2005 -- -- Provides Outlook for 2006 and 2007 -- CHICAGO, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) will discuss how the company's strong customer service culture and focused execution of its key strategic initiatives is providing a bright outlook for the future when Lowe's meets with analysts and investors tomorrow in Chicago at its annual conference. (Logo: http:/... 
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09/20/05Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Listen to Its 2005 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- You are invited to listen to the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) 2005 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast on Tuesday, September 27th beginning at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern). The senior management of Lowe's will address current and future growth initiatives and opportunities that exist for Lowe's. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Lowe's 2005 Analyst & I... 
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08/15/05Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of six cents ($0.06) per share, payable October 28, 2005, to shareholders of record as of October 14, 2005. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) With fiscal year 2004 sales of $36.5 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 11 million customers a week at mor... 
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08/15/05Lowe's Reports Record Second Quarter Earnings
-- Second Quarter Total Sales Increased 17.3 Percent - -- Second Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 6.5 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $838 million for the quarter ended July 29, 2005, a 19.7 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 20.7 percent to $1.05 fr... 
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08/08/05Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter 2005 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Second Quarter 2005 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, August 15, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Larry D. Stone, senior executive vice president -- merchandising/marketing; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice presi... 
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07/06/05Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from CIBC World Markets Consumer Growth Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., July 6, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and CEO of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the CIBC World Markets Consumer Growth Conference in Boston, MA. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Robert A. Niblock at the CIBC World Markets Consumer Growth Conference in Boston, MA. When: 10:00 A.M. Ea... 
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07/06/05Lowe's Promotes Edwards to Senior Vice President-Store Operations
MOORESVILLE, N.C., July 6, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that William W. (Bill) Edwards has been promoted to senior vice president-store operations for the north central division. He replaces Nick Canter, who was recently promoted to executive vice president- store operations. Edwards will report to Canter. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) "Bill is an outstanding leader with deep store ope... 
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06/15/05Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from William Blair and Company 25th Annual Growth Stock Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Michael K. Brown, senior vice president, store operations - south central division of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the William Blair and Company 25th Annual Growth Stock Conference in Chicago, IL. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Robert... 
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06/01/05Lowe's Announces Executive Changes
MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that senior executive vice president of merchandising/marketing, Dale C. Pond, plans to retire effective June 30. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) Pond, 59, joined Lowe's in 1993, after serving in a number of senior management roles at other home improvement companies, leading retailers and an advertising agency. "Dale has been a great asse... 
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05/27/05Lowe's Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders
-- Company Increases Dividend by 50 Percent -- Outlines Core Strategies for Continuous Business Improvement -- Shareholders Elect Board Members CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 27, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- At its annual meeting of shareholders today, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) outlined key initiatives that are driving continuous improvement in the company's business. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) "With record sales, industry-leading comp... 
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05/24/05Lowe's to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen as its 2005 Annual Meeting of Shareholders is broadcast live over the Internet at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 27. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Lowe's Annual Meeting of Shareholders When: 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 27, 2005 Where: Visit Lowe's Investor Relations website ... 
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05/16/05Lowe's Reports Record First Quarter Earnings
Strong February and April Sales Bracketed a Wet, Cold March -- First Quarter Total Sales Increased 14 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 16, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $590 million for the quarter ended April 29, 2005, a 30.5 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 32.1 percent to $0.74 from $0.56 in the first ... 
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05/09/05Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter 2005 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) First Quarter 2005 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, May 16, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Gregory M. Bridgeford, executive vice president - business development; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president and ... 
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03/21/05Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 21, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of four cents ($0.04) per share, payable April 29, 2005, to shareholders of record as of April 15, 2005. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) With fiscal year 2004 sales of $36.5 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 11 million customers a we... 
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03/17/05Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from Merrill Lynch Retailing Leaders Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 17, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Dale C. Pond, senior executive vice president, merchandising and marketing, of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the Merrill Lynch Retailing Leaders Conference in New York, NY. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Dale C. Pond at the Merrill Lynch Retailing Leaders Conference in New York, NY. ... 
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03/11/05Lowe's to Webcast Presentation From Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 11, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Larry D. Stone, senior executive vice president, operations, of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference in New York, NY. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Larry D. Stone at the Banc of America Securities Conference in New York, NY. When: 11:30... 
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03/03/05Lowe's to Webcast Presentation From Raymond James 26th Annual Institutional Investors Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 3, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the Raymond James 26th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, FL. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Presentation by Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Lowe's ... 
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02/23/05Lowe's Reports Record Earnings for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year
- Fourth Quarter Total Sales Increased 17.9 Percent - - Fourth Quarter Earnings Per Share Increased 30.6 Percent to $0.64 - - Fourth Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 6.9 Percent - - Fiscal Year 2004 Total Sales Increased 18.2 Percent - MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb 23, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $508 million for the quarter ended January 28, 2005, a 26.7 pe... 
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02/16/05Lowe's Companies, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2004 Earnings Results Conference Call
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Fourth Quarter 2004 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, February 23, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Larry D. Stone, senior executive vice president - operations; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president an... 
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01/28/05Lowe's Announces $1 Billion Share Repurchase Program
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan 28, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The board of directors of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has approved a share repurchase program of up to $1 billion, effective immediately. This program is intended to be implemented through purchases made from time to time in either the open market or through private transactions, in accordance with Securities and Exchange Commission requirements. As of October 29, 2004, Lowe's Companies, Inc. had 772 million shares... 
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01/28/05Robert Niblock Named Lowe's Chairman, President & CEO Under Succession Plan Announced Last April
-- Tillman Retires After 42-Year Career -- -- Robert L. Johnson Appointed to Board of Directors -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan 28, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that company president Robert A. Niblock has assumed the additional roles of chairman and chief executive officer. Niblock, president for the past two years, succeeds retiring chairman and CEO Robert L. Tillman under the succession plan adopted by the board of directors last... 
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12/06/04Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of four cents ($0.04) per share, payable January 28, 2005, to shareholders of record as of January 14, 2005. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) With fiscal year 2003 sales of $30.8 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 10 million customers a week at mor... 
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11/15/04Lowe's Reports Record Third Quarter Earnings
- Third Quarter Total Sales Increased 16.2 Percent - - Third Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 5.2 Percent - MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $522 million for the quarter ended October 29, 2004, a 15.5 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 17.9 percent to $0.66 f... 
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11/08/04Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2004 Earnings Conference Call on the Web
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Third Quarter 2004 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, November 15, 2004 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert L. Tillman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer; Robert A. Niblock, president, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president and chief financial officer, of Lowe's... 
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09/28/04Lowe's Announces Growth Strategies at 2004 Analyst and Investor Conference
-- Discusses Guidance for Third Quarter and Fiscal 2004 -- -- Provides Outlook for 2005 and 2006 -- NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) will tell analysts and investors today in Manhattan at its annual conference that the company's strategic initiatives, customer focused culture, and strong management team position Lowe's to build on its success well into the future. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/c... 
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09/22/04Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Listen to Its 2004 Analyst & Investor Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- You are invited to listen to the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) 2004 Analyst & Investor Conference live webcast on Tuesday, September 28th at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The senior management of Lowe's will address current and future growth initiatives and opportunities that exist for Lowe's. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Lowe's 2004 Analyst & Investor Conference ... 
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09/22/04Lowe's Promotes Mabry to Executive Vice President
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that Mike Mabry has been promoted to executive vice president, logistics and distribution. In his new capacity, Mabry will maintain responsibility for overseeing Lowe's state-of-the-art distribution network and assume responsibility for the company's logistics function, which together expedite the replenishment of merchandise to more than 1,000 Lowe's stores across the country. ... 
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09/13/04Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of four cents ($0.04) per share, payable October 29, 2004, to shareholders of record as of October 15, 2004. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) With fiscal year 2003 sales of $30.8 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 10 million customers a week at m... 
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08/16/04Lowe's Reports Record Second Quarter Earnings
-- Second Quarter Total Sales Increased 17.3 Percent -- -- Second Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 5.1 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $704 million for the quarter ended July 30, 2004, a 17.9 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 18.7 percent to $0.89 fr... 
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08/09/04Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter 2004 Earnings Conference Call on the Web
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Second Quarter 2004 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, August 16, 2004 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert L. Tillman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer; Robert A. Niblock, president, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president and chief financial officer, of Lowe's ... 
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07/09/04Lowe's to Webcast Presentation From CIBC Consumer Growth Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Robert A. Niblock, president, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president & chief financial officer of Lowe's Companies, Inc., (NYSE: LOW) will present at the CIBC Consumer Growth Conference. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Robert A. Niblock, president, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., executive vice president... 
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06/17/04Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from William Blair Growth Stock Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Steven M. Stone, senior vice president and chief information officer, and Marshall A. Croom, senior vice president - finance, of Lowe's Companies, Inc., (NYSE: LOW) will present at the William Blair Growth Stock Conference. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Steven M. Stone, senior vice president and chief inf... 
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06/14/04Lowe's to Webcast Presentation From Credit Suisse First Boston Retail Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jun 14, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Larry Stone, senior executive vice president - operations of Lowe's Companies, Inc., (NYSE: LOW) will present at the Credit Suisse First Boston Retail Conference. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Larry Stone, senior executive vice president - operations of Lowe's Companies, ... 
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06/07/04Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Dale Pond, senior executive vice president - merchandising/marketing of Lowe's Companies, Inc., (NYSE: LOW) will present at the Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Dale Pond, senior executive vice president - merchandising/marketing of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will p... 
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06/02/04Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Robert A. Niblock, president, and Bob Hull, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Lowe's Companies, Inc., (NYSE: LOW) will present at Sanford C. Bernstein's Strategic Decisions Conference. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Robert A. Niblock, president, and Bob Hull, executive vice president and ch... 
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06/01/04Lowe's Promotes Hull to Executive Vice President
MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced at its annual meeting of shareholders that the company has promoted Robert F. Hull Jr. to executive vice president and chief financial officer. Hull has served as senior vice president and CFO since March 2003. He will continue to be responsible for accounting, credit, risk management, tax, treasury, investor relations, financial planning, administration and loss prevention. (Logo: htt... 
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05/28/04Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of four cents ($0.04) per share, a 33 percent increase over the previous quarter. The dividend is payable July 30, 2004, to shareholders of record as of July 16, 2004. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) Lowe's has paid a cash dividend each quarter since going public in 1961. With fiscal year ... 
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05/28/04Lowe's Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders
-- Increases Dividend by 33 Percent -- Company Discusses Consumer Trends Driving Home Improvement Growth -- Shareholders Elect Board Members CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At its annual meeting of shareholders today, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) summed up the company's outstanding performance for 2003 and outlined trends expected to influence future home improvement growth. (Logo: http://www.newsc... 
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05/17/04Lowe's Reports Record First Quarter Earnings
Strong Performance Balanced Across All Regions, Product Categories - First Quarter Total Sales Increased 22 Percent - - First Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 9.9 Percent - MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $455 million for the quarter ended April 30, 2004, an 8.1 percent increase over the same period a ... 
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05/10/04Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter 2004 Earnings Conference Call on the Web
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 10, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) First Quarter 2004 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, May 17, 2004 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert L. Tillman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer; Robert A. Niblock, president, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., senior vice president and chief financial officer, ... 
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04/05/04Lowe's Announces Succession Plan Effective Fiscal Year-End 2004
-- Robert Niblock Will Become Next Chairman & CEO; Elected to Board of Directors -- -- Transition Expected to Be Smooth and Seamless -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today an orderly succession plan under which company president Robert A. Niblock has been named chairman and chief executive officer-elect, until the planned retirement of Robert L. Tillman sch... 
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04/02/04Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend; Redeems Shareholder Rights Plan
MOORESVILLE, N.C., April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three cents ($0.03) per share, payable April 30, 2004, to shareholders of record as of April 16, 2004. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) Lowe's has paid a cash dividend each quarter since going public in 1961. The Board of Directors also announced it has voted to redeem the shareholder ri... 
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03/25/04Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Robert L. Tillman, chairman and chief executive officer of Lowe's Companies, Inc., (NYSE: LOW) will present at the Banc of America Securities 5th Annual Consumer Conference. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) What: Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Robert L. Tillman, chairman and chief executive officer of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at ... 
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02/23/04Lowe's Reports Record Earnings for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year
-- Fourth Quarter Net Earnings Increased 28 Percent -- -- Fourth Quarter Total Sales Increased 20 Percent -- -- Fiscal 2003 Net Earnings Increased 28 Percent to $1.88 Billion -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $407 million for the quarter ended January 30, 2004, a 27.6 percent increase over the same period a... 
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02/13/04Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year End 2003 Earnings Conference Call on the Web
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year End 2003 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, February 23, 2004 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert L. Tillman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer; Robert A. Niblock, president, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., senior vice president and chief financial... 
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02/02/04Lowe's Promotes Greg Bridgeford to Executive Vice President
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today the promotion of Gregory M. Bridgeford to executive vice president of Business Development. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) Bridgeford, a 22-year Lowe's veteran, oversees all aspects of Lowe's development of new business opportunities, strategic planning, research and business process improvement. He previously served as senior vice president o... 
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01/30/04Lowe's Appoints Temple Sloan to Board of Directors
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today its board of directors has appointed O. Temple Sloan, Jr. to its board of directors, effective immediately. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031205/LOWLOGO ) "We're pleased to welcome Temple Sloan to our board," said Robert L. Tillman, Lowe's chairman and CEO. "His executive experience, understanding of the retail industry and the operational challenges of runnin... 
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12/08/03Lowe's Announces $1 Billion Share Repurchase Program and Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has approved a share repurchase program of up to $1 billion effective immediately. This new program is intended to be implemented through purchases made from time to time either in the open market or through private transactions, in accordance with Securities and Exchange Commission requirements. As of October 31, 2003, Lowe's Companies, Inc. had 786.2 million shares outstanding... 
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11/17/03Lowe's Reports Record Earnings for Third Quarter; Third Quarter Net Earnings Increased 33 Percent
Third Quarter Total Sales Increased 24 Percent MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $452 million for the quarter ended October 31, 2003, a 33.3 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 30.2 percent to $0.56 from $0.43 in the third quarter of 2002. For the nine months ended October 31, 2003, net earnings... 
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11/10/03Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2003 Earnings Conference Call on the Web
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Third Quarter 2003 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, November 17, 2003 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert L. Tillman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer; Robert A. Niblock, president, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., senior vice president and chief financial officer, of Lowe's C... 
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09/23/03Lowe's Holds 2003 Analyst and Investor Conference
Updates Guidance for Third Quarter and Fiscal 2003 Provides Outlook for 2004 and 2005 CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) will tell analysts and investors today in Charlotte at its annual conference that third quarter sales trends remain strong and the company remains optimistic about its current and future prospects. (Logo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000720/LOWES )... 
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09/19/03Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Listen to Its 2003 Analyst & Investor Conference
WILKESBORO, N.C., Sep 19, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- You are invited to listen to the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) 2003 Analyst & Investor Conference live webcast on Tuesday, September 23rd beginning at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time with the senior management of Lowe's Companies. (Logo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000720/LOWES ) What: Lowe's 2003 Analyst & Investor Conference When: September 23, 2003 ... 
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09/16/03Lowe's Companies, Inc. Increases Cash Dividend 20 Percent
WILKESBORO, N.C., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three cents (3 cents) per share, payable October 31, 2003, to shareholders of record as of October 17, 2003. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000720/LOWES ) "With the continued growth in Lowe's earnings and the recent changes in the tax law, we believe it's the right time to increase our dividend," commented Ro... 
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08/28/03Lowe's to Webcast Presentation From Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference
WILKESBORO, N.C., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert L. Tillman, chairman and CEO, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., senior vice president and CFO of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000720/LOWES ) What: Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Robert L. Tillman, chairman and CEO, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., senior vice president and CFO... 
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08/18/03Lowe's Reports Record Earnings for Second Quarter
Second Quarter Net Earnings Increased 27.8 Percent Second Quarter Total Sales Increased 17.2 Percent WILKESBORO, N.C., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $597 million for the quarter ended August 1, 2003, a 27.8 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 27.1 percent to $0.75 from $0.59 i... 
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08/11/03Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter 2003 Earnings Results Conference Call on the Web
WILKESBORO, N.C., Aug 11, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Second Quarter 2003 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Monday, August 18, 2003 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert L. Tillman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer; Robert A. Niblock, president, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., senior vice president and chief financial office... 
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07/02/03Lowe's to Webcast Presentation From CIBC World Markets Third Annual Consumer Growth Conference
WILKESBORO, N.C., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert L. Tillman, chairman and CEO, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., senior vice president and CFO of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the CIBC World Markets Third Annual Consumer Growth Conference. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000720/LOWES ) What: Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Robert L. Tillman, chairman and CEO, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., senior vice p... 
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06/20/03Lowe's to Webcast Presentation From William Blair & Company 23rd Annual Growth Stock Conference
WILKESBORO, N.C., June 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Robert A. Niblock, president and Marshall A. Croom, vice president and treasurer of Lowe's Companies, Inc., (NYSE: LOW) will present at the William Blair & Company 23rd Annual Growth Stock Conference. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000720/LOWES ) What: Lowe's Companies, Inc., announces Robert A. Niblock, president and Marshall A. Croom, vice president and tre... 
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06/04/03Lowe's to Webcast Presentation From US Bancorp Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference
WILKESBORO, N.C., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert A. Niblock, president, and Marshall A. Croom, vice president and treasurer, of Lowe's Companies, Inc., will present at the US Bancorp Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000720/LOWES ) What: Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Robert A. Niblock, president, and Marshall A. Croom, vice president and treasurer, of Lowe's ... 
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06/02/03Lowe's to Webcast Presentation From Sanford C. Bernstein's Strategic Decisions Conference
WILKESBORO, N.C., Jun 2, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. announces Robert L. Tillman, chairman and CEO and Robert F. Hull, Jr., senior vice president and CFO of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), will present at the Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000720/LOWES ) What: Robert L. Tillman, chairman and CEO and Robert F. Hull, Jr., senior vice president and CFO of Lowe... 
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05/30/03Lowe's Holds 2003 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Company to Open 130 Stores in 2003 and 140 Stores in 2004 Focus on Metropolitan Market Growth Continues Shareholders Re-Elect Three to Board of Directors CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At its annual meeting of shareholders, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today discussed the company's record performance in 2002 and outlined its merchandising and marketing initiatives to help the company "raise the bar" in 2003 a... 
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05/22/03Lowe's to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
WILKESBORO, N.C., May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen as its 2003 Annual Meeting of Shareholders is broadcast live over the Internet Friday, May 30 at 10:00 a.m. EDT. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000720/LOWES ) What: Lowe's Annual Meeting of Shareholders When: Friday, May 30, 2003 @ 10:00 a.m. EDT Where: http://www.Lowes.com Go to About Lowe's Investor Information ... 
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05/19/03Lowe's Reports Record Earnings for First Quarter
-- First Quarter Net Earnings Increased 21.7 Percent -- -- First Quarter Total Sales Increased 11.4 Percent -- WILKESBORO, N.C., May 19, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $421 million for the quarter ended May 2, 2003, a 21.7 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 20.5 percent to $0.53 from $0.44 in the first quarte... 
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05/12/03Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter 2003 Earnings Results Conference Call on the Web
WILKESBORO, N.C., May 12, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) First Quarter 2003 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, May 19, 2003 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert L. Tillman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer; Robert A. Niblock, president; and Robert F. Hull, Jr. senior vice president and chief financial officer, of... 
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04/04/03Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
WILKESBORO, N.C., April 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of two-and-one-half cents (2 1/2c) per share, payable May 2, 2003, to shareholders of record as of April 17, 2003. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000720/LOWES ) Lowe's has paid a cash dividend each quarter since going public in 1961. Recently, Lowe's reported net earnings of $1.47 billion for fiscal 2002, ... 
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03/31/03Lowe's to Webcast Presentation From Banc of America Securities 4th Annual Consumer Conference
WILKESBORO, N.C., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Nick Canter, senior vice president, store operations and Marshall Croom, vice president and treasurer of Lowe's Companies, Inc. will present at the Banc of America Securities 4th Annual Consumer Conference. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000720/LOWES ) What: Nick Canter, senior vice president, store operations and Marshall Croom, vice president and trea... 
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02/24/03Lowe's Reports Record Earnings for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year
WILKESBORO, N.C., Feb 24, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via Comtex/ -- - Fourth Quarter Net Earnings Increased 46 Percent - - Fourth Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 4.1 Percent - - Fiscal 2002 Net Earnings Increased 44 Percent to $1.47 Billion - Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $319.4 million for the quarter ended January 31, 2003, a 46.2 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Dilute... 
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02/17/03Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year End 2002 Earnings Results Conference Call on the Web
WILKESBORO, N.C., Feb 17, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2002 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Monday, February 24, 2003 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert L. Tillman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer; Larry D. Stone, executive vice president, operations; and Robert A. Niblock, executive vic... 
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01/02/03Lowe's Reconfirms Fourth Quarter & Fiscal Year Sales and Earnings Guidance
WILKESBORO, N.C., Jan. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reconfirmed sales and earnings expectations for the fiscal fourth quarter and year. "Quarter-to-date comparable store sales are within our previous guidance of 2 to 4 percent," stated Robert A. Niblock, Lowe's executive vice president and CFO. "Based on these trends, we remain comfortable with our previous guidance of... 
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12/06/02Lowe's Companies, Inc. Increases Cash Dividend 25 Percent
WILKESBORO, N.C., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of two-and-one-half cents (2 1/2c) per share, payable January 31, 2003, to shareholders of record as of January 17, 2003. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000720/LOWES ) "This increase in our quarterly dividend signifies the financial strength of our company and continues Lowe's long history o... 
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11/18/02Lowe's Reports Record Third Quarter Earnings
-- Net Earnings Increased 35 Percent to $339 Million -- -- Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 34 Percent to $0.43 -- -- Third Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 4.1 Percent -- WILKESBORO, N.C., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $339.2 million for the quarter ended November 1, 2002, a 35.4 percent i... 
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11/11/02Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2002 Earnings Results Conference Call on the Web
WILKESBORO, N.C., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Third Quarter 2002 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Monday, November 18, 2002 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert L. Tillman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer; Perry G. Jennings, executive vice president, human resources; and Robert A. Niblock, executive vice pr... 
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09/30/02Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
WILKESBORO, N.C., Sep 30, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of two cents (2 cents) per share, payable November 1, 2002, to shareholders of record as of October 18, 2002. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000720/LOWES) Lowe's has paid a cash dividend each quarter since going public in 1961. Recently, Lowe's reported net earnings of $467.1 million for the quarter ... 
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09/27/02Lowe's Holds 2002 Analyst and Investor Conference
WILKESBORO, N.C., Sep 27, 2002 /PRNewsire-FirstCall via Comtex/ -- Company Announces Plans for 140 Stores in 2004 Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), will tell analysts and investors today in Boston at its annual conference that the company remains optimistic about its current prospects for the future. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000720/LOWES ) "Demographic and societal trends we see across the country give us confidence that the success we enjoy today will con... 
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09/20/02Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Listen to Its 2002 Analyst and Investor Conference
WILKESBORO, N.C., Sep 20, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- You are invited to listen to the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) 2002 Analyst & Investor Conference live webcast on Friday, September 27th at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time with the senior management of Lowe's Companies. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prn/20000720/LOWES ) What: Lowe's 2002 Analyst & Investor Conference When: September 27, 2002 Where: www.lowe... 
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08/19/02Lowe’s Reports Record Earnings For Second Quarter
Second Quarter Net Earnings Increased 42 Percent Second Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 6.8 Percent WILKESBORO, N.C. – Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $467.1 million for the quarter ended August 2, 2002, a 41.9 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 40.5 percent to $0.59 from $0.42 in the second quarter of 2001. For the six months ended August 2, 20... 
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05/31/02Lowe’s Presents Bright Outlook At Annual Meeting Of Shareholders
Shareholders Re-elect Three to Board of Directors CHARLOTTE, N.C.—At its annual meeting of shareholders today, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) presented a confident outlook for 2002 while reflecting on the successes of 2001. “2001 was truly a breakout year for Lowe’s,” said Chairman and CEO Robert L. Tillman. “It was a year in which we broke the billion dollar mark in net earnings for the first time, we broke into the Fortune 100 for the first time, and our stock was the second best perfo... 
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05/20/02Lowe's Reports Record Earnings for First Quarter
First Quarter Net Earnings Increased 54 Percent First Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 7.5 Percent WILKESBORO, N.C., May 20 / -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $345.8 million for the quarter ended May 3, 2002, a 53.5 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 51.7 percent to $0.44 from $0.29 in the first quarter of 2001.  Sales for the quarter in... 
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04/09/02Lowe's Companies, Inc. Delcares Cash Dividend
Wilkesboro, N.C., April 9, 2002 – The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of two cents (2¢) per share, payable May 3, 2002, to shareholders of record as of April 19, 2002. Lowe’s has paid a cash dividend each quarter since going public in 1961. Recently, Lowe’s reported net earnings of $1.02 billion for fiscal 2001, a 26 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 24 percent to $1.30... 
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12/04/01Lowe’s Holds 2001 Analyst and Investor Conference
Wilkesboro, N.C. - Lowe's Companies, Inc., the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today held a conference with analysts and investors in Las Vegas, Nev. to discuss the Company's current operations as well as its long term plans. “As we described yesterday in our third quarter earnings press release, we've seen widespread strength in both geographic sales patterns and customer traffic over the past several months, indicated Robert L. Tillman, Lowe's chairman, president and... 
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11/19/01Lowe's Reports Record Third Quarter Earnings
Net Earnings Increased 24 Percent to $250.5 million Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 23 Percent to $0.32 Third Quarter Comparable Store Sales Increased 4 Percent WILKESBORO, N.C., Nov. 19 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW - news), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $250.5 million for the quarter ended November 2, 2001, a 23.8 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 23.1 p... 
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10/12/01Lowe's Reiterates Sales and Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter
WILKESBORO, N.C. – Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, today provided an update to third quarter sales trends and expressed comfort with its previous guidance of 2 to 4 percent comparable store sales growth for the fiscal third quarter. “On Tuesday, September 11, following the tragic events in New York, Washington and western Pennsylvania, we experienced a significant decline in comparable store sales,” stated Robert Niblock, Lowe’s senior v... 
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10/03/01Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
Wilkesboro, N.C., October 3, 2001 – The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of two cents (2¢) per share, payable November 2, 2001, to shareholders of record as of October 19, 2001. Lowe's has paid a cash dividend each quarter since going public in 1961. Recently, Lowe's reported net earnings of $329.1 million for the quarter ended August 3, 2001, a 17.7 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per sh... 
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08/20/01Lowe's Reports Record Second Quarter Earnings
Net Earnings Increased 18 Percent to $329 million Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 17 Percent to $0.42 Second Quarter Sales Increased 16 Percent WILKESBORO, N.C., Aug. 20 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW - news), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $329.1 million for the quarter ended August 3, 2001, a 17.7 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 16.7 percent to $0.42 from $0.36 in ... 
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08/14/01Registration Statement Related To LYONs Declared Effective
WILKESBORO, N.C. – Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that a registration statement relating to investor resale of previously issued 20-year Liquid Yield Optionä Notes (LYONs) has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The registration statement includes shares of common stock of Lowe’s into which the LYONs are convertible. The LYONs are zero-coupon senior notes convertible into shares of Lowe’s common stock. The LYONs were originally sold on Februa... 
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05/21/01Lowe's Reports Record First Quarter Earnings
-- Net Earnings Increased 20 Percent to $225 million -- -- Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 18 Percent to $0.58 -- -- First Quarter Sales Increased 18 Percent -- WILKESBORO, N.C., May 21 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $225.3 million for the quarter ended May 4, 2001, a 20.4 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 18.4 percent t... 
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02/26/01Lowe’s Reports Record Earnings for Fiscal 2000
-- Fiscal 2000 Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 21 Percent to $2.11 -- -- Fiscal 2000 Net Earnings Increased 20 Percent -- -- Fiscal 2000 Sales Increased 18 Percent to $18.8 Billion -- WILKESBORO, N.C. - Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported fiscal 2000 diluted earnings per share of $2.11, an increase of 20.6 percent over the prior year. Net earnings in fiscal 2000 increased 20.4 percent to $809.9 million. Prior year resu... 
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02/09/01Lowe's Anticipates Reporting Record Earnings for Fiscal 2000
-- Fiscal 2000 Sales Increased 18% to $18.8 Billion -- -- Expects Fourth Quarter 2000 Diluted Earnings Per Share of $0.37 -- -- Operating Results for Fiscal 2000 and Fourth Quarter 2000 will be Publicly Released on February 26, 2001 -- WILKESBORO, N.C. – Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, said today it expects fiscal 2000 sales of $18.8 billion to generate record earnings of approximately $2.11 per share for fiscal 2000. Fourth quarter ea... 
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12/11/00Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
Wilkesboro, N.C., December 11, 2000 – The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three and one-half cents (3 1/2¢) per share, payable February 2, 2001, to shareholders of record as of January 19, 2001. Lowe’s has paid a cash dividend each quarter since going public in 1961.  Recently, Lowe’s reported net earnings of $202.3 million for the quarter ended October 27, 2000, a 20 percent increase over the same period a year ago. ... 
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12/11/00Lowe's Updates Business Outlook for Fourth Quarter
-- Revises 4Q00 Earnings Per Share Estimates -- -- Projects 2001 EPS to Increase 20 to 22 Percent-- -- Revises 4Q00 Earnings Per Share Estimates -- -- Projects 2001 EPS to Increase 20 to 22 Percent--WILKESBORO, N.C. – Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, said today it expects comparable store sales results to be below the company’s prior guidance of 13 percent. As a result of weaker sales, earnings per share for the fourth quarter of 2000... 
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11/13/00Lowe's Reports Record Sales and Earnings for the Third Quarter
- Earnings Per Share Increased 20% - Sales Increased 15% - Endorses $0.48 EPS Estimate for 4Q00 - Discusses Public Disclosure Policy - Earnings Per Share Increased 20% - Sales Increased 15% - Endorses $0.48 EPS Estimate for 4Q00 - Discusses Public Disclosure PolicyWILKESBORO, N.C., Nov. 13 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported diluted earnings per share of $0.53 for the quarter ended October 27, 2000, a 20 percent inc... 
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10/06/00Lowe's Comments on Third Quarter Comparable Store Sales Trends
-- Endorses $0.53 EPS Estimate for 3Q00 -- WILKESBORO, N.C. – Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, today provided an update to third quarter sales trends stating that comparable store sales results will be below the company’s prior guidance of 46 percent. Total sales for the third quarter are trending toward an increase of 18 percent over the same period last year. Despite the revised sales guidance, the company remains comfortable with the c... 
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09/21/00Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
Wilkesboro, N.C., September 21, 2000 – The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three and one-half cents (3 1/2¢) per share, payable October 27, 2000, to shareholders of record as of October 13, 2000.  Lowe’s has paid a cash dividend each quarter since going public in 1961.  Recently, Lowe’s reported net earnings of $279.6 million for the quarter ended July 28, 2000, a 21 percent increase over the same period a year a... 
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08/14/00Lowe's Reports Record Sales and Earnings for the Second Quarter
Earnings Per Share Increased 22% Sales Increased 19% WILKESBORO, N.C., Aug. 14 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported diluted earnings per share of $0.73 for the quarter ended July 28, 2000, a 22 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Net earnings increased 21 percent to $279.6 million from $230.2 million in the second quarter of 1999. For the six months ended July 28, 2000, net earnings grew 31% to $466.7 million... 
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06/12/00Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
Wilkesboro, N.C., June 12, 2000 – The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three and one-half cents (3 1/2¢) per share, payable July 28, 2000, to shareholders of record as of July 14, 2000. Lowe’s has paid a cash dividend each quarter since going public in 1961. Recently, Lowe’s reported net earnings of $187.1 million for the quarter ended April 28, 2000, a 50 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per s... 
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05/23/00Lowe’s Announces New Direct Stock Purchase Plan
WILKESBORO, N.C. – Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, is pleased to introduce the Lowe’s Stock Advantage Direct Stock Purchase Plan. The Plan is designed to provide both current and potential investors a method to purchase shares of Lowe’s common stock more economically and conveniently than ever before and to reinvest cash dividends to purchase additional shares. EquiServe Trust Company will act as Plan Administrator for the Plan. Highligh... 
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05/15/00Lowe’s Reports Record First Quarter Earnings
WILKESBORO, N.C. – Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $187.1 million for the quarter ended April 28, 2000, a 50 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 48 percent to $0.49 from $0.33 in the first quarter of 1999. First quarter earnings per share for the prior year include a one-time charge of $0.04 per share for costs related to the merger with Eagle Hardware and G... 
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04/07/00Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
Wilkesboro, N.C., April 7, 2000 – The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three and one-half cents (3 1/2¢) per share payable April 28, 2000 to shareholders of record as of April 14, 2000. Lowe’s has paid a cash dividend each quarter since going public in 1961. Lowe's is the second largest retailer of home improvement products in the world, serving more than four million do-it-yourself retail and commercial business customers weekly in 578 sto... 
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02/18/00Lowe's Reports 51% Increase in Fourth Quarter Net Earnings
Fourth Quarter Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 50% Fourth Quarter Sales Increased 20% Fiscal 1999 Sales Increased 19% to $15.9 Billion Fiscal 1999 Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 34% WILKESBORO, N.C., Feb. 18 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported net earnings of $148.9 million for the quarter ended January 28, 2000, a 51 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 50 percen... 
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12/07/99Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Declares 17% Increase in Cash Dividend
Wilkesboro, N.C., December 7, 1999 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three and one-half cents (3 1/2¢) per share payable January 28, 2000 to shareholders of record January 14, 2000. This dividend represents a 17% increase over the previous quarter. Lowe’s has consecutively paid a quarterly cash dividend since going public in 1961. Lowe's Companies, Inc. is the second largest retailer of home improvement products in the world, serving nearly f... 
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11/15/99Lowe's Reports 33% Increase in Third Quarter Earnings Per Share
-- Net Earnings Increased 38% -- -- Sales Increased 19% -- WILKESBORO, N.C., Nov. 15-- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported earnings of $168.7 million for the quarter ended October 29, 1999, a 38 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 33 percent to $0.44 from $0.33 in the third quarter of 1998. For the nine months ended October 29, 1999, net earnings grew 35 percent to $540.9 mill... 
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10/20/99Lowe’s Announces Highlights Discussed at Its 1999 Investor and Analyst Meeting
-- Lowe’s Changes Inventory Accounting Method from LIFO to FIFO -- -- Reaffirms 1999 Consensus Earnings Estimates -- -- Raises Future EPS Growth Rate Projections -- WILKESBORO, N.C. – Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, announced today a change in its method of determining the cost of inventories from the last-in, first-out (LIFO) method to the first-in, first-out (FIFO) method. Lowe’s is experiencing reduced costs in most product categories... 
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09/27/99Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
Wilkesboro, N.C., September 27, 1999 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three cents (3¢) per share payable October 29, 1999 to shareholders of record October 15, 1999. Lowe's Companies, Inc. is the second largest retailer of home improvement products in the world, serving over four million do-it-yourself retail and commercial business customers weekly through 537 stores in 37 states. Headquartered in Wilkesboro, N.C., the 53-year old company e... 
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08/16/99Lowe's Reports 27% Increase in Second Quarter Net Earnings And 25% Increase in Diluted Earnings Per Share
Second Quarter Sales Increased 19% WILKESBORO, N.C., Aug. 16 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported earnings of $230.2 million for the quarter ended July 30, 1999, a 27 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 25 percent to $0.60 from $0.48 in the second quarter of 1998. For the six months ended July 30, 1999, net earnings grew 32 percent to $372.3 million while diluted earnings p... 
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06/01/99Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
Wilkesboro, N.C., June 1, 1999 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three cents (3¢) per share payable July 30, 1999 to shareholders of record July 16, 1999. Lowe's Companies, Inc. is the second largest retailer of home improvement products in the world, serving over four million do-it-yourself retail and commercial business customers weekly through 529 stores in 37 states. Headquartered in Wilkesboro, N.C., the 53-year old company employs over ... 
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05/17/99Lowe's Reports 24% Increase in First Quarter Net Earnings and 22% Increase in Diluted Earnings Per Share (Including One-Time Charge)
First Quarter Sales Increased 20% WILKESBORO, N.C., May 17 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the world's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported earnings of $125.0 million for the first quarter ended April 30, 1999, a 24 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 22 percent to $0.33, up from $0.27 in the first quarter of 1998. First quarter earnings per share include a one-time charge of $0.04 per share for costs related to the m... 
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04/08/99Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
North Wilkesboro, N.C., April 8, 1999 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three cents (3¢) per share payable April 30, 1999 to shareholders of record April 16, 1999. Lowe's Companies, Inc. serves over four million do-it-yourself retail and commercial business customers weekly through 525 stores in 37 states. Headquartered in North Wilkesboro, N.C., the 53-year old company employs over 75,000 people. More information on the company is available ... 
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02/22/99Lowe's Reports Record Fourth Quarter Earnings - Net Earnings Increased 46%
NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), the nation's second largest home improvement retailer, today reported record earnings of $106.2 million for the fourth quarter ended January 29, 1999, a 46 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 43 percent to $0.30, up from $0.21 in the fourth quarter of 1997. For fiscal 1998, net earnings grew 35 percent to $482.4 million, compared to $357.5 million in fiscal 1997... 
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01/07/99Lowe's Companies, Inc. Reports December 1998 Sales Up 23.7%
December Comparable Store Sales Up 10.6% North Wilkesboro, NC, January 7, 1999 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that for the five-week period ended January 1, 1999, sales increased 23.7% to $1.21 billion from $978.3 million a year ago. The Company's comparable store sales for December 1998 increased 10.6%. Large stores (those larger than 80,000 square feet) had a comparable store sales increase of 10.2% in the month. During the month, the Company opened two stores, relocat... 
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12/31/98Lowe's and Eagle Update Their Merger Timetable
LOWE'S AND EAGLE UPDATE THEIR MERGER TIMETABLENorth Wilkesboro, NC and Renton, WA, December 31, 1998 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) and Eagle Hardware & Garden, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAGL) today announced that the anticipated completion date for the merger of Eagle with Lowe's is expected to occur late in the first quarter of 1999. The proxy solicitation materials and prospectus that will be incorporated into the registration statement covering shares of Lowe's common stock to be issued to Ea... 
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12/03/98Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Reports November 1998 Sales Up 21.1%
North Wilkesboro, NC, December 3, 1998 -- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that for the four-week period ended November 27, 1998, sales increased 21.1% to $946.1 million from $781.3 million a year ago. The Company’s comparable store sales for November 1998 increased 6.9%. Large stores (those larger than 80,000 square feet) also had a comparable store sales increase of 6.9% in the month. During the month, the Company opened eight stores and relocated four stores. As of November... 
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11/27/98Lowe's Acquires Eagle in Move That Strengthens West Coast Market Entry
NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C. and RENTON, Wash., Nov. 22 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW - news), the nation's second largest retailer of home improvement products, and Eagle Hardware & Garden, Inc. (Nasdaq: EAGL), today jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Lowe's will acquire Eagle in a stock-for-stock merger transaction. This strategic move is expected to strengthen and accelerate Lowe's entry into the Western United States. The Boards of Director... 
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11/16/98Lowe's Companies, Inc. Reports 32% Increase in Third Quarter Earnings Per Share
NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C., Nov. 16 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that diluted earnings per share for the quarter ended October 30, 1998 grew 32% to $0.33, compared to diluted earnings per share of $0.25 in the third quarter of 1997. Net earnings for the quarter grew 32% to $116.4 million compared to net earnings of $88.1 million in the third quarter of 1997. The Company recorded an $8.1 million LIFO credit in the quarter. On a FIFO basis, net earnings grew 26% compared to la... 
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11/05/98Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Reports October 1998 Sales Up 19.7% October Comparable Store Sales Up 5.0%
North Wilkesboro, NC, November 5, 1998 -- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that for the four-week period ended October 30, 1998, sales increased 19.7% to $924.2 million from $772.3 million a year ago. The Company’s comparable store sales for October 1998 increased 5.0%. Large stores (those larger than 80,000 square feet) had a comparable store sales increase of 5.1% in the month. Third quarter sales totaled $3.00 billion, an 18.6% increase over third quarter 1997. Comparable s... 
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10/08/98Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Reports September 1998 Sales Up 17.8%; Declares Cash Dividend
North Wilkesboro, NC, October 8 -- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced that for the five-week period ended October 2, 1998, sales increased 17.8% to $1.16 billion from $985.1 million in the comparable period a year ago. The Company’s comparable store sales for September 1998 increased 4.1%. Large stores (those larger than 80,000 square feet) had a comparable store sales increase of 5.0% in the month. During the month, the Company opened three stores, relocated two stores and closed fou... 
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09/03/98Lowe's Companies, Inc. Reports August 1998 Sales Up 19.5% And Renews Shareholder Rights Plan
North Wilkesboro, NC, September 3 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced that for the four-week period ended August 28, 1998, sales increased 19.5% to $924.5 million from $773.6 million in the comparable period a year ago. The Company's comparable store sales for August 1998 increased 4.0%. Large stores (those larger than 80,000 square feet) had a comparable store sales increase of 4.9% in the month. During the month, the Company opened two stores, relocated three stores and opened one... 
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08/17/98Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Reports 31% Increase in Second Quarter Earnings Per Share
North Wilkesboro, NC, August 17 -- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that diluted earnings per share for the quarter ended July 31, 1998 grew 31% to $0.47, compared to diluted earnings per share of $0.36 in the second quarter of 1997. Net earnings for the quarter grew 31% to $165.4 million compared to net earnings of $126.5 million in the second quarter of 1997. As previously reported, sales for the quarter ended July 31, 1998 totaled $3.43 billion, compared to last year’s sale... 
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08/06/98Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 1998 Sales Up 22.0%
2Q98 Comparable Store Sales Up 6.0%  July 1998 Sales Up 17.6% North Wilkesboro, NC, August 6 -- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that second quarter sales totaled $3.43 billion, a 22.0% increase over second quarter 1997. For the four-week period ended July 31, 1998, sales increased 17.6% to $947.7 million from $806.2 million a year ago. Comparable store sales for the second quarter were +6.0%. Large stores (those larger than 80,000 square feet) had a comparable store sa... 
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05/18/98Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Reports 32% Increase in First Quarter Earnings Per Share
NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C., May 18 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that diluted earnings per share for the quarter ended May 1, 1998 grew 32% to $0.54, compared to diluted earnings per share of $0.41 in the first quarter of 1997. Net earnings for the quarter grew 34% to $94.5 million compared to net earnings of $70.4 million in the first quarter of 1997. As previously reported, sales for the quarter ended May 1, 1998 totaled $2.9 billion, compared to last year's sales of $2.4 ... 
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05/07/98Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Reports April 1998 Sales Up 26.1%
NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C., May 18 -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that diluted earnings per share for the quarter ended May 1, 1998 grew 32% to $0.54, compared to diluted earnings per share of $0.41 in the first quarter of 1997. Net earnings for the quarter grew 34% to $94.5 million compared to net earnings of $70.4 million in the first quarter of 1997. As previously reported, sales for the quarter ended May 1, 1998 totaled $2.9 billion, compared to last year's sales of $2.4 ... 
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