TGT Stock (TGT:NYE) Analyst cuts target on earnings disappointment

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TGT Stock

Analysis of the TGT stock:

The average analyst target price for TGT stock over the next 12 months is USD 192.87. This target’s basis is on 27 analysts’ results. The consensus analyst recommendation for Target stock is set at a Strong Buy. Based on 12 positive indications and 4 negative signals. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Target Corporation is Bullish. Target Corporation’s stock was trading at USD 178.98 at the most recent close. The Target stock price changed by:
+10.74% over the previous week
+22.85% over the previous month
-32.29% over the previous year
 

Analyst Updates

Deutsche Bank Securities published a note updating their coverage of Target stock. This comes after the company released earnings that disappointed.  The analyst maintained the Buy rating on the stock. They cut the 12-month target forecast to $183 from $193 per share on the struggling retailer.
 
STA Research also chimed in and maintained the Buy rating on TGT stock. With a $150 price target on the stock for a 12-month period on the company’s stock price.
 

Fundamental Analysis of TGT Stock:

Positive Fundamentals:
 
High market capitalization. This organization is among the top quartile and is one of the biggest in its industry. These businesses are more reliable.
 
Outstanding total returns. TGT stock is in the top quartile and has beaten its sector rivals. This is over the previous five years (for a hold duration of at least 12 months).
 
High dividend yield. TGT stock has outperformed its industry rivals over the past 5 years. (for a hold duration of at least 12 months) and is in the top percentile for average annual dividend returns. For investors seeking high-income yields, this could be an excellent buy. Especially if it is excelling on a total return basis.
 
Attractive price the earnings ratio. On a price-to-earnings metric, TGT stock is trading at a low price compared to its peers and is in the top quartile. It might get priced too low. Be sure there isn’t a specific explanation by looking at its financial performance.
 
Underpriced based on cash flow. On a price-to-cash flow ratio, TGT stock is trading at a low price compared to its peers and is in the top quartile. It might get priced too low. Be sure there isn’t a specific explanation by looking at its financial performance.
 
Superior capital efficiency. In the last four quarters, firm management outperformed its counterparts. For return on invested capital, putting it in the top quartile.
 
Positive cash flow. The last four quarters saw positive total cash flow for the organization.
 
Positive free cash flow. The last four quarters saw the company generate positive total free cash flow.
 
Attractive based on free cash flow. On a price-to-free cash flow ratio, TGT stock is trading at a low price compared to its peers and is in the top quartile. It might get priced too low. Be sure there isn’t a specific explanation by looking at its financial performance.
 
Superior growth in earnings. In the preceding five years, TGT stock profits growth was in the top quartile for its industry.
 
Superior growth in revenue. Compared to its industry, TGT stock revenue growth has been in the top quartile. Based over the previous five years
 
Outstanding Dividend Growth. TGT stock dividend growth over the previous five years has been in the top quartile.
 

Negative Fundamentals:

 
Subpar risk-adjusted returns. In comparison to its rivals, this company’s risk-adjusted return performance is below average. The returns are unpredictable, even if it is outperforming in returns. Be careful as you go.
 
High volatile. This company’s total returns have been erratic and higher than the industry average. Based on the past five year analysis. If you plan to invest in such a stock, be sure your risk tolerance is adequate.
 
Leveraged. For debt to equity, the company leveraged and was in the bottom half of its sector rivals. Check the news, though, and study the sector and management remarks. This can be high at times since the business is attempting to grow.
 
Overpriced based on free cash flow. On a price-to-free cash flow basis, TGT stock is trading at a premium to that of its competitors. Its pricing is higher than the sector median. Whenever you are thinking about buying, go with prudence.
 

Conclusion of Analysis:

The fundamental analysis score for TGT stock price got rated 7.5 out of 10.
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