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Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 05, 2015

Ross Stores, Inc. ( ROST ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 05, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.235 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 31, 2015. Shareholders who purchased ROST prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 17.5% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of ROST was $105.54, representing a -1.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $106.98 and a 70.69% increase over the 52 week low of $61.83.

ROST is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. ( TJX ) and L Brands, Inc. ( LB ). ROST's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.42. Zacks Investment Research reports ROST's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 9.31%, compared to an industry average of 8.1%.

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:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Retail ( PMR )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio ( PXMG )
  • PowerShares DWA NASDAQ Momentum Portfolio ( DWAQ )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Growth ETF ( JKH )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PMR with an increase of 22.56% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ROST at 4.99%.

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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