Ross Stores Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.64 (-0.50 %)
(As of 04/12/2021 12:40 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $127.58
50-Day Range
MA: $120.11
52-Week Range
Now: $127.58
Volume17,836 shs
Average Volume2.10 million shs
Market Capitalization$45.50 billion
P/E Ratio151.88
Dividend Yield0.89%
Ross Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates off-price retail apparel and home fashion stores under the Ross Dress for Less and dd's DISCOUNTS brands. Its stores primarily offers apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions. The company's Ross Dress for Less stores sell its products at department and specialty stores primarily to middle income households; and dd's DISCOUNTS stores sell its products at department and discount stores regular prices to customers from households with moderate income. As of February 3, 2021, it operated approximately 1,850 off-price apparel and home fashion stores in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and Guam. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Dublin, California.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Family clothing stores
Sub-IndustryApparel Retail
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ROST
Year Founded1982



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.04 billion
Cash Flow$5.98 per share
Book Value$9.36 per share


Net Income$1.66 billion


Market Cap$45.50 billion
Next Earnings Date5/20/2021 (Estimated)


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Overall MarketRank

2.16 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

19th out of 383 stocks

Family Clothing Stores Industry

2nd out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.64 (-0.50 %)
(As of 04/12/2021 12:40 PM ET)
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Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ross Stores a buy right now?

21 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ross Stores in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 18 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Ross Stores stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Ross Stores?

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Are investors shorting Ross Stores?

Ross Stores saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 26th, there was short interest totaling 5,870,000 shares, an increase of 28.4% from the February 11th total of 4,570,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,920,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.1 days. Approximately 1.7% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Ross Stores' next earnings date?

Ross Stores is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 20th 2021.
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How were Ross Stores' earnings last quarter?

Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, March, 1st. The apparel retailer reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.00 by $0.33. The apparel retailer had revenue of $4.25 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.27 billion. Ross Stores had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 22.57% and a net margin of 2.39%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.28 EPS.
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How has Ross Stores' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Ross Stores' stock was trading at $98.65 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ROST shares have increased by 29.3% and is now trading at $127.52.
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How often does Ross Stores pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ross Stores?

Ross Stores declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, March 2nd. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.285 per share on Wednesday, March 31st. This represents a $1.14 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.89%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 15th.
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Is Ross Stores a good dividend stock?

Ross Stores pays an annual dividend of $1.14 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.89%. Ross Stores has been increasing its dividend for 27 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Ross Stores is 24.89%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Ross Stores will have a dividend payout ratio of 25.39% next year. This indicates that Ross Stores will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Ross Stores issued on next quarter's earnings?

Ross Stores issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.74-0.86 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.91.

What price target have analysts set for ROST?

21 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Ross Stores' stock. Their forecasts range from $93.00 to $132.00. On average, they expect Ross Stores' share price to reach $117.05 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.2%.
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Who are Ross Stores' key executives?

Ross Stores' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael Balmuth, Chairman & Sr. Advisor (Age 70, Pay $3.46M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Barbara Rentler, CEO & Director (Age 64, Pay $4.02M)
  • Mr. Michael J. Hartshorn, Group Pres, COO & Director (Age 53) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Travis R. Marquette, Group Sr. VP & CFO (Age 49, Pay $1.1M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Michael K. Kobayashi, Pres of Operations & Technology (Age 57, Pay $2M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Brian R. Morrow, Pres & Chief Merchandising Officer of dd's DISCOUNTS (Age 61, Pay $2.1M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Connie Kao, Group VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Ken Jew, Group Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Ken Caruana, Exec. VP of Strategy, Marketing & HR
  • Mr. James S. Fassio, Chief Devel. Officer (Age 66)

What is Barbara Rentler's approval rating as Ross Stores' CEO?

1,341 employees have rated Ross Stores CEO Barbara Rentler on Barbara Rentler has an approval rating of 67% among Ross Stores' employees.

Who are some of Ross Stores' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Ross Stores own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ross Stores investors own include The Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), The Home Depot (HD), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Visa (V), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Starbucks (SBUX), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Walmart (WMT).

What is Ross Stores' stock symbol?

Ross Stores trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ROST."

Who are Ross Stores' major shareholders?

Ross Stores' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Security National Bank (0.02%), Huntington National Bank (0.02%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.01%), First Hawaiian Bank (0.00%) and Everence Capital Management Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Ross Stores stock include Barbara Rentler, Brian R Morrow, George Orban, James S Fassio, Michael Balmuth, Michael J Hartshorn, Michael K Kobayashi and Travis Marquette.
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Which institutional investors are selling Ross Stores stock?

ROST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Huntington National Bank, Pacer Advisors Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Private Capital Group LLC, and First Financial Bank Trust Division. Company insiders that have sold Ross Stores company stock in the last year include Barbara Rentler, Brian R Morrow, George Orban, Michael Balmuth, Michael J Hartshorn, Michael K Kobayashi, and Travis Marquette.
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Which institutional investors are buying Ross Stores stock?

ROST stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Everence Capital Management Inc., TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, Security National Bank, First Hawaiian Bank, and Bath Savings Trust Co.
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How do I buy shares of Ross Stores?

Shares of ROST can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Ross Stores' stock price today?

One share of ROST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $127.52.

How much money does Ross Stores make?

Ross Stores has a market capitalization of $45.48 billion and generates $16.04 billion in revenue each year. The apparel retailer earns $1.66 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.58 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Ross Stores have?

Ross Stores employs 92,500 workers across the globe.

When was Ross Stores founded?

Ross Stores was founded in 1982.

What is Ross Stores' official website?

The official website for Ross Stores is

Where are Ross Stores' headquarters?

Ross Stores is headquartered at 5130 HACIENDA DRIVE, DUBLIN CA, 94568.

How can I contact Ross Stores?

Ross Stores' mailing address is 5130 HACIENDA DRIVE, DUBLIN CA, 94568. The apparel retailer can be reached via phone at 925-965-4400 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/12/2021 by Staff
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