TJX Companies, Inc. ( TJX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.175 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 04, 2014. Shareholders who purchased TJX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20.69% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $54.9, the dividend yield is 1.28%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TJX was $54.9, representing a -14.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.38 and a 9.12% increase over the 52 week low of $50.31.
TJX is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Gap, Inc. ( GPS ) and L Brands, Inc. ( LB ). TJX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.97. Zacks Investment Research reports TJX's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 11.53%, compared to an industry average of 10.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to TJX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TJX as a top-10 holding:
- Merrill Lynch Retail HOLDRS ( RTH )
- PowerShares DWA Consumer Cyclicals Momentum Portfolio ( PEZ )
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ )
- PowerShares Dividend Achievers ( PFM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PFM with an increase of 2.96% over the last 100 days. RTH has the highest percent weighting of TJX at 4.34%.