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Target Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:TGT)

$111.89
+0.74 (+0.67 %)
(As of 10/16/2019 03:37 AM ET)
Today's Range
$111.34
Now: $111.89
$112.30
50-Day Range
$104.84
MA: $108.03
$112.51
52-Week Range
$60.15
Now: $111.89
$112.94
Volume2.65 million shs
Average Volume5.20 million shs
Market Capitalization$57.17 billion
P/E Ratio20.76
Dividend Yield2.38%
Beta0.54
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$10.26 per share
Book Value$21.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.94 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees360,000
Market Cap$57.17 billion
Next Earnings Date11/19/2019 (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 declared 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 2.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 19th. View Target's Dividend History.

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 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 usually 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 21st. The retailer reported $1.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.21. The retailer earned $18.42 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $18.32 billion. Target had a return on equity of 27.43% and a net margin of 4.10%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.47 EPS. View Target's Earnings History.

When is Target's next earnings date?

Target is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Target.

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

Target updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 21st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.90-6.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.94.

What price target have analysts set for TGT?

22 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Target's shares. Their forecasts range from $62.30 to $130.00. On average, they expect Target's stock price to reach $106.17 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.1%. 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 headlines about TGT stock have trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Target earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the retailer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Target.

Are investors shorting Target?

Target saw a decline in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 14,260,000 shares, a decline of 28.0% from the August 30th total of 19,810,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,560,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.6 days. Approximately 2.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Target's Current Options Chain.

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 Walmart (WMT), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 investors include Park National Corp OH (0.07%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.02%) and Gradient Investments LLC (0.02%). 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 Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Exane Derivatives, CX Institutional, Viking Fund Management LLC, Gradient Investments LLC, Park National Corp OH, City Holding Co. and First Personal Financial Services. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, CMH Wealth Management LLC, Legacy Private Trust Co., Cypress Capital Group, Legacy Bridge LLC, Northstar Investment Advisors LLC and Fox Run Management L.L.C.. 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 $111.89.

How big of a company is Target?

Target has a market capitalization of $57.17 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:  7,092 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,279 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  8,371
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 10/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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