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.
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 than 1,225 home improvement stores in 49 states. Based in Mooresville,
N.C., the 60-year old company 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 of
Lowe's Companies, Inc./
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CO: Lowe's Companies, Inc.
ST: North Carolina
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