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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 25193.63. It is in the Apparel Stores industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 24.51, a forward P/E of 21.04 and EPS of 2.63. At a stock price of 64.48 (0.34%) it has a dividend yield of 0.84%.

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 1.66%. For the last month performance for Ross Stores Inc. is 2.76%. While the last quarter is 14.25% and half year, 14.26%. Finally for the year, performance is 36.46%.

The 52-week high for Ross Stores Inc., is at -2.50%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 49.71%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.08% and 12.65% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.41%, and for the month it is 1.50%. Ross Stores Inc., has a target price of 66.52.

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 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 93.60%. Ross Stores Inc. has a payout ratio of 19.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 390.72. The shares float is 387.88, with the float short at 2.14%, with short ratio coming to 3.26.

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 66.52, reached soon?

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