Ross Stores Announces Quarterly Dividend
PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.095 per common share, payable on October 1, 2008 to stockholders of record as of September 5, 2008.
Ross Stores, Inc., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Pleasanton, California, is the nation's second largest off-price retailer with fiscal 2007 revenues of $6.0 billion. As of August 2, 2008, the Company operated 888 Ross Dress for Less(R) ("Ross") stores and 55 dd's DISCOUNTS(R) locations. Ross offers first-quality, in-season, name brand and designer apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at everyday savings of 20 to 60 percent off department and specialty store regular prices. dd's DISCOUNTS features a more moderately-priced assortment of first-quality, in-season, name brand apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at everyday savings of 20 to 70 percent off moderate department and discount store regular prices. Additional information is available at http://www.rossstores.com.
SOURCE Ross Stores, Inc. -0- 08/21/2008 /CONTACT: John G. Call, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, +1-925-965-4315, or Bobbi Chaville, Senior Director, Investor Relations, +1-925-965-4289, firstname.lastname@example.org, both of Ross Stores, Inc./ /Web site: http://www.rossstores.com / (ROST) CO: Ross Stores, Inc. ST: California IN: REA FAS SU: DIV SH-AC -- AQTH078 -- 7384 08/21/2008 17:07 EDT http://www.prnewswire.com