TJX Companies (NYSE: TJX ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 27. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict TJX Companies's revenues will grow 13.3% and EPS will grow 29.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $7.60 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.80.
Last quarter, TJX Companies logged revenue of $6.41 billion. GAAP reported sales were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $5.79 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.62. GAAP EPS of $0.62 for Q3 were 17% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.53 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 28.8%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.8%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.2%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $25.81 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.54.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 573 members out of 640 rating the stock outperform, and 67 members rating it underperform. Among 185 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 174 give TJX Companies a green thumbs-up, and 11 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on TJX Companies is outperform, with an average price target of $48.75.
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