Target board approves new $5 billion buyback


Target Corp. The company earned $16.20 billion during the quarter. Now, nearly five years later, $8.8 billion of that money has been used to repurchase 125 million shares. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 9.5%.

The current Stock Price for Target Corp. NYSE:TGT is valued at 1.81 with a P/S value of 0.55.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 17 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Target Corporation as 16.34 Billion. Target Corp. has a 52 week low of $65.50 and a 52 week high of $84.14. On average, equities analysts forecast that Target Corp. will post $4.96 EPS for the current fiscal year. Quarterly performance shows a value of -4.36% and Half Year Performance value stands at -3.89%. For the next 5 years, Target Corporation is expecting Growth of 7.35% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 3.17% per annum.

Target Corp.'s (TGT), a part of Services sector and belongs to Discount, Variety Stores industry; ended its day with a loss of -0.49% and finalized at the price of $68.89. They also projected Low Price Target as $205.15 while High Price Target is set at $220.34. Target Corporation got Downgrade on 12-Sep-16 where investment firm Cowen Downgrade the stock from Outperform to Market Perform. The insider owns 161,855 shares which have current market value of around $11106490.MULLIGAN JOHN J is another major inside shareholder in the company.

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The stock is now trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of -0.58% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 0.3 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -3.24 percent. A Director in the company, Darden Calvin, on Thursday May 19, 2016 collected $2,486,780 from the sale of 37,105 shares at a per-share price of $67.82.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.8 and Average Volume (3 months) is 5.66 million.

Return on Assets (ROA) for Target Corp. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 26.1%. Company's Return on Investment (ROI) shows a figure of 15.30%. They set a buy rating and a $87.00 target price for the company.

Along with these its year to date performance is standing at -2.84%. The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 1.42% and Monthly Volatility of 1.38%.