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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.22
ROST's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. ROST: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ROST' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 3.51 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.22
Equity to Asset 0.50
ROST's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. ROST: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ROST' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.5
0.39
0.52
Interest Coverage 89.07
ROST's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 27.12 vs. ROST: 89.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ROST' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.97  Med: 112.29 Max: N/A
Current: 89.07
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 9.88
M-Score: -2.85
WACC vs ROIC
10.91%
51.13%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 10/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.79
ROST's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. ROST: 13.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ROST' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7  Med: 11.94 Max: 13.79
Current: 13.79
7
13.79
Net-margin (%) 8.58
ROST's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 936 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. ROST: 8.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ROST' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.34  Med: 7.34 Max: 8.58
Current: 8.58
4.34
8.58
ROE (%) 42.67
ROST's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. ROST: 42.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ROST' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.68  Med: 43.06 Max: 48.27
Current: 42.67
27.68
48.27
ROA (%) 21.26
ROST's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. ROST: 21.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ROST' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.04  Med: 19.67 Max: 22.57
Current: 21.26
11.04
22.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 72.95
ROST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.34 vs. ROST: 72.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ROST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.45  Med: 73.25 Max: 95.58
Current: 72.95
47.45
95.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.40
ROST's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. ROST: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ROST' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.4  Med: 15.3 Max: 42.4
Current: 10.4
10.4
42.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.60
ROST's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ROST: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ROST' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 16.6 Max: 47.7
Current: 12.6
6.1
47.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.50
ROST's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. ROST: 12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ROST' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 17.3 Max: 49.8
Current: 12.5
2.8
49.8
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

ROST Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Keeley Asset Management Corp 4,173 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 126,353 sh (New)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 41,740 sh (+33.53%)
Jeremy Grantham 518,741 sh (+5.83%)
PRIMECAP Management 15,036,800 sh (+0.12%)
Tom Gayner 46,000 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 6,169 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,500 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,300 sh (unchged)
Scott Black Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher 212,478 sh (-0.69%)
Pioneer Investments 4,916,695 sh (-1.47%)
Westport Asset Management 420,000 sh (-8.70%)
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Q2 2016

ROST Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Steven Cohen 225,000 sh (New)
David Rolfe 2,487,764 sh (New)
Jim Simons 451,528 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 558,890 sh (+342.32%)
Lee Ainslie 60,440 sh (+44.80%)
RS Investment Management 6,893 sh (+11.74%)
PRIMECAP Management 15,296,500 sh (+1.73%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp 3,940 sh (-5.58%)
Ken Fisher 194,859 sh (-8.29%)
Westport Asset Management 382,600 sh (-8.90%)
Pioneer Investments 3,597,971 sh (-26.82%)
Jeremy Grantham 93,772 sh (-81.92%)
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Q3 2016

ROST Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Ray Dalio 18,561 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 171,014 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 310,200 sh (+37.87%)
Pioneer Investments 3,648,843 sh (+1.41%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 3,947 sh (+0.18%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 14,850,100 sh (-2.92%)
David Rolfe 2,153,398 sh (-13.44%)
Ken Fisher 168,533 sh (-13.51%)
Lee Ainslie 50,380 sh (-16.64%)
Joel Greenblatt 460,853 sh (-17.54%)
Jeremy Grantham 6,750 sh (-92.80%)
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Q4 2016

ROST Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Ken Fisher 164,649 sh (-2.30%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores    NAICS: 448140    SIC: 5651
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Ross Stores Inc is the off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States. It It operate two brands of off-price retail apparel and home fashion stores namely Ross Dress for Less(r) and dds DISCOUNTS(r).

Ross Stores Inc is incorporated in Delaware in 1957. It turned public with its IPO in August 1985. The Company, together with its subsidiaries is the off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States, with 1,274 locations in 34 states, the District of Columbia and Guam. It operates two brands of off-price retail apparel and home fashion stores namely Ross Dress for Less (Ross) and dds DISCOUNTS(r). It offers designer apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions for the entire family at everyday savings of 20% to 60% off department and specialty store regular prices. It also operates 172 dds DISCOUNTS stores in 15 states. dd's DISCOUNTS features more moderately-priced first-quality, in-season, name brand apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions for the entire family at everyday savings of 20% to 60% off moderate department and discount store regular prices. The typical dds DISCOUNTS store is located in an established shopping center in a densely populated urban or suburban neighborhood.

Guru Investment Theses on Ross Stores Inc

David Rolfe Comments on Ross Stores - Jul 13, 2016

We also purchased shares of Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST) during the quarter. Ross is the other uniquely profitable off-price retailer, with nearly 1500 locations in 34 US states. Like TJX, we think Ross’s value chain is tailored to deliver a “more for less” value proposition for its customers. However, unlike TJX, Ross skews to a much more moderate income buyer who is looking to find “value” more than fashion. We find evidence that Ross’s catering to this demographic requires substantially different investment and operational activities. For instance, nearly half of Ross’s inventory is “packaway” inventory, which is typically more fashion-oriented merchandise that was purchased from vendors and kept in storage, to be deployed to store floors at a later date (sometimes the following season, but rarely more than a year). In the meantime, the “flow” that makes up most of Ross’s turnover consists of less well-known fashion brands but at price points that still represent great value relative to full-price retailers. In contrast, we do not think TJX has a meaningful packaway strategy, instead tailoring their merchandise flow to be fashion- oriented most, if not all, of the time. Further, Ross operates a very moderate priced concept, DD’s Discount, with average unit retail (i.e., the price of an item at checkout) closer to dollar stores, which is about half the price of our estimate for TJX’s average unit retail.

We expect Ross to continue investing and expanding its core Ross Stores concepts and DD’s Discount stores across the U.S., as well as eventually enter into international markets, with room to double their existing footprint. Along with a multi-decade history of routinely positive comparable store sales, we expect that Ross’s growing footprint should lead to healthy high-single-digit revenue growth, while margin expansion and buybacks help drive mid-teen EPS growth.

From David Rolfe (Trades, Portfolio)'s second quarter 2016 Wedgewood Partners Client Letter.

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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 24.15
ROST's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
62% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.11 vs. ROST: 24.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ROST' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.92  Med: 17.08 Max: 25.56
Current: 24.15
7.92
25.56
Forward P/E 20.88
ROST's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.67 vs. ROST: 20.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.15
ROST's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
62% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.11 vs. ROST: 24.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ROST' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.92  Med: 17.05 Max: 25.56
Current: 24.15
7.92
25.56
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 23.58
ROST's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
60% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.84 vs. ROST: 23.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
ROST' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.79  Med: 18.17 Max: 32.07
Current: 23.58
7.79
32.07
P/B 9.75
ROST's P/B is ranked lower than
94% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. ROST: 9.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ROST' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.15  Med: 6.37 Max: 10.34
Current: 9.75
3.15
10.34
P/S 2.10
ROST's P/S is ranked lower than
80% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. ROST: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ROST' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.1 Max: 2.2
Current: 2.1
0.49
2.2
PFCF 20.37
ROST's PFCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. ROST: 20.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ROST' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.53  Med: 20.9 Max: 60.14
Current: 20.37
7.53
60.14
POCF 16.49
ROST's POCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.44 vs. ROST: 16.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ROST' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.38  Med: 11.67 Max: 19.42
Current: 16.49
5.38
19.42
EV-to-EBIT 14.51
ROST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. ROST: 14.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ROST' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 10.3 Max: 15.4
Current: 14.51
5.2
15.4
EV-to-EBITDA 12.38
ROST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
54% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.76 vs. ROST: 12.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ROST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 8.6 Max: 13.2
Current: 12.38
4.5
13.2
PEG 1.35
ROST's PEG is ranked higher than
68% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. ROST: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ROST' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.95 Max: 2.51
Current: 1.35
0.32
2.51
Shiller P/E 36.70
ROST's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.02 vs. ROST: 36.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ROST' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.55  Med: 30.88 Max: 46.6
Current: 36.7
15.55
46.6
Current Ratio 1.52
ROST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. ROST: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ROST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 1.45 Max: 1.61
Current: 1.52
1.24
1.61
Quick Ratio 0.59
ROST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. ROST: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ROST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.59
0.13
0.77
Days Inventory 64.27
ROST's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
62% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 88.91 vs. ROST: 64.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ROST' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 59.4  Med: 61.78 Max: 84.11
Current: 64.27
59.4
84.11
Days Sales Outstanding 2.64
ROST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.85 vs. ROST: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ROST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.97  Med: 2.25 Max: 2.64
Current: 2.64
1.97
2.64
Days Payable 46.50
ROST's Days Payable is ranked lower than
57% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 51.97 vs. ROST: 46.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ROST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.65  Med: 44.83 Max: 59.01
Current: 46.5
38.65
59.01

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.82
ROST's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
87% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. ROST: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ROST' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.54
Current: 0.82
0.69
1.54
Dividend Payout 0.19
ROST's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. ROST: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ROST' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.19
Current: 0.19
0.09
0.19
Dividend Growth (3y) 18.80
ROST's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. ROST: 18.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
ROST' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.5  Med: 22.1 Max: 36.5
Current: 18.8
14.5
36.5
Forward Dividend Yield 0.83
ROST's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
89% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. ROST: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.38
ROST's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1194 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. ROST: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ROST' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 2.61 Max: 4.42
Current: 2.38
1.98
4.42
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.30
ROST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. ROST: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ROST' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 3.3 Max: 23
Current: 3.3
2.1
23

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 149.27
ROST's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. ROST: 149.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ROST' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.95  Med: 24.86 Max: 3220
Current: 149.27
7.95
3220
Price/Tangible Book 9.77
ROST's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
89% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ROST: 9.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ROST' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.38  Med: 5.09 Max: 9.82
Current: 9.77
2.38
9.82
Price/Projected FCF 2.10
ROST's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. ROST: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ROST' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.1
Current: 2.1
0.34
2.1
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.85
ROST's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
66% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. ROST: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.89
ROST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. ROST: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ROST' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.89
0.39
1.9
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.66
ROST's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. ROST: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ROST' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.34
Current: 1.66
0.15
2.34
Price/Graham Number 3.24
ROST's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
82% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ROST: 3.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ROST' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.94 Max: 3.25
Current: 3.24
0.89
3.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.94
ROST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. ROST: 6.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ROST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.5  Med: 9.7 Max: 19.2
Current: 6.94
6.5
19.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 17.39
ROST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. ROST: 17.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ROST' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.2  Med: 23.65 Max: 31.6
Current: 17.39
11.2
31.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $12,607
EPS (TTM) $ 2.72
Beta1.15
Short Percentage of Float2.14%
52-Week Range $52.00 - 69.81
Shares Outstanding (Mil)394.12

Analyst Estimate

Jan17 Jan18 Jan19 Jan20
Revenue (Mil $) 12,845 13,736 14,713 15,818
EPS ($) 2.80 3.16 3.60 4.34
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.80 3.16 3.60 4.34
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
12.26%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.54 0.62 0.71
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