Media headlines about TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. TJX Companies earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the apparel and home fashions retailer an impact score of 46.3749307439382 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
A number of equities analysts have commented on TJX shares. Goldman Sachs Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $90.00 price objective (down from $97.00) on shares of TJX Companies in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th. Instinet reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 price objective (down from $83.00) on shares of TJX Companies in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th. Nomura set a $80.00 price target on shares of TJX Companies and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th. MKM Partners reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $87.00 price target on shares of TJX Companies in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Finally, Northcoast Research raised shares of TJX Companies from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $86.00 price target for the company in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and sixteen have issued a buy rating to the company. TJX Companies presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $81.53.
TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) traded down $0.58 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $73.30. 6,002,326 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,223,671. TJX Companies has a 52-week low of $66.44 and a 52-week high of $80.92. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48, a quick ratio of 0.67 and a current ratio of 1.53. The stock has a market cap of $46,714.51, a PE ratio of 19.97, a PEG ratio of 1.77 and a beta of 0.75.
TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 14th. The apparel and home fashions retailer reported $1.00 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.00. TJX Companies had a net margin of 7.01% and a return on equity of 52.79%. The company had revenue of $8.76 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.86 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.91 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts predict that TJX Companies will post 3.93 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.3125 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 14th. This represents a $1.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.71%. TJX Companies’s payout ratio is 33.78%.
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TJX Companies Company Profile
The TJX Companies, Inc (TJX) is an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and across the world. The Company operates through four segments: Marmaxx, HomeGoods, TJX Canada and TJX International. T.J. Maxx and Marshalls chains in the United States were collectively the off-price retailer in the United States with a total of 2,221 stores, as of January 28, 2017.
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