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Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST)

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$83.76 USD

83.76
2,397,272

+2.11 (2.58%)

Updated Jan 19, 2018 03:58 PM ET

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D Value | B Growth | C Momentum | B VGM

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
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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 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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Zacks Equity Research

TJX Companies' (TJX) Sales Driving Efforts to Boost Traffic

TJX Companies (TJX) continues to gain from increased store traffic, backed by efficient merchandising and marketing policies.

ROST  BIG  TJX  BURL

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Holiday Sales Stellar: 4 Retail Stocks Set to Beat Earnings

The holiday season turned out to be a blissful one as consumers continued to fill their shopping carts on the back of a favorable economic scenario.

URBN  PLCE  DLTR  TGT  ROST  DRI  M  JCP  KSS

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Is Kroger (KR) Eyeing Boxed to Counter Amazon's Dominance?

Kroger (KR) is in rumors for a potential buyout of the leading online wholesaler, Boxed, worth up to $500 million.

AMZN  ZUMZ  ROST  KR

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Dollar Tree (DLTR) in Investors' Good Books: Time to Hold?

Dollar Tree is gaining from its robust surprise trend backed by strong comps growth and improved margins while volatile consumer trend and high global exposure remain concerns.

BECN  AEO  DLTR  ROST

Zacks Equity Research

Dollar General Hits 52-Week High: Is There More Room Ahead?

Dollar General (DG) looks good on its robust strategic endeavors. However, reduction in SNAP benefit remains a major concern.

ZUMZ  AEO  DG  ROST

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Skechers Stock a Must Have in Your '18 Portfolio: Here's Why

Well you might still be working on your strategy and hunting for the right stock to build up your portfolio. To make your task a little less exhaustive, we try to bring your focus on one stock.

WMT  ROST  SKX  GIII

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Costco (COST) Likely to Emerge As a Strong Player in 2018

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

WMT  COST  ROST  GIII

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Herbalife (HLF) Continues to Grapple With Lower Sales Volume

Herbalife's (HLF) initial regional volume metrics for fourth-quarter 2017 is unimpressive. The company continues to battle weak market trends across North America and Mexico.

ROST  HLF  FIVE  KSS

Zacks Equity Research

Does Target's Efforts Place the Stock Favorably for 2018?

Target's (TGT) initiatives such as the development of omni-channel capacities, diversification and localization of assortments along with emphasis on flexible format stores bode well.

WMT  TGT  ROST  GIII

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Dollar Tree (DLTR) Touches 52-Week High: Can it Soar Higher?

Dollar Tree (DLTR) has been progressing well with the integration of Family Dollar. Also, the company has impressive store-expansion endeavors, hence delivering robust comps growth.

ZUMZ  AEO  DLTR  ROST

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Costco (COST) Looks Sound on Robust Comps, Growth Endeavors

We believe that Costco (COST) continues to be one of the dominant retail wholesalers based on the breadth and quality of merchandise offered.

DLTR  COST  ROST  GIII

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Wal-Mart Gains 50% in a Year: Will Momentum Sustain in 2018?

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) has has been riding on its expansion strategies and efforts to counter Amazon's growing dominance. However, margins look strained.

AMZN  WMT  DLTR  ROST

Zacks Equity Research

Here's Why Ross Stores (ROST) Stock is Worth Watching in '18

Ross Stores (ROST) has maintained a splendid performance track fueled by its positive surprise trend, improved price management, merchandise, cost containment and store expansion plans.

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Tiffany's (TIF) Efforts Place the Stock Favorably for 2018

Tiffany (TIF) is leaving no stone unturned to attract consumers and attain incremental revenues.

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Skechers (SKX) Efforts Place the Stock Favorably for 2018

We believe management's well-knitted efforts have helped Skechers (SKX) to make a sharp come back.

WMT  ROST  SKX  GIII

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3 Reasons Why Avon Products (AVP) is off Investors' Radar

Avon Products Inc. (AVP) has lately fallen out of investors' favor due to dismal earnings surprise trend. This can primarily be attributed to declining Active Representatives in the past few quarters.

AVP  COTY  ROST  HIBB

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L Brands Up 50% in 3 Months: Will the Rally Continue in 2018?

L Brands' (LB) sustained focus on cost containment, inventory management, merchandise, and speed-to-market initiatives has kept it afloat in a competitive environment.

LB  WMT  ROST  GIII

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Will Best Buy be Able to Replicate '17 Performance in 2018?

Best Buy (BBY) strategic efforts have aided the stock to register a whopping gain of 54% in a year.

BBY  WMT  ROST  GIII

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Can Strategies Improve TJX Companies Performance in 2018?

Although TJX Companies (TJX) has been struggling with dismal comps and wage costs, the company's sales boosting initiatives are commendable.

DLTR  ROST  TJX  BURL

Zacks Equity Research

Will Target's (TGT) Efforts Help Overcome Impediments in '18?

Target (TGT) looks quite disciplined in approach when it comes to tackling prevailing headwinds in the retail landscape.

AMZN  WMT  TGT  ROST

Benjamin Rains

Women CEOs Leading Their Companies to New Heights

This year has been a big year for the stock market, with many notable indexes soaring to new highs. But 2017 was important for more than just share price performance--it also marked another year where the number of women leading Fortune 500 companies jumped as well.

GD  LMT  GM  PEP  PGR  ROST

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Are Macy's (M) Efforts Enough to Counter Retail Headwinds?

Although Macy's (M) is not fully immune to retail headwinds, this department store retailer is leaving no stone unturned to be back on growth trajectory.

WMT  ROST  M  GIII

Zacks Equity Research

Walmart Can't Stop Countering Amazon: Offers Meal-Kits Online

Wal-Mart (WMT) started selling meal-kits online toward the beginning of December, through alliances with Home Chef and Takeout Kit, and is making solid efforts to expand in the online grocery space.

AMZN  WMT  ROST  BURL  APRN

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3 Reasons Why Urban Outfitters May Sustain Bull Run in 2018

Urban Outfitters (URBN) to drive growth on the back of new store openings, increase in direct penetration, growing wholesale operations, technology advancements and merchandising improvements.

URBN  WMT  ROST  GIII

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Tapestry's Multi-Brand Strategy to Play a Major Role in 2018

Tapestry's (TPR) acquisition of Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade has been accretive to performance and is being viewed as a significant step toward becoming a multi-brand company.

WMT  ROST  GIII  TPR

Arpita Dutt

4 Retail Stocks to Buy on Strong Industry Sales for November

With November retail and food services sales increasing 0.8% sequentially, here is a look at Dollar Tree (DLTR) and three other buy-ranked retail stocks.

WMT  DLTR  ROST  BURL

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Fossil Group Down 30% in 3 Months: Can Efforts Aid Recovery?

Fossil Group (FOSL) reports dismal performance in traditional watches sales. However, the company is targeting a turnaround by augmenting smart watches portfolio.

FOSL  DLTR  ROST  BURL

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Kirkland's Loses 28% In a Year: Any Scope for Revival Ahead?

Kirkland's (KIRK) has been reporting a loss for quite some time now. The company is battling high operating expenses and declining traffic.

WMT  ROST  BURL  KIRK

Zacks Equity Research

Will International Segment Continue to Fuel Walmart's Growth?

With operations spread in China, Mexico, Canada and U.K., international forms Wal-Mart Stores' (WMT) second-largest segment, in terms of revenues.

AMZN  WMT  ROST  BURL

Zacks Equity Research

3 Factors Likely to Propel Skechers (SKX) to New Highs

We believe management's well-knitted efforts have helped Skechers (SKX) to make a sharp come back in the quarter and deliver a positive earnings surprise of 37.2%.

WMT  ROST  SKX  GIII