Target Corporation [TGT] shares are up more than 47.16% this year and recently increased 0.01% or $1.04 to settle at $165.61. Analysts expect TGT to grow earnings at a 7.08% annual rate over the next 5 years. TGT has a short ratio of 2.06. This implies that the market is currently less bullish on the outlook for TGT.

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Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for Target Corporation [NYSE:TGT] stock was on August 14, 2020, when it was Initiated with a Buy rating from DA Davidson, which also raised its 12-month price target on the stock to $152. Before that, on August 20, 2020, Telsey Advisory Group Recapitulated an Outperform rating and elevated its amount target to $165. On August 11, 2020, Telsey Advisory Group Reiterated an Outperform rating and boosted its price target on this stock from $138 to $152. On July 30, 2020, MKM Partners Initiated a Sell rating and increased its price target to $105. On June 19, 2020, Cleveland Research Upgrade a Buy rating. On April 15, 2020, BMO Capital Markets Upgrade an Outperform rating and boosted its amount target on this stock to $125. On January 24, 2020, Odeon Initiated a Buy rating and boosted its target amount on this stock to $124. On November 21, 2019, Telsey Advisory Group Reiterated an Outperform rating and amplified its amount target to $137.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $90.17 and a peak of $165.49. Right now, the middling Wall Street analyst 12-month amount mark is $170.00. At the most recent market close, shares of Target Corporation [NYSE:TGT] were valued at $165.61. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of 5.45%.

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS

Target Corporation [NYSE:TGT] most recently reported quarterly sales of 22.98 billion, which represented growth of 24.70%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $212,261 per employee, while its income is $8,883 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 28.90%, its Operating Margin is 5.90%, its Pretax Margin is +5.36, and its Net Margin is +4.19. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 7.78, 28.27, 18.52 and 13.35 respectively.

If looking now at the Principal structure of this organization, it shows its whole liability to the whole Principal at 54.15 and the whole liability to whole assets at 32.67. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 52.75 and enduring liability to assets at 0.32 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 163.63 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 162.69. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 165.50 and at 166.43 for 2nd resistance point.

Target Corporation [TGT] reported its earnings at $3.38 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 7/30/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at $1.62/share signifying the difference of 1.76 and 108.60% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 4/29/2020, the stated earnings were $0.59 calling estimates for $0.4/share with the difference of 0.19 depicting the surprise of 47.50%.

Important Ratio’s To Watch

Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for Target Corporation [NYSE:TGT] is 1.10. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.18. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 0.73, it’s amount to book ratio is 4.72 and showing 23.82 of P/E (TTM) ratio.

Insider Stories

The most recent insider trade was by Lundquist Stephanie A, Executive Officer, and it was the sale of 4471.0 shares on Oct 07. McNamara Michael Edward, the Executive Officer, completed a sale of 27726.0 shares on Sep 29. On Sep 23, SCHINDELE MARK, Executive Officer, completed a sale of 2404.0 shares.