Ross Stores Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  86.27
 Dividend  1.24
 Earnings  4.90
 Cash-flow  4.96
 Book value  11.50
 Equity  10.45

Ross Stores is part of General Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Ross Stores is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Ross Stores paid a total dividend of 435 million USD last year, for a market value of 30,281 millions (Market Cap 29,725 millions). Dividend per share of Ross Stores is 1.24 USD, and his stock market price 86.27 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Ross Stores has a dividend yield of 1.44%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Ross Stores dividend yield with other General Retailers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Ross Stores

Ross Stores Dividend Payout

About the ability of Ross Stores to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.24 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.44%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Ross Stores payout on ernings is currently 25.31%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 40.22% and 31.04% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Ross Storescan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Ross Stores is USD 4.96 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.24, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Ross Stores, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and General Retailers sector companies.

Ross Stores payout

Ross Stores Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.44%1.2425.31%351
20211.00%1.140.00%357
20200.93%1.1424.41%355
20190.88%1.0223.23%362
20181.08%0.9023.26%373
20170.80%0.6422.07%386
20160.80%0.5421.18%400
20150.90%0.4720.89%411

*In millions

Ross Stores Stock performance

Finally, last moth Ross Stores showed a return of 6.20% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a 0.78% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -27.10% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and General Retailers firms.

Ross Stores stock and market return