Target Corporation (TGT): Price and Financial Metrics

Target Corporation (TGT): $260.70

3.28 (+1.27%)

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  • TGT scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 95.02% of US stocks.
  • TGT's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • TGT's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 52.6% of US stocks).

TGT Stock Summary

  • TGT has a higher market value than 98.1% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $128,353,777,056.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for TGT is 6.56 -- better than 94.9% of US stocks.
  • Target Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.76% of US equities in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to TGT, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SNY, IBM, MMM, DEO, and AXP.
  • Visit TGT's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

TGT Valuation Summary

  • TGT's price/sales ratio is 1.3; this is 13.33% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, TGT's price/earnings ratio has gone down 6.1.
  • TGT's price/earnings ratio has moved down 6.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for TGT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
TGT 2020-10-16 1.0 6.6 23.4 18.6
TGT 2020-03-12 0.6 3.9 14.1 12.3
TGT 2018-02-06 0.6 3.5 14.9 11.0
TGT 2012-06-27 0.5 2.4 13.0 10.3
TGT 2012-02-23 0.5 2.4 12.3 10.1
TGT 2006-02-28 0.9 3.5 21.0 13.9

TGT Growth Metrics

  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 9.94%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 71.18%.
  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 28.5%.
Over the past 49 months, TGT's revenue has gone up $28,826,000,000.

The table below shows TGT's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 98,143 10,380 6,181
2020-12-31 93,561 10,525 4,368
2020-09-30 88,621 10,002 3,822
2020-06-30 84,654 9,421 3,522
2020-03-31 80,101 8,078 2,770
2019-12-31 78,112 7,117 3,281

TGT Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of TGT, see our TGT price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $250.59 Average Broker Recommendation 1.45 (Moderate Buy)

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TGT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $260.70 52-week high $262.38
Prev. close $257.42 52-week low $121.82
Day low $257.38 Volume 1,862,412
Day high $261.20 Avg. volume 3,482,903
50-day MA $240.16 Dividend yield 1.06%
200-day MA $198.26 Market Cap 128.97B

Target Corporation (TGT) Company Bio

Target Corporation operates as a general merchandise retailer in the United States and Canada, offering offering a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel. The company was founded in 1902 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

TGT Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$260.70$182.56 -19%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Target Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Target Corp ranked in the 49th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Target Corp, consider:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 6.68 -- which is good for besting 51.51% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector with positive cash flow).
  • 88% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 66.78% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Consumer Defensive that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as TGT, try FIZZ, POST, LFVN, CENT, and HLF.

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TGT Price Returns

1-mo 7.79%
3-mo 26.19%
6-mo 44.88%
1-year 114.16%
3-year 245.77%
5-year 301.65%
YTD 48.69%
2020 40.47%
2019 100.17%
2018 4.67%
2017 -5.84%
2016 2.74%

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