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Why Ross Stores (ROST) is a Top Momentum Stock for the Long-Term

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Ross Stores (ROST)

Based in Dublin, CA, Ross Stores Inc. operates as an off-price retailer of apparel and home accessories, primarily in the United States. The company operates its stores under the Ross Dress for Less (Ross) and dd’s DISCOUNTS names. The company’s stores are located mostly in community and neighborhood shopping centers in heavily populated urban and suburban areas.

ROST boasts a Momentum Style Score of A and VGM Score of A, and holds a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) rating. Shares of Ross Stores has seen some interesting price action recently; the stock is up 8.1% over the past one week and up 8.5% over the past four weeks. And in the last one-year period, ROST has gained 37.5%. As for the stock's trading volume, 2,833,063.50 shares on average were traded over the last 20 days.

Momentum investors also pay close attention to a company's earnings. For ROST, four analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days, and the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.04 to $5.93 per share for 2025. ROST boasts an average earnings surprise of 10.6%.

Investors should take the time to consider ROST for their portfolios due to its solid Zacks Ranks, notable earnings metrics, and impressive Momentum and VGM Style Scores.

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