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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 24195.3. It is in the Apparel Stores industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 24.02, a forward P/E of 20.29 and EPS of 2.55. At a stock price of 61.75 (0.68%) it has a dividend yield of 0.88%.

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 11.67% and more long-term 11.47% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 6.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 8.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 5.10%.

For performance, Ross Stores Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 3.56%. For the last month performance for Ross Stores Inc. is 10.82%. While the last quarter is 7.04% and half year, 14.24%. Finally for the year, performance is 17.30%.

The 52-week high for Ross Stores Inc., is at -0.96%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 43.06%. The 20-day simple moving average is 10.66% and 13.30% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.79%, and for the month it is 1.44%. Ross Stores Inc., has a target price of 60.11.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.16, and for total debt/equity Ross Stores Inc. has 0.16. The gross margin is 28.20%, while operating margin is 13.60%, the profit margin is 8.50%. The current ratio is 1.5 and the quick ratio is 0.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.60%, with instituitional ownership at 91.20%. Ross Stores Inc. has a payout ratio of 18.90%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 394.51. The shares float is 390.77, with the float short at 2.43%, with short ratio coming to 3.18.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Ross Stores Inc., get 20.90%, with its returns on investment at 36.00%. Return on equity is 42.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 60.11, 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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