Lowe’s Cos. will host its national hiring day event on May 4, with plans to bring on more than 50,000 part-time, full-time and seasonal workers. Lowe’s added more than 90,000 workers into permanent roles last year. Lowe’s previously announced the hiring goal, noting that spring is the home retailer’s busiest season. Lowe’s stock is up 24% for the year to date, outpacing the benchmark S&P 500 index , which is up 12% for the period.

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