Target Buy or Sell Recommendation

Target Corporation -- USA Stock  

USD 71.55  0.41  0.58%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Target Corporation is 'Hold'. 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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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Target Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.12, jensen alpha of 0.12, total risk alpha of 0.089652, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 31.45
Macroaxis provides unbiased buy or sell recommendation on Target that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Target Corporation. Our advice 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 13.19 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

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Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.11Value At Risk2.35
Potential Upside1.98Standard Deviation1.53
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares1.5 M104.7 M
Focused Investors LlcCommon Shares1.5 M101.9 M
Miller Howard Investments IncCommon Shares1.2 M82.8 M
Hexavest IncCommon Shares1.1 M79 M
First Trust Advisors LpCommon Shares983 K68.2 M
Hamlin Capital Management LlcCommon Shares924.3 K64.2 M
Chevy Chase Trust Holdings IncCommon Shares604.6 K42 M

Target Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.0038
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.06

Target Volatility Alert

Target Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.12 and kurtosis of 0.97. 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 Equity25.84 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset7.20 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin4.08 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin9.53 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation47.48 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding538.8 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.14 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions90.31 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted52.28 M3.24 M
Price to Earning13.19 times40.69 times
Price to Book3.25 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.53 times17.81 times
Revenue71.88 B9.85 B
Gross Profit20.75 B21.75 B
EBITDA6.85 B1.41 B
Net Income2.93 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents2.64 B3.89 B
Cash per Share4.91 times5.17 times
Total Debt11.59 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity98.90 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.95 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share21.62 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations3.94 B1.25 B
Short Ratio7.48 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share5.33 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.20 times1.22 times
Number of Employees345 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization37.89 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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