Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST): Institutional Holdings and Trading Data

In the past 52-week period, shares of Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) have moved within the range of $52.85 to $78.81. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $75.51, which is 4.19% lower than its 52-week high.

Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of 2.11%, and a 50-day SMA of 10.85%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $29.15 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Gauging the level of enthusiasm that Wall Street analysts have for a particular stock is important when considering an investment. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) is Outperform.

When it comes to reporting sales figures, public companies typically post earnings and revenue that fall above or below the average Wall Street forecast. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Oct. 2017, Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) delivered a 2.25% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $3.33 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $3.26 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) delivered a 7.82% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.72 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.67 per share.

Ownership at Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

A publicly-traded company’s most recent 13F filings give us important details about the organization’s institutional ownership. Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 93.00% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $27.36 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST), there were 73 new positions totaling 4,378,469 shares of the company’s stock. There were 74 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 3,930,739 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Taking a look at a stock’s average volume – in the long, medium and short terms – is helpful for understanding investor sentiment and trading activity. Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) has had a 20-day average volume of 3,193,930 shares, with an average of 40% of short term indicators pointed at Buy.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 2,666,412 shares, with an average of 25% of medium term indicators pointing toward Buy. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 3,042,283 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Buy.