The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) marched up 33.09% compared to a 52-week low price of $41.49. The shares were last seen trading -1.92% lower, taking the closing price at $55.22 on 7/18/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $54.92 and $55.97. This company shares are 5.36% off its target price of $58.18 and the current market capitalization stands at $67.07B. The recent change has given its price a 4.16% lead over SMA 50 and -3.38% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 2.58% gains, 0.29% gains and 16.18% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found TJX’s volatility during a week at 1.47% and during a month it has been found around 1.53%.

What Does The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) Do?

The company describes itself in regulatory filings as, “The TJX Cos., Inc. engages in the retail of off-price apparel and home fashion products. It operates through the following segments: Marmaxx, HomeGoods, TJX Canada, and TJX International. The Marmaxx segment sells family apparel including footwear and accessories; and home fashions including home basics, decorative accessories, giftware, and other merchandise. The HomeGoods segment offers an assortment of home fashions, including furniture, rugs, lighting, soft home, decorative accessories, tabletop and cookware as well as expanded pet, kids and gourmet food departments. The TJX Canada segment operates the Winners, Marshalls, and HomeSense chains in Canada. The TJX International segment includes the T.K. Maxx and HomeSense chains in Europe, and T.K. Maxx chain in Australia. The company was founded by Stanley Harris Feldberg and Sumner L. Feldberg in 1956 and is headquartered in Framingham, MA.” [Text can be found here: under company description.]

The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $61.43 billion or 92.6% in TJX stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Vanguard Group Inc owns $5.47 billion in The TJX Companies, Inc., which represents roughly 8.16% of the company’s market cap and approximately 8.91% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 85,782,665 shares of the stock are valued at $4.83 billion. The third largest holder is Wellington Management Group Llp, which currently holds $3.33 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 4.97% of its market capitalization.

The TJX Companies, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 658 institutional holders increased their position in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) by some 43,951,597 shares, 602 decreased positions by 60,296,357 and 168 held positions by 986,921,499. That puts total institutional holdings at 1,091,000,000 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 130 new institutional investments totaling 4,739,206 shares while 77 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 5,886,887 shares.

The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. The TJX Companies, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director CHING DAVID T has sold 20,000 shares of The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) in the trading session dated Jun. 12, 2019. These shares are worth $1,044,000 and were traded at $52.2 each. The SEC filing shows that LANE AMY B performed a sale of 800 shares. The Director disposed these shares by way of transaction on Jun. 11, 2019. The company’s shares were given away at $51.93 per share worth to an income of some $41,544 to the account of LANE AMY B.

SEVP, Group President, Sherr Richard, sold 1,480 common shares of The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) in the open market. In a transaction dated May. 22, 2019, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $51.35, raking in a sum of $75,998. After this sale, 117,228 common shares of TJX are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $6,473,330.

In the transaction dated Apr. 22, 2019, a great number of shares sold came courtesy the SEVP – Group President; Canestrari Kenneth disposed a total of 25,000 shares at an average price of $54.97, amounting to approximately $1,374,250. The insider now directly owns 134,675 shares worth $7,436,754.

The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX), with 11 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 6 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 7 buy, 0 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.92 average brokerage recommendation [T1].