Target Corp Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Target Corp buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Target Corp positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Target Corp available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Target Corp buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at Target Corp Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Target Corp Recommendation

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Target Corp is 'Strong Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Target Corp has a risk adjusted performance of (0.20), jensen alpha of (0.95), total risk alpha of (0.82), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (1.06)
Macroaxis recommendation module provides unbiased buy or sell recommendation that can be used to complement current average analyst sentiment on Target Corp. Our recommendation engine ##verb4## current market data to analyse the organization potential to grow from the prospective of investors risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Target Corp is not overpriced, please validate all Target Corp fundamentals including its Current Ratio, and the relationship between EBITDA and Number of Employees . Given that Target Corp has Number of Shares Shorted of 32.59 M, we advise you double-check Target Corp 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return-0.97Value At Risk-2.1451
Potential Upside0.3953Standard Deviation2.6234
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Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
State Street CorpCommon Shares51.2 M3.7 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares40.6 M2.9 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares17.5 M1.3 B
Blackrock Institutional Trust Company NaCommon Shares17.1 M1.2 B
Franklin Resources IncCommon Shares16.3 M1.2 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares14.5 M1 B
Wells Fargo CompanyCommon Shares12.7 M920.2 M

Target Corp Greeks

Alpha over NYSE
βBeta against NYSE= 0.93 
Overall volatility
= 1.06 
 IrInformation ratio =(0.36) 

Target Corp Volatility Alert

Target Corp exhibits ver low volatility with skewness of -4.03 and kurtosis of 17.6. However, we advise investors to further study Target Corp technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsTarget CorpPeer Average
Return On Equity0.19 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset0.06 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin0.03 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin7.42 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation48.14 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding901.5 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.11 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions88.40 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted32.59 M3.24 M
Price to Earning12.74 times40.69 times
Price to Book3.63 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.57 times17.81 times
Revenue39.83 B9.85 B
Gross Profit12.22 B21.75 B
EBITDA7.31 B1.41 B
Net Income1.37 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents499 M3.89 B
Cash per Share2.19 times5.17 times
Total Debt8.99 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity1.16 times0.72 times
Current Ratio1.02 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share21.23 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations2.01 B1.25 B
Short Ratio6.91 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share5.62 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.28 times1.22 times
Number of Employees341 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization39.14 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
Strong Hold


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   Acquisition by John Mulligan of 17835 shares of Target Corp subject to Rule 16b3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance(0.20)
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(1.05)
Mean Deviation1.33
Coefficient Of Variation(271.13)
Standard Deviation2.62
Information Ratio(0.36)
Jensen Alpha(0.95)
Total Risk Alpha(0.82)
Treynor Ratio(1.06)
Maximum Drawdown12.17
Value At Risk(2.15)
Potential Upside0.3953
Current Valuation
Target Corp Current Valuation Analysis
Target Corp is rated second in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry is at this time estimated at about 271.59 Billion. Target Corp retains roughly 48.14 Billion in current valuation claiming about 18% of equities under Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry.