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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 0.70% today. In the last week its performance is 3.34%, and 16.64% for the past quarter. Currently, Ross Stores Inc., ROST has a target price of 66.36, so today’s gain of 0.70% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.87%.

Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST), has a market cap of 25131.58, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 93.70%.

At the current price of 63.35, it has a dividend yield of 0.85%, and its target price is 66.36. This is with a profit margin of 8.60%, and total debt/equity of 0.15. Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) has a P/E of 24.08, as well as a forward P/E of 20.69.

With a current EPS of 2.63, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.18%,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 11.58%.

Performance for the year is 30.70%. Since its IPO date on 7/9/1986, the total performance to date is 18.57%.

Volume today for Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST), is 2283800, while its average volume is 2697.56. Whilst the total gain today was 0.70%, it did have a day high of -4.21%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.44%, and 1.44% for the month. The 52-week low for Ross Stores Inc., ROST has been 47.09%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.21%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 36.00%, and its return on assets is 21.00%. Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) has an operating margin of 13.70%. With a sales growth of 7.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Ross Stores Inc., ROST is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.15, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 0.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Ross Stores Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.08, and the P/S is 2.04, along with a P/B of 9.54. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 27.06.

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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