analysts Estimates and Ratings: Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST)


Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) will report its next earnings on 17-Nov-16. The company reported the earnings of $0.71/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.67/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.04/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 6%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Ross Stores Inc. and for the current quarter 27 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.56/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.53/share and a High Estimate of $0.59/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 24 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Ross Stores Inc. as 2.96 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Ross Stores Inc. is 2.91 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 3.02 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 2.78 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for ROST to be 5.7%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 13.6%. For the next 5 years, Ross Stores Inc. is expecting Growth of 11.58% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 14.7% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Ross Stores Inc., where 7 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 9 analysts have given a Buy signal, 10 said it’s a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 23 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Ross Stores Inc. might touch $75 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $64.72 and $32 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Ross Stores Inc. got Initiated on 24-Jun-16 where investment firm Miller Tabak Initiated the stock to Buy.

Ross Stores Inc. closed its last trading session at $64.39 with the loss of -1.3%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 25.26 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $66.28 and 52-week low of $43.47. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -0.86% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 0.7% and 10.11% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Aug 19, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Nov 13, 2015.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.91 and Average Volume (3 months) is 2.49 million. Ross Stores Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 24.15 and Forward P/E ratio of 20.73.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 21%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 42%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 36%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Ross Stores Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -0.31%, where Monthly Performance is 1.63%, Quarterly performance is 7.36%, 6 Months performance is 11.25% and yearly performance percentage is 27.29%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 18.94%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 1.44% and Monthly Volatility of 1.43%.