As Tjx Companies (TJX) Share Price Rose, Wafra Investment Advisory Group INC Boosted Stake

May 17, 2018 - By Ann Prendergast

The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.07 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 66 investors sold TJX shares while 356 reduced holdings. 101 funds opened positions while 349 raised stakes. 545.74 million shares or 0.78% less from 550.02 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Pggm Investments accumulated 1.29M shares. Caxton Associates LP has 0.04% invested in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) for 10,000 shares. Regions owns 73,110 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Etrade Capital Mngmt Ltd reported 6,399 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Cypress Capital Group Inc reported 95,462 shares stake. Haverford Communication stated it has 1.25 million shares. Penobscot Investment Management Comm Inc invested in 0.65% or 30,770 shares. Agf Inc owns 593,168 shares for 0.44% of their portfolio. Aureus Asset Mngmt Limited owns 147,648 shares. Hall Laurie J Trustee has invested 0.62% in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX). New York State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.19% in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX). Meiji Yasuda Life Insur reported 32,917 shares stake. Bragg Financial Advisors has invested 0.89% in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX). Nottingham Advsr Inc holds 0.13% of its portfolio in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) for 12,112 shares. Illinois-based Guggenheim Capital Ltd has invested 0.12% in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX).

Since March 1, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $17.01 million activity. 1,000 shares were sold by LANE AMY B, worth $82,805 on Thursday, March 1. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $840,000 was sold by Herrman Ernie. Shares for $1.36 million were sold by Goldenberg Scott on Thursday, April 19. $1.67M worth of The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) shares were sold by Sherr Richard.

Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc increased its stake in Tjx Companies (TJX) by 22.9% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc bought 62,339 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.50% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 334,539 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $25.58 million, up from 272,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc who had been investing in Tjx Companies for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $54.34B market cap company. The stock increased 1.75% or $1.49 during the last trading session, reaching $86.68. About 1.98M shares traded. The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) has risen 2.67% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.88% the S&P500.

Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc, which manages about $7.55B and $2.19B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) by 98,425 shares to 339,209 shares, valued at $13.95 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Pulte Homes Inc. (NYSE:PHM) by 173,780 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 389,523 shares, and cut its stake in United Health Group (NYSE:UNH).

More notable recent The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “TJX Companies’ Not So Secret Weapon” on April 18, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “At TJ Maxx parent, the CEO’s pay was 1500 times higher than the median employee’s” published on April 30, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “Trade TJX Companies Inc for Big Returns Ahead of Earnings” on May 16, 2018. More interesting news about The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Park Hotels & Resorts, Steel Dynamics, Tenet Healthcare, The TJX …” published on May 08, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Layoffs hit Framingham corporate giants Staples, TJX, Genzyme” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. TJX Companies had 18 analyst reports since December 14, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim given on Wednesday, February 28. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Friday, February 2. The rating was maintained by Nomura with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 17. Deutsche Bank maintained The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) rating on Thursday, March 1. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $95 target. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, March 1 report. Deutsche Bank initiated it with “Buy” rating and $9800 target in Monday, April 30 report. Susquehanna maintained it with “Buy” rating and $98.0 target in Wednesday, February 28 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, March 1. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, December 14 by Guggenheim. The stock of The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 9 by Cowen & Co.

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