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Ross Stores Inc (NAS:ROST)
Median P/S Value
\$34.16 (As of Today)

This valuation method assumes that the stock valuation will revert to its historical mean in terms of Price/Sales Ratio. The reason we use P/S Ratio instead of P/E Ratio or P/B Ratio is because Price/Sales Ratio is independent of profit margin, and can be applied to a broader range of situations.

Median P/S Value is calculated as trailing twelve months (TTM) revenue per share times 10-Year median P/S ratio. Ross Stores Inc's revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2016 was \$30.658. Ross Stores Inc's 10-Year median P/S ratio is 1.08. Therefore, the Median P/S Value for today is \$34.16.

As of today, Ross Stores Inc's share price is \$68.26. Ross Stores Inc's median P/S value is \$34.16. Therefore, Ross Stores Inc's Price to Median P/S Value Ratio for today is 2.00.

ROST' s Price to Median P/S Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4   Max: 2
Current: 2

0.4
2

During the past 13 years, the highest Price to Median P/S Value Ratio of Ross Stores Inc was 2.00. The lowest was 0.40. And the median was 0.86.

ROST's Price to Median P/S Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. ROST: 2.00 )

Definition

Ross Stores Inc's Median P/S Value for today is calculated as

 Median P/S Value = Total Annual Sales / Shares Outstanding * 10-Year Median P/S Ratio = Revenue per Share (TTM) * 10-Year Median P/S Ratio = 30.658 * 1.08 = 33.11

10-Year Median P/S Ratio is 1.08.
Ross Stores Inc's revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2016 was 6.88 (Oct. 2015 ) + 7.999 (Jan. 2016 ) + 7.745 (Apr. 2016 ) + 8.034 (Jul. 2016 ) = \$30.658.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Explanation

This valuation method assumes that the stock valuation will revert to its historical mean in terms of Price/Sales Ratio. The reason we use P/S Ratio instead of P/E Ratio or P/B Ratio is because Price/Sales Ratio is independent of profit margin, and can be applied to a broader range of situations.

It also assumes that over time the profit margin is constant. If a company increases its profit margin to a sustainable level, this value might under-estimate its value. If it has permanent declined profit margins, this may over-estimate the companys value.

Ross Stores Inc's Price to Median P/S Value Ratio for today is calculated as

 Price to Median P/S Value = Share Price / Median P/S Value = 68.26 / 33.11 = 2.06

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Ross Stores Inc Annual Data

 Jan07 Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 medpsvalue 10.56 11.71 13.27 15.46 17.63 20.14 23.50 32.38 28.46 31.65

Ross Stores Inc Quarterly Data

 Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 medpsvalue 33.62 34.34 28.46 29.33 30.16 30.84 31.65 32.30 33.11 34.16
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