The TJX Companies (TJX) Announces Quarterly Results
The TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) released its earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.03, AnalystRatings.NET reports. The company had revenue of $6.49 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.60 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.62 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. The TJX Companies updated its Q2 guidance to $0.70-0.74 EPS and its FY15 guidance to $3.05-3.17 EPS.
The TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) opened at 58.40 on Tuesday. The TJX Companies has a 52-week low of $48.71 and a 52-week high of $64.38. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $59.04 and a 200-day moving average of $60.72. The company has a market cap of $41.095 billion and a P/E ratio of 19.92. The TJX Companies also was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Investors acquired 3,954 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 470% compared to the typical volume of 694 put options.
TJX has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. 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 analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. The TJX Companies currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $62.86.
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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