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The TJX Companies, Inc is an apparel retail business based in the US. The TJX Companies shares (TJX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. The TJX Companies employs 286,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$33.4 billion.

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The TJX Companies share price

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The TJX Companies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-26.
Latest market closeUSD$56.65
52-week rangeUSD$32.72 - USD$68.1
50-day moving average USD$63.9447
200-day moving average USD$56.5213
Wall St. target priceUSD$73.04
PE ratio 107.6849
Dividend yield USD$1.04 (1.55%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.622

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Is it a good time to buy The TJX Companies stock?

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The TJX Companies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $56.65 from 2020-10-16

1 week (2021-01-05) -15.09%
1 month (2020-12-12) N/A
3 months (2020-10-16) 56.65
6 months (2020-07-16) 5.87%
1 year (2020-01-12) N/A
2 years (2019-01-12) N/A
3 years (2018-01-12) 78.28
5 years (2016-01-12) 68.92

Is The TJX Companies under- or over-valued?

Valuing The TJX Companies stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of The TJX Companies's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

The TJX Companies's P/E ratio

The TJX Companies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 108x. In other words, The TJX Companies shares trade at around 108x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

The TJX Companies's PEG ratio

The TJX Companies's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.2839. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into The TJX Companies's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

The TJX Companies's EBITDA

The TJX Companies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.9 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a The TJX Companies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

The TJX Companies financials

Revenue TTM USD$33.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.13%
Gross profit TTM USD$14.9 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.34%
Return on equity TTM 13.5%
Profit margin 2.24%
Book value $4.637
Market capitalisation USD$80.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting The TJX Companies shares

There are currently 11.9 million The TJX Companies shares held short by investors – that's known as The TJX Companies's "short interest". This figure is 42.4% up from 8.4 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting The TJX Companies shares can be evaluated.

The TJX Companies's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

The TJX Companies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of The TJX Companies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of The TJX Companies shares traded daily (recently around 9.0 million). The TJX Companies's SIR currently stands at 1.32. In other words for every 100,000 The TJX Companies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1320 shares are currently held short.

However The TJX Companies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of The TJX Companies shares, or, against the total number of tradable The TJX Companies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case The TJX Companies's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 The TJX Companies shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.01% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable The TJX Companies shares, roughly 10 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against The TJX Companies.

Find out more about how you can short The TJX Companies stock.

The TJX Companies's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like The TJX Companies.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

The TJX Companies's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 13.56

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and The TJX Companies's overall score of 13.56 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like The TJX Companies is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

The TJX Companies's environmental score

Environmental score: 2.53/100

The TJX Companies's environmental score of 2.53 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that The TJX Companies is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

The TJX Companies's social score

Social score: 4.69/100

The TJX Companies's social score of 4.69 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that The TJX Companies is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

The TJX Companies's governance score

Governance score: 5.34/100

The TJX Companies's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that The TJX Companies is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

The TJX Companies's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. The TJX Companies scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that The TJX Companies has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

The TJX Companies, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 13.56
Total ESG percentile 6.48
Environmental score 2.53
Environmental score percentile 2
Social score 4.69
Social score percentile 2
Governance score 5.34
Governance score percentile 2
Level of controversy 2

The TJX Companies share dividends

18%

Dividend payout ratio: 17.56% of net profits

Recently The TJX Companies has paid out, on average, around 17.56% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.55% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), The TJX Companies shareholders could enjoy a 1.55% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In The TJX Companies's case, that would currently equate to about $1.04 per share.

While The TJX Companies's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that The TJX Companies is investing more in its future growth.

The TJX Companies's most recent dividend payout was on 4 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 10 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have The TJX Companies's shares ever split?

The TJX Companies's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 7 November 2018. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your The TJX Companies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for The TJX Companies shares which in turn could have impacted The TJX Companies's share price.

The TJX Companies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, The TJX Companies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $32.72 up to $68.1. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TJX.US volatility(beta: 0.92)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while The TJX Companies's is 0.9239. This would suggest that The TJX Companies's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

The TJX Companies overview

The TJX Companies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer. It operates through four segments: Marmaxx, HomeGoods, TJX Canada, and TJX International. The company sells family apparel, including footwear and accessories; home fashions, such as home basics, furniture, rugs, lighting products, giftware, soft home products, decorative accessories, tabletop, and cookware, as well as expanded pet, kids, and gourmet food departments; fine jewelry and accessories; and other merchandise. As of February 1, 2020, it operated 1,273 T.J. Maxx, 1,130 Marshalls, 809 HomeGoods, 46 Sierra, and 32 Homesense stores, as well as tjmaxx.com, marshalls.com, and sierra.com in the United States; 279 Winners, 137 HomeSense, and 97 Marshalls stores in Canada; 594 T.K. Maxx and 78 Homesense stores, as well as tkmaxx.com in Europe; and 54 T.K. Maxx stores in Australia. The company is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts.

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