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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 1.87% today. In the last week its performance is 0.76%, and 12.75% for the past quarter. Currently, Ross Stores Inc., ROST has a target price of 60.17, so today’s gain of 1.87% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.74%.

Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST), has a market cap of 24427.73, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 92.30%.

At the current price of 63.12, it has a dividend yield of 0.87%, and its target price is 60.17. 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 24.27, as well as a forward P/E of 20.52.

With a current EPS of 2.55, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.61%,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 11.47%.

Performance for the year is 16.80%. Since its IPO date on 7/9/1986, the total performance to date is 15.71%.

Volume today for Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST), is 3110417, while its average volume is 2974.42. Whilst the total gain today was 1.87%, it did have a day high of 1.20%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.48%, and 1.49% for the month. The 52-week low for Ross Stores Inc., ROST has been 46.24%, while the 52-week-high has reached 1.20%.

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 2.12, and the P/S is 2.02, along with a P/B of 9.65. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 26.79.

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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