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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: The TJX Companies, Inc., TJX

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 48957.32. Since its IPO date on the 1/5/1988, The TJX Companies, Inc., TJX performance year to date is 5.92%. Today The TJX Companies, Inc., TJX has gained 0.05%, with a current price of 74.39.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 91.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 26.90%. Return of assets are at 19.80%, with return on investment at 39.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, The TJX Companies, Inc., TJX is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.36. While Total debt/equity is 0.36. With a profit margin of 7.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 28.90%, and operating margin of 11.70%. The TJX Companies, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.6, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year The TJX Companies, Inc., TJX has seen a EPS growth of 5.90%. A performance for the year of 5.31%. The 52-week high is -11.06%, and the 52-week low is 18.23%. The average volume for The TJX Companies, Inc., TJX is 2706800.

With a target price of 84.71, 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 21.6 and a forward P/E of 19.46. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.02. The TJX Companies, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.52 and 11 respectively. For P/cash, The TJX Companies, Inc. has a value of 22.01, while it is 32.16 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 74.39, The TJX Companies, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.40%. We see a return on equity of 52.70%.

Looking more long-term The TJX Companies, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.70%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 9.64% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 5.90% for this year and for the last five years a 15.10% growth has been seen.

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