Recent Releases

03/21/14 - Lowe'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
03/12/14 - Lowe'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
03/06/14 - Lowe'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
03/04/14 - Lowe'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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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