Recent Releases

05/22/15 - Lowe's to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 29, 2015.   What:  Lowe's Annual Meeting of Shareholders When:  10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 29, 2015 Where: Visit Lowe's Investor Relations website at http:
05/20/15 - Lowe's Reports First Quarter Sales and Earnings Results
-- Record First Quarter Sales of $14.1 Billion -- -- Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 14.8 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $673 million for the quarter ended May 1, 2015, a 7.8 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 14.8 percent to $0.70 from $0.61 in the first quarter of 2014. Sales for the first quarter increased 5.4 percent to $14.1 billi
05/13/15 - Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) first quarter 2015 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Michael A. Jones, chief customer officer; and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer.  Supplemental slides will be available soon
05/11/15 - Lowe's Canada To Acquire Leases Of 13 Former Target Stores
Accelerates Lowe's Expansion Across Canada TORONTO, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Canada announced today it has reached agreement to acquire the leases of 13 former Target Canada locations and to purchase Target's Milton, Ontario distribution centre for a total purchase price of approximately C$151 million.  This acquisition came as part of a real estate auction following Target's decision to cease operations in Canada.  "Since opening stores in Canada in 2007, we have develop
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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