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LOWE'S COMPANIES, INC. ANNOUNCES 5% INCREASE TO QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND
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May 26, 2023, 9:20 AM ET
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of one dollar and 10 cents ($1.10) per share, payable Aug. 9, 2023, to shareholders of record as of July 26, 2023. This represents a 5% increase over the company's previous dividend of one dollar and five cents ($1.05) per share.
"We have made tremendous strides with our Total Home strategy, which has enabled us to take market share, drive Pro loyalty, accelerate online growth and deliver value for DIY customers," said Marvin R. Ellison, Lowe's chairman, president and CEO. "Today's dividend increase reinforces our commitment to a best-in-class capital allocation strategy centered on delivering sustainable shareholder value."
Lowe's has paid a cash dividend every quarter since going public in 1961, and it has increased the dividend for more than 25 consecutive years.
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 17 million customer transactions a week in the U.S. With total fiscal year 2022 sales of over $97 billion, approximately $92 billion of sales were generated in the U.S., where Lowe's operates over 1,700 home improvement stores and employs approximately 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's supports the communities it serves through programs focused on creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts. For more information, visit Lowes.com.
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Investors and others should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties, risks and potential events including, but not limited to, those described in "Item 1A - Risk Factors" in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and as may be updated from time to time in Item 1A in our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q or other subsequent filings with the SEC. All such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and we do not undertake any obligation to update these statements other than as required by law.
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