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Ross Stores Inc (NAS:ROST)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
28.60% (As of Jul. 2014)

Ross Stores Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $0.20.

ROST' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3y Range
Min: 13.3   Max: 36.5
Current: 28.6

13.3
36.5

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 13.30% per year. And the median was 23.10% per year.

ROST's Dividend Growth Rate 3yis ranked higher than
95% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. ROST: 28.60 )

During the past 12 months, Ross Stores Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 19.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 28.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 32.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 26.90% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Ross Stores Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was 0.18. As of today, Ross Stores Inc's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 1.00%.

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Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.


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. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jul. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Jul. 2014 )
=0.2/1.14
=0.18

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Ross Stores Inc was 0.40. The lowest was 0.05. And the median was 0.12.

2. Trailing Annual 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
0.2002014-09-032014-09-052014-09-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2002014-06-062014-06-102014-06-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2002014-03-062014-03-102014-03-31Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1702013-12-092013-12-112013-12-31Cash Dividendquarterly

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

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.77/80.61
=0.96 %

Current Share Price is $80.61.
Ross Stores Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.77.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Ross Stores Inc was 1.54%. The lowest was 0.35%. And the median was 0.90%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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