TJX Companies IncFind Ratings Reports
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.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||8291.69||7753.5|
|Net Income ($mil)||549.79||587.26|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||2826.3||2123.05|
|Total Assets ($mil)||12866.8||11992.43|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2226.9||1624.01|
|Profitability||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||31.54||30.98|
|Return on Assets||17.77||18.84|
|Return on Equity||52.83||51.93|
|Debt||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Share Data||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||656.65||669.53|
|Div / share||0.26||0.21|
|Book value / share||6.59||6.5|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||3315798.0||3208632.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 22.19 for the Specialty Retail industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.16. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 11.70 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 13.42. The current price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average, but above the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, TJX COMPANIES INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|TJX 22.54||Peers 22.19||TJX 15.02||Peers 14.15|
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.
|TJX 20.46||Peers 19.88||TJX 5.37||Peers 2.07|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
TJX is trading at a premium to 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.
|TJX 11.70||Peers 13.42||TJX 4.26||Peers 10.75|
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.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, TJX is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|TJX 1.55||Peers 1.47||TJX 7.89||Peers 7.21|
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.