Columbia Sportswear’s Outlook Reflects Strength in Its US Sales

Columbia Sportswear’s (COLM) net sales increased 7.8% to $654.61 million in the first quarter.

Analysts Raise Columbia’s Price Target after Its Q1 Results

Several analysts raised their price targets for Columbia Sportswear after it reported strong first-quarter results and raised its outlook.

TJX Companies and Ross Stores: How Their Valuations Stack Up

As of April 26, TJX Companies (TJX) was trading at 12-month forward PE ratios of 21.1x compared to Ross Stores’ (ROST) valuation of 21.8x.

Why Most Analysts Rate TJX Companies a ‘Buy’

As of April 26, TJX Companies (TJX) stock carried a “buy” recommendation from 72% of the analysts covering the stock.

How Analysts Rate Ross Stores Stock in 2019

The majority of analysts covering Ross Stores stock have a “buy” rating.

TJX Companies and Ross Stores: Assessing Store Growth Plans

While several retailers and department stores are closing down stores amid intense competition from online retailers, off-price retailers TJX Companies and Ross Stores (ROST) see a tremendous opportunity to grow their store base.

TJX Companies or Ross Stores: Whose Margins Look Better?

Margins of both TJX Companies (TJX) and Ross Stores (ROST) have been under pressure due to higher freight costs and wages.

What to Expect from TJX and Ross’s Sales Growth

TJX Companies’ (TJX) sales grew 8.7% to $39 billion in fiscal 2019.

TJX or Ross: Which Retailer Is Positioned Better?

Both TJX Companies and Ross Stores have delivered higher YTD returns than the 18.0% YTD total returns of the S&P 500 Index.