Recent Releases

05/27/16 - Lowe's Holds Annual Meeting Of Shareholders
Board of Directors Declares 25.0% Percent Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- At its annual meeting of shareholders today, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Chairman, President and CEO Robert A. Niblock informed shareholders that strategic investments focused on long-term growth and enhancing customer experiences enabled the company to deliver strong financial performance in 2015. Niblock highlighted the company's continued emphasis on buil
05/25/16 - Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the RBC Capital Markets 2016 Consumer & Retail Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer, and Michael A. Jones, chief customer officer, will present at the RBC Capital Markets 2016 Consumer & Retail Conference in Boston, MA.   What:   Presentation by Bob Hull and Mike Jones at the RBC Capital Markets 2016 Consumer & Retail Conference in Boston, MA When: 10:40 a.m. Eastern Ti
05/20/16 - Lowe's Completes Acquisition of RONA
-Together, Lowe's Canada and RONA Have 539 Store Locations, Pro Forma Canadian Revenues of C$6 Billion Companies are Well-Positioned for Growth in Canada's Over C$45 Billion Home Improvement Market- MOORESVILLE, N.C. and BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec, May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) ("Lowe's" or the "Company") today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of RONA inc. ("RONA"), in a transaction valued at C$3.2 billion (US$2.4 billion)
05/20/16 - Lowe's to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 27, 2016. What:              Lowe's Annual Meeting of Shareholders When:             10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 27, 2016 Where:             Visit Lowe's Investor Relations website at http://www.Lowes.com/investor                         Click Webcasts and then Lowe's
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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