Bristol John W & Co. Inc. NY lifted its holdings in shares of TJX Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX) by 0.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 944,450 shares of the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock after acquiring an additional 4,590 shares during the period. TJX Companies makes up 2.5% of Bristol John W & Co. Inc. NY’s holdings, making the stock its 10th biggest holding. Bristol John W & Co. Inc. NY owned 0.15% of TJX Companies worth $89,893,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of TJX. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans boosted its holdings in TJX Companies by 4.5% during the first quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 29,103 shares of the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock worth $2,374,000 after purchasing an additional 1,244 shares during the last quarter. 6 Meridian purchased a new position in TJX Companies during the first quarter worth about $489,000. Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. purchased a new position in TJX Companies during the first quarter worth about $347,000. Pegasus Partners Ltd. boosted its holdings in TJX Companies by 12.0% during the first quarter. Pegasus Partners Ltd. now owns 28,738 shares of the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock worth $2,344,000 after purchasing an additional 3,089 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Trillium Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in TJX Companies by 4.0% during the first quarter. Trillium Asset Management LLC now owns 325,883 shares of the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock worth $26,579,000 after purchasing an additional 12,579 shares during the last quarter. 90.08% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on TJX shares. Loop Capital set a $84.00 price target on shares of TJX Companies and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 22nd. Telsey Advisory Group boosted their price target on shares of TJX Companies from $84.00 to $92.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 23rd. MKM Partners set a $99.00 price target on shares of TJX Companies and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 23rd. Credit Suisse Group boosted their price target on shares of TJX Companies from $85.00 to $90.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 23rd. Finally, Buckingham Research boosted their target price on shares of TJX Companies from $95.00 to $100.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 23rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and eighteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $104.92.

TJX opened at $107.96 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43, a quick ratio of 0.77 and a current ratio of 1.64. The stock has a market capitalization of $68.46 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.72, a P/E/G ratio of 2.12 and a beta of 0.73. TJX Companies Inc has a twelve month low of $66.44 and a twelve month high of $111.91.

TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 21st. The apparel and home fashions retailer reported $1.17 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $9.33 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $8.99 billion. TJX Companies had a net margin of 7.88% and a return on equity of 58.66%. TJX Companies’s revenue was up 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.85 EPS. research analysts anticipate that TJX Companies Inc will post 4.91 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.44%. TJX Companies’s payout ratio is currently 38.61%.

TJX Companies Company Profile

The TJX Companies, Inc operates as an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer. It operates through four segments: Marmaxx, HomeGoods, TJX Canada, and TJX International. The company sells family apparel, including footwear and accessories; home fashions, such as home basics, accent furniture, lamps, rugs, wall d├ęcor, decorative accessories, giftware, lighting, soft home, tabletop, and cookware, as well as expanded pet, kids, and gourmet food departments; jewelry; and other merchandise.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX)

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