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.
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 week at
more than 1,650 home improvement stores in the United States and Canada.
Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's is the second-largest
home improvement retailer in the world. For more information, visit Lowes.com.
SOURCE Lowe's Companies, Inc.
/CONTACT: Shareholders'-Analysts' Inquiries: Paul Taaffe,
+1-704-758-2033; or Media Inquiries: Chris Ahearn, +1-704-758-2304, both for
Lowe's Companies, Inc./
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CO: Lowe's Companies, Inc.
ST: North Carolina
IN: REA HMI
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