Last $75.91 USD
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Volume 559.9K
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ross stores inc (ROST) Snapshot

Open
$76.00
Previous Close
$75.49
Day High
$76.18
Day Low
$75.53
52 Week High
11/18/13 - $81.99
52 Week Low
07/17/14 - $61.83
Market Cap
15.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.2M
EPS TTM
$4.09
Shares Outstanding
209.8M
EX-Date
09/3/14
P/E TM
18.6x
Dividend
$0.80
Dividend Yield
1.02%
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ross stores inc (ROST) Details

Ross Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates off-price retail apparel and home fashion stores under the Ross Dress for Less and dd’s DISCOUNTS brand names in the United States. The company primarily offers apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions. Its Ross Dress for Less stores sell its products at everyday savings of 20% to 60% off department and specialty store regular prices primarily to middle income households; and dd’s DISCOUNTS stores sell its products at everyday savings of 20% to 70% off moderate department and discount store regular prices to moderate income households. As of May 3, 2014, it operated 1,172 store locations in 33 states, the District of Columbia, and Guam. Ross Stores, Inc. was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Dublin, California.

17,400 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/1/14
Founded in 1957

ross stores inc (ROST) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President and Chief Development Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $979.2K
President, Chief Operating Officer and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $920.9K
Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Executive Vice President of Finance & Legal a...
Total Annual Compensation: $683.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

ross stores inc (ROST) Key Developments

Ross Stores Inc. to Builds Distribution Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina

Ross Stores Inc. is buying New York buying office sizable investment, and the company is building a new distribution center in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The company also build a new one in 2015. So there is some incremental drag in the back half and also 2015 as scaled up to those investments.

Ross Stores Inc. Presents at Goldman Sachs 21(st) Annual Global Retailing Conference, Sep-03-2014 10:35 AM

Ross Stores Inc. Presents at Goldman Sachs 21(st) Annual Global Retailing Conference, Sep-03-2014 10:35 AM. Venue: The Plaza Hotel, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Michael B. O'Sullivan, President, Chief Operating Officer and Director.

Ross Stores Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended August 2, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter, Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ending January 31, 2015

Ross Stores Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended August 2, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported sales of $2,729,566,000 compared to $2,551,277,000 a year ago. Earnings before taxes were $390,419,000 compared to $346,482,000 a year ago. Net earnings were $239,561,000 compared to $213,121,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $1.14 compared to $0.98 a year ago. Comparable store sales grew 2% on top of a 4% gain for the 13 weeks ended August 3, 2013. For the six months, the company reported sales of $5,410,159,000 compared to $5,091,191,000 a year ago. Earnings before taxes were $783,130,000 compared to $725,408,000 a year ago. Net earnings were $483,474,000 compared to $447,733,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $2.30 compared to $2.06 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $741,791,000 compared to $532,328,000 a year ago. Additions to property and equipment were $253,350,000 compared to $271,690,000 a year ago. Comparable store sales gain of 2% versus a 3% increase for the same period last year. The company provided earnings guidance for the third quarter, fourth quarter and full year ending January 31, 2015. For the third quarter, the company’s earnings per share are projected to be $0.83 to $0.87, up from $0.80 in last year's third quarter. For the fourth quarter, the company’s earnings per share are forecast to be in the range of $1.05 to $1.09, up from $1.02 in the 2013 fourth quarter. The company tax rate is expected to be 36% to 37%. For the full year, the company’s earnings per share now forecast to be $4.18 to $4.26, up from $3.88 for the 52 weeks ended February 1, 2014.

 

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