NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Ross Stores (Nasdaq: ROST) is tomorrow, February 15, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 14 cents per share. At a price of $51.65 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%. The average volume for Ross Stores has been two million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ross Stores has a market cap of $11.89 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 9.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Ross Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates off-price retail apparel and home accessories stores under the Ross Dress for Less and dd's DISCOUNTS brand names in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.2, equal to the average retail industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
- Sign up for TheStreet's FREE Dividend and Income Investor Newsletter