8-K 1 lowes8k08152011.htm LOWE'S COMPANIES, INC. FORM 8-K 8-15-2011 lowes8k08152011.htm
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant To Section 13 or 15 (d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
August 15, 2011
 
LOWE'S LOGO
LOWE'S COMPANIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
North Carolina
   
1-7898
   
56-0578072
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission File
Number)
 
(IRS Employer
 Identification No.)
 
1000 Lowe's Blvd., Mooresville, NC
28117
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
   
Registrant's telephone number, including area code
(704) 758-1000
 
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ITEM 2.02 RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION
 
On August 15, 2011, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release, furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference, announcing the Company’s financial results for its second quarter ended July 29, 2011.
 
The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including the exhibit attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. Furthermore, the information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
 
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
 
(c) EXHIBITS
 
99.1 Press Release dated August 15, 2011 announcing the financial results of the Company for its second quarter ended July 29, 2011.
 
 

 
 

 



SIGNATURE
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
LOWE'S COMPANIES, INC.
 
       
Date: August 15, 2011
By:
/s/ Matthew V. Hollifield
 
   
Matthew V. Hollifield
 
   
Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer