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Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 09, 2013

Ross Stores, Inc. ( ROST ) 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. ( TJX ) and Gap, Inc. ( GPS ). 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%.

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:

  • First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund ( FVI )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio ( PXMG )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ )
  • Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF ( DEF )
  • PowerShares Dividend Achievers ( PFM ).

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%.

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


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

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