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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
63% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 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
53% of the 933 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
66% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 26.28 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
Piotroski F-Score: 9
Altman Z-Score: 10.10
Beneish M-Score: -2.85
WACC vs ROIC
10.21%
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 945 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 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 945 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 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 926 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.03 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 950 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 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 946 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.28 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
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 10.40
ROST's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. ROST: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ROST' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.4  Med: 15.3 Max: 42.4
Current: 10.4
10.4
42.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 12.60
ROST's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. ROST: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ROST' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 16.6 Max: 47.7
Current: 12.6
6.1
47.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 12.50
ROST's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ROST: 12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ROST' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 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

John Hussman 100,000 sh (New)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 4,173 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 126,353 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

Jim Simons 451,528 sh (New)
David Rolfe 2,487,764 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 225,000 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

Jim Simons 419,328 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 205,600 sh (+1007.70%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 3,954 sh (+0.18%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 14,792,500 sh (-0.39%)
Ken Fisher 164,649 sh (-2.30%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,200 sh (-8.57%)
David Rolfe 1,840,244 sh (-14.54%)
Pioneer Investments 3,090,952 sh (-15.29%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,450 sh (-19.26%)
Joel Greenblatt 133,690 sh (-70.99%)
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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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PE Ratio 24.86
ROST's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. ROST: 24.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ROST' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.92  Med: 17.02 Max: 25.56
Current: 24.86
7.92
25.56
Forward PE Ratio 22.12
ROST's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.21 vs. ROST: 22.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 24.86
ROST's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
62% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.41 vs. ROST: 24.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ROST' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.92  Med: 17.03 Max: 25.56
Current: 24.86
7.92
25.56
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 24.25
ROST's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
63% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.99 vs. ROST: 24.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ROST' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.79  Med: 18.48 Max: 32.07
Current: 24.25
7.79
32.07
PB Ratio 10.04
ROST's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. ROST: 10.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ROST' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.15  Med: 6.49 Max: 10.34
Current: 10.04
3.15
10.34
PS Ratio 2.14
ROST's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. ROST: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ROST' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.2
Current: 2.14
0.49
2.2
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.98
ROST's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
58% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. ROST: 20.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ROST' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.53  Med: 20.92 Max: 60.14
Current: 20.98
7.53
60.14
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 17.00
ROST's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
68% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.88 vs. ROST: 17.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ROST' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.38  Med: 11.87 Max: 19.42
Current: 17
5.38
19.42
EV-to-EBIT 15.03
ROST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. ROST: 15.03 )
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: 15.43
Current: 15.03
5.2
15.43
EV-to-EBITDA 12.81
ROST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
55% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. ROST: 12.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ROST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 8.5 Max: 13.2
Current: 12.81
4.5
13.2
PEG Ratio 1.40
ROST's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. ROST: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
ROST' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.51
Current: 1.4
0.32
2.51
Shiller PE Ratio 37.77
ROST's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.22 vs. ROST: 37.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ROST' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.55  Med: 31.05 Max: 46.6
Current: 37.77
15.55
46.6
Current Ratio 1.52
ROST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 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 912 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
63% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 88.95 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 721 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.41 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
58% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 52.41 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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history
Dividend Yield % 0.80
ROST's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
88% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. ROST: 0.80 )
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: 0.8
0.69
1.54
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.19
ROST's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. ROST: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
ROST' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.19
Current: 0.19
0.09
0.19
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 18.80
ROST's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. ROST: 18.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
ROST' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 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 % 0.78
ROST's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
88% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. ROST: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.30
ROST's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
58% of the 1188 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. ROST: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ROST' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 2.61 Max: 4.42
Current: 2.3
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 494 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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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 153.73
ROST's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. ROST: 153.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
ROST' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.95  Med: 24.86 Max: 3220
Current: 153.73
7.95
3220
Price-to-Tangible-Book 10.07
ROST's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
90% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. ROST: 10.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ROST' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.38  Med: 5.09 Max: 10.32
Current: 10.07
2.38
10.32
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.16
ROST's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. ROST: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ROST' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.21
Current: 2.16
0.34
2.21
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.87
ROST's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
63% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ROST: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.91
ROST's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. ROST: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ROST' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.96
Current: 1.91
0.39
1.96
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.71
ROST's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. ROST: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
ROST' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.34
Current: 1.71
0.15
2.34
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.34
ROST's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
80% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. ROST: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ROST' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.94 Max: 3.42
Current: 3.34
0.89
3.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.69
ROST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 1047 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.27 vs. ROST: 6.69 )
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: 6.69
6.5
19.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 17.29
ROST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
84% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. ROST: 17.29 )
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: 23.9 Max: 31.6
Current: 17.29
11.2
31.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $12,607
EPS (TTM) $ 2.72
Beta1.05
Short Percentage of Float1.57%
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 without NRI ($) 2.80 3.16 3.60 4.34
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
12.26%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.54 0.62 0.71
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