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Last $79.32 USD
Change Today -0.73 / -0.91%
Volume 3.6M
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target corp (TGT) Snapshot

Open
$79.96
Previous Close
$80.05
Day High
$80.01
Day Low
$79.00
52 Week High
04/13/15 - $83.98
52 Week Low
05/30/14 - $55.89
Market Cap
50.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
5.8M
EPS TTM
$3.88
Shares Outstanding
638.5M
EX-Date
05/18/15
P/E TM
20.4x
Dividend
$2.08
Dividend Yield
2.62%
Current Stock Chart for TARGET CORP (TGT)

target corp (TGT) Details

Target Corporation operates as a general merchandise retailer in the United States and Canada. It offers household essentials, including pharmacy, beauty, personal care, baby care, cleaning, and paper products; music, movies, books, computer software, sporting goods, and toys; electronics, such as video game hardware and software; and apparel for women, men, boys, girls, toddlers, infants, and newborns, as well as intimate apparel, jewelry, accessories, and shoes. The company also provides food and pet supplies comprising dry grocery, dairy, frozen food, beverages, candy, snacks, deli, bakery, meat, produce, and pet supplies; and home furnishings and décor consisting of furniture, lighting, kitchenware, small appliances, home décor, bed and bath, home improvement, and automotive products, as well as seasonal merchandise, such as patio furniture and holiday décor. In addition, it offers in-store amenities, including Target Café, Target Clinic, Target Pharmacy, and Target Photo. Further, the company provides REDcard credit and debit cards, which offer 5 percent discount on purchases; and free shipping facility to guests. Target Corporation sells its products through stores; and digital channels, including Target.com. As of January 15, 2015, the company operated 1,934 stores, including 1,801 stores in the United States and 133 stores in Canada. Target Corporation was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

347,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/13/15
Founded in 1902

target corp (TGT) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $643.4K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Chief Merchandising & Supply Chain Officer an...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Chief Stores Officer and Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $990.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

target corp (TGT) Key Developments

Target Corp. and MasterCard Settles Lawsuit

Target and MasterCard announced the $19 million deal to settle lawsuits stemming from the retailer's pre-Christmas 2013 data breach has been scrapped, because it didn't get enough support from banks and credit unions. Under the settlement announced last month, Target Corp. agreed to set aside $19 million for banks and credit unions that had issued MasterCards swept up in the breach that compromised 40 million credit and debit card accounts. Banks and credit unions would have been able to use the money to cover related operating costs and fraud-related losses. But the settlement needed 90% of the issuers to accept the offer in order for it to go into effect.

Target Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended May 2, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter of 2015; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

Target Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended May 2, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported sales of $17,119 million against $16,657 million a year ago. Earnings before interest expense and income taxes were $1,154 million against $1,022 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $999 million against $870 million a year ago. Net earnings were $635 million against $418 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $0.98 against $0.66 a year ago. Cash provided by operations was $1,551 million against $520 million a year ago. Expenditures for property and equipment were $352 million against $471 million a year ago. Adjusted diluted earnings per share were $1.10 against $0.92 a year ago. In second quarter 2015, the company expects Adjusted EPS of $1.04 to $1.14, compared with $1.01 in second quarter 2014. The expects comparable sales to increase between 2% and 2.5%, reflecting expected growth in digital channel sales in the high 30% range. Gross margin rate to improve about 50 basis points from last year as the company benefit from the comparison to last year's promotional activity while the company continue to make price investments and add quality back into owned and exclusive brand products. Effective tax rate is expected to be just over 35%, higher than last year's 33.7% rate, driven by improved profitability. EBITDA and EBIT margin rates of 20 to 30 basis points compared with last year. Second quarter interest expense is expected to be about $150 million, which was unusually high due to the retirement of some high coupon debt. The company now expects full-year 2015 Adjusted EPS of $4.50 to $4.65, compared with prior guidance of $4.45 to $4.65.

Target Corp. Plans to Open TargetExpress Store

Target Corp. will open a smaller-format TargetExpress store in Arlington's Rosslyn neighborhood. The 23,000-square-foot store will open at 1500 Wilson Blvd. on a major corner where Clarendon and Wilson boulevards converge in the heart of the neighborhood. Landlord Penzance Properties LLC and Target confirmed the deal. The store will occupy a highly visible glass-enclosed portion of building overlooking the spot where Wilson and Clarendon boulevards converge. Penzance renovated the building recently after losing tenants as part of the base realignment and closure process. It also has signed Capriotti's Sandwich Shop and District Taco for smaller leases there.

 

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