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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 2.88
ROST's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. ROST: 2.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ROST' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 2.33 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.88
Equity-to-Asset 0.50
ROST's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 952 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: 0.33  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.5
0.33
0.54
Debt-to-Equity 0.14
ROST's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
81% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. ROST: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
ROST' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.84
Current: 0.14
0.03
0.84
Debt-to-EBITDA 0.18
ROST's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
91% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. ROST: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
ROST' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.27
Current: 0.18
0.1
0.27
Interest Coverage 118.93
ROST's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 29.86 vs. ROST: 118.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ROST' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.97  Med: 97.23 Max: 4937.73
Current: 118.93
42.97
4937.73
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 9.50
Beneish M-Score: -2.75
WACC vs ROIC
7.65%
59.05%
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 : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 14.24
ROST's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
88% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. ROST: 14.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ROST' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.05  Med: 12.72 Max: 14.24
Current: 14.24
7.05
14.24
Net Margin % 8.93
ROST's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
84% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. ROST: 8.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ROST' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.37  Med: 7.86 Max: 8.93
Current: 8.93
4.37
8.93
ROE % 43.70
ROST's ROE % is ranked higher than
97% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. ROST: 43.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ROST' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.76  Med: 43.06 Max: 48.27
Current: 43.7
27.76
48.27
ROA % 22.05
ROST's ROA % is ranked higher than
97% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. ROST: 22.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ROST' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.04  Med: 20.92 Max: 22.57
Current: 22.05
11.04
22.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 82.21
ROST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
90% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.48 vs. ROST: 82.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ROST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.34  Med: 76.31 Max: 95.58
Current: 82.21
48.34
95.58
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 11.20
ROST's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ROST: 11.20 )
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: 8.7  Med: 14.9 Max: 17.9
Current: 11.2
8.7
17.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 14.10
ROST's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. ROST: 14.10 )
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: 3.4  Med: 16.3 Max: 36.1
Current: 14.1
3.4
36.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 13.40
ROST's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. ROST: 13.40 )
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: 1.7  Med: 16.1 Max: 47.1
Current: 13.4
1.7
47.1
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Guru Trades

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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Q1 2017

ROST Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Steven Cohen 433,400 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 50,000 sh (New)
Frank Sands 11,313 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 242,433 sh (+81.34%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 14,667,800 sh (-0.84%)
David Rolfe 1,722,340 sh (-6.41%)
Pioneer Investments 2,820,484 sh (-8.75%)
Ken Fisher 144,693 sh (-12.12%)
Jim Simons 319,100 sh (-23.90%)
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Q2 2017

ROST Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Ray Dalio 86,119 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 62,545 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,573,128 sh (+392.99%)
Joel Greenblatt 473,265 sh (+95.21%)
Pioneer Investments 3,193,906 sh (+13.24%)
David Rolfe 1,905,965 sh (+10.66%)
Ken Fisher 144,860 sh (+0.12%)
John Hussman Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 14,586,500 sh (-0.55%)
Frank Sands 11,088 sh (-1.99%)
Caxton Associates 29,800 sh (-40.40%)
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Q3 2017

ROST Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Ray Dalio 208,150 sh (+141.70%)
Jim Simons 2,396,528 sh (+52.34%)
David Rolfe 2,030,449 sh (+6.53%)
Pioneer Investments 3,338,732 sh (+4.53%)
Frank Sands 11,438 sh (+3.16%)
Ken Fisher 143,534 sh (-0.92%)
PRIMECAP Management 14,351,100 sh (-1.61%)
Joel Greenblatt 391,072 sh (-17.37%)
Caxton Associates 9,100 sh (-69.46%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,343 sh (-73.87%)
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Latest Guru Trades with ROST

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Reduce -17.37%0.07%$53.03 - $64.84 $ 72.6727%391,072
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Reduce -0.92%$53.03 - $64.84 $ 72.6727%143,534
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Add 95.21%0.19%$55.97 - $66.05 $ 72.6716%473,265
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Add 0.12%$55.97 - $66.05 $ 72.6716%144,860
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Add 81.34%0.09%$65.11 - $69.15 $ 72.679%242,433
Ken Fisher 2017-03-31 Reduce -12.12%$65.11 - $69.15 $ 72.679%144,693
Ken Fisher 2016-12-31 Reduce -2.30%$61.28 - $69.53 $ 72.6711%164,649
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Reduce -70.99%0.28%$61.28 - $69.53 $ 72.6711%133,690
Keeley Asset Management Corp 2016-12-31 Add 0.18%$61.28 - $69.53 $ 72.6711%3,954
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores    NAICS: 448140    SIC: 5651
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Headquarter Location:USA
Ross Stores Inc is the off-price apparel and home fashion chains which is engaged in selling name-brand and designer apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions to middle-income consumers.

Ross Stores operates one of the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chains in the United States, selling name-brand and designer apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions to middle-income consumers at prices generally 20%-60% lower than regular prices. In addition to the 1,384 Ross Dress for Less stores, the company operates 205 dd's Discounts stores, which target customers with more moderate incomes with prices 20%-70% off moderate department and discount store regular prices.

Guru Investment Theses on Ross Stores Inc

David Rolfe Comments on Ross Stores - Oct 16, 2017

Both TJX Companies and Ross Stores have a very deliberate brick and mortar footprint. In fact, Ross has stated on public investor calls that they have no plans to pursue an e-commerce format. Their model, which we believe to be one of their competitive advantages, is successful despite the misconception that e-commerce means the end of all brick and mortar. Ross management has explained how the transaction economics of the shopping experience Ross provides simply would not work online. 90% of their product are priced under $30, with the average unit retail closer to $10. With online retail, product return rates are substantially higher than for in-store purchases. In addition, by the time products are returned, they are potentially out of season. Add on to this the fact that these online sales are likely being offered with free shipping. The culmination of all of these factors, means that providing the value experience Ross offers would not be sustainable in an e -commerce format. To be profitable, online retail pricing is much more in line with that of department stores. This allows Ross to offer the same value proposition – delivering more for less – as usual, successfully.

We added to our position in Ross (NASDAQ:ROST) in the quarter as the Company continues to grow same-store sales and improve margins. Further, valuation levels were very attractive as we saw the stock price trade down during the quarter with the previously mentioned general concerns in the retail space. The Company plans to open 80-90 new stores each year in new and existing markets, providing a long path for growth that offers a differentiated retail model that insulates them from the disruption we are seeing with many standard brick and mortar retailers.

From David Rolfe (Trades, Portfolio)'s Wedgewood Partners 3rd quarter shareholder letter.

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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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Both TJX Companies and Ross Stores have a very deliberate brick and mortar footprint. In fact, Ross has stated on public investor calls that they have no plans to pursue an e-commerce format. Their model, which we believe to be one of their competitive advantages, is successful despite the misconception that e-commerce means the end of all brick and mortar. Ross management has explained how the transaction economics of the shopping experience Ross provides simply would not work online. 90% of their product are priced under $30, with the average unit retail closer to $10. With online retail, product return rates are substantially higher than for in-store purchases. In addition, by the time products are returned, they are potentially out of season. Add on to this the fact that these online sales are likely being offered with free shipping. The culmination of all of these factors, means that providing the value experience Ross offers would not be sustainable in an e -commerce format. To be profitable, online retail pricing is much more in line with that of department stores. This allows Ross to offer the same value proposition – delivering more for Read more...
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 23.21
ROST's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.75 vs. ROST: 23.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ROST' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.4  Med: 17.69 Max: 25.56
Current: 23.21
10.4
25.56
Forward PE Ratio 20.00
ROST's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.10 vs. ROST: 20.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 23.21
ROST's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
54% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.90 vs. ROST: 23.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ROST' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.37  Med: 17.62 Max: 25.56
Current: 23.21
10.37
25.56
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 22.66
ROST's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
52% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.11 vs. ROST: 22.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ROST' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.56  Med: 20.24 Max: 32.07
Current: 22.66
7.56
32.07
PB Ratio 9.80
ROST's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. ROST: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ROST' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.15  Med: 7.19 Max: 10.34
Current: 9.8
3.15
10.34
PS Ratio 2.07
ROST's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. ROST: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ROST' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.19
Current: 2.07
0.49
2.19
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.88
ROST's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
60% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. ROST: 20.88 )
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: 7.3  Med: 21.53 Max: 58.51
Current: 20.88
7.3
58.51
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 16.61
ROST's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
67% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.89 vs. ROST: 16.61 )
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: 5.33  Med: 13.26 Max: 19.36
Current: 16.61
5.33
19.36
EV-to-EBIT 14.08
ROST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.64 vs. ROST: 14.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ROST' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 10.4 Max: 15.4
Current: 14.08
6
15.4
EV-to-EBITDA 12.15
ROST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
54% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.74 vs. ROST: 12.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ROST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 8.9 Max: 13.2
Current: 12.15
4.7
13.2
EV-to-Revenue 2.01
ROST's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
73% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. ROST: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
ROST' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.3 Max: 2.1
Current: 2.01
0.5
2.1
PEG Ratio 1.62
ROST's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. ROST: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
ROST' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.98 Max: 2.47
Current: 1.62
0.48
2.47
Shiller PE Ratio 38.37
ROST's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.84 vs. ROST: 38.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ROST' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.55  Med: 33.7 Max: 46.6
Current: 38.37
15.55
46.6
Current Ratio 1.57
ROST's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. ROST: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ROST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 1.5 Max: 2.27
Current: 1.57
1.24
2.27
Quick Ratio 0.68
ROST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. ROST: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ROST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.68
0.13
0.77
Days Inventory 62.88
ROST's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
65% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 89.91 vs. ROST: 62.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ROST' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.33  Med: 61.02 Max: 82.08
Current: 62.88
58.33
82.08
Days Sales Outstanding 2.77
ROST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.86 vs. ROST: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ROST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 2.25 Max: 2.77
Current: 2.77
2.11
2.77
Days Payable 48.73
ROST's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 49.16 vs. ROST: 48.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ROST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.65  Med: 43.3 Max: 50.36
Current: 48.73
38.65
50.36

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.84
ROST's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
83% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. ROST: 0.84 )
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: 0.84
0.69
1.54
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.19
ROST's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 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: 0.12  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.19
Current: 0.19
0.12
0.19
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 16.70
ROST's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. ROST: 16.70 )
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: 0  Med: 20 Max: 36.5
Current: 16.7
0
36.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.88
ROST's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
85% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. ROST: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.04
ROST's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
56% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. ROST: 2.04 )
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: 1.67  Med: 2.21 Max: 3.74
Current: 2.04
1.67
3.74
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.20
ROST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. ROST: 3.20 )
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: -2.3  Med: 3 Max: 5.6
Current: 3.2
-2.3
5.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 85.49
ROST's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
95% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. ROST: 85.49 )
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: 3.33  Med: 18.03 Max: 3220
Current: 85.49
3.33
3220
Price-to-Tangible-Book 9.81
ROST's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
87% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. ROST: 9.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ROST' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 4.79 Max: 9.82
Current: 9.81
0.21
9.82
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.94
ROST's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ROST: 1.94 )
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: 0.67  Med: 1.55 Max: 8.6
Current: 1.94
0.67
8.6
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.82
ROST's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
76% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. ROST: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
ROST' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.7 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.82
0.26
1.07
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.53
ROST's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. ROST: 1.53 )
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: 0.05  Med: 0.6 Max: 1.54
Current: 1.53
0.05
1.54
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.78
ROST's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. ROST: 1.78 )
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: 0.22  Med: 0.93 Max: 2.33
Current: 1.78
0.22
2.33
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.18
ROST's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
78% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. ROST: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ROST' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.82 Max: 3.19
Current: 3.18
0.2
3.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.11
ROST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
67% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.04 vs. ROST: 7.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ROST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.5  Med: 9.6 Max: 16.7
Current: 7.11
6.5
16.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 15.94
ROST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
79% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. ROST: 15.94 )
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: 11.4  Med: 21.4 Max: 31.5
Current: 15.94
11.4
31.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $13,577.08
EPS (TTM) $ 3.13
Beta0.89
Short Percentage of Float3.01%
52-Week Range $52.85 - 73.94
Shares Outstanding (Mil)385.59

Analyst Estimate

Jan18 Jan19 Jan20 Jan21
Revenue (Mil $) 13,958 14,675 15,694 16,864
EPS ($) 3.27 3.68 3.98 4.73
EPS without NRI ($) 3.27 3.68 3.98 4.73
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
14.25%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.64 0.70 0.90

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 88
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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