Last $93.41 USD
Change Today +0.69 / 0.74%
Volume 504.3K
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ross stores inc (ROST) Snapshot

Open
$93.19
Previous Close
$92.72
Day High
$93.88
Day Low
$92.95
52 Week High
12/23/14 - $94.58
52 Week Low
07/17/14 - $61.83
Market Cap
19.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.3M
EPS TTM
$4.22
Shares Outstanding
208.5M
EX-Date
12/8/14
P/E TM
22.1x
Dividend
$0.80
Dividend Yield
0.86%
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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. Presents at 2014 San Francisco Retail & Restaurants Round-Up, Dec-02-2014

Ross Stores Inc. Presents at 2014 San Francisco Retail & Restaurants Round-Up, Dec-02-2014 . Venue: Wells Fargo Securities SF, San Francisco, California, United States.

Ross Stores Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended November 1, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ending February 1, 2015

Ross Stores Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended November 1, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported earnings before taxes of $305,856,000, net earnings of $192,720,000 or $0.93 diluted per share on sales of $2,598,820,000 against earnings before taxes of $270,179,000, net earnings of $171,618,000 or $0.80 diluted per share on sales of $2,398,122,000 for the same period a year ago. Comparable store sales up 4% over the prior year. For the nine months, the company reported earnings before taxes of $1,088,986,000, net earnings of $676,194,000 or $3.22 diluted per share on sales of $8,008,979,000 against earnings before taxes of $995,587,000, net earnings of $619,351,000 or $2.86 diluted per share on sales of $7,489,313,000 for the same period a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $981,982,000 against $681,221,000 for the same period a year ago. Additions to property and equipment were $551,545,000 against $423,211,000 for the same period a year ago. Comparable store sales up 2% over the same year-to-date period in 2013. For the 13 weeks ending January 31, 2015, the company continues to project comparable store sales up 1% to 2% with earnings per share forecast to be $1.05 to $1.09, up from $1.02 for the 13 weeks ended February 1, 2014. The company is planning about $2 million in net interest expense in the fourth quarter mainly related to aforementioned bond offering. Tax rate is expected to be 37% to 38%. Total sales are forecast to increase 5% to 6%. If sales are within this range, the company would expect fourth quarter operating margin to decline about 30 to 50 basis points to 12.2% to 12.4% on relatively flat merchandise gross margin, with some deleveraging on expenses. For the 52 weeks ending January 31, 2015, earnings per share are now projected to increase 10% to 11% to $4.28 to $4.32, compared to $3.88 for the 52 weeks ended February 1, 2014.

Ross Stores Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend Payable on December 31, 2014

Ross Stores Inc. announced that the company's Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per common share, payable on December 31, 2014 to stockholders of record as of December 10, 2014.

 

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