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Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST)

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$78.87 USD

78.87
3,107,241

+0.34 (0.43%)

Updated Feb 23, 2018 03:58 PM ET

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1-Strong Buy 1        

D Value | C Growth | B Momentum | C VGM

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The scores are based on the trading styles of Value, Growth, and Momentum. There's also a VGM Score ('V' for Value, 'G' for Growth and 'M' for Momentum), which combines the weighted average of the individual style scores into one score.

Value Score A
Growth Score A
Momentum Score A
VGM Score A

Within each Score, stocks are graded into five groups: A, B, C, D and F. As you might remember from your school days, an A, is better than a B; a B is better than a C; a C is better than a D; and a D is better than an F.

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 25.71%
2 Buy 18.12%
3 Hold 9.91%
4 Sell 5.49%
5 Strong Sell 2.29%
S&P 500 9.79%

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The Zacks Industry Rank assigns a rating to each of the 265 X (Expanded) Industries based on their average Zacks Rank.

An industry with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank #1's and #2's will have a better average Zacks Rank than one with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank #4's and #5's.

The industry with the best average Zacks Rank would be considered the top industry (1 out of 265), which would place it in the top 1% of Zacks Ranked Industries. The industry with the worst average Zacks Rank (265 out of 265) would place in the bottom 1%.

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The Style Scores are a complementary set of indicators to use alongside the Zacks Rank. It allows the user to better focus on the stocks that are the best fit for his or her personal trading style.

The scores are based on the trading styles of Value, Growth, and Momentum. There's also a VGM Score ('V' for Value, 'G' for Growth and 'M' for Momentum), which combines the weighted average of the individual style scores into one score.

Value Score A
Growth Score A
Momentum Score A
VGM Score A

Within each Score, stocks are graded into five groups: A, B, C, D and F. As you might remember from your school days, an A, is better than a B; a B is better than a C; a C is better than a D; and a D is better than an F.

As an investor, you want to buy stocks with the highest probability of success. That means you want to buy stocks with a Zacks Rank #1 or #2, Strong Buy or Buy, which also has a Score of an A or a B in your personal trading style.

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The Zacks Equity Research reports, or ZER for short, are our in-house, independently produced research reports.

The ever popular one-page Snapshot reports are generated for virtually every single Zacks Ranked stock. It's packed with all of the company's key stats and salient decision making information. Including the Zacks Rank, Zacks Industry Rank, Style Scores, the Price, Consensus & Surprise chart, graphical estimate analysis and how a stocks stacks up to its peers.

The detailed multi-page Analyst report does an even deeper dive on the company's vital statistics. In addition to all of the proprietary analysis in the Snapshot, the report also visually displays the four components of the Zacks Rank (Agreement, Magnitude, Upside and Surprise); provides a comprehensive overview of the company business drivers, complete with earnings and sales charts; a recap of their last earnings report; and a bulleted list of reasons to buy or sell the stock. It also includes an industry comparison table to see how your stock compares to its expanded industry, and the S&P 500.

Researching stocks has never been so easy or insightful as with the ZER Analyst and Snapshot reports.

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Fiscal Year End for Ross Stores, Inc. falls in the month of January.

All items in Millions except Per Share data.

1/31/2018 1/31/2017 1/31/2016 1/31/2015 1/31/2014
Assets          
Cash & Equivalents NA 1,112 763 697 435
Receivables NA 75 74 73 63
Notes Receivable NA 0 0 0 0
Inventories NA 1,513 1,419 1,373 1,257
Other Current Assets NA 113 116 120 112
Total Current Assets NA 2,813 2,372 2,263 1,867
Net Property & Equipment NA 2,328 2,343 2,274 1,875
Investments & Advances NA 1 1 3 4
Other Non-Current Assets NA 0 0 0 0
Deferred Charges NA 0 0 0 0
Intangibles NA 0 0 0 0
Deposits & Other Assets NA 167 153 163 151
Total Assets NA 5,309 4,869 4,703 3,897
Liabilities & Shareholders Equity 1/31/2018 1/31/2017 1/31/2016 1/31/2015 1/31/2014
Notes Payable NA 0 0 0 0
Accounts Payable NA 1,022 946 1,001 779
Current Portion Long-Term Debt NA 0 0 0 0
Current Portion Capital Leases NA 0 0 0 0
Accrued Expenses NA 715 657 641 595
Income Taxes Payable NA 16 0 17 18
Other Current Liabilities NA 0 0 0 0
Total Current Liabilities NA 1,753 1,603 1,659 1,393
Mortgages NA 0 0 0 0
Deferred Taxes/Income NA 121 130 87 59
Convertible Debt NA 0 0 0 0
Long-Term Debt NA 396 396 398 150
Non-Current Capital Leases NA 0 0 0 0
Other Non-Current Liabilities NA 291 268 280 288
Minority Interest (Liabilities) NA 0 0 0 0
Total Liabilities NA 2,561 2,397 2,424 1,890
Shareholders Equity 1/31/2018 1/31/2017 1/31/2016 1/31/2015 1/31/2014
Preferred Stock NA 0 0 0 0
Common Stock (Par) NA 4 4 2 2
Capital Surplus NA 1,216 1,122 1,016 936
Retained Earnings NA 1,801 1,575 1,422 1,191
Other Equity NA 0 0 0 0
Treasury Stock NA 273 230 161 122
Total Shareholder's Equity NA 2,748 2,472 2,279 2,007
Total Liabilities & Shareholder's Equity NA 5,309 4,869 4,703 3,897
Total Common Equity 0 2,748 2,472 2,279 2,007
Shares Outstanding 382.10 394.10 405.00 416.90 429.80
Book Value Per Share 0.00 6.97 6.10 5.47 4.67

Fiscal Year End for Ross Stores, Inc. falls in the month of January.

All items in Millions except Per Share data.

1/31/2018 10/31/2017 7/31/2017 4/30/2017 1/31/2017
Assets          
Cash & Equivalents NA 1,145 1,151 1,244 1,112
Receivables NA 103 103 101 75
Notes Receivable NA 0 0 0 0
Inventories NA 1,840 1,608 1,595 1,513
Other Current Assets NA 148 142 125 113
Total Current Assets NA 3,236 3,004 3,065 2,813
Net Property & Equipment NA 2,348 2,327 2,309 2,328
Investments & Advances NA 1 1 1 1
Other Non-Current Assets NA 0 0 0 0
Deferred Charges NA 0 0 0 0
Intangibles NA 0 0 0 0
Deposits & Other Assets NA 182 182 178 167
Total Assets NA 5,767 5,514 5,553 5,309
Liabilities & Shareholders Equity 1/31/2018 10/31/2017 7/31/2017 4/30/2017 1/31/2017
Notes Payable NA 0 0 0 0
Accounts Payable NA 1,290 1,173 1,178 1,022
Current Portion Long-Term Debt NA 0 0 0 0
Current Portion Capital Leases NA 0 0 0 0
Accrued Expenses NA 767 656 628 715
Income Taxes Payable NA 0 0 132 16
Other Current Liabilities NA 0 0 0 0
Total Current Liabilities NA 2,056 1,829 1,938 1,753
Mortgages NA 0 0 0 0
Deferred Taxes/Income NA 130 129 132 121
Convertible Debt NA 0 0 0 0
Long-Term Debt NA 397 397 397 396
Non-Current Capital Leases NA 0 0 0 0
Other Non-Current Liabilities NA 320 309 291
Minority Interest (Liabilities) NA 0 0 0 0
Total Liabilities NA 2,908 2,675 2,775 2,561
Shareholders Equity 1/31/2018 10/31/2017 7/31/2017 4/30/2017 1/31/2017
Preferred Stock NA 0 0 0 0
Common Stock (Par) NA 4 4 4 4
Capital Surplus NA 1,272 1,254 1,235 1,216
Retained Earnings NA 1,901 1,898 1,851 1,801
Other Equity NA 0 0 0 0
Treasury Stock NA 318 316 312 273
Total Shareholder's Equity NA 2,859 2,840 2,778 2,748
Total Liabilities & Shareholder's Equity NA 5,767 5,514 5,553 5,309
Total Common Equity 0 2,859 2,840 2,778 2,748
Shares Outstanding 382.10 385.50 389.10 392.00 394.10
Book Value Per Share 0.00 7.42 7.30 7.09 6.97