PLEASANTON, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ross Stores, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ROST) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors declared
a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.11 per common share, payable on June
30, 2009 to stockholders of record as of June 8, 2009.
Ross Stores, Inc., a Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company
headquartered in Pleasanton, California, is the nation's second largest
off-price retailer with fiscal 2008 revenues of $6.5 billion. As of May 2,
2009 the Company operated 922 Ross Dress for Less(R) ("Ross") stores and 52
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 www.rossstores.com.
SOURCE Ross Stores, Inc.
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, email@example.com, both of Ross Stores, Inc.
Web Site: http://www.rossstores.com