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Ross Stores Announces Quarterly Dividend
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Ross Stores Announces Quarterly Dividend17:15 EDT Wednesday, August 18, 2010PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.16 per common share, payable on September 30, 2010 to stockholders of record as of September 2, 2010.Ross Stores, Inc., an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered in Pleasanton, California, is the nation's second largest off-price retailer with fiscal 2009 revenues of $7.2 billion. As of July 31, 2010 the Company operated 979 Ross Dress for Less® ("Ross") stores and 57 dd's DISCOUNTS® 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.For further information: 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.