Ross Stores, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ROST stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 21.43% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of ROST was $60.38,
representing a -14.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.82 and
a 18.46% increase over the 52 week low of $50.97.
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 24.37%, compared to an
industry average of 14.2%.
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 (
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VOT with an increase of
7.6% over the last 100 days. PMR has the highest percent weighting
of ROST at 5.69%.