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Target (TGT) Company Profile

Updated Dec 2, 2019
Target has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Target Corp.
Short Name:Target
Trading Ticker Symbol:TGT
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Minneapolis, Minnesota
Primary Industry Sector:Consumer Services
Seconday Sub-sector:Department Specialty Retail Stores
Main Business Areas: Consumer Services, Department Specialty Retail Stores, Retail Stores, Consumer Defensive, Discount Stores
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for Target

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Target as of writing:
Current Share Price:$123.98
Previous Year's Closing Price:$66.09
Percentage Price Change (YTD):87.59%
Market Cap:$62.83 billion
52-week Price Range:$60.15 - $127.97
Dividend Per Share:$2.58
EPS (TTM):6.25
Price-Earnings (Trailing):19.82
Price-Earnings (Forward):17.92

Company Profile and Business Description for Target

Target Corporation (Target), incorporated on February 11, 1902, is a general merchandise retailer selling products through its stores and digital channels. The Company's general merchandise stores offer an edited food assortment, including perishables, dry grocery, dairy and frozen items. The Company's digital channels include a range of general merchandise, including a range of items found in its stores, along with an assortment, such as additional sizes and colors sold only online. The Company's owned brands include Archer Farms, Market Pantry, Sutton & Dodge, Art Class, Merona, Threshold, Ava & Viv, Pillowfort, up & up, Boots & Barkley, Room Essentials, Wine Cube, Cat & Jack, Simply Balanced, Wondershop, Embark, Smith & Hawken, Xhilaration, Gilligan & O'Malley, Sonia Kashuk, Knox Rose and Spritz.

The Company's exclusive brands include C9 by Champion, Hand Made Modern, Mossimo, DENIZEN from Levi's, Just One You made by carter's, Nate Berkus for Target, Fieldcrest, Kid Made Modern, Oh Joy! for Target, Genuine Kids from OshKosh and Liz Lange for Target. The Company also generates revenue from in-store amenities, such as Target Cafe and Target Photo, and leased or licensed departments, such as Target Optical, Portrait Studio, Starbucks and other food service offerings. As of January 28, 2017, the Company had 1,802 stores across the United States, including 1,535 owned stores, 107 leased stores and 160 owned buildings on leased land.

The Company competes with Amazon.com, Inc., Best Buy Co., Inc., Costco Wholesale Corporation, CVS Health Corporation, Dollar General Corporation, The Gap, Inc., The Home Depot, Inc., Kohl's Corporation, The Kroger Co., Lowe's Companies, Inc., Macy's, Inc., Publix Super Markets, Inc., Rite Aid Corporation, Sears Holdings Corporation, Staples, Inc., The TJX Companies, Inc., Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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Peer / Competitor Companies of Department Specialty Retail Stores Sector

Along with Target Corp., the following other peer (competitor) companies also exist within the same Department Specialty Retail Stores - Consumer Services sector whose company profile and dividend history is as follows:

▶ Big Lots (BIG): Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a community retailer in the United States. The company offers products under various merchandising categories, such as furniture category that inc....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Burlington Stores (BURL): Burlington Stores, Inc. operates as a retailer of branded apparel products in the United States. The company offers fashion-focused merchandise, including women's ready-to-wear apparel, accessories, f....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Cencosud (CNCO): Cencosud S.A., incorporated on December 28, 1978, is a multi-brand retailer in South America. The Company operates through six segments: supermarkets, home improvement stores, department stores, shopping centers, financial services ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Costco (COST): Costco Wholesale Corporation, incorporated on May 12, 1987, is engaged in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Australia, ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Dillard's (DDS): Dillard's, Inc. operates retail department stores primarily in the Southeastern, Southwestern, and Midwestern areas of the United States. The company's stores offer a selection of merchandise, includi....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Dillard's (DDT): ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Dollar General (DG): Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, Midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, inc....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Dollar Tree (DLTR): Dollar Tree, Inc. operates discount variety retail stores in the United States and Canada. It operates through two segments, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar. The Dollar Tree segment offers merchandise a....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Five Below (FIVE): Five Below, Inc. operates as a specialty value retailer in the United States. It offers accessories, including novelty socks, sunglasses, jewelry, scarves, gloves, hair accessories, athletic tops and ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Fred's (FRED): Fred's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, sells general merchandise through its retail discount stores and full service pharmacies. The company, through its stores, offers health, beauty, and pers....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ JC Penney Holding (JCP): J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCPenney), incorporated on January 22, 2002, is a holding company. The Companys business consists of selling merchandise and services to consumers through its department stores ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Kohl's (KSS): Kohls Corporation (Kohls), incorporated on March 23, 1993, is an operator of department stores. As of January 28, 2017, the Company operated 1,154 Kohls department stores, a Website (www.Kohls.com), 12 ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Macy's (M): Macys, Inc., incorporated on December 13, 1985, is an omnichannel retail company operating stores, Websites and mobile applications under various brands, such as Macys, Bloomingdales and Bluemercury. The Company sells ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI): Ollies Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc., incorporated on August 27, 2012, is a retailer of brand name merchandise. The Company offers customers a selection of brand name products, including food, housewares, ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ PriceSmart (PSMT): PriceSmart, Inc., incorporated on August 17, 1994, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the international operation of membership shopping in warehouse clubs. In addition, the Company operates distribution centers and ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Sears (SHLD): Sears Holdings Corporation, incorporated on November 23, 2004, is an integrated retailer. The Company is the parent company of Kmart Holding Corporation (Kmart) and Sears, Roebuck and Co. (Sears). The ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Sears (SHLDW): ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Sears Canada (SRSC): 290 Yonge St Suite 700....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (SHOS): Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc., incorporated on April 23, 2012, is a national retailer primarily focused on selling home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, tools, and hardware. In addition ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ The Bon-Ton Stores (BONT): The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., incorporated on January 31, 1996, is a department store operator. The Company offers a range of brand-name fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children. ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

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