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Last $97.03 USD
Change Today -4.52 / -4.45%
Volume 3.7M
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As of 8:10 PM 05/22/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

ross stores inc (ROST) Snapshot

Open
$102.92
Previous Close
$101.55
Day High
$102.92
Day Low
$96.33
52 Week High
03/24/15 - $108.91
52 Week Low
07/17/14 - $61.83
Market Cap
20.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.8M
EPS TTM
$4.64
Shares Outstanding
206.9M
EX-Date
06/5/15
P/E TM
20.9x
Dividend
$0.94
Dividend Yield
0.86%
Current Stock Chart for ROSS STORES INC (ROST)

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

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.

Ross Stores Inc. Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend, Payable on June 30, 2015

Ross Stores Inc. announced that the company's Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.235 per common share, payable on June 30, 2015 to stockholders of record as of June 9, 2015.

Ross Stores Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 20, 2015

Ross Stores Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 20, 2015., at 13:00 Pacific Daylight. Location: Garden Court Hotel. Agenda: To elect eleven directors for a one-year term as proposed in the accompanying proxy statement; to approve an amendment to the company's certificate of incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock from 600,000,000 to 1,000,000,000 shares; to approve an amendment to the company's employee stock purchase plan to increase the ESPP's share reserve by 2,500,000 shares; to consider the advisory vote to approve the resolution on the compensation of the named executive officers; and to ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 30, 2016.

 

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