This Many Analysts Can’t Be Wrong About MGIC Investment Corporation (MTG), The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX)

MGIC Investment Corporation (MTG) currently trades at $13.1, which is lower by -0.3% its previous price. It has a total of 355.08 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 0.25. The company’s stock volume dropped to 1.32 million, worse than 2.58 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day increase of about 2.5% in its price means MTG is now 25.24% higher on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43444.9 since its $13.44 52-week high price recorded on 28th of September 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of -1.65 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $3.69 above the 52 week low of $9.41 set on 24th of December 2018.

MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG)’s EPS was $0.42 as reported for the December quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.43. That means that its growth in general now stands at -2%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.39 given by the analysts brought a positive surprise of 8%. MTG Dec 19 quarter revenue was $285.63 million, compared to $271.5 million recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a 5% growth rate. The company’s $14.13 million revenue growth that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) shares depreciated -0.72% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to 0.68%. TJX’s price now at $52.1 is greater than the 50-day average of $49.26. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $50.06 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 1.23 billion shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 1.26 billion. The company’s management holds a total of 0.07%, while institutional investors hold about 92.4% of the remaining shares. TJX share price finished last trade 2.29% above its 20 day simple moving average and its upbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is 4.16%, while closing the session with 6.08% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) shares were last observed trading -8.02% down since October 01, 2018 when the peak of $56.64 was hit. Last month’s price growth of 4.72% puts TJX performance for the year now at 16.45%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 30.71%, a 52-week worst price since Apr. 02, 2018. However, it is losing value with -5.61% in the last 6 months.

TJX’s beta is 0.64; meaning investors could reap lower returns, although it also poses lower risks. The company allocated $2.43 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $11.13 billion, which was 2% versus $10.96 billion in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Jan 19 quarter came in at $0.68 compared to $0.65 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 5% year-over-year earnings per share growth. TJX’s ROA is 20.8%, higher than the 8.41% industry average. Although a more robust percentage would be better, consideration is given to how well peers within the industry performed. Companies within the sector had an ROA of 6.9%.

Estimated quarterly earnings for The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) are around $0.55 per share in three months through April with $0.62 also the estimate for July quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at -1.79% and 6.9%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 23.7%, the target being $2.61 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 9.58%, more likely to see it hit the $2.86 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 7.6%. TJX ranks higher in comparison to an average of 4.72% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 12.89%.