The company reported net sales from continuing operations for the second quarter of the 2008 fiscal year rose 9% to £2.1bn. It estimated its total liability for the data breach at £59 million, or 12 pence per share. Just before the results came out, the share price was at a three year high of £15.
In a separate development Turkish police arrested a Ukrainian man on suspicion of trading in stolen data, including some of the estimated 46 million credit card accounts taken from TJX. According to Associated Press reports, the arrest is a sequel to 10 arrests in Florida related to use of stolen TJX data.