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Stock Analysis: TJX Companies (NYSE: TJX)

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TJX Companies trades as part of the consumer cyclical sector and is in the retail apparel and specialty industry. The company CEO is Ernie L. Herrman. TJX Companies Inc is an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and other countries. Its stores offer family apparel, including footwear and accessories, home fashions, such as home basics, accent furniture, lamps, among others.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The TJX stock showed a previous change of 0.33% with an open at 48.99 and a close of 49.10. It reached an intraday high of 49.19 and a low of 48.77.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $121.5b with 2.5b shares outstanding, of which the float is 2.5b shares. Trading volume reached 4,650,303 shares compared to its average volume of 6,291,705 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, TJX Companies shares returned -0.24% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 12.07%. Over three months, it changed -9.70%. In one year it has changed 31.83% and within that year its 52-week high was 56.64 and its 52-week low was 37.27. TJX stock is 31.74% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 48.87 and a 50 day moving average of 46.82. Currently TJX stock is trading 0.48% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.03 that ended on 31st of January 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 24.19. Based on 11 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.64. The TTM EPS is 2.44, which comes to a TTM PE of 20.12. Historically, the PE high was 25.20 and the PE low was 17.00. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 41.49, which is a decrease of -15.51%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
10-31-2018:  0.63
07-31-2018:  0.58
04-30-2018:  0.56
01-31-2018:  0.69

The dividend per share is currently 0.78, which is a dividend yield of 1.59%. Also, the payout ratio is 31.97%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 37.27, which means it may be overvalued by -31.75%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.70% of insider ownership and 77.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 16,339,360, which is 0.66% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 2.17. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.65

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 62.52%, return on assets is 21.42%, profit margin is 7.97%, price-to-sales is 4.35 and price-to-book is 11.48.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.

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