Featured Stock: Target Corp. (TGT)

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Target Corp. (TGT) belonging to the Consumer Defensive sector has surged 0.17% and closed its last trading session at $59.01.

The company reported its EPS on 7/30/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $59.28.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.96. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 2.96 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 3.08 and 2.96 respectively.

Target Corp. on 7/30/2017 reported its EPS as $1.04 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.83. 21. This shows a surprise factor of 0.253%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Target Corp. Earnings, with 23 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.86.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.94 and $0.78 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $1.04.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Target Corp. as $16.54 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 18 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 16.69 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 16.22 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 16.44 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Target Corp. is -17.3%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -15.2%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 8.99% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is -3.33%.

Insider Trades for Target Corp. show that the latest trade was made on 14 Sep 2017 where Jacqueline (Hourigan Rice), the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 2382 shares were traded at a price of $59.45.

Target Corp. (TGT) has the market capitalization of $32.41 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $79.33 and touched its 52-Week Low of $48.56.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 7.4 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 25.2% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 15.5 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -18.3 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.6 and ATR value of 1.16. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.68% and 2.04%.