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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 The TJX Companies (NYSE: 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

$32.8 billion


Apparel retail

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$24.9 billion


CEO Carol Meyrowitz (since January 2007)

CFO Scott Goldenberg (since January 2012)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$1.8 billion / $774.5 million

Dividend Yield



Kohl's (NYSE: KSS  )

Ross Stores (NASDAQ: ROST  )

Target (NYSE: TGT  )

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

On CAPS, 90% of the 640 members who have rated TJX believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier this week, one of those Fools, EVplusEV, kindly updated our community to the TJX opportunity:

TJX stock has underperformed the retail sector by 14% so far this year, yet they beat January [comparable store sales] by a full 1% and they raised guidance for the year. Off-Price retail is still king in this economy and I think TJX is ripe at this price. Looking for [$52 per share] out of TJX.

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KSS $43.22 Up +0.71 +1.67%
Kohl's CAPS Rating: **
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