Wall Street is positive on Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST). On average, analysts give Ross Stores, Inc. a Strong Buy rating. The average price target is $107.625, which means analysts expect the stock to decrease by -2.29% over the next twelve months.
That average ranking earns Ross Stores, Inc. an Analyst Rating of 61, which is better than 61% of stocks based on data compiled by InvestorsObserver.
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You can learn a lot about a company from looking at it’s financial statements and comparing them to other companies. Analysts who cover an industry in depth can add even more to your research though. They typically follow a particular sector or industry very closely. They also pay attention to and ask questions on earnings conference calls and other events where they might learn information that does show up in the numbers.
InvestorsObserver takes the average rating from these analysts, and then percentile ranks those averages. This lets you compare stocks in a much more granular way than just seeing the typical five-tiered rating system used on most of Wall Street.
What's Happening With Ross Stores, Inc. Stock Today?
Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) stock is trading at $110.15 as of 1:26 PM on Thursday, Nov 19, a decline of -$1.15, or -1.03% from the previous closing price of $111.30. The stock has traded between $108.79 and $111.69 so far today. Volume today is less active than usual. So far 1,379,232 shares have traded compared to average volume of 2,283,669 shares.