Target Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Target Corporation buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Target positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Target Corporation available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Target buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at Target Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Target Corporation -- USA Stock  

USD 57.49  0.24  0.42%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Target Corporation is 'Strong Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Target Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of (0.041749), jensen alpha of (0.42), total risk alpha of (0.76), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.46)
Macroaxis recommendation module provides unbiased buy or sell recommendation that can be used to complement current average analyst sentiment on Target Corporation. Our recommendation engine ##verb4## current market data to analyse the organization potential to grow from the prospective of investors risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Target is not overpriced, please validate all Target fundamentals including its Current Ratio, and the relationship between EBITDA and Number of Employees . Given that Target has Price to Earning of 11.7 times, we advise you double-check Target Corporation market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.37Value At Risk2.82
Potential Upside2.62Standard Deviation2.83
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
State Street CorpCommon Shares51 M3 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares45.5 M2.7 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares37.8 M2.2 B
Dodge CoxCommon Shares20.3 M1.2 B
Franklin Resources IncCommon Shares19.6 M1.2 B
Bank Of America CorpCommon Shares18.5 M1.1 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares13.9 M820.2 M

Target Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=0.83
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.15

Target Volatility Alert

Target Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -1.42 and kurtosis of 6.04. However, we advise investors to further study Target Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
 Better Than Average     
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FundamentalsTargetPeer Average
Return On Equity24.51 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset8.04 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin3.99 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin6.9 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation42.38 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding546.23 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.12 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions85.89 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted44.33 M3.24 M
Price to Earning11.7 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.85 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.45 times17.81 times
Revenue69.58 B9.85 B
Gross Profit20.62 B21.75 B
EBITDA7.14 B1.41 B
Net Income2.78 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents2.29 B3.89 B
Cash per Share4.19 times5.17 times
Total Debt12.25 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity110.3 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.91 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share20.32 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations6.87 B1.25 B
Short Ratio5.08 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share4.95 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth(2.91) times1.22 times
Number of Employees341 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization31.62 B29.78 B
Total Asset24.15 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings8.19 B38.24 B
Working Capital2.59 B3.58 B
Current Asset9.65 B36.8 B
Strong Hold

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Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Tesija Kathryn A of 231697 shares of Target subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance(0.041749)
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(0.45)
Mean Deviation1.73
Coefficient Of Variation(762.23)
Standard Deviation2.83
Information Ratio(0.15)
Jensen Alpha(0.42)
Total Risk Alpha(0.76)
Treynor Ratio(0.46)
Maximum Drawdown12.49
Value At Risk(2.82)
Potential Upside2.62

Current Valuation

Target Current Valuation Analysis
Target Corporation is rated second in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry is at this time estimated at about 333.47 Billion. Target retains roughly 42.38 Billion in current valuation claiming about 13% of equities under Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry.