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How has Ross Stores Inc.:(NASDAQ:ROST) performed recently?

Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ: ROST) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 25333.1. It is in the Apparel Stores industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 24.04, a forward P/E of 20.65 and EPS of 2.63. At a stock price of 63.26 (-0.24%) it has a dividend yield of 0.85%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 16.80%, more recently this last year it has grown by 13.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 11.26% and more long-term 11.58% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 12.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 8.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 7.20%.

For performance, Ross Stores Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -2.77%. For the last month performance for Ross Stores Inc. is 3.15%. While the last quarter is 17.62% and half year, 15.63%. Finally for the year, performance is 28.56%.

The 52-week high for Ross Stores Inc., is at -4.56%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 46.56%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.54% and 13.46% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.39%, and for the month it is 1.71%. Ross Stores Inc., has a target price of 66.36.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.15, and for total debt/equity Ross Stores Inc. has 0.15. The gross margin is 28.30%, while operating margin is 13.70%, the profit margin is 8.60%. The current ratio is 1.5 and the quick ratio is 0.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.60%, with instituitional ownership at 93.10%. Ross Stores Inc. has a payout ratio of 19.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 400.46. The shares float is 390.77, with the float short at 2.32%, with short ratio coming to 3.15.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Ross Stores Inc., get 21.00%, with its returns on investment at 36.00%. Return on equity is 42.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 66.36, reached soon?

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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