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Target - TGT Stock Forecast, Price & News

$175.34
-4.85 (-2.69%)
(As of 08/17/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$170.83
$177.99
50-Day Range
$139.30
$180.19
52-Week Range
$137.16
$268.98
Volume
13.38 million shs
Average Volume
4.99 million shs
Market Capitalization
$81.30 billion
P/E Ratio
14.54
Dividend Yield
2.00%
Price Target
$189.15

Target MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.73 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.9% Upside
$189.15 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.46% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.81
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.20mentions of Target in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$6.37 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
44.01%
From $8.43 to $12.14 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.90 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

12th out of 218 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

1st out of 11 stocks

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About Target (NYSE:TGT) Stock

Target Corporation operates as a general merchandise retailer in the United States. The company offers food assortments, including perishables, dry grocery, dairy, and frozen items; apparel, accessories, home décor products, electronics, toys, seasonal offerings, food, and other merchandise; and beauty and household essentials. It also provides in-store amenities, such as Target Café, Target Optical, Starbucks, and other food service offerings. The company sells its products through its stores; and digital channels, including Target.com. As of March 09, 2022, the company operated approximately 2,000 stores. Target Corporation was incorporated in 1902 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Target Price Performance

TGT opened at $180.19 on Wednesday. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $153.39 and a 200-day moving average price of $190.37. The firm has a market cap of $83.55 billion, a PE ratio of 14.94, a P/E/G ratio of 2.00 and a beta of 1.03. Target has a 1 year low of $137.16 and a 1 year high of $268.98. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.24, a current ratio of 0.87 and a quick ratio of 0.14.

Target (NYSE:TGT - Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 18th. The retailer reported $2.19 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $3.00 by ($0.81). Target had a net margin of 5.48% and a return on equity of 44.75%. The firm had revenue of $24.83 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $24.48 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $3.69 EPS. The firm's revenue was up 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Sell-side analysts predict that Target will post 8.43 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Target Increases Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Saturday, September 10th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 17th will be issued a $1.08 dividend. This is a boost from Target's previous quarterly dividend of $0.90. This represents a $4.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 16th. Target's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 29.85%.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. DA Davidson lowered their price target on Target from $205.00 to $171.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, June 8th. TheStreet cut shares of Target from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a research report on Friday, June 24th. Morgan Stanley cut their price objective on shares of Target from $255.00 to $190.00 and set an "equal weight" rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, June 8th. The Goldman Sachs Group cut their price target on shares of Target from $191.00 to $171.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, June 8th. Finally, UBS Group decreased their price objective on Target from $225.00 to $205.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, June 8th. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seventeen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, Target currently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of $189.15.

Insider Activity at Target

In other Target news, insider John J. Mulligan sold 45,490 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $139.98, for a total value of $6,367,690.20. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 157,333 shares in the company, valued at $22,023,473.34. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. 0.29% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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TGT Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/10 Dividend
5/17/2022
Dividend Payable
6/10/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/10 Dividend
8/16/2022
Last Earnings
8/17/2022
Today
8/18/2022
Dividend Payable
9/10/2022
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Variety stores
Sub-Industry
General Merchandise Stores
CUSIP
87612E10
Employees
450,000
Year Founded
1902

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$189.15
High Stock Price Forecast
$235.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$150.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+7.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.73
Research Coverage
26 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$6.95 billion
Pretax Margin
7.05%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$106.01 billion
Cash Flow
$19.68 per share
Book Value
$26.77 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
462,351,000
Market Cap
$81.30 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.03

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TGT Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Target stock right now?

26 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Target in the last twelve months. There are currently 8 hold ratings, 17 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" TGT shares.
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What is Target's stock price forecast for 2022?

26 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Target's stock. Their TGT share price forecasts range from $150.00 to $235.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $189.15 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have TGT shares performed in 2022?

Target's stock was trading at $231.44 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, TGT shares have decreased by 24.2% and is now trading at $175.34.
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When is Target's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 17th 2022.
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How were Target's earnings last quarter?

Target Co. (NYSE:TGT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 17th. The retailer reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.32. The retailer had revenue of $26.04 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $26.07 billion. Target had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 44.75% and a net margin of 5.48%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $3.64 EPS.

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

Target announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 9th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $1.08 per share on Saturday, September 10th. This represents a $4.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 16th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.90.
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Is Target a good dividend stock?

Target (NYSE:TGT) pays an annual dividend of $3.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.00%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 52 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 29.85%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, TGT will have a dividend payout ratio of 29.65% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for TGT.

How will Target's stock buyback program work?

Target announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, August 18th 2021, which allows the company to buyback $15,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 12.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What is Brian Cornell's approval rating as Target's CEO?

10,048 employees have rated Target Chief Executive Officer Brian Cornell on Glassdoor.com. Brian Cornell has an approval rating of 78% among the company's employees.

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), Walmart (WMT), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Home Depot (HD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

What is Target's stock symbol?

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

Who are Target's major shareholders?

Target's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (7.19%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.46%), Northern Trust Corp (1.27%), FMR LLC (0.95%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.95%) and UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.73%). Insiders that own company stock include Brian C Cornell, Brian C Cornell, Cara A Sylvester, Cathy R Smith, Christina Hennington, Don H Liu, Don H Liu, Jill Sando, John J Mulligan, Katie M Boylan, Laysha Ward, Mark J Tritton, Mark Schindele, Michael Edward Mcnamara, Michael J Fiddelke, Robert M Harrison, Robert M Harrison, Roxanne S Austin, Stephanie A Lundquist and Stephen A Vintz.
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How do I buy shares of Target?

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

One share of TGT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $175.34.

How much money does Target make?

Target (NYSE:TGT) has a market capitalization of $81.30 billion and generates $106.01 billion in revenue each year. The retailer earns $6.95 billion in net income (profit) each year or $12.06 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Target have?

The company employs 450,000 workers across the globe.

Does Target have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Target: A Bullseye View, Associated Merchandising Corporation, Chefs Catalog, Cooking.com, Deliv, DermStore, Fedco, Grand Junction, PoweredAnalytics, Shipt, Sonia Kashuk, Target Brands Inc., Target Enterprise Inc., and Target General Merchandise Inc..
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When was Target founded?

Target was founded in 1902.

How can I contact Target?

Target's mailing address is 1000 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS MN, 55403. The official website for the company is www.target.com. The retailer can be reached via phone at (612) 304-6073, via email at investorrelations@target.com, or via fax at 612-761-5555.

This page (NYSE:TGT) was last updated on 8/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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