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Morning Trending Tickers: The TJX Companies, Inc., (TJX)

Friday February 24th 2017: The TJX Companies, Inc., TJX is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Department Stores in the sector of Services. Based in USA, The TJX Companies, Inc., TJX  has a market cap of 45.59 B. Since its IPO date on the 01/05/1988, The TJX Companies, Inc., TJX performance year to date is -6.85%. Today The TJX Companies, Inc., TJX has gained 0.58%, with a current price of 70.39.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 91.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 29.10%. Return of assets are at 18.50%, with return on investment at 33.60%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, The TJX Companies, Inc., TJX is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.49. While Total debt/equity is 0.49. With a profit margin of 7.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 29.20%, and operating margin of 11.40%. The TJX Companies, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.6, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year The TJX Companies, Inc., TJX has seen a EPS growth of 3.80%. A performance for the year of -10.45%. The 52-week high is -15.85%, and the 52-week low is 3.18%. The average volume for The TJX Companies, Inc., TJX is 91132.

With a target price of 84.29, can The TJX Companies, Inc., TJX reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of The TJX Companies, Inc., TJX. The TJX Companies, Inc. has a P/E of 19.86 and a forward P/E of 16.57. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.85. The TJX Companies, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.36 and 9.9 respectively. For P/cash, The TJX Companies, Inc. has a value of 14.58, while it is 24.06 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 70.39, The TJX Companies, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.79%. We see a return on equity of 52.10%.

Looking more long-term The TJX Companies, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.76%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 8.67% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 3.80% for this year and for the last five years a 12.30% growth has been seen.

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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