TJX : Analysis & Opinions

  1. How's Your Black Friday Portfolio? - Ahead of Wall Street

    November 29, 2013
    Starting the retail holiday shopping season on Thanksgiving was an unmitigated success.
  2. Balanced View on DDR - Analyst Blog

    July 15, 2013
    On Jul 11, 2013, we reiterated our long-term recommendation on DDR at Neutral.
  3. Kimco Closes InTown Suites Sale - Analyst Blog

    July 1, 2013
    Retail REIT Kimco Realty Corp. recently closed the sale of InTown Suites company and its associated real estate assets - ...
  4. Kimco in Revamp Mode - Analyst Blog

    June 27, 2013
    Kimco Realty is focused on revamping its portfolio and has recently vended a property in Manhattan's Flatiron District for ...
  5. Kimco Raises Stake in JV Yet Again - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    Kimco Realty Corp. has raised stake in one of its joint ventures (JV). The move has facilitated the company to gain ownership ...
  6. Fred's Reports Weak Sales in May - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    Recently, Fred's Inc. reported soft total sales and comparable sales for May 2013 compared to the year-ago period.
  7. Gordmans Guides Lower for FY12 - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    Gordmans Stores Inc. (GMAN), which houses a large pool of the latest fashion brands, recently trimmed its revenue guidance ...
  8. Kimco Adds Santee Trolley Square - Analyst Blog

    January 17, 2013
    Kimco Realty Corp. (KIM) announced the addition of the Santee Trolley Square in suburban San Diego to its portfolio. Particularly, ...
  9. Citi Trends Upgraded to Outperform - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    We recently upgraded our long-term recommendation on Citi Trends Inc. (CTRN) to Outperform, mainly on the back of the company's ...
  10. Research Calls

    November 27, 2012
    New York, July 26th ( - Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. Altria ...
  11. Citi Trends Narrows Loss - Analyst Blog

    November 21, 2012
    Value-priced retailer of urban fashion apparel and accessories, Citi Trends Inc. (CTRN), marked an improvement in its third ...
  12. Another Nordstrom Rack Coming Up - Analyst Blog

    October 18, 2012
    Nordstrom Inc. (JWN), a leading Seattle-based fashion retailer, announced its intentions to open a third Nordstrom Rack store ...
  13. Citi Trends Ratings Slide - Analyst Blog

    October 9, 2012
    The long-term recommendation of value-priced retailer of urban fashion apparel and accessories, Citi Trends Inc. (CTRN), ...
  14. Three Retailers Looking Good Heading Into Holidays

    October 9, 2012
    Some worry poor September retail numbers foreshadow an average holiday season. Whatever happens, these three retailers should ...
  15. Executive Changes at Famous Dave's - Analyst Blog

    October 9, 2012
    Yesterday, Famous Dave's of America Inc. (DAVE) revealed that it has appointed John Gilbert III as the chief executive officer ...
  16. Regency Leases Out in Florida - Analyst Blog

    October 3, 2012
    Regency Centers Corporation (REG), a real estate investment trust (REIT), recently announced two lease agreements for neighborhood ...
  17. Agree Leases Assets, Closes Sale - Analyst Blog

    October 2, 2012
    Agree Realty Corporation (ADC), a real estate investment trust (REIT), recently announced the signing of two lease agreements ...
  18. Create A Rip Van Winkle Portfolio With These 4 Stocks - Investment ...

    September 24, 2012
    There is a difference between trading in stocks and investing in them but too often they get confused as being the same thing. ...
  19. Opacity Doesn't Help The Cause At Bed Bath & Beyond

    September 20, 2012
    Not only is Bed Bath & Beyond seeing slower comp growth and uncertain margins, but the company is doing a disservice to its ...
  20. Nordstrom On The Sales Rack

    June 15, 2012
    Nordstrom remains on track to continue to leverage high single digit annual sales growth into double digit annual profit ...
  21. 4 Discount Retailers Ready For An Uncertain Future

    December 19, 2011
    These four discount retailers that should outperform in good and bad markets.
  22. Some Retailers’ Q3 Earnings Woes Were Indirectly Forecasted

    November 21, 2011
    We could have seen at least some of these Q3 dissappointments coming.
  23. Chico's Continues To Grow

    November 9, 2011
    Chico's acquired Boston Proper in September. Growth is on its way and its stock is ready to follow.
  24. Pier 1 Now A Productivity Story

    September 21, 2011
    Pier 1 continues to improve, but there's still room for improvement.
  25. Solid Gains For August Retail Sales

    September 7, 2011
    August retail sales showed gains despite the hard economy and its recent negative news.
  26. Nordstrom Remains In Fashion

    August 16, 2011
    Nordstrom shares trade at a decent valuation level for prospective investors.
  27. June Retail Sales Surge

    July 8, 2011
    June retail sales jumped substantially. Investors wonder whether it's an anomaly or a trend.
  28. Retail Rundown: Ross Stores And Its Peers

    June 21, 2011
    Ross Stores's operating margin may attract investors in the retail sector.
  29. Saks Benefits From Luxury Surge

    May 19, 2011
    While other retailers have struggled, Saks has capitalized on the good fortunes of its affluent customers.
  30. Nordstrom's Multiple Expansion Opportunities

    May 18, 2011
    Nordstrom has plenty of room to expand both of its store concepts and online sales.
  31. Kohl's Meets Ben Graham's Most Important Rules

    April 26, 2011
    Find out how Kohl's meets two of the most important factors in Ben Graham's criteria for choosing stock.
  32. Ross Stores Pack Away Profits

    March 23, 2011
    Ross Stores continued its strong performance with an impressive fourth quarter and full year of sales and earnings. Can the ...
  33. What To Do About the Unemployment Report?

    March 9, 2011
    As the economy slowly recovers and employment continues to increase, now is a good time to look closely at businesses that ...
  34. Nordstrom Rebounding

    February 22, 2011
    Earnings growth at Nordstrom looks set to return to double-digit levels over the longer haul.
  35. Bed Bath & Beyond On A Roll

    December 30, 2010
    BBBY had an impressive third quarter, but there's one thing that investors need to be weary of.
  36. 5 Retail Stocks For 2011

    December 29, 2010
    The business of retail has rebounded this year along with many retailers' stocks. There's no reason to think this won't continue ...
  37. Dollar Tree A Retail Growth Star

    November 23, 2010
    Dollar Tree had another sizzling quarter, as it continues to find post-recession prosperity.
  38. Sears Sags

    November 22, 2010
    Sears had a painful third quarter and suffered steep losses, while other retailers thrived. The company faces increased pressure ...
  39. BJ's Value Is Apparent

    November 19, 2010
    BJ's had a solid third quarter in the competitive wholesale club business, and raised its outlook for the rest of the year.
  40. Macy's Rides A Sales Recovery

    November 16, 2010
    Macy's continues to fire on all cylinders as customers rediscover their love for shopping.
  41. Good And Bad IPOs From The Third Quarter

    October 13, 2010
    We look at some winners and losers from the 30 IPOs in the third quarter.
  42. Bed Bath & Beyond Making Its Own Luck

    September 30, 2010
    The demise of an archrival and improving trends for shoppers may be the ideal recipe for Bed Bath & Beyond shareholders.
  43. TJX Or Ross Stores: Which Is The Better Buy?

    September 20, 2010
    TJX same-store sales have been positive for 32 out of 33 years, including 13 straight from 1997 to today.
  44. Big Lots Near Bargain Pricing

    August 27, 2010
    Big Lots is heading into bargain range with its overall earnings and still decent growth prospects.
  45. Tuesday Morning Hoping For Better Days

    August 26, 2010
    If Tuesday Morning can continue to improve its operations, it only needs a tiny fraction of the $800 million revenue number ...
  46. Ross Stores Rising

    August 24, 2010
    Off-price apparel and home accessories retailer Ross Stores posted strong profits with healthy revenue gains in its Q2 - ...
  47. Retail Wonder Stocks

    August 9, 2010
    A grim economic outlook is putting the squeeze on consumers, but that doesn't mean they've stopped spending.
  48. A Smart Quarter For PriceSmart

    July 12, 2010
    PriceSmart may be the international answer for Costco and Sam's Club.
  49. Today's Worst Performers, Tomorrow's Winners?

    June 29, 2010
    There's no guarantee that contrarian investing will lead to successful results, but this pool of investments has some compelling ...
  50. Nordstrom Is Back In Fashion

    May 14, 2010
    This upscale department store retailer is finally seeing customers return, making it a good bet in the high-end retail industry.
  51. Playing The Greek Portfolio

    March 22, 2010
    The Konstantinu family is making a splash by buying up distressed American stocks. See how you can benefit.
  52. Another Big Quarter For Big Lots

    March 5, 2010
    Big Lots racked up another impressive quarter, and had an equally impressive year.
  53. Discount Retail Continues To Rule

    February 25, 2010
    Target beat expectations again and looks poised to continue its run in the weak economy.
  54. Gap May Outlive Its Competition

    January 5, 2010
    The recent downgrade of Gap stock by Jefferies may be a blessing in disguise.
  55. Wal-Mart 2009: A Year In Review

    December 28, 2009
    As we head into year end, Wal-Mart shares are down almost 3% for the year, underperforming the S&P by nearly 25 percent.
  56. Ross Stores Ride The Discount Wave

    November 26, 2009
    Ross Stores had a tremendous quarter, and it continues to be a dynamic player in its discount retail space.
  57. Sears Shows A Glimmer Of Hope

    November 24, 2009
    Sears narrowed its losses in the recent quarter, but it still faces problems in a crowded department store sector.
  58. Stocks At Or Near Bull Market Highs

    October 23, 2009
    The DJIA is more than 4,000 points from its bull market high, but many stocks are already there.
  59. CEO Compensation: Battle Of The Sexes

    October 7, 2009
    We look at Forbes' list of top-paid female CEOs to see how they are compensated vs. comparable male CEOs.
  60. Jeff Vinik Goes Shopping

    August 20, 2009
    Onetime Fidelity Magellan manager Jeff Vinik has been buying some retail stocks lately.
  61. Nordstrom An Affordable Luxury

    May 21, 2009
    Nordstrom's current sales results are dismal, but the company is planning for brighter retailing days ahead.
  62. Screening The Stock Screen

    March 18, 2009
    Investors would be wise to refrain from taking the results of this stock evaluation tool as gospel.
  63. eBay Bids For Its Future

    March 16, 2009
    Investors stand to profit if this internet auction company attains its three-year growth goals.
  64. Nordstrom Racks Up A Respectable Quarter

    February 27, 2009
    Conditions remain challenging in the upscale retail department, but Nordstrom is outperforming its peers.
  65. Costco Drives A Hard Bargain

    October 10, 2008
    A recap of the October 8 earnings announcement from Costco, which is proving to be relatively immune to North American economic ...
  66. Charming Shoppes Anything But

    August 28, 2008
    Is this stock still charming its way to success?
  67. Four Women Getting It Done For Shareholders

    April 29, 2008
    There are only 12 women CEOs in the Fortune 500, but this small group is producing big returns for shareholders.
  68. The Most Important Metric You Forgot

    October 4, 2005
    The cash conversion cycle (or cash cycle) is one of the best early-warning systems available to you. Let's take a closer ...
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