Ross Stores, Inc., along with its subsidiaries, operates two brands of off-price retail apparel and home fashion stores. As of January 28, 2012, the Company operated a total of 1,125 stores, of which 1,037 were Ross Dress for Less (Ross) locations in 29 states, the District of Columbia, and Guam, and 88 were dd's DISCOUNTS stores in seven states: 48 in California, 19 in Texas, 12 in Florida, four in Arizona, two in Georgia, two in Nevada, and one in Maryland. Ross focuses on customers primarily from middle income households, while dd's DISCOUNTS focuses on customers from more moderate income households. During the fiscal year ended January 28, 2012 (fiscal 2012), it opened 59 new Ross stores and closed ten existing stores. During fiscal 2011, it opened 21 new dd's DISCOUNTS stores. The average approximate dd's DISCOUNTS store size is 23,900 square feet. In April 2011, it purchased a 449,000 square foot warehouse for packaway storage in Riverside, California.
|Headquarters||4440 ROSEWOOD DRIVE|
PLEASANTON, CA, United States 94588-3050
|Chairman of the Board||Norman Ferber|
|President, Chief Operating Officer||Michael O'Sullivan|
|President, Chief Development Officer||James Fassio|
|Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer||Michael Balmuth|
|Chief Financial Officer, Group Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary||John Call|
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|Shares Out.||219.8M||Book Value||$8.00|
|Annual Dividend Rate||$0.68||Price/Sales (TTM)||1.5|
|Ex-Div Date||2/20/13||P/Cash Flow (TTM)||15.0x|
|Pay Date||5/20/13||Operating Margin||13.01%|
*GAAP = prior to non-GAAP analyst adjusted earnings.