Ross Stores: Top Line Growth Is Leading The Way

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About: Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST)
by: Carlos R. Tartarini
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Carlos R. Tartarini
Value, long/short equity, growth at reasonable price
Summary

The expansion in the number of stores should be a key driver to sustain Ross Stores' top line growth exhibited over the past years.

Sustainable top line growth and well-controlled margins are key drivers supporting Ross Stores to achieve earnings growth at the present time and in the years ahead.

The evolution of margins and invested capital, as well as the financial leverage profile are probably key drivers behind the significant premium carried by Ross Stores compared to the peers.

Ross Stores (ROST) has just confirmed its positive business momentum, beating estimates in the quarter and delivering solid comparable store growth. As the off-price retailer paves the way for top line growth through