Boston Private Wealth LLC trimmed its holdings in TJX Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:TJX) by 2.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 141,968 shares of the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock after selling 3,381 shares during the period. Boston Private Wealth LLC’s holdings in TJX Companies, Inc. (The) were worth $10,246,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Jackson Wealth Management LLC grew its position in TJX Companies, Inc. (The) by 0.8% in the first quarter. Jackson Wealth Management LLC now owns 21,018 shares of the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock worth $1,599,000 after acquiring an additional 171 shares in the last quarter. Waldron LP grew its position in TJX Companies, Inc. (The) by 96.7% in the first quarter. Waldron LP now owns 5,678 shares of the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock worth $449,000 after acquiring an additional 2,792 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in TJX Companies, Inc. (The) by 5.2% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 47,108,264 shares of the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock worth $3,725,322,000 after acquiring an additional 2,336,495 shares in the last quarter. Perkins Coie Trust Co grew its position in TJX Companies, Inc. (The) by 1.8% in the second quarter. Perkins Coie Trust Co now owns 26,238 shares of the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock worth $1,894,000 after acquiring an additional 470 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Trust Co. of Vermont grew its position in TJX Companies, Inc. (The) by 2.0% in the first quarter. Trust Co. of Vermont now owns 38,887 shares of the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock worth $3,076,000 after acquiring an additional 781 shares in the last quarter. 89.15% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

In other TJX Companies, Inc. (The) news, CEO Ernie Herrman sold 20,000 shares of TJX Companies, Inc. (The) stock in a transaction on Friday, September 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.52, for a total transaction of $1,450,400.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 480,821 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $34,869,138.92. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders own 0.23% of the company’s stock.

TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) opened at 73.74 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $46.92 billion, a PE ratio of 20.87 and a beta of 0.76. TJX Companies, Inc. has a 1-year low of $66.66 and a 1-year high of $80.92. The company’s 50-day moving average is $71.50 and its 200 day moving average is $74.23.

TJX Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:TJX) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 15th. The apparel and home fashions retailer reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.01. TJX Companies, Inc. (The) had a net margin of 6.83% and a return on equity of 52.87%. The firm had revenue of $8.36 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $8.29 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.84 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that TJX Companies, Inc. will post $3.93 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 9th will be given a dividend of $0.3125 per share. This represents a $1.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.70%. TJX Companies, Inc. (The)’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 35.41%.

Several analysts have commented on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of TJX Companies, Inc. (The) from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $79.00 target price on shares of TJX Companies, Inc. (The) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, June 19th. Instinet reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 target price (down from $83.00) on shares of TJX Companies, Inc. (The) in a research report on Wednesday, August 16th. MKM Partners reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $87.00 target price on shares of TJX Companies, Inc. (The) in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $85.00 target price on shares of TJX Companies, Inc. (The) in a research report on Thursday, June 8th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seventeen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. TJX Companies, Inc. (The) presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $83.24.

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About TJX Companies, Inc. (The)

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 were collectively the off-price retailer in the United States with a total of 2,221 stores, as of January 28, 2017.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for TJX Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:TJX)

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