Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 04, 2013

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Ross Stores, Inc. ( ROST ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 04, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ROST stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that ROST has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $67.26, the dividend yield is 1.01%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ROST was $67.26, representing a -5.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.86 and a 29.32% 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. ( TJX ) and Gap, Inc. ( GPS ). ROST's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.84. Zacks Investment Research reports ROST's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.54%, compared to an industry average of 3.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ROST Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to ROST through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ROST as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF ( CZA )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio ( PXMG )
  • PowerShares Dividend Achievers ( PFM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CZA with an increase of 4.55% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ROST at 2.49%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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