The TJX Companies Inc. (NYSE:TJX) saw a downside of -0.37% to close Friday at $64.74 after subtracting -$0.24 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 7,447,240 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $67.00 in the past week. An average of 6,737,295 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 6,383,268.
TJX’s 1-month performance is -6.78% or -$5.08 on its low of $63.52 reached on 10/06/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $50.06 and high of $76.16, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 08/24/21. YTD, TJX has lost -5.20% or -$3.55. However, the current price is down -14.99%% from the 52-week high price.
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On Aug 20, 52 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for The TJX Companies Inc. (TJX). MEYROWITZ CAROL (Executive Chairman) most recently sold 72,546 shares at $74.07 per share on Aug 20. This transaction cost the insider $5,373,156. SEVP, CFO, Goldenberg Scott, sold 39,643 shares at a price of $72.98 on Aug 19. Then, on Apr 26, Director Abdalla Zein sold 199 shares at a price of $65.14 per share. This transaction amounted to $12,964.
The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 1190.33 and a low of 13.72. TJX stock has a beta of 1.00. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 1.81 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 12.17, with the price to cash flow ratio at 19.63.
The TJX Companies Inc. pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share. Its dividend yield is 1.61% and the payout ratio is 49.80%. TJX paid $0.26 a share compared with prior rate of $0.26, down 0.0% from last year’s. The company has boosted its dividend for the last 1 consecutive years with the latest dividend increase of $0.03 reported on Tuesday December 8 2020. Measured over the last 3 years, the Dividend has been growing by -61.59% yearly.
It is projected that The TJX Companies Inc.’s next ex-dividend date will be on 9-Nov-2021. TJX is expected to distribute $0.26 as its next dividend.
The TJX Companies Inc.’s quick ratio for the period ended July 30 was 0.80, with the current ratio over the same period at 1.30 meaning that TJX stock is not able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending July 30 was 0.52, while the total debt to equity was 0.52. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 28.90%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 4.35% while for the period ending July 30; The TJX Companies Inc.’s operating margin was 8.00%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $7.6 billion against revenue of $32.14 billion.
For the quarterly period ending July 30 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Net income grew 44.79% to $12.08 billion, while revenue of $10.09 billion was 16.48% off the previous quarter. Analysts expected TJX to announce $0.57 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $0.79, representing a 38.60% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $1.54 billion. TJX stock balance sheet for the quarter ending July 30 shows that total liabilities totaled 22.38 billion, with total debt at $12.87 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $1.2 billion
Let’s look briefly at The TJX Companies Inc. (TJX) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 08 October was 27.54% to suggest the stock is trending oversold, with historical volatility in this time period at 28.61%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $65.00, reflecting a -2.81% or -$1.87 change from its current price. TJX is currently trading -6.00% above its 20-day SMA, -9.00% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by -5.96% and -3.33% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 12.80% and 9.43% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 1.56. The RSI (14) points at 31.60%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 13.42% with the period’s ATR at 1.54. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at -1.72 and -3.13 on the 14-day charts.
Analysts offering their rating for TJX stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Buy. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate TJX as a “sell,”, while 4 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 3 rates the stock as overweight while 17 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is TJX’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $73.00 and a high of $101.00, with their median price target at $85.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for The TJX Companies Inc. (TJX) stock is $85.15.