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Target Profitability Rank

: 8 (As of Apr. 2022)
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Target has the Profitability Rank of 8. It has a higher profitability and may stay that way.

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

Target's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was 5.35%. As of today, Target's Piotroski F-Score is 4.


Competitive Comparison

For the Discount Stores subindustry, Target's Profitability Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and Profitability Rank data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Target Profitability Rank Distribution

For the Retail - Defensive industry and Consumer Defensive sector, Target's Profitability Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Target's Profitability Rank falls into.



Target Profitability Rank Calculation

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.

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.

Target has the Profitability Rank of 8. It has a higher profitability and may stay that way.

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

Profitability Rank is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Target's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Apr. 2022 ) / Revenue (Q: Apr. 2022 )
=1346 / 25170
=5.35 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

2. Piotroski F-Score

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 8 or 9
Bad or low score = 0 or 1

Target has an F-score of 4 indicating the company's financial situation is typical for a stable company.

3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.

Good Sign:

Target Corp operating margin is expanding. Margin expansion is usually a good sign.

4. Consistency of the profitability

5. Predictability Rank


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Target Business Description

Target logo
Address
1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 55403
With 1,926 stores (as of the end of fiscal 2021), Target is a leading American general merchandise retailer, offering a variety of products across several categories, including beauty and household essentials (26% of fiscal 2021 sales), food and beverage (19%), home furnishings and décor (19%), hardlines (18%), and apparel and accessories (17%). Most of Target's stores are large, averaging more than 125,000 square feet. The company has a significant e-commerce presence, deriving around 19% of sales from the channel (up from about 9% in fiscal 2019, before the pandemic). In addition to its namesake stores, Target owns Shipt, an online same-day delivery platform. After it exited Canada in 2015, virtually all of Target's revenue is generated from the United States.
Executives
Liegel Matthew A officer: Chief Accounting Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Boudreaux Gail director GENZYME CORP. 500 KENDALL STREET CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
Abney David P director 55 GLENLAKE PARWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Boylan Katie M officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Sylvester Cara A officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Leahy Christine A director
Schindele Mark officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Hennington Christina officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Sando Jill officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Fiddelke Michael J officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Kremer Melissa K officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Barrett George S director CARDINAL HEALTH, INC. 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Stockton Dmitri L director 777 LONG RIDGE ROAD SYNCHRONY FINANCIAL C/O CORP. SECRETARY STAMFORD CT 06902
Pak Minsok officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Gomez Richard H. officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403

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