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Is The TJX Companies, Inc.(NYSE: TJX), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TJX) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/5/1988. The TJX Companies, Inc. is in the Department Stores industry and Services sector. Average volume for The TJX Companies, Inc., is 3248.53, and so far today it has a volume of 4. Performance year to date since the 1/5/1988 is 11.43%.

To help you determine whether The TJX Companies, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 23.04 and forward P/E is 20.19. PEG perhaps more useful shows that The TJX Companies, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.23. P/S ratio is 1.64 and the P/B ratio is 11.44. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 22.12 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price The TJX Companies, Inc. is trading at, 78.48 (-0.04% today), The TJX Companies, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.32%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.41, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 11.78% after growing 5.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 9.80%, and 9.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 661.52, and the number of shares float is 657.8. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 91.70%. The float short is 1.45%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.93. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of 39.20%.

The ability for The TJX Companies, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.6, and quick ratio is 0.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.36 and total debt/equity is 0.36. In terms of margins, The TJX Companies, Inc. has a gross margin of 28.80%, with its operating margin at *TBA, and The TJX Companies, Inc. has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -0.87%, with 24.33% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 2.95% and the 200 day simple moving average is 7.28%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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