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Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

The Nicholas Investment Partners Lp holds 137,839 shares with $9.04M value, up from 54,060 last quarter. Ross Stores Inc. had 41 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:ROST) was up +0.17% during the last trading session, with a day high of 54.73. About 938,015 shares traded.

Ross Stores Inc (NASDAQ:ROST) now has a trailing P/E of 18.64 while its forward P/E according to Thomson Reuters is 15.73. It has underperformed by 5.67% the S&P500. 454,466 were reported by Td Asset Management Inc. As of January 28, 2017, the Company owned and operated six distribution processing facilities-three in California, one in Pennsylvania, and two in SC. (NASDAQ:ROST) shares. Brautigan Bernard G. sold $1.88M worth of stock or 28,434 shares. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) has risen 9.31% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Alberta - Canada-based Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Mgmt has invested 0.02% in Ross Stores, Inc. Fortaleza Asset Incorporated has 95 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Proshare Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation invested in 2,324 shares. (NASDAQ:QCOM) for 347,168 shares. 877,778 were accumulated by Fmr Limited Liability. (NASDAQ:QCOM) or 138,389 shares. Torch Wealth Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 1.88% or 40,655 shares. It also reduced Kraft Heinz Co (The) stake by 1.95 million shares and now owns 11.55 million shares. (NASDAQ:QCOM) for 63,058 shares. Oakworth Capital Inc holds 0% or 52 shares in its portfolio. Philadelphia Trust has invested 0.58% in QUALCOMM, Inc. Private Company Na stated it has 3,319 shares. Sabal reported 0.04% of its portfolio in QUALCOMM, Inc.

Since March 10, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 insider sales for $13.81 million activity. AMON CRISTIANO R bought $999,596 worth of QUALCOMM, Inc. The rating was initiated by Drexel Hamilton with "Buy" on Tuesday, October 20. Another trade for 8,762 shares valued at $582,723 was made by BUSH MICHAEL J on Thursday, March 30. The fund owned 272,818 shares of the apparel retailer's stock after buying an additional 148,993 shares during the period. (NASDAQ:QCOM) shares were bought by VINCIQUERRA ANTHONY J.

Among 32 analysts covering Qualcomm Inc. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 71% are positive.

In a research report revealed on 20 July, Howden Joinery Group PLC (LON:HWDN) stock had its "Hold" Rating reaffirmed by stock research analysts at Peel Hunt. Stifel Nicolaus maintained QUALCOMM, Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, July 17 by FBR Capital. On Thursday, November 5 the stock rating was maintained by Northland Capital with "Market Perform". Ross Stores presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $69.23. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with "Buy" rating and $7000 target in Monday, June 26 report. They now have a Dollars 75 price target on the stock. Mizuho maintained QUALCOMM, Inc. On average, equities research analysts expect that Ross Stores, Inc. will post $3.16 EPS for the current fiscal year. (NASDAQ:ROST) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports.

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Quarterly Revenue growth year over year is 7 Percent. It has a 18.61 P/E ratio. The apparel retailer reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.02.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.19, from 1.35 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 41 investors sold ROST shares while 240 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 198 raised stakes. 341.62 million shares or 0.09% more from 341.30 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Aperio Gp Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.09% stake. Private Advisor Group Ltd Company reported 16,165 shares stake. The share price was last seen 0.27% higher, reaching at $78.07 on Jul. 19, 2017. Moreover, Wellington Mngmt Grp Llp has 0.05% invested in Ross Stores, Inc.

05/19/2017 - Ross Stores, Inc. had its "sector perform" rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. (NASDAQ:ROST) or 50,481 shares.

Capital Research Global Investors decreased Costco Wholesale Corp (NASDAQ:COST) stake by 109,500 shares to 9.24 million valued at $1.48B in 2016Q4. Ohio-based Strs Ohio has invested 0.1% in Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) for 10,138 shares. Douglass Winthrop Advsr Limited Co holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) for 225,547 shares. Summit Securities Lc owns 132,199 shares. $493,883 worth of Ross Stores, Inc. Price T Rowe Associate Inc Md owns 0.27% invested in Ross Stores, Inc. On Friday, April 7 the insider Morrow Brian R. sold $189,725. Therefore 47% are positive. As per Friday, July 14, the company rating was upgraded by Telsey Advisory Group. Goldman Sachs maintained Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, August 19 by Wedbush. They now have a United States dollars 80 price target on the stock. Raymond James downgraded it to "Market Perform" rating and $2 target in Tuesday, September 8 report.

Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd decreased its position in Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) has risen 12.03% since July 20, 2016 and is uptrending. (NASDAQ:ROST) rating on Monday, June 19. UBS maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $65 target in Friday, August 19 report.


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