Official Name: Lowe's Companies, Inc.

Headquarters: Mooresville, NC, United States

Founded: March 25, 1921

Employees: 300,000

CEO: Mr. Marvin R. Ellison

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Market Cap

$143.77 Billion

USD as of April 1, 2022

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Company Description

Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a retail company specializing in home improvement. With more than 2,200 stores throughout the United States and Canada, Tracing its origins to 1921, Lowe's has grown to sell a wide range of hardware and construction materials, home and garden equipment, furniture, and tools. Thanks to its digital platform and online marketing, Lowe's is also one of the top e-commerce sites in the US.

Lowe's market capitalization evolution

Evolution of Lowe's Companies, Inc. market cap in the past 5 years

Market capitalizations are calculated from the opening stock price at the beginning of each month.

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Detailed Description

Lowe's Companies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a home improvement retailer in the United States and internationally. The company offers a line of products for construction, maintenance, repair, remodeling, and decorating. It provides home improvement products in various categories, such as appliances, décor, paint, hardware, millwork, lawn and garden, lighting, lumber and building materials, flooring, kitchens and bath, rough plumbing and electrical, seasonal and outdoor living, and tools. It also offers installation services through independent contractors in various product categories; extended protection plans; and in-warranty and out-of-warranty repair services. The company sells its national brand-name merchandise and private branded products to homeowners, renters, and professional customers. As of January 29, 2021, it operated 1,974 home improvement and hardware stores. The company also sells its products through websites comprising and; and through mobile applications. Lowe's Companies, Inc. was founded in 1921 and is based in Mooresville, North Carolina.

Wikipedia Introduction

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (/loʊz/), often shortened to Lowe's, is an American retail company specializing in home improvement. Headquartered in Mooresville, North Carolina, the company operates a chain of retail stores in the United States and Canada. As of February 2021, Lowe's and its related businesses operates 2,197 home improvement and hardware stores in North America. Lowe's is the second-largest hardware chain in the United States (previously the largest in the U.S. until surpassed by The Home Depot in 1989) behind rival The Home Depot and ahead of Menards. It is also the second-largest hardware chain in the world, also behind The Home Depot but ahead of European retailers Leroy Merlin, B&Q, and OBI.

Source: Wikipedia, retrieved on March 31, 2022, 9:01 p.m.

Stocks & Indices

Lowe's Companies, Inc. has the following listings and related stock indices.

Stock: NYSE: LOW

Stock: FSX: LWE

Key People

Founder(s): Lucius Smith Lowe

Marvin R. Ellison (CEO)


Revenue: US$72.148 billion (2020)

Operating income: US$6.314 billion (2020)

Net income: US$4.281 billion (2020)

Total assets: US$39.471 billion (2020)

Total equity: US$1.972 billion (2020)



1000 Lowe’s Boulevard

Mooresville, NC 28117

United States

Phone: 704 758 1000