Lowe's is an American retail company based in Mooresville, Iredell County, North Carolina. The focus of business is on home improvement and household appliances. The company is listed in the Standard & Poor’s 100 stock index.
Lowe's was founded in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina in 1946. The company's shares have been traded on the New York Stock Exchange since 1961. Lowe’s has 1,840 stores in 49 states across the United States and around 266,000 employees. The chain is also represented in Canada (33 branches) and Australia. In May 2015, the chain acquired 13 branches from Target Canada. Hardware store chain The Home Depot is Lowe's biggest competitor.
Lowe's Companies stock (symbol: LOW) underwent a total of 5 stock splits.
The most recent stock split occured on July 3rd, 2006.
One LOW share bought prior to June 29th, 1992 would equal to 32 LOW shares today.
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