Target Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:TGT)

About Target Corp.

Target Corp. logoTarget Corporation offers everyday essentials and merchandise to its customers. The Company sells a range of general merchandise and food through its store and digital channels. The Company's general merchandise stores offer an edited food assortment, including perishables, dry grocery, dairy and frozen items. The Company's digital channels include a range of general merchandise, including various items found in its stores, along with a complementary assortment, such as additional sizes and colors sold only online. The Company's brands include Archer Farms, Market Pantry, Threshold, Simply Balanced, Merona, up & up, Boots & Barkley, Room Essentials, Wine Cube, Circo, Smith & Hawken, Xhilaration, Embark, Ava & Viv, Spritz and Sonia Kashuk. The Company's exclusive brands include C9 by Champion, DENIZEN from Levi's, Nate Berkus for Target, Cherokee, Fieldcrest, Oh Joy! for Target, Mossimo, Genuine Kids from OshKosh, Shaun White, Kid Made Modern and Hand Made Modern.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Discount, Variety Stores
  • Sub-Industry: General Merchandise Stores
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: TGT
  • CUSIP: 87612E10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $68.68
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $70.24
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $74.03
  • 52-Week Range: $65.50 - $84.14
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.71
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.03
  • P/E Growth: 2.33
  • Market Cap: $39.48B
  • Outstanding Shares: 574,801,000
  • Beta: 0.68
  • Net Margins: 4.59%
  • Return on Equity: 23.59%
  • Return on Assets: 7.46%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.04%
  • Current Ratio: 1.05%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.26%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 16 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.23)
Consensus Price Target: $77.26 (12.50% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/30/2016GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
9/23/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweight$60.00View Rating Details
9/16/2016Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageNeutral$72.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
9/12/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/12/2016Cowen and CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$75.00 -> $68.00View Rating Details
9/8/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/18/2016NomuraSet Price TargetHold$75.00View Rating Details
8/19/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetSell$67.00 -> $64.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016Telsey Advisory GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$88.00 -> $82.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$75.00 -> $71.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$80.00View Rating Details
8/17/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingOverweight$86.00View Rating Details
8/17/2016Edward JonesDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
8/16/2016MKM PartnersReiterated RatingNeutral$73.00 -> $78.00View Rating Details
8/15/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$78.00 -> $79.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Miller TabakInitiated CoverageBuy$87.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$76.00View Rating Details
5/19/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/16/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$75.00View Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
5/11/2016Cleveland ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
4/29/2016Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
4/15/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$95.00View Rating Details
3/1/2016Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$96.00View Rating Details
2/26/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
11/22/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/16/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingHold$83.00View Rating Details
1/15/2015Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
11/20/2014Evercore ISIDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/1/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/17/2016Q216$1.12$1.23$16.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/18/2016Q116$1.19$1.29$16.31 billion$16.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$1.54$1.52$21.75 billion$21.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/18/2015Q315$0.86$0.86$17.57 billion$17.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/19/2015Q215$1.11$1.22$17.40 billion$17.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/20/2015Q115$1.03$1.10$17.09 billion$17.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$1.46$1.50$21.64 billion$21.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/19/2014Q314$0.47$0.54$17.56 billion$17.73 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/20/2014Q214$0.80$0.78$17.38 billion$17.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/21/2014Q114$0.71$0.70$17.02 billion$17.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$0.80$1.30$21.40 billion$21.52 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/21/2013Q313$0.63$0.84$17.38 billion$17.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/21/2013Q2 2013$0.96$1.19$17.26 billion$17.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/22/2013Q1 2013$0.87$0.77$16.82 billion$16.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$1.48$1.65$22.66 billion$22.37 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/15/2012Q312$0.77$0.90$16.58 billion$16.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/15/2012$1.01$1.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/16/2012$1.01$1.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$1.40$1.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/16/2011$0.74$0.87ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/17/2011$0.97$1.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/18/2011$0.94$0.99ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$1.40$1.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.95 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.27 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$1.50$1.57$1.54
Q2 20164$1.20$1.25$1.23
Q3 20164$1.33$1.38$1.36
Q4 20164$0.94$1.03$0.98
Q1 20174$1.68$1.76$1.71
Q2 20171$1.12$1.12$1.12
Q3 20171$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q4 20171$1.63$1.63$1.63
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT)
Annual Dividend:$2.40
Dividend Yield:3.49%
Dividend Growth:17.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:44.44% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
48.48% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
45.54% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:48 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.25%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.19%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/20/2016Catherine R SmithInsiderBuy5,000$67.82$339,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Calvin DardenDirectorSell37,105$67.02$2,486,777.10View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Robert M HarrisonCAOSell822$81.47$66,968.34View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Timothy R BaerInsiderSell23,782$82.05$1,951,313.10View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016John J MulliganInsiderSell35,529$81.57$2,898,100.53View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Laysha WardInsiderSell51,082$80.02$4,087,581.64View SEC Filing  
1/13/2016Robert M. HarrisonCAOSell395$72.63$28,688.85View SEC Filing  
1/7/2016Roxanne S. AustinDirectorSell3,706$75.03$278,061.18View SEC Filing  
12/3/2015Anne M. MulcahyDirectorSell3,706$72.53$268,796.18View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Robert L EdwardsDirectorBuy10,000$71.10$711,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2015Laysha WardInsiderSell5,199$78.50$408,121.50View SEC Filing  
7/17/2015Timothy R BaerInsiderSell49,889$84.86$4,233,580.54View SEC Filing  
4/7/2015Jeffrey J Jones IIInsiderSell12,000$83.39$1,000,680.00View SEC Filing  
3/27/2015Kathryn A TesijaInsiderSell269,091$80.82$21,747,934.62View SEC Filing  
3/26/2015Tina M TylerInsiderSell10,057$80.74$812,002.18View SEC Filing  
3/25/2015Timothy R BaerInsiderSell98,166$81.69$8,019,180.54View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015Jeffrey J Jones IIInsiderSell19,000$81.64$1,551,160.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2015James A /Dc/ JohnsonDirectorSell13,556$78.07$1,058,316.92View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Tina M SchielInsiderSell59,668$72.82$4,345,023.76View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014Calvin DardenDirectorSell8,093$71.29$576,949.97View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014Laysha WardInsiderSell6,948$71.34$495,670.32View SEC Filing  
10/2/2014Kathryn A TesijaInsiderSell40,353$62.19$2,509,553.07View SEC Filing  
9/26/2014Timothy R BaerInsiderSell13,086$63.07$825,334.02View SEC Filing  
9/24/2014Laysha WardInsiderSell5,380$63.73$342,867.40View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014Jodee A KozlakInsiderSell60,385$62.43$3,769,835.55View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014Calvin DardenDirectorSell4,042$60.28$243,651.76View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014Tina M SchielInsiderSell10,706$60.48$647,498.88View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Roxanne S AustinDirectorBuy10,000$56.78$567,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/29/2013Anthony FisherInsiderSell4,415$63.93$282,250.95View SEC Filing  
11/22/2013James /Dc/ JohnsonDirectorSell10,458$63.92$668,475.36View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013Kathryn TesijaInsiderSell206,793$63.75$13,183,053.75View SEC Filing  
6/5/2013Laysha WardInsiderSell2,277$70.34$160,164.18View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Jodee A KozlakInsiderSell67,455$72.00$4,856,760.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013John J MulliganInsiderSell17,093$69.91$1,194,971.63View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Beth M JacobInsiderSell15,474$70.32$1,088,131.68View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Timothy R BaerInsiderSell10,832$70.51$763,764.32View SEC Filing  
12/4/2012Terrence J ScullyInsiderSell20,911$61.95$1,295,436.45View SEC Filing  
8/22/2012Jodee A KozlakInsiderSell31,692$64.20$2,034,626.40View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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