The TJX Cos. (NYSE:TJX) is scheduled to be releasing its Q317 earnings data on Tuesday, November 15th. Analysts expect The TJX Cos. to post earnings of $0.87 per share and revenue of $8.23 billion for the quarter. The TJX Cos. has set its FY17 guidance at $3.39-3.43 EPS and its Q3 guidance at $0.83-0.85 EPS.Persons interested in listening to the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.

The TJX Cos. (NYSE:TJX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 16th. The apparel and home fashions retailer reported $0.84 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.81 by $0.03. The business earned $7.88 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.85 billion. The TJX Cos. had a net margin of 7.23% and a return on equity of 52.69%. The company’s revenue was up 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.80 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect The TJX Cos. to post $3.48 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3.80 EPS for the next fiscal year.

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The TJX Cos. (NYSE:TJX) opened at 75.39 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $49.50 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.89 and a beta of 0.69. The company’s 50 day moving average is $73.97 and its 200 day moving average is $76.57. The TJX Cos. has a 52-week low of $63.53 and a 52-week high of $83.64.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, November 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 8th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.38%. The TJX Cos.’s dividend payout ratio is currently 30.15%.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd bought a new stake in The TJX Cos. during the second quarter worth about $131,000. Invictus RG bought a new stake in The TJX Cos. during the second quarter worth about $143,000. Seven Eight Capital LLC bought a new stake in The TJX Cos. during the second quarter worth about $224,000. Lakeview Capital Partners LLC increased its stake in The TJX Cos. by 16.9% in the second quarter. Lakeview Capital Partners LLC now owns 3,812 shares of the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock worth $294,000 after buying an additional 552 shares during the last quarter. Finally, First Heartland Consultants Inc. increased its stake in The TJX Cos. by 26.5% in the second quarter. First Heartland Consultants Inc. now owns 4,292 shares of the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock worth $331,000 after buying an additional 900 shares during the last quarter. 88.54% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several brokerages recently commented on TJX. BMO Capital Markets reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $85.00 price target on shares of The TJX Cos. in a research note on Thursday, August 18th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $92.00 price target on shares of The TJX Cos. in a research note on Monday, August 1st. Wedbush raised their price objective on shares of The TJX Cos. from $82.00 to $84.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 17th. Morgan Stanley reissued a “hold” rating and set a $77.00 price objective on shares of The TJX Cos. in a research report on Wednesday, August 17th. Finally, Nomura reissued a “buy” rating and set a $85.00 price objective on shares of The TJX Cos. in a research report on Wednesday, August 17th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $83.51.

The TJX Cos. Company Profile

The TJX Companies, Inc (TJX) is an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and across the world. The Company operates through four segments: Marmaxx, HomeGoods, TJX Canada and TJX International. T.J. Maxx and Marshalls chains in the United States are collectively the off-price retailer in the United States with a total of approximately 2,163 stores.

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