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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 97, implying potential capital gains of 39.29 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 78, implying a possible loss of 12 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -9.19 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.51 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of TJX to grow at a rate of 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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. TJX has a PEG ratio of 1.94.

TJX has a 52-week high of 83.64 and a 52-week low of 66.66. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 4.47 percent, and 16.74 percent below the high. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.