Ross Stores, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 09, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 31, 2013. 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 $72.25, the dividend yield is .94%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ROST was $72.25,
representing a -11.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.99 and
a 38.92% increase over the 52 week low of $52.01.
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 $3.92. Zacks Investment Research reports ROST's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.81%, compared to an
industry average of -.9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to ROST through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ROST as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio (
- Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF (
- PowerShares Dividend Achievers (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FVI with an increase of
15.41% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of ROST at 1.29%.