TJX Companies Inc

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TJX : NYSE : Services
$77.19 | %
Today's Range: 76.38 - 77.45
Avg. Daily Volume: 3381300.0
02/17/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

TJX COMPANIES INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. TJX COMPANIES INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.64 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)8291.697753.5
EBITDA ($mil)1152.871109.44
EBIT ($mil)985.24954.2
Net Income ($mil)549.79587.26

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)2826.342123.05
Total Assets ($mil)12866.8411992.43
Total Debt ($mil)2226.911624.01
Equity ($mil)4329.814350.46

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin31.5430.98
EBITDA Margin13.914.3
Operating Margin11.8812.31
Sales Turnover2.542.53
Return on Assets17.7718.84
Return on Equity52.8151.93
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio1.621.55
Interest Expense18.9117.08
Interest Coverage52.1155.85

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)651.9669.53
Div / share0.260.21
Book value / share6.646.5
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3396196.03296900.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 22.84 for the Specialty Retail industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.35. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 11.57 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.94 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 15.12. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average, but above the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, TJX COMPANIES INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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TJX 22.46 Peers 22.84   TJX 14.90 Peers 14.57

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

TJX is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

TJX is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.

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  Price to
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TJX 20.33 Peers 20.41   TJX 4.40 Peers 1.96

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

TJX is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Premium. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

TJX trades at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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TJX 11.57 Peers 15.12   TJX 4.26 Peers -16.65

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

TJX is trading at a discount to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

TJX is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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TJX 1.53 Peers 1.53   TJX 7.89 Peers 7.69

Average. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

TJX is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.


Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.

TJX is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.



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