Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) EPS Estimated At $1.06 as of May, 24

May 16, 2018 - By Megan Stone

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During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.99. That’s change of 0.05, from 2017Q3’s 1.04. 39 investors sold all, 237 reduced holdings as Ross Stores, Inc. ratio dived. 166 rose positions while 106 funds amassed positions. Funds hold 329.97 million shares thus 2.79% less from 2017Q3’s 339.45 million shares.
Cibc World Markets Corporation has 0.08% invested in Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST). Earnest Lc has 196 shs. Sit Assocs Incorporated invested in 1,900 shs. Brinker Capital stated it has 21,506 shs. Silvercrest Asset Mngmt Group Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.57% of its capital in Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST). Kelly Lawrence W And Associates Ca holds 0.12% or 8,300 shs. Fred Alger Management Incorporated invested in 0.02% or 63,561 shs. First Personal Fincl, a North Carolina-based fund reported 311 shs. 2.01 million were reported by Millennium Mngmt Limited Liability Corp. Principal Grp Incorporated stated it has 7.11M shs. Wedgewood Prtnrs Incorporated holds 1.52 million shs. Putnam Investments Ltd holds 453,877 shs. Hartline Invest invested in 0.16% or 7,230 shs. Etrade Capital Mgmt Lc holds 0.03% or 10,274 shs in its capital. Garrison Bradford Associates has 9,850 shs for 0.65% of their capital.

Ross Stores, Inc. registered $23.14 million net activity with 0 buys and 14 selling transactions since March 12, 2018. Shares for $991,139 were sold by Panattoni Lisa R. Brautigan Bernard G. had sold 8,587 shs worth $659,482. $3.09 million worth of Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) was sold by FASSIO JAMES S. 59,777 shs were sold by BALMUTH MICHAEL, worth $4.57 million on Monday, March 12. GARRETT SHARON D also sold $2.00M worth of Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) shs. Another trade for 32,430 shs valued at $2.58 million was sold by RENTLER BARBARA.

On May, 24 is anticipated Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST)’s earnings report, Zacks reports. Analysts forecast $1.06 earnings per share. That’s $0.24 up or 29.27 % from 2017’s earnings of $0.82. ROST’s profit could reach $401.36M if the current earnings per share of $1.06 is accurate. Wall Street predicts 8.16 % EPS growth as of May, 24. ROST is hitting $83.37 during the last trading session, after increased 0.72%.Currently Ross Stores, Inc. is uptrending after 17.72% change in last May 16, 2017. ROST has 2.15 million shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 6.17%.

Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) Ratings Coverage

In total 16 analysts cover Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST). “Buy” rating has 12, “Sell” are 0, while 4 are “Hold”. 75% are bullish. 26 are the (NASDAQ:ROST)’s analyst reports since November 17, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Friday, February 2 the stock of Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) has “Buy” rating given by SunTrust. The company rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Wednesday, March 7. On Friday, November 17 the company was maintained by Morgan Stanley. In Wednesday, March 7 report Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. On Friday, November 17 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Nomura. On Friday, November 17 the stock of Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) earned “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets. On Wednesday, March 7 the firm has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo given. On Tuesday, January 23 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Susquehanna. On Wednesday, March 7 Morgan Stanley maintained Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) with “Overweight” rating. On Friday, November 17 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Telsey Advisory.

Ross Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates off-price retail apparel and home fashion stores under the Ross Dress for Less and dd's DISCOUNTS brand names in the United States.The company has $31.57 billion market cap. It primarily offers apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions.The P/E ratio is 23.48. The company's Ross Dress for Less stores sell its products at savings of 20% to 60% off department and specialty store regular prices primarily to middle income households; and dd's DISCOUNTS stores sell its products at savings of 20% to 70% off moderate department and discount store regular prices to clients from households with moderate income.

More recent Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) news were posted by, and The first one has “The 1% Dividend Growth Portfolio Q1 Update – Let It Rain Dividends” as a title and was posted on May 14, 2018. The next is “Bargain Bin: Kohl’s Rings Up Nearly 30% Upside” on May 08, 2018. And last was posted on May 15, 2018, called “5 Retail Stocks Likely to Top Earnings Estimates”.

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