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NYSE:TGT - Target Stock Price, Forecast & News

$116.63
-1.65 (-1.39 %)
(As of 02/17/2020 06:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$116.30
Now: $116.63
$118.46
50-Day Range
$110.74
MA: $119.46
$129.21
52-Week Range
$70.03
Now: $116.63
$130.24
Volume3.29 million shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio18.63
Dividend Yield2.23%
BetaN/A
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 N/A
Sub-IndustryGeneral Merchandise Stores
SectorN/A
CUSIP87612E10
WebN/A
PhoneN/A

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Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees360,000
Next Earnings Date3/3/2020 (Confirmed)
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 9th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.66 per share on Tuesday, March 10th. This represents a $2.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.26%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 18th. View Target's Dividend History.

How will Target's stock buyback program work?

Target declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Thursday, September 19th 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $5,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 9.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Target's earnings last quarter?

Target Co. (NYSE:TGT) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 20th. The retailer reported $1.36 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.17. The retailer earned $18.41 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $18.45 billion. Target's revenue was up 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $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 issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 15th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of ~$1.54-1.74 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.65.

What price target have analysts set for TGT?

22 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Target's stock. Their forecasts range from $76.05 to $150.00. On average, they anticipate Target's share price to reach $119.62 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Target.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Target?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Target in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings, 16 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?

News articles about TGT stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Target earned a news sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Target.

Are investors shorting Target?

Target saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 15,390,000 shares, an increase of 20.6% from the January 15th total of 12,760,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,410,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.8 days. Currently, 3.1% of the company's shares 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), Fred's (FRED) and Tuesday Morning (TUES).

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), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Home Depot (HD), Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Micron Technology (MU).

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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (8.27%), LSV Asset Management (1.24%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.13%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.12%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.88%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (0.73%). 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 major investors are selling Target stock?

TGT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, State Street Corp, PGGM Investments, Bessemer Group Inc., Alyeska Investment Group L.P., LSV Asset Management and SG Americas Securities LLC. 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 major investors are buying Target stock?

TGT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, GQG Partners LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, FIL Ltd, AQR Capital Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., FMR LLC and Johanson Financial Advisors Inc.. 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 $116.63.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Target (NYSE TGT)

Community Ranking:  4.2 out of 5 (star star star star)
Outperform Votes:  7,203 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,388 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  8,591
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 2/17/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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