1. As of noon trading, TJX Companies ( TJX) is down $0.33 (-0.8%) to $43.75 on light volume Thus far, 1.9 million shares of TJX Companies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.50-$44.16 after having opened the day at $44.08 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.08. The TJX Companies, Inc. operates as an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and internationally. TJX Companies has a market cap of $31.2 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 31.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate TJX Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates TJX Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full TJX Companies Ratings Report now. If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the retail industry could consider SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT) while those bearish on the retail industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK). A reminder about TheStreet Ratings group: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model.