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Last $49.39 USD
Change Today +0.78 / 1.60%
Volume 1.9M
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ross stores inc (ROST) Details

Ross Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates off-price retail apparel and home fashion stores under the Ross Dress for Less and dd’s DISCOUNTS brand names in the United States. It primarily offers apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions. The company’s Ross Dress for Less stores sell its products at everyday savings of 20% to 60% off department and specialty store regular prices primarily to middle income households; and dd’s DISCOUNTS stores sell its products at everyday savings of 20% to 70% off moderate department and discount store regular prices to moderate income households. As of March 24, 2015, it operated 1,242 Ross Dress for Less stores in 33 states, the District of Columbia, and Guam; and 157 dd's DISCOUNTS stores in 15 states. Ross Stores, Inc. was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Dublin, California.

71,400 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/31/15
Founded in 1957

ross stores inc (ROST) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
President, Chief Operating Officer and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
President and Chief Development Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $925.6K
Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $659.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ross stores inc (ROST) Key Developments

dd's DISCOUNTS to Open New Store in Bell Gardens, California

dd's DISCOUNTS, a division of Ross Stores Inc. will open a new store in Bell Gardens, CA on June 27. This 22,000 square foot store is the anchor store in the El Tapatio Center, located at Florence Avenue and Jaboneria Road, 8 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles. This will be the 71st store in the retailer's large state of California. Including this new location, dd's DISCOUNTS will operate 165 locations in 15 states. Together, Ross Dress for Less and dd's DISCOUNTS currently operate approximately 1,400 off-price apparel and home fashion stores in 33 states, the District of Columbia and Guam.

Ross Stores Inc. Approves Amendments to the Certificate of Incorporation

Ross Stores Inc. approved amendment to the certificate of incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock from 600,000,000 shares to 1,000,000,000 shares at its AGM held on May 20, 2015.

Ross Stores Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended May 2, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter Ending August 1, 2015 and Full Year of 2015

Ross Stores Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended May 2, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported sales of $2,938,148,000 against $2,680,593,000 a year ago. Earnings before taxes were $459,392,000 against $392,711,000 a year ago. Net earnings were $282,205,000 against $243,913,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $1.37 against $1.15 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $413,988,000 against $504,577,000 a year ago. Additions to property and equipment was $106,928,000 against $148,700,000 a year ago. For the second quarter ending August 1, 2015, the company is forecasting same store sales to increase 2% to 3% and earnings per share of $1.19 to $1.24, up from $1.14 in the prior year period. Adjusting for the recently announced two-for-one stock split that becomes effective June 11, 2015, second quarter earnings per share are expected to be $0.59 to $0.62, up from $0.57 in the prior year period The company provided earnings guidance for fiscal 2015, the company expects EPS to be in the range of $4.72 to $4.87, compared to initial guidance of $4.60 to $4.80. On a split-adjusted basis, earnings per share for the year is expected to be $2.36 to $2.44, up 7% to 10% from $2.21 in fiscal 2014.


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