Trade-Ideas: Ross Stores (ROST) Is Today's Post-Market Leader Stock

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified Ross Stores ( ROST) as a post-market leader candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Ross Stores as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • ROST has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $115.7 million.
  • ROST is up 2.5% today from today's close.

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More details on ROST:

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 primarily offers apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.1%. ROST has a PE ratio of 17.5. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Ross Stores a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

The average volume for Ross Stores has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ross Stores has a market cap of $14.7 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. The stock has a beta of 0.67 and a short float of 2.3% with 4.70 days to cover. Shares are down 6.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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