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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.22
TGT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. TGT: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TGT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.24
Current: 0.22
0.03
0.24
Equity to Asset 0.35
TGT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. TGT: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TGT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.35
0.26
0.42
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.69
M-Score: -3.73
WACC vs ROIC
8.29%
13.71%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.41
TGT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. TGT: 7.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TGT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.01  Med: 7.03 Max: 8.52
Current: 7.41
4.01
8.52
Net-margin (%) -1.24
TGT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. TGT: -1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TGT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.25  Med: 3.60 Max: 6.83
Current: -1.24
-2.25
6.83
ROE (%) -6.01
TGT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.52 vs. TGT: -6.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TGT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -10.82  Med: 18.52 Max: 26.47
Current: -6.01
-10.82
26.47
ROA (%) -2.11
TGT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. TGT: -2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TGT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.81  Med: 6.27 Max: 10.04
Current: -2.11
-3.81
10.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 20.02
TGT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.82 vs. TGT: 20.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TGT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 13.72  Med: 17.90 Max: 27.5
Current: 20.02
13.72
27.5
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.60
TGT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. TGT: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TGT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 3.6  Med: 9.10 Max: 13.2
Current: 3.6
3.6
13.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.50
TGT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. TGT: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TGT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1.5  Med: 10.40 Max: 20.8
Current: -1.5
-1.5
20.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.60
TGT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. TGT: -3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TGT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.4  Med: 13.40 Max: 45.7
Current: -3.6
-8.4
45.7
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

TGT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Third Avenue Management 560,468 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 312,300 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 356,247 sh (+290.89%)
Charles Brandes 201,379 sh (+8.94%)
Dodge & Cox 17,758,389 sh (+4.18%)
Richard Snow 1,599,004 sh (+3.90%)
James Barrow 25,089,998 sh (+0.97%)
John Buckingham 76,366 sh (+0.93%)
Tom Gayner 33,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 3,500 sh (unchged)
Zeke Ashton 33,500 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners Sold Out
Wallace Weitz Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Bill Frels 3,536,984 sh (-0.08%)
NWQ Managers 2,171,613 sh (-8.02%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,590,839 sh (-10.52%)
John Rogers 100,650 sh (-14.23%)
Zeke Ashton 20,000 sh (-27.27%)
Steven Cohen 17,300 sh (-92.90%)
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Q4 2014

TGT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 3,000 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 3,043 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 759,600 sh (New)
Martin Whitman 616,405 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 760,600 sh (+143.55%)
Joel Greenblatt 580,634 sh (+62.99%)
Third Avenue Management 753,665 sh (+34.47%)
Dodge & Cox 18,301,976 sh (+3.06%)
John Buckingham 77,505 sh (+1.49%)
James Barrow 25,096,966 sh (+0.03%)
Tom Gayner Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
Richard Snow 1,570,375 sh (-1.79%)
Bill Frels 3,306,985 sh (-6.50%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 6,427,472 sh (-15.33%)
NWQ Managers 1,827,472 sh (-15.85%)
John Rogers 61,450 sh (-38.95%)
Charles Brandes 116,403 sh (-42.20%)
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Q1 2015

TGT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Pioneer Investments 551,188 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 402,700 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 326,900 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 146,600 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 708,187 sh (+21.97%)
John Buckingham 77,580 sh (+0.10%)
John Rogers Sold Out
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Third Avenue Management Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 17,995,656 sh (-1.67%)
Ken Fisher 2,950 sh (-3.06%)
James Barrow 23,520,192 sh (-6.28%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,700 sh (-10.00%)
Bill Frels 2,912,861 sh (-11.92%)
Richard Snow 1,332,948 sh (-15.12%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,924,530 sh (-23.38%)
NWQ Managers 1,383,390 sh (-24.30%)
Caxton Associates 391,000 sh (-48.53%)
Martin Whitman 484,705 sh (-21.37%)
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Q2 2015

TGT Guru Trades in Q2 2015

John Burbank 2,523 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 84,054 sh (New)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 791,025 sh (+43.51%)
Joel Greenblatt 794,652 sh (+12.21%)
Ken Fisher 3,128 sh (+6.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,800 sh (+3.70%)
John Buckingham 79,070 sh (+1.92%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,800 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,200 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 200,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 200,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Martin Whitman Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 16,982,144 sh (-5.63%)
Bill Frels 2,670,684 sh (-8.31%)
James Barrow 21,393,655 sh (-9.04%)
NWQ Managers 1,059,947 sh (-23.38%)
Richard Snow 1,020,051 sh (-23.47%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 3,079,035 sh (-37.48%)
Ray Dalio 71,700 sh (-51.09%)
Steven Cohen 145,000 sh (-55.64%)
Caxton Associates 55,000 sh (-85.93%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 16.58
TGT's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
54% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.38 vs. TGT: 16.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 3.53
TGT's P/B is ranked lower than
74% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. TGT: 3.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TGT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.41  Med: 2.63 Max: 3.87
Current: 3.53
1.41
3.87
P/S 0.69
TGT's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. TGT: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TGT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.62 Max: 1.17
Current: 0.69
0.3
1.17
PFCF 12.29
TGT's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.51 vs. TGT: 12.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
TGT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.79  Med: 20.75 Max: 907
Current: 12.29
7.79
907
POCF 8.79
TGT's POCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.22 vs. TGT: 8.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TGT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.45  Med: 8.10 Max: 17.12
Current: 8.79
4.45
17.12
EV-to-EBIT 10.95
TGT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.56 vs. TGT: 10.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TGT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8  Med: 11.20 Max: 16
Current: 10.95
8
16
Shiller P/E 25.65
TGT's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
58% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.91 vs. TGT: 25.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TGT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.44  Med: 16.57 Max: 28.97
Current: 25.65
8.44
28.97
Current Ratio 1.15
TGT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. TGT: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TGT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.37 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.15
0.9
1.8
Quick Ratio 0.44
TGT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. TGT: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TGT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.64 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.44
0.19
1.04
Days Inventory 63.92
TGT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
74% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 38.45 vs. TGT: 63.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TGT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 53.34  Med: 57.54 Max: 60.75
Current: 63.92
53.34
60.75
Days Sales Outstanding 5.64
TGT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. TGT: 5.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TGT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 5.47  Med: 32.15 Max: 46.39
Current: 5.64
5.47
46.39

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.72
TGT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. TGT: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
TGT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.47 Max: 3.06
Current: 2.72
0.54
3.06
Dividend Payout 0.46
TGT's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
58% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. TGT: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
TGT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.20 Max: 1.16
Current: 0.46
0.05
1.16
Dividend growth (3y) 20.00
TGT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. TGT: 20.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
TGT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 6.3  Med: 14.50 Max: 26
Current: 20
6.3
26
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.75
TGT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
91% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. TGT: 7.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
TGT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.55  Med: 4.21 Max: 8.76
Current: 7.75
1.55
8.76
Share Buyback Rate 2.20
TGT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. TGT: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
TGT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5  Med: 1.80 Max: -0.1
Current: 2.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.53
TGT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
66% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. TGT: 3.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TGT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.65  Med: 3.17 Max: 5.58
Current: 3.53
1.65
5.58
Price/Projected FCF 1.18
TGT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. TGT: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TGT' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.82  Med: 3.03 Max: 16.27
Current: 1.18
0.82
16.27
Price/Median PS Value 1.12
TGT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. TGT: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TGT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.97
Current: 1.12
0.36
1.97
Price/Graham Number 1.54
TGT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
53% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. TGT: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
TGT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.62 Max: 2.7
Current: 1.54
0.9
2.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.10
TGT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. TGT: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TGT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.2  Med: 8.90 Max: 12.5
Current: 9.1
6.2
12.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 7.65
TGT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.39 vs. TGT: 7.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TGT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 5.2  Med: 12.70 Max: 19.5
Current: 7.65
5.2
19.5

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 74,292 74,825 77,689
EPS($) 4.71 5.12 5.67
EPS without NRI($) 4.71 5.12 5.67

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Discount Stores
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Traded in other countries:TGT.Chile, TGT.Mexico, DYH.Germany,
Target Corp was incorporated in Minnesota in 1902. The Company is engaged in operating general merchandise discount stores in the United States. The Company sells general merchandise and food. Its general merchandise and CityTarget stores offer an edited food assortment, including perishables, dry grocery, dairy and frozen items, while its SuperTarget stores offers a full line of food items comparable to traditional supermarkets. Its digital channels include a wide assortment of general merchandise, including many items found in its stores and a complementary assortment, such as extended sizes and colors that are only sold online. The Company operates two reportable segments: U.S. and Canadian. Its U.S. Segment includes all of its U.S. retail operations, which are designed to enable guests to purchase products seamlessly in stores, online or through mobile devices. The U.S. Segment also includes its credit card servicing activities and certain centralized operating and corporate activities not allocated to its Canadian Segment. Its Canadian Segment includes all of its Canadian retail operations, including 124 stores opened during 2013. The company competes with traditional and off-price general merchandise retailers, apparel retailers, internet retailers, wholesale clubs, category specific retailers, drug stores, supermarkets and other forms of retail commerce.
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