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Ross Stores Inc (NAS:ROST)
Equity to Asset Ratio
0.50 (As of Jul. 2016)

Equity to Asset ratio is calculated as shareholders tangible equity divided by its total asset. Ross Stores Inc's total equity for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2016 was \$2,614 Mil. Ross Stores Inc's total assets for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2016 was \$5,194 Mil. Therefore, Ross Stores Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2016 was 0.50.

ROST' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.5

0.39
0.52

During the past 13 years, the highest Equity to Asset Ratio of Ross Stores Inc was 0.52. The lowest was 0.39. And the median was 0.45.

ROST's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. ROST: 0.50 )

Definition

Equity to Asset ratio measures the ratios of the portion of the asset owned by shareholders out of the total asset. It indicates the leverage of the company, and the amount of debt the company uses in its operation.

Equity to Asset ratio is calculated by dividing shareholders tangible equity divided by its total asset.

Ross Stores Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as

 Equity to Asset (A: Jan. 2016 ) = Total Equity / Total Assets = 2471.991 / 4869.119 = 0.51

Ross Stores Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2016 is calculated as

 Equity to Asset (Q: Jul. 2016 ) = Total Equity / Total Assets = 2614.33 / 5194.234 = 0.50

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Explanation

Equity to Asset ratio can vary greatly across different industries, as they have different capital structure. A company with smaller Equity to Asset ratio (more leveraged) may have higher Return on Equity because of the leverage.

For banks, the required minimum Equity to Asset ratio by regulation is 5%. Some stronger banks may have Equity to Asset Ratio of more than 10%.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Ross Stores Inc Annual Data

 Jan07 Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 equity2asset 0.39 0.41 0.42 0.42 0.43 0.45 0.48 0.52 0.49 0.51

Ross Stores Inc Quarterly Data

 Apr14 Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 equity2asset 0.50 0.52 0.47 0.49 0.47 0.50 0.49 0.51 0.50 0.50
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