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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for TJX. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 97, implying a possible profit of 39.29 percent. The lowest price target was 78, implying potential capital losses of 12 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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.

In the last 52-weeks, TJX has achieved a high of 83.64 and a 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.