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Target (NYSE:TGT) Profitability Rank

: 8 (As of Oct. 2023)
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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 Oct. 2023 was 5.19%. As of today, Target's Piotroski F-Score is 6.


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 Oct. 2023 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Oct. 2023 ) / Revenue (Q: Oct. 2023 )
=1317 / 25398
=5.19 %

* 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 6 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.

Warning Sign:

Target Corp operating margin has been in a 5-year decline. The average rate of decline per year is -2.9%.

4. Consistency of the profitability

5. Predictability Rank


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Target (NYSE:TGT) Business Description

Address
1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 55403
Target serves as the nation's sixth-largest retailer, with its strategy predicated on delivering a gratifying in-store shopping experience and a wide product assortment of trendy apparel, home goods, and household essentials at competitive prices. Target's upscale and stylish image began to carry national merit in the 1990s—a decade in which the brand saw its top line grow threefold to almost $30 billion—and has since cemented itself as a top U.S. retailer.Today, Target operates over 1,900 stores in the United States, generates over $100 billion in sales, and fulfills over 2 billion customer orders annually. The firm's vast physical footprint is typically concentrated in urban and suburban markets as the firm seeks to attract a more affluent consumer base.
Executives
Matthew L Zabel officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL, TPS-3155, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Christina Hennington officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Don H Liu officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL, TPS-3155, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Brian C Cornell director, officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Matthew A Liegel officer: Chief Accounting Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
John J Mulligan officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL, TPS-2672, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Grace Puma Whiteford director C/O WILLIAM SONOMA, INC., 3250 VAN NESS AVENUE, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94109
Cara A Sylvester officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Jill Sando officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Melissa K Kremer officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Michael J Fiddelke officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Katie M Boylan officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Robert M Harrison officer: Chief Accounting Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Richard H. Gomez officer: Executive Officer 1000 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Gail Boudreaux director GENZYME CORP., 500 KENDALL STREET, CAMBRIDGE MA 02142