Ross Stores Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (ROST)
The ex-dividend date for Ross Stores (Nasdaq:ROST) is tomorrow, February 20, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 17 cents per share. At a price of $59.97 as of 9:31 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.1%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Ross Stores (Nasdaq: ROST) is tomorrow, February 20, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 17 cents per share. At a price of $59.97 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%. The average volume for Ross Stores has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ross Stores has a market cap of $13.32 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 10.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. 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 has a P/E ratio of 18.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Ross Stores as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, notable return on equity and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Ross Stores Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE.