Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $77.17. The stock traded with the volume of 5.79 Million in the last trading session. Target Corporation opened at $77.73 and closed by showing a decrease of -1.49%. The Bid price in the last session was $77.14 x 100 and the Ask price was $77.37 x 200. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).
Target Corporation has the Market Capitalization of 43.39 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $84.14 and 52-Week Low of $65.5 and it touched its 52-week high on Apr 19, 2016 and 52-Week Low on May 18, 2016.
Target Corporation reported its last Earnings on Nov 16 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $1.04/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.83/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.21/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 25.3%. The company will report its next earnings on Feb 22 – Feb 27 (Est.).
Some analyst provided their insight on Growth Estimates; Target Corporation has the Current Quarter Earnings Growth rate of 9.2%. The Next Quarter growth is expected to be 4.7%. In the past 5 years, the stock has earnings growth rate of 3.17% per annum while the Upcoming 5 year’s earnings growth rate is expected to be 6.02% per annum.
24 number of analysts also provided their insight on Target Corporation, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $77.17. They also projected Low Price Target as $60 while High Price Target is set at $90.
A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 3 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 4 reported it as Buy.17 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 2 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.
Target Corporation annual Divided is 2.4 while it’s Dividend Yield is 3.11%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 14.18 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 14.03. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 0.62 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 3.98, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 35.37 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 20.58.
The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 8.6 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 27.8% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 15.3%.
The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 6.62% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 11.02 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 6.58 percent.
A look at performance overview of Target Corporation depicts that Performance (Week) is -0.81 percent while Performance Month is 13.33%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 10.98% and Half Year Performance value stands at 14.92%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 9.56 percent. Target Corporation has its YTD performance of 9.86 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).
Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 21 Aug 2016 where Officer Liu (Don H) did a transaction type “Buy” in which 42729 shares were traded at a price of $70.21. Another insider trade includes Officer Liu (Don H) who also initiated a transaction in which 3339 shares were traded on 21 Aug 2016 as “Buy”. On 11 Aug 2016 Officer Goldberger (Jason) traded 262 shares as “Sell” at $75.11. Officer Tritton Mark J Buy 2729 shares on 5 Jun 2016 at the price of $0.
The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Guggenheim on 30-Sep-16 who Initiated the stock to Neutral. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 12-Sep-16, Cowen took an action “Downgrade” from Outperform to Market Perform. On 29-Jul-16, the stock was Initiated to Buy by Miller Tabak.