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Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST)

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$96.17 USD

96.17
960,040

-0.78 (-0.81%)

Updated Sep 20, 2018 12:20 PM ET

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C Value | A Growth | A Momentum | A VGM

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Costco (COST) Takes Lead, Stays Ahead of Industry in 6 Months

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Costco's Stellar Comps Run & Price Management to Fuel Sales

These helped Costco (COST) to continue with its impressive comparable sales run. Notably, comps for the month of August rose 9.2%.

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Can Growth Strategies Aid Ross Stores Despite Cost Concerns?

Ross Stores' (ROST) commitment toward better price management, merchandise initiatives, cost containment and store expansion is aiding the quarterly performance.

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Ross Stores (ROST) Q2 Earnings Top, Stock Dips on Higher Cost

Ross Stores (ROST) beats on second-quarter fiscal 2018 earnings and sales. The company raises fiscal 2018 view while operating margin guidance remains soft on higher freight costs.

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Ross Stores (ROST) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates

Ross Stores (ROST) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 2.97% and 2.01%, respectively, for the quarter ended July 2018. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

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What to Expect From Ross, Gap, & Foot Locker's Q2 Earnings

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Will Foot Locker's (FL) Efforts Help Lift Its Q2 Earnings?

Foot Locker (FL) is focusing on development of supply chain, improvement of mobile and web platforms and implementation of new point-of-sale software worldwide.

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What's in Store for Patterson Companies' (PDCO) Q1 Earnings?

Patterson Companies' (PDCO) Dental and Animal Health segment is likely to witness sluggishness in Q1.

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Will Lowe's (LOW) Succeed in Reporting Higher Q2 Earnings?

An improving job scenario, recovery in housing market and merchandising initiatives along with efforts to enhance omni-channel capabilities bode well for Lowe's (LOW) Q2 earnings.

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Will Gap's (GPS) Strategic Growth Plans Drive Q2 Earnings?

Gap's (GPS) initiatives to enhance product quality along with robust e-commerce and omni-channel capabilities are likely to boost second-quarter fiscal 2018 results.

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Is Ross Stores (ROST) Poised to Beat Q2 Earnings Estimates?

Ross Stores (ROST) records positive earnings and sales surprises for the last eight quarters by continually delivering broad assortments of compelling bargains to value-focused customers.

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After Macy's Sputters, What Should We Expect from Nordstrom & JCPenney?

Shares of Macy's (M) were down nearly 14% in afternoon trading Wednesday after the department store giant's second-quarter revenue fell short of expectations. Wall Street's attention will now shift to its industry rivals, Nordstrom (JWN) and J.C. Penney (JCP), which are both due to post their latest quarterly earnings reports tomorrow.

FIT  JWN  ROST  TJX  M  JCP

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Costco Continues to Impress Investors With Stellar Comps Run

Costco's (COST) growth strategies, sturdy comps performance and strong membership trends reinforce its position.

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How J. C. Penney (JCP) Looks Just Ahead of Q2 Earnings

J. C. Penney (JCP) is making several efforts to drive traffic as the company's sales is seeing slow growth trend.

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Omnichannel, Cost Containment Key to Macy's (M) Q2 Earnings

Macy's (M) strategic investments across stores, technology and merchandising are likely to cushion comparable sales.

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Why the Earnings Surprise Streak Could Continue for Ross Stores (ROST)

Ross Stores (ROST) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

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