Ross Stores Stock Today


USD 73.99  0.17  0.23%   

Market Performance
0 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 12
Ross Stores is selling for under 73.99 as of the 7th of July 2022; that is 0.23 percent up since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's last reported lowest price was 72.95. Ross Stores has less than a 12 % chance of experiencing some financial distress in the next two years of operation, but has generated negative returns over the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Ross Stores are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 17th of July 2020 and ending today, the 7th of July 2022. Click here to learn more.
Fiscal Year End
Business Domain
IPO Date
9th of July 1986
Consumer Cyclical
Consumer Discretionary
Ross Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates off-price retail apparel and home fashion stores under the Ross Dress for Less and dds DISCOUNTS brand names. Ross Stores, Inc. was incorporated in 1957 and is headquartered in Dublin, California. The company has 353.33 M outstanding shares of which 5.79 M shares are at this time shorted by private and institutional investors with about 2.12 trading days to cover. More on Ross Stores

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Ross Stores Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. If you consider yourself one of those investors, make sure you clearly understand your entering position. Ross Stores' investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding Ross Stores or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
Ross Stores generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
Ross Stores has high historical volatility and very poor performance
Over 89.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from Retailers excess inventory could mean big bargains for shoppers squeezed by inflation - NBC News
ESG SustainabilitySome studies have found that companies with high sustainability scores are getting higher valuations than competitors with lower social-engagement activities. While most ESG disclosures are voluntary, Ross Stores' sustainability indicators can be used to identify proper investment strategies using environmental, social, and governance scores that are crucial to Ross Stores' managers, analysts, and investors.
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CEO and DirectorBarbara Rentler
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Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Ross Stores report their recommendations after researching Ross Stores' financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Ross Stores' conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Ross Stores. The Ross Stores consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Ross Stores.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Ross Stores based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Ross Stores financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares402.7 M351.5 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted406.2 M353.7 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations1.6 B1.7 B
Notably Down
Slightly volatile
Total Assets9.7 B13.6 B
Way Down
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities6.3 B9.6 B
Way Down
Slightly volatile
Current Assets5.1 B7.5 B
Way Down
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities3.1 B4.2 B
Way Down
Slightly volatile
Total Debt384.1 M356 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets18.213.0707
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin29.2827.5284
Notably Up
Asset Turnover2.111.4393
Way Up
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Ross Stores' available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
Financial Strength
Ross Stores' financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Ross Stores' success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Ross Stores' bond ratings measure its overall creditworthiness, which in many ways corresponds to the cost of borrowing for an issuer. These ratings assign a letter grade to all of Ross Stores' outstanding corporate bonds that indicate their credit quality. We use reports published by private self-sufficient rating services such as Standard & Poor's or Fitch Ratings Inc. to evaluate a bond issuer's financial strength or its ability to pay a bond's principal and interest.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Ross Stores' financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Ross Stores' total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Ross Stores' books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Ross Stores deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Ross Stores cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company currently holds 5.62 B in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 1.38, which is about average as compared to similar companies. Ross Stores has a current ratio of 1.73, which is within standard range for the sector. Debt can assist Ross Stores until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Ross Stores' shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Ross Stores sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Ross Stores to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Ross Stores' use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.

Operating Cash Flow

1.64 Billion
Ross Stores (ROST) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA and employs 100,000 people. The company currently falls under 'Large-Cap' category with current market capitalization of 25.22 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Ross Stores's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Ross Stores's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Ross Stores conducts business under Consumer Cyclical sector and is part of Apparel Retail industry. The entity has 353.33 M outstanding shares of which 5.79 M shares are at this time shorted by private and institutional investors with about 2.12 trading days to cover. Ross Stores currently holds about 4.92 B in cash with 1.74 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 14.03.
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Ross Stores has a total of 353.33 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Ross Stores outstanding shares are owned by third-party entities. These institutional holders are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to secure positions in Ross Stores to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional investors are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Ross Stores. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Ross Stores as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Note that regardless of who owns the company, if the true value of the entity is less than the market is willing to pay for it, you may not be able to generate positive returns over time.

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Ross Stores Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Ross Stores' target price odds to finish over the current price? Attributed to a normal probability distribution, the odds of Ross Stores jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 88.94%. The Ross Stores probability density function shows the probability of Ross Stores stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Given the investment horizon of 90 days the stock has a beta coefficient of 1.2869 indicating as the benchmark fluctuates upward, the company is expected to outperform it on average. However, if the benchmark returns are projected to be negative, Ross Stores will likely underperform. Additionally, the company has a negative alpha, implying that the risk taken by holding this instrument is not justified. Ross Stores is significantly underperforming DOW.
  Odds Below 73.99HorizonTargetOdds Above 73.99
11.00%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Ross Stores to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 88.94 (This Ross Stores probability density function shows the probability of Ross Stores Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Ross Stores Historical Income Statement

Ross Stores Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Ross Stores's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Ross Stores revenue and expense. Ross Stores Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Ross Stores Consolidated Income is comparatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Ross Stores reported Consolidated Income of 832.25 Million in 2021. Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT is likely to gain to about 1.4 B in 2022, whereas Operating Expenses is likely to drop slightly above 1.2 B in 2022. View More Fundamentals

Ross Stores Stock Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for Ross Stores stock is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in Ross Stores stock price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for Ross Stores is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards Ross Stores at a given time.

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Ross Stores Corporate Directors

Ross Stores corporate directors refer to members of a Ross Stores board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Ross Stores' affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Ross Stores' board members must vote for the resolution. The Ross Stores board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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Investing Ross Stores

You need to understand the risk of investing before taking a position in Ross Stores. The danger of trading Ross Stores is mainly related to its market volatility and company specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of Ross Stores is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than Ross Stores. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile Ross Stores is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Is Ross Stores' industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Ross Stores. If investors know Ross Stores will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Ross Stores listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
Market Capitalization
25.9 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
Return On Assets
Return On Equity
The market value of Ross Stores is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Ross Stores that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Ross Stores' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Ross Stores' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Ross Stores' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Ross Stores' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Ross Stores' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Ross Stores value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Ross Stores' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.