Owners of Ross Stores (NASDAQ: ROST) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 17 cents per share. At a price of $72.62 as of 9:40 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%. The average volume for Ross Stores has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ross Stores has a market cap of $15.7 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 34.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. 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. It primarily offers apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions for the entire family. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.49. 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 good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Ross Stores Ratings Report now.