ROST:NGS-Ross Stores Inc.

EQUITY | Retail - Apparel & Specialty | Nasdaq Global Select

Last Closing Price

USD 91.13

Change

+1.23 (+1.37)%

Market Cap

USD 33.77B

Volume

2.87M

Average Target Price

USD 98.52 (+8.11%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

Ross Stores Inc is the off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States. It operates two brands of off-price retail apparel and home fashion stores namely Ross Dress for Less(r) and dds DISCOUNTS(r).

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2019-03-18 )

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ETFs Containing ROST

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PMR Invesco Dynamic Retail 4.90 % 0.63 %

+0.44 (+1.20%)

USD 7.32M
BGU:CA Bristol Gate Concentrated.. 4.89 % 0.00 %

+0.08 (+0.33%)

CAD 0.01B
CWS AdvisorShares Focused Equ.. 4.02 % 0.68 %

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USD 0.02B
VSL Volshares Large Cap 4.01 % 0.00 %

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CLRG IQ Chaikin U.S. Large Cap.. 1.97 % 0.25 %

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FLLV Franklin Liberty U.S. Low.. 1.55 % 0.50 %

+0.09 (+0.28%)

USD 0.01B
IWP iShares Russell Midcap Gr.. 1.12 % 0.24 %

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DEUS Xtrackers Russell 1000 Co.. 0.57 % 0.18 %

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IWR iShares Russell Mid-Cap 0.47 % 0.20 %

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USD 18.69B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Retail - Apparel & Specialty)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 9.53% 51% F 41% F
Dividend Return 0.61% 55% F 45% F
Total Return 10.14% 51% F 41% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 18.74% 78% C+ 83% B
Dividend Return 1.25% 38% F 29% F
Total Return 19.99% 78% C+ 83% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 148.82% 82% B- 89% B+
Dividend Return 14.02% 78% C+ 62% D-
Total Return 162.84% 84% B 90% A-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 23.81% 76% C 82% B-
Dividend Return 26.02% 78% C+ 83% B
Total Return 2.21% 75% C 59% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 19.01% 86% B 66% D
Risk Adjusted Return 136.89% 95% A 97% A+
Market Capitalization 27.34B 97% A+ 98% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Retail - Apparel & Specialty)
Ratio vs. Market
(Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 21.19 28% F 22% F
Price/Book Ratio 10.60 16% F 10% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.82 22% F 19% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 20.62 32% F 22% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 66.83% 98% A+ 95% A
Return on Invested Capital 78.20% 98% A+ 98% A+
Return on Assets 34.85% 97% A+ 99% A+
Debt to Equity Ratio 9.25% 78% C+ 78% C+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.