Analyst Ratings for TJX Cos. (TJX)

Updated: 2017-07-28

TJX Cos. (NYSE:TJX) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for TJX last month.

A buy rating was issued by 20 analysts, 3 gave an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

TJX was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 97, which equates to a potential upside of 39.29 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 78, implying potential capital losses of 12 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -9.19 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.51 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of TJX's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 10.19 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of TJX is 1.94.

TJX has traded between a high of 83.64 and a low of 66.66 over the past year. Currently the stock is 4.47 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 16.74 percent. TJX has a P/E ratio of 19.78. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TJX value stock report compares TJX to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of TJX is $44.8 billion. TJX's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.