Analyst Ratings for Ross Stores Inc. (ROST)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. Last month, ROST received an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 16 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 9 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for ROST. The most optimistic price target was 80, implying potential capital gains of 45.8 percent. The minimum price target given was 63, implying potential capital losses of 14.82 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.29 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.48 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of ROST to grow at a rate of 7.43 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. ROST has a PEG ratio of 2.53.

ROST has a 52-week high of 69.81 and a 52-week low of 52.91. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 3.7 percent, and 21.4 percent lower than its 52-week high. ROST has a price/earnings ratio of 18.79. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ROST value stock report compares ROST to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of ROST is $21.45 billion. ROST will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.