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54. Lowe's
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 54 (Previous rank: 50)
CEO: Robert A. Niblock
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2010
Revenues 50,208.0 2.9
Profits 1,839.0 -8.5
Assets 33,559.0
Stockholders' equity 16,533.0
Market value (3/29/2012) 37,418.0
Profits as % of  
Revenues 3.7
Assets 5.5
Stockholders' equity 11.1
Earnings per share  
2011 $ 1.43
% change from 2010 0.7
2001-2011 annual growth rate % 8.2
Total return to investors %
2011 3.5
2001-2011 annual rate 1.9
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Costco Wholesale 24 88,915.0
2 Home Depot 35 70,395.0
3 Best Buy 53 50,272.0
4 Lowe's 54 50,208.0
5 Staples 114 25,022.2
6 Toys "R" Us 194 13,909.0
7 Office Depot 233 11,489.5
8 GameStop 273 9,550.5
9 Bed Bath & Beyond 294 8,758.5
10 AutoZone 320 8,073.0
11 TravelCenters of America 329 7,888.9
12 Pantry 347 7,271.8
13 OfficeMax 354 7,121.2
14 Barnes & Noble 360 6,998.6
15 Dollar Tree 373 6,630.5
16 Advance Auto Parts 392 6,170.5
17 PetSmart 400 6,113.3
18 O'Reilly Automotive 424 5,788.8
19 Dick's Sporting Goods 466 5,211.8
20 Big Lots 467 5,202.3
21 Casey's General Stores 473 5,140.2
22 Susser Holdings 486 4,873.8
Issue date: May 21, 2012
Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2012.
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Headquarters
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Lowe's
1000 Lowe's Blvd.
Mooresville, NC 28117
704-758-1000
www.lowes.com
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