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NYSE:TGT

Target Stock Forecast, Price & News

$191.91
+0.64 (+0.33 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$189.48
Now: $191.91
$192.38
50-Day Range
$170.42
MA: $180.61
$199.10
52-Week Range
$90.17
Now: $191.91
$199.96
Volume3.26 million shs
Average Volume4.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$96.10 billion
P/E Ratio25.42
Dividend Yield1.42%
Beta0.97
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, and other merchandise; beauty and household essentials; The company also provides in-store amenities, such as Target Café, Target Optical, Starbucks, and other food service offerings. It sells its products through its stores; and digital channels, including Target.com. As of March 25, 2020, the company operated approximately 1,900 stores. Target Corporation was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.45 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

6th out of 383 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

1st out of 16 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 4.2Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryGeneral Merchandise Stores
CUSIP87612E10
Phone612-304-6073
Employees368,000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$78.11 billion
Cash Flow$11.35 per share
Book Value$23.35 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.28 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$96.10 billion
Next Earnings Date3/2/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$191.91
+0.64 (+0.33 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Target (NYSE:TGT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Target's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Target's stock was trading at $105.58 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, TGT stock has increased by 81.8% and is now trading at $191.91.
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Is Target a buy right now?

24 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Target in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings, 15 buy ratings and 3 strong buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Target stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Target?

Wall Street analysts have given Target a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Target wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Larry J. Merlo's approval rating as Target's CEO?

6,978 employees have rated Target CEO Larry J. Merlo on Glassdoor.com. Larry J. Merlo has an approval rating of 37% among Target's employees. This puts Larry J. Merlo in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Target's next earnings date?

Target is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 2nd 2021.
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How were Target's earnings last quarter?

Target Co. (NYSE:TGT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 17th. The retailer reported $2.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.60 by $1.19. The retailer earned $22.63 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $20.91 billion. Target had a return on equity of 34.94% and a net margin of 4.31%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.36 earnings per share.
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How often does Target pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Target?

Target announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 14th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.68 per share on Wednesday, March 10th. This represents a $2.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.42%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 16th.
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Is Target a good dividend stock?

Target pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.42%. Target has been increasing its dividend for 50 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Target is 42.57%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Target will have a dividend payout ratio of 31.45% next year. This indicates that Target will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Target's stock buyback program work?

Target declared that its board has initiated a share buyback plan 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 reacquire up to 9.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for TGT?

24 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Target's shares. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $230.00. On average, they anticipate Target's stock price to reach $161.65 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 15.8%.
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Who are some of Target's key competitors?

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

Who are Target's key executives?

Target's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Brian C. Cornell, Chairman & CEO (Age 62, Pay $5.32M)
  • Mr. Michael J. Fiddelke, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 44, Pay $1.11M)
  • Mr. John J. Mulligan, Exec. VP & COO (Age 55, Pay $3.82M)
  • Mr. Michael Edward McNamara, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 56, Pay $1.83M)
  • Mr. Don H. Liu, Exec. VP, Chief Legal & Risk Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 59, Pay $1.58M)
  • Mr. Robert M. Harrison, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
  • Mr. John Hulbert, VP of Investor Relations
  • Katie Boylan, Sr. VP & Chief Communications Officer
  • Mr. Richard H. Gomez, Exec. VP and Chief Marketing, Digital & Strategy Officer (Age 51)
  • Ms. Melissa K. Kremer, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 43)

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Focused Investors LLC (0.23%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%), Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.06%), Park National Corp OH (0.06%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%) and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Target stock include Brian C Cornell, Cathy R Smith, Christina Hennington, Don H Liu, Janna A Potts, Laysha Ward, Mark J Tritton, Mark Schindele, Michael Edward Mcnamara, Robert M Harrison, Roxanne S Austin and Stephanie A Lundquist.
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Which institutional investors are selling Target stock?

TGT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Transform Wealth LLC, OLD National Bancorp IN, Avantax Advisory Services Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Park National Corp OH. Company insiders that have sold Target company stock in the last year include Brian C Cornell, Christina Hennington, Don H Liu, Mark Schindele, Michael Edward Mcnamara, Robert M Harrison, Roxanne S Austin, and Stephanie A Lundquist.
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Which institutional investors are buying Target stock?

TGT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boenning & Scattergood Inc., Sawgrass Asset Management LLC, Capital City Trust Co. FL, Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Beacon Harbor Wealth Advisors Inc., Kinloch Capital LLC, and Cypress Wealth Services LLC.
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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 WeBull, 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 $191.91.

How big of a company is Target?

Target has a market capitalization of $96.10 billion and generates $78.11 billion in revenue each year. The retailer earns $3.28 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.39 on an earnings per share basis. Target employs 368,000 workers across the globe.

What is Target's official website?

The official website for Target is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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