SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 17, 2016
THE TJX COMPANIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
770 Cochituate Road, Framingham, MA 01701
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
Richard Sherr, Senior Executive Vice President and Group President of The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX), entered into a trading plan in accordance with Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, as of August 17, 2016. Options will be exercised and/or shares will be sold under the plan on the open market over the period of time and according to the other parameters set forth under the trading plan. The plan has a trading period that begins at least 30 days after the agreement date, consistent with TJX policy.
Rule 10b5-1 allows individuals, when they are not in possession of material nonpublic information, to adopt written, pre-arranged trading plans to sell securities under specified conditions. Sales of shares pursuant to the trading plans will be in compliance with TJXs stock ownership guidelines. Rule 10b5-1 trading plans are permitted under TJXs insider trading policy, and, to the extent required, transactions under the trading plan will be disclosed publicly through Form 144 and/or Form 4 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|THE TJX COMPANIES, INC.|
/s/ Ann McCauley
|Executive Vice President, Secretary and|
Dated: September 20, 2016