Target Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

TGT -- USA Stock  

USD 82.68  0.62  0.76%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Target Corporation is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides Target 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 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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Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Target Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1499, jensen alpha of 0.3073, total risk alpha of 0.3093, sortino ratio of 0.2646 and treynor ratio of 0.4351
Macroaxis provides recommendation on Target to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Target Corporation. Our buy or sell recommendation engine determines the firm potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current 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 15.06 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.

Target Thematic Classifications

Power Stocks IdeaPower Stocks
High potential, large capitalization stocks theme
Impulse IdeaImpulse
Macroaxis evolving impulse stocks
Stores IdeaStores
All types of stores and shopping markets

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.32Value At Risk0.89
Potential Upside2.09Standard Deviation1.00
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares42.8 M3.3 B
Wells Fargo CompanyCommon Shares13.3 M1 B
Bank Of New York Mellon CorpCommon Shares9.5 M724.1 M
Lsv Asset ManagementCommon Shares7.5 M570.6 M
American Century Companies IncCommon Shares5.6 M428.8 M
Schwab Charles Investment Management IncCommon Shares3.9 M297.5 M
Swiss National BankCommon Shares1.7 M130 M

Target Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.70
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.31

Target Volatility Alert

Target Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.21 and kurtosis of 0.9. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Target Corporation to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Target Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsTargetPeer Average
Return On Equity26.78 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset7.04 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin4.11 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin9.36 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation56.42 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding533.14 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.13 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions88.46 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted27.77 M3.24 M
Price to Earning15.06 times40.69 times
Price to Book3.92 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.60 times17.81 times
Revenue72.44 B9.85 B
Gross Profit20.75 B21.75 B
EBITDA6.78 B1.41 B
Net Income2.97 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents1.06 B3.89 B
Cash per Share1.99 times5.17 times
Total Debt13.56 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity121.50 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.90 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share20.94 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations2.29 B1.25 B
Short Ratio7.26 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share5.45 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth3.13 times1.22 times
Number of Employees345 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization43.75 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
   Exercise or conversion by Scovanner Douglas A of 756 shares of Target subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Target Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
Target has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
The company has 13.56 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 121.5 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. Target Corporation has Current Ratio of 0.88 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
Over 88.0% of Target Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors
On August 14, 2018 Target paid $ 0.64 per share dividend to its current shareholders
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