Target Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

TGT -- USA Stock  

USD 83.13  1.19  1.41%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Target Corporation is 'Strong Hold'. 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 the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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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 0.11, jensen alpha of 0.08, total risk alpha of 0.0034, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.26
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 15.23 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

Target Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.13Value At Risk2.25
Potential Upside1.99Standard Deviation1.50
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
State Street CorpCommon Shares44.9 M4 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares41.9 M3.7 B
Wells Fargo CompanyCommon Shares13.3 M1.2 B
Bank Of New York Mellon CorpCommon Shares7.5 M661.1 M
Lsv Asset ManagementCommon Shares7.5 M658.6 M
Geode Capital Management LlcCommon Shares6.6 M581.1 M
Allianz Asset Management GmbhCommon Shares5.9 M519.4 M
Citadel Advisors LlcCall Options2.2 M192.8 M

Target Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.55
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.02

Target Volatility Alert

Target Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.19 and kurtosis of -1.13. However, we advise investors to further study Target Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Target Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsTargetPeer Average
Return On Equity27.84 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset6.99 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin4.22 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin9.30 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation55.68 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding526.35 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.14 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions85.74 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted23.52 M3.24 M
Price to Earning15.23 times40.69 times
Price to Book4.10 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.62 times17.81 times
Revenue73.58 B9.85 B
Gross Profit20.75 B21.75 B
EBITDA6.84 B1.41 B
Net Income3.1 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents1.18 B3.89 B
Cash per Share2.24 times5.17 times
Total Debt13.34 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity119.50 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.82 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share21.23 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations2.32 B1.25 B
Short Ratio5.73 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share5.71 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.02 times1.22 times
Number of Employees345 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization45.76 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
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Target Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Target generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Target has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
The company has 13.34 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 119.5 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. Target Corporation has Current Ratio of 0.8 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
Over 86.0% of Target Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors
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Target Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price90.00
Target Mean Price90.01
Recommendation Mean2.60
Target High Price100.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions20
Target Low Price70.00
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