Target Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

TGT -- USA Stock  

USD 85.72  0.86  0.99%

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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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Target Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0171, jensen alpha of 0.0455, total risk alpha of 0.0644, sortino ratio of 0.0282 and treynor ratio of 0.0109
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 14.73X, 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 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 14.65B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 131.7 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. Target has Current Ratio of 0.86 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

Target current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price88.00
Target Mean Price89.65
Recommendation Mean2.40
Target High Price110.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions22
Target Low Price75.00

Target Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.020983Value At Risk2.22
Potential Upside2.45Standard Deviation1.42
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Target Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.00
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0319

Target Volatility Alert

Target Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.47 and kurtosis of 1.17. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Target Corporation to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Target Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsTargetPeer Average
Return On Equity26.98% (0.31)%
Return On Asset6.80% (0.14)%
Profit Margin3.95% (1.27)%
Operating Margin8.94% (5.51)%
Current Valuation56.62B16.62B
Shares Outstanding515.51M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.16% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions85.83% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted22.83M4.71M
Price to Earning14.73X28.72X
Price to Book3.88X9.51X
Price to Sales0.57X11.42X
Gross Profit22.06B27.38B
Net Income3B570.98M
Cash and Equivalents1.17B2.7B
Cash per Share2.29X5.01X
Total Debt14.65B5.32B
Debt to Equity131.70% 48.70%
Current Ratio0.88X2.16X
Book Value Per Share21.70X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations1.48B971.22M
Short Ratio5.97X4.00X
Earnings Per Share5.72X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.66X4.89X
Number of Employees360K18.84K
Market Capitalization43.14B19.03B
Total Asset24.15B29.47B
Retained Earnings8.19B9.33B
Working Capital2.59B1.48B
Current Asset9.65B9.34B
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