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NASDAQ:ROST

Ross Stores - ROST Competitors

$119.48
-1.23 (-1.02%)
(As of 01/27/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$119.38
$121.86
50-Day Range
$112.30
$121.57
52-Week Range
$69.24
$122.44
Volume
1.89 million shs
Average Volume
1.82 million shs
Market Capitalization
$41.15 billion
P/E Ratio
29.00
Dividend Yield
1.03%
Price Target
$117.25

ROST vs. TJX, CMG, AZO, YUM, DLTR, ORLY, KR, WBA, DG, and CPNG

Should you be buying Ross Stores stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Ross Stores include TJX Companies (TJX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), AutoZone (AZO), Yum! Brands (YUM), Dollar Tree (DLTR), O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY), Kroger (KR), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Dollar General (DG), and Coupang (CPNG). These companies are all part of the "retail/wholesale" sector.

Ross Stores vs.

TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) and Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their community ranking, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership and media sentiment.

Ross Stores has a net margin of 7.74% compared to TJX Companies' net margin of 6.90%. TJX Companies' return on equity of 62.97% beat Ross Stores' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
TJX Companies 6.90% 62.97% 12.77%
Ross Stores 7.74% 34.95% 10.77%

91.3% of TJX Companies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.1% of Ross Stores shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of TJX Companies shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.9% of Ross Stores shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

TJX Companies presently has a consensus target price of $82.67, indicating a potential upside of 0.95%. Ross Stores has a consensus target price of $117.25, indicating a potential downside of 1.87%. Given TJX Companies' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe TJX Companies is more favorable than Ross Stores.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
TJX Companies
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80
Ross Stores
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
13 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.76

TJX Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Ross Stores pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. TJX Companies pays out 41.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Ross Stores pays out 30.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. TJX Companies has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Ross Stores has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

TJX Companies received 242 more outperform votes than Ross Stores when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 75.68% of users gave TJX Companies an outperform vote while only 65.07% of users gave Ross Stores an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
TJX CompaniesOutperform Votes
1164
75.68%
Underperform Votes
374
24.32%
Ross StoresOutperform Votes
922
65.07%
Underperform Votes
495
34.93%

TJX Companies has higher revenue and earnings than Ross Stores. TJX Companies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ross Stores, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
TJX Companies$48.55 billion1.95$3.28 billion$2.8728.53
Ross Stores$18.92 billion2.18$1.72 billion$4.1229.00

In the previous week, Ross Stores had 2 more articles in the media than TJX Companies. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for Ross Stores and 6 mentions for TJX Companies. Ross Stores' average media sentiment score of 1.04 beat TJX Companies' score of 0.73 indicating that Ross Stores is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
TJX Companies
2 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Ross Stores
4 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

TJX Companies has a beta of 0.89, indicating that its stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ross Stores has a beta of 0.98, indicating that its stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

TJX Companies and Ross Stores tied by winning 10 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding ROST and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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ROST vs. The Competition

MetricRoss StoresFamily clothing stores IndustryRetail SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$41.15B$13.97B$17.49B$5.76B
Dividend Yield1.04%2.88%179.76%4.02%
P/E Ratio29.0025.0239.5710.65
Price / Sales2.180.8312.9978.77
Price / Cash20.267.7137.90106.66
Price / Book10.405.194.275.77
Net Income$1.72B$579.52M$772.91M$241.92M
7 Day Performance3.24%3.23%3.30%5.14%
1 Month Performance3.12%12.56%14.39%23.48%
1 Year Performance24.76%-5.61%-8.45%-8.44%

Ross Stores Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
TJX
TJX Companies
2.6305 of 5 stars
$82.65
+1.7%
$82.67
+0.0%
+14.7%$95.50B$48.55B28.80340,000News Coverage
CMG
Chipotle Mexican Grill
2.3781 of 5 stars
$1,563.98
-2.0%
$1,812.33
+15.9%
+14.5%$43.36B$7.55B54.4497,660Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
AZO
AutoZone
2.5427 of 5 stars
$2,357.81
+0.7%
$2,597.88
+10.2%
+21.4%$44.25B$16.25B19.77112,000
YUM
Yum! Brands
3.0433 of 5 stars
$129.20
+0.5%
$142.13
+10.0%
+4.8%$36.39B$6.58B29.5036,000
DLTR
Dollar Tree
2.3592 of 5 stars
$149.56
+2.1%
$171.13
+14.4%
+17.0%$33.49B$26.31B20.83210,565Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
ORLY
O'Reilly Automotive
2.2685 of 5 stars
$800.47
+0.2%
$833.21
+4.1%
+19.8%$50.09B$13.33B24.4383,636
KR
Kroger
2.688 of 5 stars
$44.90
+1.4%
$53.50
+19.2%
+3.6%$32.14B$137.89B14.03420,000Dividend Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
WBA
Walgreens Boots Alliance
2.6 of 5 stars
$36.28
+1.1%
$43.46
+19.8%
-26.3%$31.29B$132.70B-10.55325,000Dividend Announcement
DG
Dollar General
2.7621 of 5 stars
$238.42
+1.8%
$264.27
+10.8%
+15.6%$53.30B$34.22B23.17163,000Short Interest ↓
CPNG
Coupang
2.3889 of 5 stars
$16.08
-2.1%
$22.61
+40.6%
-11.7%$28.47B$18.41B-47.2968,000
This page (NASDAQ:ROST) was last updated on 1/29/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff