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$163.29
-1.58 (-0.96 %)
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$162.95
Now: $163.29
$166.20
50-Day Range
$144.00
MA: $154.98
$165.64
52-Week Range
$90.17
Now: $163.29
$167.42
Volume3.03 million shs
Average Volume2.83 million shs
Market Capitalization$81.75 billion
P/E Ratio23.56
Dividend Yield1.65%
Beta0.85

Competitors

Target (NYSE:TGT) Vs. WMT, COST, DG, DLTR, FIVE, and OLLI

Should you be buying TGT stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "variety stores" are considered alternatives and competitors to Target, including Walmart (WMT), Costco Wholesale (COST), Dollar General (DG), Dollar Tree (DLTR), Five Below (FIVE), and Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI).

Target (NYSE:TGT) and Walmart (NYSE:WMT) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and risk.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

80.9% of Target shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 29.3% of Walmart shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Target shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 50.4% of Walmart shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Target and Walmart, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Target171822.75
Walmart292602.65

Target presently has a consensus target price of $140.2609, indicating a potential downside of 14.10%. Walmart has a consensus target price of $141.3485, indicating a potential downside of 2.11%. Given Walmart's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Walmart is more favorable than Target.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Target and Walmart's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Target$78.11 billion1.05$3.28 billion$6.3925.55
Walmart$523.96 billion0.78$14.88 billion$4.9329.29

Walmart has higher revenue and earnings than Target. Target is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Walmart, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Target has a beta of 0.85, indicating that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Walmart has a beta of 0.27, indicating that its stock price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Target and Walmart's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Target4.16%30.25%7.95%
Walmart3.30%19.13%6.37%

Dividends

Target pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Walmart pays an annual dividend of $2.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Target pays out 42.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Walmart pays out 43.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Target has increased its dividend for 17 consecutive years and Walmart has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Target is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Target beats Walmart on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) and Target (NYSE:TGT) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

68.2% of Costco Wholesale shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.9% of Target shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Costco Wholesale shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Target shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Costco Wholesale and Target, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Costco Wholesale0101902.66
Target171822.75

Costco Wholesale currently has a consensus price target of $368.5417, indicating a potential downside of 2.46%. Target has a consensus price target of $140.2609, indicating a potential downside of 14.10%. Given Costco Wholesale's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Costco Wholesale is more favorable than Target.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Costco Wholesale and Target's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Costco Wholesale$166.76 billion1.00$4.00 billion$8.8542.69
Target$78.11 billion1.05$3.28 billion$6.3925.55

Costco Wholesale has higher revenue and earnings than Target. Target is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Costco Wholesale, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Costco Wholesale has a beta of 0.69, indicating that its share price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Target has a beta of 0.85, indicating that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Costco Wholesale and Target's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Costco Wholesale2.40%22.71%7.57%
Target4.16%30.25%7.95%

Dividends

Costco Wholesale pays an annual dividend of $2.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Target pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Costco Wholesale pays out 31.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Target pays out 42.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Costco Wholesale has raised its dividend for 15 consecutive years and Target has raised its dividend for 17 consecutive years. Target is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Target beats Costco Wholesale on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) and Target (NYSE:TGT) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.1% of Dollar General shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.9% of Target shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Dollar General shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Target shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Dollar General and Target, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Dollar General041812.87
Target171822.75

Dollar General currently has a consensus price target of $215.4286, indicating a potential downside of 2.02%. Target has a consensus price target of $140.2609, indicating a potential downside of 14.10%. Given Dollar General's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Dollar General is more favorable than Target.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Dollar General and Target's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Dollar General$27.75 billion1.97$1.71 billion$6.7332.67
Target$78.11 billion1.05$3.28 billion$6.3925.55

Target has higher revenue and earnings than Dollar General. Target is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Dollar General, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Dollar General has a beta of 0.46, indicating that its share price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Target has a beta of 0.85, indicating that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Dollar General and Target's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Dollar General7.48%33.51%9.75%
Target4.16%30.25%7.95%

Dividends

Dollar General pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Target pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Dollar General pays out 21.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Target pays out 42.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Dollar General has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years and Target has raised its dividend for 17 consecutive years. Target is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Dollar General beats Target on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) and Target (NYSE:TGT) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and earnings.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

89.3% of Dollar Tree shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.9% of Target shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Dollar Tree shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Target shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Dollar Tree and Target, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Dollar Tree081502.65
Target171822.75

Dollar Tree currently has a consensus price target of $105.3333, indicating a potential upside of 11.06%. Target has a consensus price target of $140.2609, indicating a potential downside of 14.10%. Given Dollar Tree's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Dollar Tree is more favorable than Target.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Dollar Tree and Target's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Dollar Tree$23.61 billion0.95$827 million$4.7619.92
Target$78.11 billion1.05$3.28 billion$6.3925.55

Target has higher revenue and earnings than Dollar Tree. Dollar Tree is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Target, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Dollar Tree has a beta of 0.6, indicating that its share price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Target has a beta of 0.85, indicating that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Dollar Tree and Target's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Dollar Tree3.61%18.52%5.92%
Target4.16%30.25%7.95%

Summary

Target beats Dollar Tree on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) and Target (NYSE:TGT) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and earnings.

Risk and Volatility

Five Below has a beta of 1.09, indicating that its share price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Target has a beta of 0.85, indicating that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

80.9% of Target shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of Five Below shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Target shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Five Below and Target, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Five Below041602.80
Target171822.75

Five Below currently has a consensus price target of $132.00, indicating a potential downside of 0.26%. Target has a consensus price target of $140.2609, indicating a potential downside of 14.10%. Given Five Below's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Five Below is more favorable than Target.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Five Below and Target's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Five Below$1.85 billion4.00$175.06 million$2.9844.41
Target$78.11 billion1.05$3.28 billion$6.3925.55

Target has higher revenue and earnings than Five Below. Target is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Five Below, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Five Below and Target's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Five Below5.89%13.81%5.04%
Target4.16%30.25%7.95%

Summary

Target beats Five Below on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ollie's Bargain Outlet (NASDAQ:OLLI) and Target (NYSE:TGT) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings and valuation.

Volatility and Risk

Ollie's Bargain Outlet has a beta of 1.2, indicating that its stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Target has a beta of 0.85, indicating that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

80.9% of Target shares are owned by institutional investors. 16.5% of Ollie's Bargain Outlet shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Target shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Ollie's Bargain Outlet and Target, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ollie's Bargain Outlet151002.56
Target171822.75

Ollie's Bargain Outlet currently has a consensus price target of $98.6250, indicating a potential upside of 7.59%. Target has a consensus price target of $140.2609, indicating a potential downside of 14.10%. Given Ollie's Bargain Outlet's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Ollie's Bargain Outlet is more favorable than Target.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Ollie's Bargain Outlet and Target's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ollie's Bargain Outlet$1.41 billion4.26$141.13 million$1.9646.77
Target$78.11 billion1.05$3.28 billion$6.3925.55

Target has higher revenue and earnings than Ollie's Bargain Outlet. Target is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ollie's Bargain Outlet, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Ollie's Bargain Outlet and Target's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ollie's Bargain Outlet12.90%16.13%10.68%
Target4.16%30.25%7.95%

Summary

Target beats Ollie's Bargain Outlet on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


Target Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Walmart logo
WMT
Walmart
1.7$144.40-0.3%$410.07 billion$523.96 billion23.03Decrease in Short Interest
Costco Wholesale logo
COST
Costco Wholesale
2.0$377.82-0.1%$166.70 billion$166.76 billion41.89
Dollar General logo
DG
Dollar General
1.7$219.86-0.9%$54.75 billion$27.75 billion23.90Decrease in Short Interest
Dollar Tree logo
DLTR
Dollar Tree
1.7$94.84-0.6%$22.51 billion$23.61 billion25.36
Five Below logo
FIVE
Five Below
1.4$132.34-1.9%$7.39 billion$1.85 billion74.77Analyst Upgrade
Ollie's Bargain Outlet logo
OLLI
Ollie's Bargain Outlet
0.9$91.67-1.5%$5.99 billion$1.41 billion28.74Analyst Upgrade
BJs Wholesale Club logo
BJ
BJs Wholesale Club
1.3$41.62-0.7%$5.74 billion$13.19 billion19.36
PriceSmart logo
PSMT
PriceSmart
1.0$72.21-0.1%$2.21 billion$3.22 billion28.10Upcoming Earnings
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Big Lots logo
BIG
Big Lots
1.7$52.12-2.0%$2.05 billion$5.32 billion2.87
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TUES
Tuesday Morning
1.0$1.38-8.0%$66.27 million$1.01 billion-3.29
This page was last updated on 10/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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