NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

TJX Companies

(NYSE:

TJX

) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $41.66, above its previous 52-week high of $41.58 with 2.5 million shares traded as of 2:25 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 4.4 million shares over the past 30 days.

TJX Companies has a market cap of $30.05 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

retail

industry. Shares are up 27.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The TJX Companies, Inc. operates as an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.9, equal to the average retail industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates TJX Companies as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full

TJX Companies Ratings Report

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