Recent Releases

09/13/17 - Michael 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
08/30/17 - Lowe'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
08/23/17 - Lowe'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
08/18/17 - Lowe'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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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