Analyst Recommendations And Earnings Forecast: The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX), Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE)

The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) last session’s volume of 6.28 million shares was higher than its average volume of 4.04 million shares. The stock, after opening at $74.31, hit $75.55 through the close by scoring 1.03%.

The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) Analyst Opinion

The TJX Companies, Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 27 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 2.6% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 8.24% last month and is up 0.56 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 23 of analysts who cover TJX having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $80.46 price target on The TJX Companies, Inc., suggesting a 6.5% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -6.64% below its 52-week high.

The TJX Companies, Inc. Earnings Surprise

The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $1 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $1. Its revenue totaled $8.86 billion up 5.99% from the previous quarter.

The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) Intraday View

This stock (TJX) is ahead of its 52-week low with 13.71%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.39% which for the week stands at 2.17%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 7.73% and stays 5.69% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 7.06% gains and now is up 2.56% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $71.69. The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -3.56%.

Turning to Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), its shares were trading at $71.45 a gain of $1.65, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $70, touched a high of $71.8 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. has 5 buy ratings, 3 holds and 0 sells even after the stock climbed 0.29% from its high of $71.24 to a $41.7 billion market value through last close.

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale slipped from 1.87 to 1.86 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $75.77 a share. The target implies a 6.05% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 11.97% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 4.86 million shares versus an average volume of 2.84 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.8% which for the week approaches 1.69%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $69.88 and compares with the $55.26 52-week low. The stock recovered 29.3% since its low point and has performed 26.64% year-to-date.

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