UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
report (date of earliest event reported):
February 2, 2012
ROSS STORES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of||(Commission File No.)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
4440 Rosewood Drive, Pleasanton,
(Address of principal executive offices)
telephone number, including area code:
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|ROSS STORES, INC.||4440 Rosewood Drive, Pleasanton, California 94588-3050||(925) 965-4400|
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On February 2, 2012, the Company issued a press release regarding the Companys sales results and estimated earnings for its fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended January 28, 2012. The full text of the Companys press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||February 2, 2012 Press Release by Ross Stores, Inc.*|
*Pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K, Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Act of 1934, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: February 2, 2012
|ROSS STORES, INC.|
|John G. Call|
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and
|Principal Accounting Officer|