Why TJX Is Poised to Keep Popping

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Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, apparel and home-fashions retailer TJX has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at TJX and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

TJX facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Framingham, Mass. (1956)

Market Cap

$34.5 billion

Industry

Apparel retail

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$25.9 billion

Management

CEO Carol Meyrowitz (since 2007)
CFO Scott Goldenberg (since 2012)

Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)

49.2%

Cash/Debt

$2.1 billion / $774.6 million

Dividend Yield

1.2%

Competitors

J.C. Penney
Kohl's

Ross Stores 


Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 90% of the 644 members who have rated TJX believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, NoblyNaive, succinctly summed up the TJX bull case for our community:

Stock is lagging sector (due for a pop). OK P/E. Good CAPS rating. Highly touted by [Jim Cramer ] on April 9, 2013.

Cramer also pointed out: 1) cool weather has put a damper on spending in the last month. 2) [J.C. Penney] has been losing market share, and the winners are the other well positioned retailers, of which TJX is one. Warmer weather, plus the implosion of [J.C. Penney] should give a bump to the sector.

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The article Why TJX Is Poised to Keep Popping originally appeared on Fool.com.

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