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Ross Stores Inc (NAS:ROST)
Dividends Per Share
$0.51 (TTM As of Jul. 2016)

Ross Stores Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $0.14. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2016 was $0.51. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was 0.19. As of today, Ross Stores Inc's Dividend Yield is 0.77%.

Warning Sign:

Ross Stores Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

During the past 12 months, Ross Stores Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 18.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 23.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 26.50% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Ross Stores Inc was 36.50% per year. The lowest was 14.50% per year. And the median was 22.10% per year.

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Definition

Dividends paid to per common share.


Explanation

1. Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Ross Stores Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jul. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Jul. 2016 )
=0.135/0.71
=0.19

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Ross Stores Inc was 0.22. The lowest was 0.04. And the median was 0.13.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Ross Stores Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1352016-08-312016-09-022016-09-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1352016-06-032016-06-072016-06-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1352016-03-102016-03-142016-03-31Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1182015-12-072015-12-092015-12-31Cash Dividendquarterly

Ross Stores Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.523/67.36
=0.78 %

Current Share Price is $67.36.
Ross Stores Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.523.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Ross Stores Inc was 1.54%. The lowest was 0.69%. And the median was 0.91%.

Warning Sign:

Ross Stores Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Related Terms

Dividend Yield, Dividend Payout Ratio, Earnings per Share, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate, Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus)


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Ross Stores Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
Dividends Per Share 0.060.080.100.110.160.220.280.340.400.47

Ross Stores Inc Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
Dividends Per Share 0.100.100.100.120.120.120.120.140.140.14
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