Last week I analyzed Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) (Full Analysis Here) and today I wanted to take a closer look at their competitor, TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX). TJX Companies is an excellent company that sells clothes and home goods at discounts of 20-60% below department store prices. TJX Companies is a dividend contender with 18 consecutive years of dividend growth and a 10 year growth rate of 22.5% per year. TJX closed trading on Monday, April 20th at $65.97 giving a current yield of 1.27%.
The following tables/graphs are from my personal stock analysis spreadsheet. Data for the stock analysis was acquired from TJX Companies, Inc.'s investor relations page, Morningstar, and Yahoo Finance.
Historic Growth Rates:
Historically, owners of TJX Companies have done very well. According to longrundata.com, TJX has rewarded investors with a total return of 638% or 20.4% annualized over the last 10 years. Looking at the historic growth rates for per share dividends, earnings, revenue, and free cash flow paints a solid historical basis.
You can read the full analysis of TJX Companies, Inc. on Seeking Alpha.