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The TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Traders bought 3,954 put options on the company, AmericanBankingNews.com reports. This represents an increase of approximately 470% compared to the average volume of 694 put options.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on TJX shares. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of The TJX Companies in a research note on Thursday, April 3rd. They now have a $65.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Wedbush initiated coverage on shares of The TJX Companies in a research note on Thursday, February 27th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $63.00 price target on the stock. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $62.86.

Shares of The TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) traded down 0.27% on Monday, hitting $58.40. The stock had a trading volume of 3,412,837 shares. The TJX Companies has a one year low of $48.71 and a one year high of $64.38. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $59.09 and a 200-day moving average of $60.73. The company has a market cap of $41.095 billion and a P/E ratio of 19.92.

The TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, February 26th. The company reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.83 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $7.80 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.86 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.82 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that The TJX Companies will post $3.19 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The TJX Companies, Inc (NYSE:TJX) is the off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and worldwide.

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