Investor Relations

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Robert A. Niblock3*
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer,
Lowe’s Companies, Inc., Mooresville, NC

Raul Alvarez1,4
Retired President and Chief Operating Officer,
McDonald’s Corporation, Oak Brook, IL

David W. Bernauer1,3,4*
Lead Director, Lowe’s Companies, Inc., Mooresville, NC;
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
Walgreen Co., Deerfield, IL

Leonard L. Berry, Ph.D.1,4
Distinguished Professor of Marketing, M.B. Zale Chair in Retailing
and Marketing Leadership, and Professor of Humanities in Medicine,
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Peter C. Browning1,4
Managing Director,
Peter C. Browning & Associates, LLC, Charlotte, NC

Dawn E. Hudson2,4
Vice-Chair,
The Parthenon Group, Boston, MA

Robert A. Ingram2,4
Former Vice Chairman Pharmaceuticals, GlaxoSmithKline plc,
London, UK; Non-Executive Chairman, Valeant Pharmaceuticals
International, Aliso Viejo, CA; Non-Executive Chairman,
Elan Corporation, plc, Dublin, Ireland
Robert L. Johnson2,4
Founder and Chairman,
RLJ Companies, Bethesda, MD

Marshall O. Larsen2*,3,4
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer,
Goodrich Corporation, Charlotte, NC

Richard K. Lochridge2,4
Retired President,
Lochridge & Company, Inc., Boston, MA

Stephen F. Page1*,3,4
Retired Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer,
United Technologies Corporation, Hartford, CT

O. Temple Sloan, Jr.1,4
Chairman, General Parts International, Inc., Raleigh, NC;
Chairman, Highwoods Properties, Inc., Raleigh, NC

Committee Membership
1 – Audit Committee
2 – Compensation Committee
3 – Executive Committee
4 – Governance Committee
*2010 Committee Chairman
Robert A. Niblock
Chairman of the Board and
Chief Executive Officer

Larry D. Stone
President and Chief Operating Officer

Maureen K. Ausura
Executive Vice President –
Human Resources

Gregory M. Bridgeford
Executive Vice President –
Business Development

Michael K. Brown
Executive Vice President
and Chief Information Officer
Rick D. Damron
Executive Vice President –
Store Operations

Robert J. Gfeller, Jr.
Executive Vice President –
Merchandising

Robert F. Hull, Jr.
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer

Gaither M. Keener, Jr.
Executive Vice President,
General Counsel,
Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer

Joseph M. Mabry, Jr.
Executive Vice President –
Logistics and Distribution

Marshall A. Croom
Senior Vice President and
Chief Risk Officer

Matthew V. Hollifield
Senior Vice President and
Chief Accounting Officer

N. Brian Peace
Senior Vice President –
Corporate Affairs

Janet M. Saura
Senior Vice President, Deputy General
Counsel and Assistant Secretary

Todd I. Woods
Senior Vice President, Deputy General
Counsel and Assistant Secretary
Business Description
Lowe’s Companies, inc. is a $48.8 billion retailer, offering a complete line of home improvement products and services. The Company, through its subsidiaries, serves approximately 15 million do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me and Commercial Business Customers each week through 1,749 stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s is the second largest home improvement retailer in the world and employs more than 234,000 people. Lowe’s has been a publicly held company since October 10, 1961. The Company’s stock is listed on the New York stock exchange with shares trading under the symbol LOW. For more information, visit www.Lowes.com.

Lowe’s files reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K and any other filings required by the SEC.

The reports Lowe’s files with, or furnishes to, the SEC, and all amendments to those reports, are available without charge on Lowe’s website (www.Lowes.com/investor) as soon as reasonably practicable after Lowe’s files them with, or furnishes them to, the SEC.

Copies of Lowe’s 2010 Annual Report on Form 10-K are available without charge upon written request to Gaither M. Keener, Jr., Secretary, at Lowe’s corporate offices or by calling 888-345-6937.

Additional information available on our website (www.Lowes.com/investor) includes our Corporate Governance Guidelines, Board of Directors Committee Charters, Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, and Social Responsibility Report, as well as other financial information.
Corporate Offices
1000 Lowe’s Boulevard
Mooresville, NC 28117
704-758-1000

Lowe’s Website
www.Lowes.com

Stock Transfer Agent & Registrar,
Dividend Disbursing Agent and
Dividend Reinvesting Agent
Computershare Trust Company N.A.
P.O. Box 43078
Providence, RI 02940

For direct deposit of dividends, registered shareholders may call Computershare toll-free at 877-282-1174.

Registered shareholders with e-mail addresses can send account inquiries electronically to Computershare through its website at www.computershare.com/investor and clicking on Contact Us.

Registered shareholders may access their accounts online by visiting Investor Centre at www.computershare.com/investor.

Investors can join Lowe’s Stock Advantage Direct Stock Purchase Plan by visiting www.Lowes.com/investor, and clicking on Buy Stock Direct.

Dividends
Lowe’s has declared a cash dividend each quarter since becoming a public company in 1961.

Dividend record dates are usually the third week of fiscal April, July, October and January.

Dividend payment dates are usually the first week of fiscal May, August, November and February.

Annual Meeting Date
May 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.
Ballantyne Hotel
Charlotte, North Carolina

Stock Trading Information
Lowe’s common stock is listed on the
New York Stock Exchange (LOW)
General Counsel
Gaither M. Keener, Jr.
Executive Vice President, General Counsel,
Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer
704-758-1000

Independent Registered
Public Accounting Firm

Deloitte & Touche LLP
500 South Tryon Street
Suite 2500
Charlotte, NC 28202-4211
704-887-1500

Shareholder Services
Shareholders’ and security analysts’
inquiries should be directed to:

Tiffany Mason
Vice President, Investor Relations
704-758-2033

For copies of financial information:
888-34LOWES (888-345-6937)
or visit www.Lowes.com/investor

Public Relations
Media inquiries should be directed to:
Chris Ahearn
Vice President, Public Relations
704-758-2304
Media.Lowes.com

To view Lowe’s Social Responsibility Report,
visit www.Lowes.com/socialresponsibility.