Ross Stores Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (ROST)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Ross Stores (Nasdaq: ROST) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $72.08 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%.

The average volume for Ross Stores has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ross Stores has a market cap of $15.54 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 3.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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.

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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 good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Ross Stores Ratings Report.

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