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Ross Stores (Ross Stores) ROIC % : 22.02% (As of Apr. 2024)


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What is Ross Stores ROIC %?

ROIC % measures how well a company generates cash flow relative to the capital it has invested in its business. It is also called ROC %. Ross Stores's annualized return on invested capital (ROIC %) for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2024 was 22.02%.

As of today (2024-07-22), Ross Stores's WACC % is 9.29%. Ross Stores's ROIC % is 23.93% (calculated using TTM income statement data). Ross Stores generates higher returns on investment than it costs the company to raise the capital needed for that investment. It is earning excess returns. A firm that expects to continue generating positive excess returns on new investments in the future will see its value increase as growth increases.


Ross Stores ROIC % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Ross Stores's ROIC % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Ross Stores ROIC % Chart

Ross Stores Annual Data
Trend Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Jan18 Jan19 Jan20 Jan21 Jan22 Jan23 Jan24
ROIC %
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Ross Stores Quarterly Data
Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22 Jul22 Oct22 Jan23 Apr23 Jul23 Oct23 Jan24 Apr24
ROIC % Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 19.29 22.90 21.98 29.32 22.02

Competitive Comparison of Ross Stores's ROIC %

For the Apparel Retail subindustry, Ross Stores's ROIC %, along with its competitors' market caps and ROIC % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Ross Stores's ROIC % Distribution in the Retail - Cyclical Industry

For the Retail - Cyclical industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Ross Stores's ROIC % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Ross Stores's ROIC % falls into.



Ross Stores ROIC % Calculation

Ross Stores's annualized Return on Invested Capital (ROIC %) for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2024 is calculated as:

ROIC % (A: Jan. 2024 )
=NOPAT/Average Invested Capital
=Operating Income * ( 1 - Tax Rate % )/( (Invested Capital (A: Jan. 2023 ) + Invested Capital (A: Jan. 2024 ))/ count )
=2307.663 * ( 1 - 24.16% )/( (7167.72 + 7835.309)/ 2 )
=1750.1316192/7501.5145
=23.33 %

where

Invested Capital(A: Jan. 2023 )
=Total Assets - Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense - Excess Cash
=Total Assets - Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense - ( Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities - max(0, Total Current Liabilities - Total Current Assets+Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities))
=13416.463 - 2980.27 - ( 4551.876 - max(0, 3636.246 - 6904.719+4551.876))
=7167.72

Invested Capital(A: Jan. 2024 )
=Total Assets - Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense - Excess Cash
=Total Assets - Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense - ( Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities - max(0, Total Current Liabilities - Total Current Assets+Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities))
=14300.109 - 3252.458 - ( 4872.446 - max(0, 4185.796 - 7398.138+4872.446))
=7835.309

Ross Stores's annualized Return on Invested Capital (ROIC %) for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2024 is calculated as:

ROIC % (Q: Apr. 2024 )
=NOPAT/Average Invested Capital
=Operating Income * ( 1 - Tax Rate % )/( (Invested Capital (Q: Jan. 2024 ) + Invested Capital (Q: Apr. 2024 ))/ count )
=2364.452 * ( 1 - 23.4% )/( (7835.309 + 8612.606)/ 2 )
=1811.170232/8223.9575
=22.02 %

where

Invested Capital(Q: Jan. 2024 )
=Total Assets - Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense - Excess Cash
=Total Assets - Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense - ( Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities - max(0, Total Current Liabilities - Total Current Assets+Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities))
=14300.109 - 3252.458 - ( 4872.446 - max(0, 4185.796 - 7398.138+4872.446))
=7835.309

Invested Capital(Q: Apr. 2024 )
=Total Assets - Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense - Excess Cash
=Total Assets - Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense - ( Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities - max(0, Total Current Liabilities - Total Current Assets+Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities))
=14491.782 - 3257.363 - ( 4654.316 - max(0, 4885.549 - 7507.362+4654.316))
=8612.606

Note: The Operating Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Apr. 2024) data.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Ross Stores  (NAS:ROST) ROIC % Explanation

ROIC % measures how well a company generates cash flow relative to the capital it has invested in its business. It is also called ROC %. The reason book values of debt and equity are used is because the book values are the capital the company received when issuing the debt or receiving the equity investments.

There are four key components to this definition. The first is the use of operating income or EBIT rather than net income in the numerator. The second is the tax adjustment to this operating income or EBIT, computed as a hypothetical tax based on an effective or marginal tax rate. The third is the use of book values for invested capital, rather than market values. The final is the timing difference; the capital invested is from the end of the prior year whereas the operating income or EBIT is the current year's number.

Why is ROIC % important?

Because it costs money to raise capital. A firm that generates higher returns on investment than it costs the company to raise the capital needed for that investment is earning excess returns. A firm that expects to continue generating positive excess returns on new investments in the future will see its value increase as growth increases, whereas a firm that earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital will destroy value as it grows.

As of today, Ross Stores's WACC % is 9.29%. Ross Stores's ROIC % is 23.93% (calculated using TTM income statement data). Ross Stores generates higher returns on investment than it costs the company to raise the capital needed for that investment. It is earning excess returns. A firm that expects to continue generating positive excess returns on new investments in the future will see its value increase as growth increases. Ross Stores earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital. It will destroy value as it grows.


Be Aware

Like ROE % and ROA %, ROIC % is calculated with only 12 months of data. Fluctuations in the company's earnings or business cycles can affect the ratio drastically. It is important to look at the ratio from a long term perspective.


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Ross Stores (Ross Stores) Business Description

Address
5130 Hacienda Drive, Dublin, CA, USA, 94568-7579
Ross Stores operates as an off-price apparel and accessories retailer with the majority of its sales derived from its Ross Dress for Less banner. The firm opportunistically procures excess brand-name merchandise made available via manufacturing overruns and retail liquidation sales at a 20%-60% discount to full prices. As such, its stores are frequently filled with a vast array of stock-keeping units, each with minimal product depth that creates a treasure hunt shopping experience. The firm's more than 1,750 Ross Dress for Less stores are primarily located in densely populated suburban communities and typically serve middle-income consumers. Ross also operates nearly 350 DD's Discounts chains that target lower-income shoppers.
Executives
Stephen C Brinkley officer: PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS 5130 HACIENDA DRIVE, DUBLIN CA 94568
Michael K Kobayashi officer: SR VP, CIO 5130 HACIENDA DRIVE, DUBLIN CA 94568
Barbara Rentler director, officer: Chief Executive Officer 5130 HACIENDA DRIVE, DUBLIN CA 94568
Brian R. Morrow officer: President, Merchandising 5130 HACIENDA DRIVE, DUBLIN CA 94568
Michael J. Hartshorn officer: S.V.P. Chief Financial Officer 5130 HACIENDA DRIVE, DUBLIN CA 94568
Jeffrey P Burrill officer: SVP, CAO & CORP CONTROLLER 5130 HACIENDA DRIVE, DUBLIN CA 94568
Edward G Cannizzaro director 5130 HACIENDA DRIVE, DUBLIN CA 94568
Michael J Bush director 5130 HACIENDA DRIVE, DUBLIN CA 94568
Adam M Orvos officer: EVP, Chief Financial Officer 5130 HACIENDA DRIVE, DUBLIN CA 94566
George Orban director 5130 HACIENDA DRIVE, DUBLIN CA 94568
Michael Balmuth director, officer: CEO 5130 HACIENDA DRIVE, DUBLIN CA 94568
Travis Marquette officer: GSVP, Chief Financial Officer 2006 ROUTE 130 NORTH, BURLINGTON NJ 08016
Doniel Sutton director C/O MORNINGSTAR, INC., 22 WEST WASHINGTON STREET, CHICAGO IL 60602
Larree M Renda director
Patricia H Mueller director 2481 MANANA DRIVE, DALLAS TX 75220

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