The TJX Companies Inc. [NYSE: TJX] price surged by 2.44 percent to reach at $1.32. The company report on August 19, 2020 that The TJX Companies, Inc. Reports Q2 FY21 Results; Reopened Stores and E-commerce Sites Around the World; Reports Second Quarter Sales of $6.7 Billion, Well Above Its Internal Plans; Generates Significant Cash Flow During the Quarter.
The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TJX), the leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the U.S. and worldwide, today announced sales and operating results for the second quarter ended August 1, 2020. Net sales for the second quarter of Fiscal 2021 were $6.7 billion. Overall open-only comp store sales (defined below) were down 3% versus last year. Net loss for the second quarter was ($214) million and loss per share was ($.18). The Company’s second quarter results were negatively impacted by the temporary closure of its stores for nearly one third of the quarter due to the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Further, the Company’s net loss per share includes tax expense, which was primarily driven by a tax-loss carryback benefit recorded in the first quarter and reversed in the second quarter due to better than expected results.
For the first half of Fiscal 2021, net sales were $11.1 billion. Net loss was ($1.1) billion and loss per share was ($.92). The Company’s first half Fiscal 2021 results were negatively impacted by the temporary closure of its stores for approximately 40% of the first half of the year due to the pandemic.
A sum of 4480713 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 7.49M shares. The TJX Companies Inc. shares reached a high of $55.67 and dropped to a low of $54.53 until finishing in the latest session at $55.47.
The one-year TJX stock forecast points to a potential upside of 11.84. The average equity rating for TJX stock is currently 1.70, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
Guru’s Opinion on The TJX Companies Inc. [TJX]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for TJX shares is $62.92 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on TJX stock is a recommendation set at 1.70. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Telsey Advisory Group have made an estimate for The TJX Companies Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on August 17, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on April 29, 2020, representing the official price target for The TJX Companies Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $60, while Jefferies analysts kept a Buy rating on TJX stock. On March 30, 2020, analysts increased their price target for TJX shares from 61 to 65.
The Average True Range (ATR) for The TJX Companies Inc. is set at 1.58, with the Price to Sales ratio for TJX stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.97. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 14.26, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 5.53. Price to Free Cash Flow for TJX in the course of the last twelve months was 42.15 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.00.
TJX Stock Performance Analysis:
The TJX Companies Inc. [TJX] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 0.53. With this latest performance, TJX shares dropped by -2.87% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 35.13% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -1.96% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for TJX stock in for the last two-week period is set at 53.37, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 55.47, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 53.57 for The TJX Companies Inc. [TJX]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 53.76, while it was recorded at 54.76 for the last single week of trading, and 54.56 for the last 200 days.
Insight into The TJX Companies Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and The TJX Companies Inc. [TJX] shares currently have an operating margin of +10.56 and a Gross Margin at +28.45. The TJX Companies Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +7.84.
Return on Total Capital for TJX is now 35.33, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 27.82. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 59.51, with Return on Assets sitting at 17.01. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, The TJX Companies Inc. [TJX] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 192.74. Additionally, TJX Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 65.84, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 47.48. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 169.01, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 57.74.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, The TJX Companies Inc. [TJX] managed to generate an average of $11,441 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 113.89 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 2.17.The TJX Companies Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.00 and a Current Ratio set at 1.50.
TJX Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, The TJX Companies Inc. posted 0.68/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.66/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 3.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for TJX. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for The TJX Companies Inc. go to 2.10%.
The TJX Companies Inc. [TJX] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $60,567 million, or 93.10% of TJX stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of TJX stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 100,571,841, which is approximately 8.322% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 96,718,330 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $5.36 billion in TJX stocks shares; and WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP, currently with $5.16 billion in TJX stock with ownership of nearly 15.038% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in The TJX Companies Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 741 institutional holders increased their position in The TJX Companies Inc. [NYSE:TJX] by around 105,613,586 shares. Additionally, 695 investors decreased positions by around 105,967,039 shares, while 165 investors held positions by with 880,314,807 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,091,895,432 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. TJX stock had 171 new institutional investments in for a total of 11,779,677 shares, while 121 institutional investors sold positions of 10,267,460 shares during the same period.