Ross Stores, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 03, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.14 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased ROST stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that ROST has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $57.57, the dividend yield is .97%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ROST was $57.57,
representing a -18.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.82 and
a 31.59% increase over the 52 week low of $43.75.
ROST is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. (
) and Gap, Inc. (
). ROST's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.31. Zacks Investment Research reports ROST's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 22.2%, compared to an
industry average of 15.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to ROST through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ROST as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Retail (
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Discretionary (
- PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Growth (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF (
- PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PEZ with an increase of
6.12% over the last 100 days. PMR has the highest percent weighting
of ROST at 5.69%.