Recent Releases

12/05/18 - Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Listen to Its 2018 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- You are invited to listen to the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) 2018 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast on Wednesday, Dec. 12 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The company will discuss its strategic priorities and near- and long-term financial targets. What: Lowe's 2018 Analyst & Investor Conference W
11/20/18 - Lowe's Reports Third Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Intends to Exit Retail Operations in Mexico, Alacrity Renovation Services, and Iris Smart Home -- -- Diluted Earnings Per Share of $0.78 -- -- Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share (1) of $1.04 - -- Updates Fiscal 2018 Business Outlook -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $629 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.78 for the quarter ended Nov. 2, 2018, which included pre-tax charges of $280 milli
11/13/18 - Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) third quarter 2018 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Supplemental slides will be available fifteen minutes prior to the start of the conference call. What: Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Ca
11/09/18 - Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 9, 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 February 6, 2019, to shareholders of record as of January 23, 2019. 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.
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Stock Split History

Lowe's has been a publicly owned company since October 10, 1961. Its stock has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange since December 19, 1979. Shares are traded under the ticker symbol LOW.

To illustrate the value of Lowe's common stock, here's what has happened to 100 shares of Lowe's stock bought for $12.25 per share on the initial offering date in 1961 and held as a long-term investment. The original 100 shares has grown to 96,000 shares through stock splits and stock dividends (please see our table below). And this does not include the reinvestment of cash dividends.

DateActionSharesShares After
Split
Closing Price
Before Split
Oct
1961
Bought 100 Shares 100 - -
April
1966
100% stock dividend
(2 for 1)
100 200 41.50
Nov
1969
Stock Split
(2 for 1)
200 400 69.50
Nov
1971
50% Dividend
(3 for 2)
400 600 71.25
July
1972
33 1/3% Dividend
(4 for 3)
600 800 82.00
June
1976
50% Dividend
(3 for 2)
800 1,200 40.50
Nov
1981
Stock Spilt
(3 for 2)
1,200 1,800 19.88
April
1983
Stock Split
(5 for 3)
1,800 3,000 40.25
June
1992
100% Dividend
(2 for 1)
3,000 6,000 39.25
April
1994
Stock Split
(2 for 1)
6,000 12,000 64.50
June
1998
Stock Split
(2 for 1)
12,000 24,000 83.69
June
2001
Stock Split
(2 for 1)
24,000 48,000 72.55
June
2006
Stock Split
(2 for 1)
48,000 96,000 60.67