Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST): Price and Financial Metrics

Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST): $92.80

-0.26 (-0.28%)

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  • ROST scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 88.68% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ROST is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • ROST ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 24th percentile.

ROST Stock Summary

  • ROST's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 1.72 -- higher than just 8.13% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Ross Stores Inc's stock had its IPO on July 9, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.35% of US equities in our set.
  • Over the past twelve months, ROST has reported earnings growth of 1,129.7%, putting it ahead of 98.02% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Ross Stores Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be CBRE, DHI, GPN, MNST, and IT.
  • Visit ROST's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

ROST Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, ROST's price/earnings ratio is 152.06% higher, now standing at 48.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, ROST's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, ROST's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 22.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ROST.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ROST 2021-08-27 2.8 11.6 48.9 33.0
ROST 2021-08-26 2.8 11.7 49.1 33.1
ROST 2021-08-25 2.9 12.1 51.0 34.4
ROST 2021-08-24 2.9 12.1 50.9 34.4
ROST 2021-08-23 2.9 12.2 51.2 34.5
ROST 2021-08-20 2.9 12.0 50.7 34.2

ROST Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -9.25%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 193.35%.
  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 73.82%.
Over the past 52 months, ROST's revenue has gone up $4,810,389,000.

The table below shows ROST's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 18,145.27 1,966.463 1,593.747
2021-06-30 17,325.23 3,418.907 1,339.914
2021-03-31 15,204.97 4,057.195 867.703
2020-12-31 12,531.57 2,245.933 85.382
2020-09-30 12,695.34 2,543.739 303.535
2020-06-30 12,789.95 1,260.504 543.27

ROST's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ROST has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 95.71% of graded US stocks.
  • ROST's asset turnover comes in at 1.324 -- ranking 97th of 165 Retail stocks.
  • TJX, BURL, and JWN are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ROST.

The table below shows ROST's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-31 1.324 0.280 0.197
2021-05-01 1.216 0.267 0.131
2021-01-30 1.059 0.215 0.018
2020-10-31 1.155 0.220 0.035
2020-08-01 1.253 0.221 0.068
2020-05-02 1.458 0.239 0.121

ROST Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ROST, see our ROST price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $140.47 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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ROST Price/Volume Stats

Current price $92.80 52-week high $127.58
Prev. close $93.06 52-week low $84.44
Day low $92.16 Volume 7,013,100
Day high $98.41 Avg. volume 2,991,632
50-day MA $95.74 Dividend yield 1.33%
200-day MA $105.83 Market Cap 32.61B

Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) Company Bio

  Ross Stores, Inc., operating under the brand name Ross Dress for Less, is an American chain of discount department stores headquartered in Dublin, California. It is the largest off-price retailer in the U.S.; as of 2018, Ross operates 1,483 stores in 37 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Guam, covering much of the country, but with no presence in New EnglandNew York, northern New JerseyAlaska and areas of the Midwest. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest ROST News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Ross Stores Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ROST as an investment opportunity.

Can Ross Stores (ROST) Beat Q4 Earnings Amid Cost Headwinds?

Ross Stores' (ROST) Q4 results are expected to reflect gains from robust consumer trends, with growth across merchandise categories and regions, and positive comps.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Discount retailer to open St. Louis County store

The nation's largest off-price apparel and home decor chain will open a new St. Louis County store early next month.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Inflation Tops List of Investors' Concerns, Survey Says

Stocks reversed earlier gains amid fresh geopolitical tensions, while a survey showed that investor attention remains fixated on inflation.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Market check: Retail stocks take hit, energy sector in the green

Yahoo Finance's Ines Ferre reports on how stocks are performing in midday trading.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Ross Stores: Affordable New Apparel To Return To The Office And Socialize In

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Seeking Alpha | February 19, 2022

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ROST Price Returns

1-mo -13.56%
3-mo -0.36%
6-mo -17.21%
1-year -25.03%
3-year -1.72%
5-year 55.96%
YTD -18.51%
2021 -6.03%
2020 5.81%
2019 41.34%
2018 4.78%
2017 23.53%

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