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The TJX Companies, Inc (TJX) is a leading apparel retail business based in the US. It opened the day at $67.65 after a previous close of $67.51. During the day the price has varied from a low of $66.78 to a high of $68.1. The latest price was $67.7 (25 minute delay). The TJX Companies is listed on the NYSE and employs 286,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in The TJX Companies

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: TJX in this case.
  5. Research The TJX Companies shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your The TJX Companies shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has Coronavirus impacted The TJX Companies's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, The TJX Companies's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $56.65, which is 10.52% down on its pre-crash value of $63.31 and 73.14% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $32.72.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of The TJX Companies shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $610.22 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $940.39.

The TJX Companies share price

Use our graph to track the performance of TJX stocks over time.

The TJX Companies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-18.
Open$67.65
High$68.1
Low$66.78
Close$67.7
Previous close$67.51
Change $0.19
Change % 0.281%
Volume 14,880,087
Information last updated 2020-12-26.
52-week range$32.72 - $68.1
50-day moving average $63.9447
200-day moving average $56.5213
Wall St. target price$73.04
PE ratio 107.6849
Dividend yield $1.04 (1.55%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.622
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Share dealing platform comparison

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Name Product Price per trade Frequent trader rate Platform fees Brand description
Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
Zero platform fee
Your first 100 trades are free with Fineco, T&Cs apply.
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
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0% commission, no markup, no ticket fee, no management fee
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Withdrawal fee & GDP to USD deposit conversion
Capital at risk. 0% commission but other fees may apply.
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£0
£0
Zero platform fee
Join and receive a free share worth up to £100
Access unlimited commission-free trading on 3,800+ US stocks and ETFs with Stake. Capital at risk.
IG
0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
Interactive Investor
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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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 last close of $67.7

1 month (2020-12-22) 1.09%
3 months (2020-10-22) 20.85%
6 months (2020-07-22) 26.68%
3 years (2018-01-18) inf%
5 years (2016-01-18) inf%

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.

However, The TJX Companies's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the apparel retail industry or those of similar companies.

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.

However, it's sensible to consider The TJX Companies's PEG ratio in relation to those of similar companies.

The TJX Companies's EBITDA

The TJX Companies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $1.9 billion (£1.4 billion).

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

To put The TJX Companies's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

The TJX Companies financials

Revenue TTM $33.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.13%
Gross profit TTM $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 $80.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell The TJX Companies shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "TJX.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

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.

To gain some more context, you can compare The TJX Companies's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.

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.).

To gain some more context, you can compare The TJX Companies's total ESG risk score against those of similar companies.

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. A high-profile company, 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.

Wondering how that compares? Below are the controversy scores of similar companies.

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").

The TJX Companies's dividend payout ratio is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.

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).

To put The TJX Companies's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

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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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