Target Corporation [TGT] took an upward turn with a change of -0.03%, trading at the price of $108.94 during the trading session on Thursday. The price movement in correlation with percentage of the mentioned increase can allow a valuable insight to investors. During the last trading session 3.16 million shares changed hands being bought and sold, while Target Corporation shares have an average trading volume of 5.49M shares for that time period. TGT monthly volatility recorded 2.00%, in the meanwhile having share price volatility for the week set at 1.79%. PS value for TGT stocks is 0.73 with PB recorded at 4.71.

Target Corporation [NYSE:TGT]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 60.15 to 110.94. This is compared to its latest closing price of $108.97.

Pay attention to the next-scheduled financial results for this company to be released, which is slated for Tue 19 Nov (In 68 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Target Corporation [TGT]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Target Corporation [TGT] sitting at +5.58 and its Gross Margin at +26.32, this company’s Net Margin is now 4.10%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 17.49, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 14.70%. Its Return on Equity is 25.47, and its Return on Assets is 7.30. These metrics all suggest that Target Corporation is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Target Corporation [TGT] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 119.01. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 46.24, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 32.56. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 9.15, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 108.23.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 10.09 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 2.01. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 0.88, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.27. Target Corporation [TGT] has a Price to Book Ratio of 3.26, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 6.35 and P/E Ratio of 18.03. These metrics all suggest that Target Corporation is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Target Corporation [TGT] earns $209,322 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 74.28 and its Total Asset Turnover is 1.88. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.20 and its Current Ratio is 0.83. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Target Corporation [TGT] has 512.10M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $55.79B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 60.15 to 110.94. At its current price, it has moved down by -1.80% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 81.11% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.54, which indicates that it is 1.79% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 71.32. This RSI suggests that Target Corporation is currently Overbought.

Conclusion: Is Target Corporation [TGT] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Target Corporation [TGT], overall, appear to be a solid investment option, with Wall Street analysts expecting its price to rise considerably in the next 12 months. This company generates high value from the labor resources and other capital it has available, and while it has heavy Long-Term Debt to Equity, the majority of the metrics point to this investment being highly attractive.