TJX : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Why Brick-and-Mortar Retail Will Survive

    May 23, 2016
    Not all retailers will be crushed by the mighty Amazon. Here's why.
  2. TJX Bucks the Retail Trend With a Strong Quarter

    May 17, 2016
    The U.S. retail clothing sector has been struggling lately in the face of changing tastes and ever-intensifying competition ...
  3. TJX Companies Stock Soar on Q1 Earnings Beat (TJX)

    May 17, 2016
    TJX's better-than-expected first quarter earnings show that the struggles of the larger department store retailers are their ...
  4. Are Mall Retailer Stocks Winning or Losing?

    May 16, 2016
    Mall stocks are hurting. But not all malls are dying. Here's what the mall of the future will look like and which retail ...
  5. TJX Companies Stock Declines Ahead of Q1 Earnings (TJX)

    May 16, 2016
    Wall Street expects the off-price consumer retailer to deliver year-over-year increases for both revenue and profits.
  6. Macy's Raises Dividend Despite Weak First Quarter

    May 12, 2016
    It takes some courage for a company to raise its dividend in the face of a pronounced sales decline. Struggling retailer ...
  7. 4 Retail Stocks That Continue to Appreciate (DG)

    April 29, 2016
    Finding winners in retail isn't easy these days, but these four stocks continue to appreciate.
  8. Russell Clark and 3 Reasons Why His Horseman Global Fund Has ...

    April 29, 2016
    Discover why Russell Clark's Horseman Global Fund has outperformed in 2015 and 2016. His bearish bets on certain sectors ...
  9. Kohl's Expands Its Off/Aisle Discount Brand

    March 23, 2016
    Already known at least partly for its value pricing, Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) has launched more locations of its discount brand, ...
  10. 5 Mutual Funds for Dividend Investors from Morningstar (VDIGX, ...

    March 16, 2016
    Find out which five highly rated dividend funds are Morningstar favorites for their strong yields and overall performance ...
  11. What Nordstrom’s Results Say About Consumers (JWN)

    February 22, 2016
    Here's what Nordstrom's recent results say about the middle to high-end consumer and the retail sector as a whole.
  12. Why You Should Be Buying Stocks, Not Going to Cash

    January 25, 2016
    Hedge fund managers are buying up the shares of big companies. What do the managers know that we don't?
  13. Are These the Top 5 Retail Stocks of 2016?

    January 5, 2016
    Retail hasn't been a hot sector, but these five retail names have the potential to stay hot in 2016.
  14. The Top 5 Retail Stocks for 2016 (AMZN, EXPR)

    December 30, 2015
    Discover the top five retail stocks for 2016, including two big household names and one small-cap apparel stock currently ...
  15. The Top 5 Large-Cap Retail Stocks for 2016

    December 14, 2015
    Discover the top five large-cap retail companies that will grow in 2016, with detailed explanations of the companies and ...
  16. Do Data Breaches Really Matter for Retailers? (TJX, TGT)

    December 8, 2015
    Do data breaches hurt the stock price of retailers? Let's have a look at a few examples.
  17. These 2 Retailers are Bucking the Trend (COST,TJX)

    November 2, 2015
    These two retailers are right in line with current consumer trends, which should lead to high upside potential and resiliency ...
  18. Will You Even Recognize Kohl's Next Year? (KSS, M)

    October 29, 2015
    As Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) efforts at engineering a turnaround seemingly falter -- its stock has lost more than a third of its ...
  19. Top 3 Stocks for the Coming Holiday Season (AMZN, TJX)

    September 30, 2015
    If you want to buck the bear market trend by going long on consumer stocks, these three might be your best bets.
  20. The Safest Stocks You Can Invest in Right Now

    August 26, 2015
    These stocks are likely to hold up better than others in a bear market, but there's a twist.
  21. TJX Beats on Q2 Revenue and Net, Lifts Guidance

    August 20, 2015
    TJX (NYSE: TJX) is wearing it well these days. The discount clothing and home goods retailer on reported fiscal second quarter ...
  22. Everything You Need To Know About Retail Earnings...Before They ...

    August 12, 2015
    As we approach the end of earnings season, investor attention turns toward retailer reports. Many will focus on big department ...
  23. TJX Goes Down Under With Trade Secret Buyout

    August 4, 2015
    TJX Companies (NYSE: TJX) -- better known to consumers as T.J. Maxx, although it also owns the Marshall's and Sierra Trading ...
  24. Top 6 Most Profitable Clothing Retailers

    June 15, 2015
    If you’ve visited any mall in America recently, you’ve likely stepped into one, or all, of these clothing companies' shops. ...
  25. Kohl's: Does a Broken Stock Mean a Broken Company?

    June 10, 2015
    Kohl's stock is broken, but the company is strong.
  26. Why Wal-Mart’s Hiring Plans May Be Good News For Investors

    September 25, 2013
    Stung by complaints of bare shelves and poor customer service, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT), is hiring 70,000 part-time ...
  27. Pier 1 Continues To Perform At A High Level

    December 14, 2012
    Pier 1 continues to deliver strong sales, but valuation has expanded.
  28. 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 ...
  29. Can Pier 1 Rekindle The Fire?

    June 20, 2012
    Pier 1's growth is still good, but Wall Street seems worried about where the next chunk of growth will be.
  30. 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 ...
  31. 3 Ways To Play Epoch Holding

    April 20, 2012
    Money manager Bill Priest has been investing professionally for 46 years. His firm invests money for other people eschewing ...
  32. Has Pier 1's Recovery Overshot The Mark?

    April 10, 2012
    Not only has Pier 1 found a way to survive, but in many respects it's stronger than it has ever been. That said, the stock ...
  33. Growth Stocks Not Necessarily Risky

    March 8, 2012
    By looking at growth and value investment as two sides of the same coin, growth stocks like Disney aren't neccessarily risky ...
  34. TJ Maxx Selling Consistency

    March 5, 2012
    The only thing not to like about TJX is its valuation.
  35. 4 Discount Retailers Ready For An Uncertain Future

    December 19, 2011
    These four discount retailers that should outperform in good and bad markets.
  36. Unmatched Consistency From TJ Maxx

    November 21, 2011
    TJX's stock still has plenty of appeal going forward.
  37. Recession-Proof Your Portfolio

    November 16, 2011
    Regardless of day-to-day stock price swings, not all businesses suffer recession-like setbacks during a recession.
  38. Recession-Proof Your Portfolio

    September 26, 2011
    Regardless of day-to-day stock price swings, not all businesses suffer recession-like setbacks during a recession.
  39. Pier 1 Now A Productivity Story

    September 21, 2011
    Pier 1 continues to improve, but there's still room for improvement.
  40. Stocks That See No Recession

    September 21, 2011
    Regardless of day-to-day stock price swings, not all businesses suffer recession-like setbacks during a recession.
  41. Nordstrom Remains In Fashion

    August 16, 2011
    Nordstrom shares trade at a decent valuation level for prospective investors.
  42. Retail Rundown: Ross Stores And Its Peers

    June 21, 2011
    Ross Stores's operating margin may attract investors in the retail sector.
  43. Wal-Mart Remains Appealing

    May 19, 2011
    Wal-Mart continues to trade at a reasonable forward earnings multiple.
  44. Nordstrom's Multiple Expansion Opportunities

    May 18, 2011
    Nordstrom has plenty of room to expand both of its store concepts and online sales.
  45. Value Always Pays At TJ Maxx

    May 18, 2011
    The market is not giving TJX enough credit for its consistent results throughout nearly any economic environment.
  46. Retail Stocks Showing Strength

    April 27, 2011
    The retail group continues to see strength in the current market.
  47. 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.
  48. 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 ...
  49. TJX Remains Value-Oriented

    February 25, 2011
    TJX's valuation looks appealing, despite the competition. Investors just need to be patient.
  50. Nordstrom Rebounding

    February 22, 2011
    Earnings growth at Nordstrom looks set to return to double-digit levels over the longer haul.
  51. Dollar Tree A Retail Growth Star

    November 23, 2010
    Dollar Tree had another sizzling quarter, as it continues to find post-recession prosperity.
  52. Pier 1 Getting Customers Back

    September 21, 2010
    Pier 1 is doing a better job managing its inventory and selling products that customers want.
  53. 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.
  54. Pair Trades To Hedge Yourself

    September 1, 2010
    In these uncertain times, pair trades can provide some decent insulation for some portfolios.
  55. 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 - ...
  56. Steady Business At TJ Maxx

    August 20, 2010
    TJX should continue to see steady high digit growth over the long term.
  57. Low Prices, Weak Sentiment Means Strong Stocks

    July 21, 2010
    Weak consumer sentiment and low prices result in strong stock performance for some companies.
  58. Bed Bath & Beyond Back To Growth Mode

    April 9, 2010
    Bed Bath & Beyond's stock price performance should follow its improving fundamentals.
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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.
  62. TJ Maxx Less Of A Steal, But Still A Buy

    May 29, 2009
    Despite a strong stock run, TJX remains a compelling investment opportunity.
  63. Screening The Stock Screen

    March 18, 2009
    Investors would be wise to refrain from taking the results of this stock evaluation tool as gospel.
  64. Nordstrom Earnings Hit By Mark Downs, Slowing Economy

    August 19, 2008
    Nordstrom's same store sales slumped 6% in the quarter. The only "good" news is its discount segment is thriving.
  65. TJX Companies An Unlikely Oil Inflation Hedge

    July 29, 2008
    Back-to-school shopping is around the corner, and consumers have more cash thanks to a break in oil prices. Discount king ...
  66. 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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