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Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW)

4/14/2006 Proxy Information

Steven M. Stone, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the Company, is the brother of Larry D. Stone, an executive officer of the Company. For Fiscal Year 2005, the Company paid Steven M. Stone a combined base salary and bonus of $862,500. He also received a matching contribution of $64,050 under the Company’s Benefit Restoration Plan, a grant of non-qualified options to purchase 10,145 shares at an exercise price of $58.35 per share, and a grant of 5,073 PARS. Steven M. Stone’s compensation was established in accordance with employment and compensation practices applicable to similarly situated employees. Larry D. Stone does not have a material interest in the Company’s employment relationship with Steven M. Stone.

4/15/2005 Proxy Information

Steven M. Stone, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the Company, is the brother of Larry D. Stone, an executive officer of the Company. For Fiscal Year 2004, the Company paid Steven M. Stone a combined salary and bonus of $780,596. He also received a matching contribution of $38,793 under the Company’s Benefit Restoration Plan, a grant of non-qualified options to purchase 10,575 shares at an exercise price of $56.75 per share, and a grant of 5,288 shares of restricted stock. Steven M. Stone’s compensation was established in accordance with employment and compensation practices applicable to similarly situated employees. Larry D. Stone does not have a material interest in the Company’s employment relationship with Steven M. Stone.

4/16/2003 and 4/16/2004 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.