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NYSE:TGT - Target Stock Price, Forecast & News

$125.80
+0.03 (+0.02 %)
(As of 12/12/2019 08:07 AM ET)
Today's Range
$124.73
Now: $125.80
$125.89
50-Day Range
$105.94
MA: $116.86
$127.02
52-Week Range
$60.15
Now: $125.80
$127.97
Volume2.72 million shs
Average Volume6.53 million shs
Market Capitalization$63.75 billion
P/E Ratio23.34
Dividend Yield2.09%
Beta0.55
Target Corporation operates as a general merchandise retailer in the United States. The company offers beauty and household essentials; food assortments, including perishables, dry grocery, dairy, and frozen items; and apparel, accessories, home décor products, electronics, toys, seasonal offerings, and other merchandise. The company also provides in-store amenities, such as Target Café, Target Optical, Starbucks, and other food service offerings. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryGeneral Merchandise Stores
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP87612E10
Phone612-304-6073

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$75.36 billion
Cash Flow$10.20 per share
Book Value$22.78 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.94 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees360,000
Market Cap$63.75 billion
Next Earnings Date3/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Target (NYSE:TGT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Target's stock symbol?

Target trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "TGT."

How often does Target pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Target?

Target announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 19th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.66 per share on Tuesday, December 10th. This represents a $2.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.10%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 19th. View Target's Dividend History.

How will Target's stock buyback program work?

Target declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Thursday, September 19th 2019, which authorizes the company to buyback $5,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 9.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Target's earnings last quarter?

Target Co. (NYSE:TGT) released its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 20th. The retailer reported $1.36 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.17. The retailer earned $18.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $18.45 billion. Target had a net margin of 4.18% and a return on equity of 28.22%. The company's revenue was up 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.09 earnings per share. View Target's Earnings History.

When is Target's next earnings date?

Target is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 3rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Target.

What guidance has Target issued on next quarter's earnings?

Target updated its FY 2019 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Monday, November, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $$6.25-6.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $$6.18.

What price target have analysts set for TGT?

23 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Target's stock. Their forecasts range from $62.30 to $150.00. On average, they expect Target's share price to reach $116.06 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Target.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Target?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Target in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings, 17 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Target.

Has Target been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about TGT stock have trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Target earned a daily sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Target.

Are investors shorting Target?

Target saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 13,060,000 shares, a decline of 5.8% from the November 14th total of 13,870,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,790,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.7 days. Currently, 2.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Target's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Target's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Target include Dollar General (DG), Dollar Tree (DLTR), Big Lots (BIG), Tuesday Morning (TUES) and Fred's (FRED).

What other stocks do shareholders of Target own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Target investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Walmart (WMT), Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Home Depot (HD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

Who are Target's key executives?

Target's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Brian C. Cornell, Chairman & CEO (Age 60)
  • Ms. Catherine R. Smith, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. John J. Mulligan, Exec. VP & COO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Michael Edward McNamara, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 54)
  • Ms. Janna Adair Potts, Exec. VP & Chief Stores Officer (Age 51)

Who are Target's major shareholders?

Target's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (8.49%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.62%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.49%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.45%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.42%) and Focused Investors LLC (0.26%). Company insiders that own Target stock include Cathy R Smith, Don H Liu, Janna A Potts, John J Mulligan, Laysha Ward, Mark J Tritton, Michael Edward Mcnamara, Robert M Harrison, Roxanne S Austin and Stephanie A Lundquist. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Target.

Which institutional investors are selling Target stock?

TGT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, 6 Meridian, Alberta Investment Management Corp and Conning Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Target company stock in the last year include Cathy R Smith, Don H Liu, Janna A Potts, Laysha Ward, Mark J Tritton, Michael Edward Mcnamara, Robert M Harrison, Roxanne S Austin and Stephanie A Lundquist. View Insider Buying and Selling for Target.

Which institutional investors are buying Target stock?

TGT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Man Group plc, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Railway Pension Investments Ltd, Voya Investment Management LLC, Worldquant Millennium Advisors LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and Main Street Research LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Target.

How do I buy shares of Target?

Shares of TGT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Target's stock price today?

One share of TGT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $125.80.

How big of a company is Target?

Target has a market capitalization of $63.75 billion and generates $75.36 billion in revenue each year. The retailer earns $2.94 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.39 on an earnings per share basis. Target employs 360,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Target.

What is Target's official website?

The official website for Target is http://www.target.com/.

How can I contact Target?

Target's mailing address is 1000 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS MN, 55403. The retailer can be reached via phone at 612-304-6073 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Target (NYSE TGT)

Community Ranking:  4.2 out of 5 (star star star star)
Outperform Votes:  7,161 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,338 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  8,499
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Target and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe TGT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe TGT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/12/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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