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8-K 5-20-15


UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
_______________
Form 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of report (date of earliest event reported):
May 20, 2015

ROSS STORES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
 
 
 
Delaware
 
0-14678 
 
94-1390387
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
 
(Commission File No.)
 
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

5130 Hacienda Drive, Dublin, California 94568-7579
(Address of principal executive offices)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
(925) 965-4400
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
[ ] Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

Ross Stores, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Meeting”) on May 20, 2015 in Palo Alto, California. The Company’s stockholders considered and voted upon the following five matters at the Meeting:

Proposal 1 - Election of Directors

The holders of the Company’s common stock elected eleven nominees to serve as directors for a term of one year, expiring at the time of the Annual Meeting of Stockholders in 2016:
Name
 
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Broker Non-Votes
Michael Balmuth
 
167,532,407
 
7,585,279
 
189,114
 
12,049,576
K. Gunnar Bjorklund
 
170,782,494
 
4,352,861
 
171,445
 
12,049,576
Michael J. Bush
 
171,144,431
 
3,971,963
 
190,406
 
12,049,576
Norman A. Ferber
 
154,357,451
 
20,750,642
 
198,707
 
12,049,576
Sharon D. Garrett
 
170,105,791
 
5,009,064
 
191,945
 
12,049,576
Stephen D. Milligan
 
174,059,476
 
1,077,060
 
170,264
 
12,049,576
George P. Orban
 
169,539,962
 
5,574,333
 
192,505
 
12,049,576
Michael O’Sullivan
 
167,628,393
 
7,506,136
 
172,271
 
12,049,576
Lawrence S. Peiros
 
172,901,896
 
2,098,094
 
306,810
 
12,049,576
Gregory L. Quesnel
 
173,064,950
 
1,935,084
 
306,766
 
12,049,576
Barbara Rentler
 
168,359,039
 
6,781,181
 
166,580
 
12,049,576

Proposal 2 - Approval of an Amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation to Increase the Number of Authorized Shares of Common Stock

The holders of the Company’s common stock voted to approve an amendment to the Company’s Certificate of Incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock from 600,000,000 shares to 1,000,000,000 shares:
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
178,516,937
 
5,982,868
 
2,856,571

Proposal 3 - Approval of an Amendment to the Employee Stock Purchase Plan to Increase the Share Reserve by 2,500,000 Shares

The holders of the Company’s common stock voted to approve an amendment to the Company’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan (“ESPP”) to increase the ESPP’s share reserve by 2,500,000 shares:
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Broker Non-Votes
174,075,408
 
996,505
 
234,887
 
12,049,576

Proposal 4 - Advisory Vote to Approve the Resolution on the Compensation of the Named Executive Officers

In an advisory vote, the holders of the Company’s common stock voted to approve the resolution regarding the compensation of the named executive officers:

For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Broker Non-Votes
163,026,892
 
8,800,845
 
3,479,063
 
12,049,576





Proposal 5 - Ratification of the Appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the Fiscal Year Ending January 30, 2016

The holders of the Company’s common stock voted to ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the Company’s fiscal year ending January 30, 2016:

For
 
Against
 
Abstain
185,371,898
 
1,803,304
 
181,174


SIGNATURES

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: May 27, 2015


 
 
ROSS STORES, INC.
 
 
Registrant
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By: 
/s/K. Jew
 
 
 
Ken Jew
 
 
 
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary




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