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F   12.15 (+0.25%)
MU   86.00 (+0.10%)
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GE   153.33 (+1.09%)
DIS   107.74 (+0.09%)
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PFE   27.76 (+0.76%)
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XOM   103.84 (-0.88%)

Ross Stores (ROST) Competitors

$148.03
+1.13 (+0.77%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

ROST vs. JWN, LE, TJX, AZO, FAST, YUM, JD, ORLY, KR, and DLTR

Should you be buying Ross Stores stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Ross Stores include Nordstrom (JWN), Lands' End (LE), TJX Companies (TJX), AutoZone (AZO), Fastenal (FAST), Yum! Brands (YUM), JD.com (JD), O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY), Kroger (KR), and Dollar Tree (DLTR). These companies are all part of the "retail/wholesale" sector.

Ross Stores vs.

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

Ross Stores presently has a consensus target price of $135.42, suggesting a potential downside of 8.47%. Nordstrom has a consensus target price of $16.50, suggesting a potential downside of 19.16%. Given Ross Stores' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Ross Stores is more favorable than Nordstrom.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ross Stores
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
14 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.82
Nordstrom
4 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.82

Ross Stores has a net margin of 8.75% compared to Nordstrom's net margin of 0.81%. Nordstrom's return on equity of 45.64% beat Ross Stores' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ross Stores8.75% 38.83% 12.38%
Nordstrom 0.81%45.64%3.47%

84.8% of Ross Stores shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.6% of Nordstrom shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of Ross Stores shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.9% of Nordstrom shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Ross Stores pays an annual dividend of $1.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Nordstrom pays an annual dividend of $0.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Ross Stores pays out 26.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Nordstrom pays out 105.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Nordstrom received 50 more outperform votes than Ross Stores when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 63.98% of users gave Ross Stores an outperform vote while only 59.09% of users gave Nordstrom an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Ross StoresOutperform Votes
945
63.98%
Underperform Votes
532
36.02%
NordstromOutperform Votes
995
59.09%
Underperform Votes
689
40.91%

Ross Stores has higher revenue and earnings than Nordstrom. Nordstrom 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
Ross Stores$18.70B2.67$1.51B$5.0529.31
Nordstrom$15.53B0.21$245M$0.7228.32

In the previous week, Ross Stores had 3 more articles in the media than Nordstrom. MarketBeat recorded 22 mentions for Ross Stores and 19 mentions for Nordstrom. Ross Stores' average media sentiment score of 0.87 beat Nordstrom's score of 0.49 indicating that Ross Stores is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Ross Stores
10 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
7 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Nordstrom
5 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
11 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Ross Stores has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nordstrom has a beta of 2.58, meaning that its stock price is 158% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Ross Stores beats Nordstrom on 15 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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ROST vs. The Competition

MetricRoss StoresFamily clothing stores IndustryRetail SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$49.84B$17.40B$20.77B$7.52B
Dividend Yield0.93%2.50%179.83%3.86%
P/E Ratio29.3132.7421.2116.11
Price / Sales2.671.037.0455.29
Price / Cash26.1614.5816.0152.42
Price / Book11.895.516.054.63
Net Income$1.51B$515.53M$626.81M$207.21M
7 Day Performance2.74%-1.53%-0.68%-0.98%
1 Month Performance6.59%5.40%2.89%3.29%
1 Year Performance32.77%44.43%0.91%3.69%

Ross Stores Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
JWN
Nordstrom
2.8815 of 5 stars
$19.82
-1.4%
$16.50
-16.8%
+3.0%$3.22B$15.53B27.5360,000
LE
Lands' End
0.2965 of 5 stars
$9.58
-1.9%
N/A+10.8%$301.29M$1.56B-2.445,000Gap Down
TJX
TJX Companies
4.1602 of 5 stars
$97.38
-0.7%
$99.76
+2.4%
+27.9%$110.98B$49.94B27.59329,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
AZO
AutoZone
4.0496 of 5 stars
$2,699.56
-1.0%
$2,857.12
+5.8%
+7.4%$46.68B$17.46B19.59119,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
FAST
Fastenal
3.6454 of 5 stars
$70.08
-0.2%
$62.17
-11.3%
+39.7%$40.10B$7.35B34.6923,201Insider Selling
YUM
Yum! Brands
4.5305 of 5 stars
$133.96
+0.1%
$144.75
+8.1%
+6.2%$37.55B$7.08B23.9636,000Ex-Dividend
Analyst Revision
JD
JD.com
4.7406 of 5 stars
$23.23
-4.1%
$42.00
+80.8%
-48.5%$36.64B$151.69B11.01362,171
ORLY
O'Reilly Automotive
3.6711 of 5 stars
$1,035.63
-1.5%
$1,056.44
+2.0%
+25.2%$61.27B$15.81B26.9187,745Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
KR
Kroger
4.4122 of 5 stars
$48.01
+0.8%
$53.30
+11.0%
+7.2%$34.54B$148.26B18.68430,000Options Volume
DLTR
Dollar Tree
4.3651 of 5 stars
$146.29
+2.0%
$149.44
+2.2%
+0.4%$31.87B$28.32B27.76207,548Analyst Upgrade

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This page (NASDAQ:ROST) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff