The Insider and Section 16 Officer of New Mountain Finance (NMFC), James Stone, Paid for 3,300 Shares; The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) Had 24 Bulls

Among 29 analysts covering The TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. The TJX Companies had 80 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, October 23 by SunTrust. The stock has “Positive” rating by Susquehanna on Friday, February 10. As per Wednesday, November 15, the company rating was maintained by Buckingham Research. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, February 25. Guggenheim maintained the shares of TJX in report on Thursday, December 14 with “Buy” rating. As per Wednesday, August 17, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush. On Tuesday, January 23 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Buy”. On Thursday, September 28 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Nomura with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 16. The stock of The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, March 1. See The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) latest ratings:

12/03/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Neutral New Target: $85 Initiates Coverage On
09/03/2018 Broker: Loop Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $84 Initiates Coverage On
02/03/2018 Broker: Northcoast Rating: Buy New Target: $90.0 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $86 New Target: $99 Maintain
28/02/2018 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Buy New Target: $90.0 Maintain
28/02/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Buy New Target: $98.0 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $88 New Target: $92 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $86 New Target: $95 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Nomura Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $87 New Target: $90 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $85 New Target: $94 Maintain

Based on an average price per share of $13.5, James Stone, the New Mountain Finance Corp’s Section 16 Officer picked up 3,300 shares of New Mountain Finance Corp worth nearly $44,644 U.S. Dollars. The probability of this transaction staying unnoticed is extremely low, with the Section 16 Officer presently possessing 114,058 shares — that is 0.15% of the market capitalization of the Company. Published 14-03-2018, you can learn more about the investment by opening the following public 4F filing here.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 59 investors sold The TJX Companies, Inc. shares while 374 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 328 raised stakes. 550.02 million shares or 0.12% less from 550.70 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nippon Life Glob Invsts Americas reported 0.5% of its portfolio in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX). 766,216 are owned by Manufacturers Life Insur Communications The. Pacad Limited reported 0.7% stake. Dynamic Management Ltd invested in 0.21% or 9,705 shares. Sg Americas Ltd Com invested in 0.04% or 64,459 shares. Nordea Investment Management invested 0.31% of its portfolio in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX). Schwab Charles Inv Inc stated it has 0.15% in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX). Reynders Mcveigh Cap Mgmt accumulated 32,272 shares. Atwood Palmer Incorporated holds 2,650 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. 538 are held by Hirtle Callaghan Limited. Cognios Cap Lc has 0.28% invested in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX). M&R Capital invested in 0.03% or 1,630 shares. Massachusetts Services Com Ma accumulated 2.52 million shares or 0.08% of the stock. Qci Asset Mgmt has invested 1.33% in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX). Nationwide Fund Advsrs reported 197,007 shares.

The TJX Companies, Inc. operates as an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $51.77 billion. It operates through four divisions: Marmaxx, HomeGoods, TJX Canada, and TJX International. It has a 20.29 P/E ratio. The firm sells family apparel, including footwear and accessories; home fashions, such as home basics, accent furniture, lamps, rugs, wall décor, decorative accessories, and giftware; seasonal items; jewelry; and other merchandise.

Since March 1, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $12.92 million activity. LANE AMY B sold $82,805 worth of stock. Herrman Ernie also sold $920,040 worth of The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) shares. MEYROWITZ CAROL had sold 132,262 shares worth $11.08M.

The stock decreased 0.51% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $81.88. About 1.29M shares traded. The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) has declined 2.02% since March 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.72% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering New Mountain Finance (NYSE:NMFC), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. New Mountain Finance has $1500 highest and $13 lowest target. $14’s average target is 6.26% above currents $13.175 stock price. New Mountain Finance had 9 analyst reports since January 20, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 5 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Wednesday, January 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform”. As per Sunday, July 23, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Wednesday, May 31, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE:NMFC) earned “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, July 14. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $14.5 target in Thursday, March 1 report. The stock of New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE:NMFC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 9 by Oppenheimer. The rating was reinitiated by Janney Capital with “Neutral” on Wednesday, April 27. The company was maintained on Monday, March 7 by Wood.

Analysts await New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE:NMFC) to report earnings on May, 14. They expect $0.34 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.34 per share. NMFC’s profit will be $25.77 million for 9.69 P/E if the $0.34 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.35 actual EPS reported by New Mountain Finance Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.86% negative EPS growth.

The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.035 during the last trading session, reaching $13.175. About 188,251 shares traded. New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE:NMFC) has risen 17.77% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.07% the S&P500.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 5 insider buys, and 0 sales for $3.34 million activity. Another trade for 201,100 shares valued at $2.69 million was made by KLINSKY STEVEN B on Thursday, March 8. Kline John had bought 20,000 shares worth $262,774. $131,900 worth of stock was bought by Wolfgruber Kurt on Monday, March 5. 16,255 shares valued at $213,632 were bought by Weinstein Adam on Monday, March 5.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.15, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 7 investors sold New Mountain Finance Corporation shares while 36 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 28.12 million shares or 2.72% less from 28.90 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Alliancebernstein Lp owns 11,000 shares. The Massachusetts-based Commonwealth Equity Services Incorporated has invested 0% in New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE:NMFC). Telemus Capital Limited Com has invested 0.16% in New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE:NMFC). Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Ltd holds 0.13% of its portfolio in New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE:NMFC) for 572,991 shares. Goldman Sachs Group has 161,407 shares for 0% of their portfolio. The Ontario – Canada-based Manufacturers Life Ins Company The has invested 0% in New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE:NMFC). Confluence Inv Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 0.25% in New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE:NMFC). Advisors Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Com reported 0.74% of its portfolio in New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE:NMFC). Moreover, Citadel Advsrs Lc has 0% invested in New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE:NMFC). Lpl Limited Liability Co stated it has 17,655 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bluecrest Capital Management has invested 0.01% in New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE:NMFC). Shelton Capital Mngmt has invested 0.03% in New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE:NMFC). Lsv Asset invested in 0.04% or 1.81 million shares. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can stated it has 0.01% in New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE:NMFC). Advisors Asset Inc holds 377,626 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio.