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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) which is in the industry Apparel Stores, gaining -0.28% today. In the last week its performance is 2.62%, and -2.66% for the past quarter. Currently, Ross Stores Inc., ROST has a target price of 60.24, so today’s gain of -0.28% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.46%.

Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST), has a market cap of 22825.04, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 90.80%.

At the current price of 56.63, it has a dividend yield of 0.95%, and its target price is 60.24. This is with a profit margin of 8.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.16. Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) has a P/E of 22.24, as well as a forward P/E of 18.76.

With a current EPS of 2.55, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.74%,Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 16.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 11.33%.

Performance for the year is 13.38%. Since its IPO date on 07/09/1986, the total performance to date is 6.06%.

Volume today for Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST), is 414387, while its average volume is 2895.9. Whilst the total gain today was -0.28%, it did have a day high of -2.95%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.59%, and 1.84% for the month. The 52-week low for Ross Stores Inc., ROST has been 31.20%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.87%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 36.00%, and its return on assets is 20.90%. Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) has an operating margin of 13.60%. With a sales growth of 5.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Ross Stores Inc., ROST is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.16, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Ross Stores Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.96, and the P/S is 1.89, along with a P/B of 8.85. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 25.04.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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