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

$113.22
+1.03 (+0.92 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 08:15 AM ET)
Today's Range
$112.34
Now: $113.22
$113.70
50-Day Range
$105.61
MA: $108.34
$113.22
52-Week Range
$60.15
Now: $113.22
$113.71
Volume1.67 million shs
Average Volume4.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$57.85 billion
P/E Ratio21.01
Dividend Yield2.36%
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$10.38 per share
Book Value$21.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.94 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees360,000
Market Cap$57.85 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 19th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 20th will be given a dividend of $0.66 per share on Tuesday, December 10th. This represents a $2.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.33%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 19th. View Target's Dividend History.

How will Target's stock buyback program work?

Target announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Thursday, September 19th 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $5,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 9.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Target's earnings last quarter?

Target Co. (NYSE:TGT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 21st. The retailer reported $1.82 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.21. The retailer had revenue of $18.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $18.32 billion. Target had a net margin of 4.10% and a return on equity of 27.43%. The business's revenue was up 3.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company 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 guidance of $5.90-6.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.94.

What price target have analysts set for TGT?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Target's stock. Their predictions range from $62.30 to $131.00. On average, they expect Target's share price to reach $106.87 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.6%. 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?

Media coverage about TGT stock has been trending neutral recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Target earned a news sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage 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 near term. View News Stories for Target.

Are investors shorting Target?

Target saw a decline in short interest during the month of 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 days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Currently, 2.8% of the company's shares are sold short. 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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.45%), Hamlin Capital Management LLC (0.18%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.14%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.13%), Park National Corp OH (0.07%) and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%). 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 Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Exane Derivatives, CX Institutional, Viking Fund Management LLC and Gradient Investments 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Garnet Equity Capital Holdings Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., CMH Wealth Management LLC and Legacy Private Trust Co.. 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 $113.22.

How big of a company is Target?

Target has a market capitalization of $57.85 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:  7,094 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,280 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  8,374
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 10/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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