Target Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

TGT -- USA Stock  

Fiscal Quarter End: January 31, 2020  

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 the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Target Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0773, jensen alpha of 0.1985, total risk alpha of 0.0141, sortino ratio of 0.1621 and treynor ratio of 0.5753
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 19.99 , 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 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 14.06 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 121.8 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. Target has Current Ratio of 0.81 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
Over 86.0% of Target shares are owned by institutional investors
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Target current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price137.00
Target Mean Price136.01
Recommendation Mean2.10
Target High Price151.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions25
Target Low Price83.27

Target Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.23Value At Risk1.44
Potential Upside1.98Standard Deviation2.00
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
State Street CorpCommon Shares43.4 M4.6 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares40.9 M4.4 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares38.6 M4.1 B
Bank Of America CorpCommon Shares20 M2.1 B
Capital World InvestorsDebt17.7 M1.9 B
Wells Fargo CompanyCommon Shares12.9 M1.4 B
Geode Capital Management LlcCommon Shares7.6 M814.9 M
Bank Of New York Mellon CorpCommon Shares7.4 M787 M
Susquehanna International Group LlpPut Options3.7 M394.8 M

Target Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.39
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.08

Target Volatility Alert

Target Corporation has low volatility with Treynor Ratio of 0.58, Maximum Drawdown of 15.5 and kurtosis of 35.53. However, we advice all investors to further analyze Target Corporation to make certain all market information is desiminated and is consistent with the current expectations about Target upside potential.
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Target Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsTargetPeer Average
Return On Equity28.59 (0.31) 
Return On Asset6.65 (0.14) 
Profit Margin4.18 (1.27) 
Operating Margin9.27 (5.51) 
Current Valuation76.44 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding506.74 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.16 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions85.83 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted13.87 M4.71 M
Price to Earning19.99 28.72 
Price to Book5.49 9.51 
Price to Sales0.82 11.42 
Revenue77.69 B9.43 B
Gross Profit22.06 B27.38 B
EBITDA7.2 B3.9 B
Net Income3.23 B570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents969 M2.7 B
Cash per Share1.91 5.01 
Total Debt14.06 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity121.80 48.70 
Current Ratio0.83 2.16 
Book Value Per Share22.79 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations2.62 B971.22 M
Short Ratio3.51 4.00 
Earnings Per Share6.25 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth1.91 4.89 
Number of Employees360 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization63.34 B19.03 B
Total Asset24.15 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings8.19 B9.33 B
Working Capital2.59 B1.48 B
Current Asset9.65 B9.34 B
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