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Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST)

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$85.98 USD


-0.69 (-0.80%)

Updated Jun 22, 2018 03:57 PM ET

After-Market: $85.96 -0.02 (-0.02%) 7:02 PM ET

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Are Strategies Safeguarding Ross Stores' Long-Term Growth?

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Ross Stores (ROST) Beats on Q1 Earnings, Down on Soft View

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Ross Stores (ROST) gains from continually delivering broad assortments of compelling bargains to value-focused customers.


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Why Is Ross Stores (ROST) Up 4.3% Since Its Last Earnings Report?

Ross Stores (ROST) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.


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Will Ross Stores (ROST) Strategies Revive Stock Performance?

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Ross Stores (ROST) Stock Slips After Q4 Earnings Beat (revised)

Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) released its fourth-quarter and full year 2017 financial results, posting adjusted earnings of $0.98 per share and revenues of $4.07 billion.


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Ross Stores (ROST) Stock Slips After Q4 Earnings Beat (revised)

Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) released its fourth-quarter and full year 2017 financial results, posting adjusted earnings of $0.98 per share and revenues of $4.07 billion.


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Ross Stores (ROST) Tops Q4 Earnings, Falls on Cautious View

Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) reports solid fourth-quarter fiscal 2017 results, wherein both the top and bottom lines beat estimates and improved year over year.


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Ross Stores (ROST) Stock Slips After Q4 Earnings Miss

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