Target Corp. (TGT)

118.86
NYSE : Retail Trade
Prev Close 117.90
Day Low/High 117.06 / 118.98
52 Wk Low/High 80.03 / 130.24
Avg Volume 5.25M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 500.02M
Market Cap 59.03B
EPS 6.40
P/E Ratio 21.96
Div & Yield 2.72 (2.24%)
Why Darden and Kroger Served Up Some Mind-Blowing Earnings Reports

Why Darden and Kroger Served Up Some Mind-Blowing Earnings Reports

Earnings season continues, with Darden and Kroger captivating the minds of investors on Thursday.

Amazon's One-Year Anniversary of Buying Whole Foods: A Whole Lot of Silly Hype

Amazon's One-Year Anniversary of Buying Whole Foods: A Whole Lot of Silly Hype

Amazon announced its big deal for Whole Foods one-year ago today. Since then, it has been a lot of hype and not much bite.

Target Breaks Out

Target Breaks Out

It's time to buy some more Target now that shares have broken out.

Jim Cramer: Tech Can't Do it All Alone

Jim Cramer: Tech Can't Do it All Alone

Tech and retail gains aren't enough to lead markets to new highs.

Jim Cramer: Dick's Sporting Goods Has the Winning Game Plan for Retailers

Jim Cramer: Dick's Sporting Goods Has the Winning Game Plan for Retailers

One by one, in what is a very short period of time, Dick's checked off every single box needed to stymie Amazon from crushing it.

Retail High

Late yesterday I had some positive words for retail stocks: The one invest-able area that is an immediate beneficiary of Italy's debt crisis is the retail space -- as the second order impact is to result in lower inflation, reduced interest rates an...

Buying Retail

The one invest-able area that is an immediate beneficiary of Italy's debt crisis is the retail space -- as the second order impact is to result in lower inflation, reduced interest rates and an improvement in disposable real income. These factors wi...

Google's Search Empire Remains in Very Good Shape as GDPR Arrives

Google's Search Empire Remains in Very Good Shape as GDPR Arrives

The company's search ad business is relatively immune to new EU privacy regulations.

Jim Cramer: Fixer Upper Success Stories

Jim Cramer: Fixer Upper Success Stories

The market punished the consistent companies and rewarded the turnaround stories on Wednesday.

You Are Not In Love With Your Stocks. Got It?: Market Recon

You Are Not In Love With Your Stocks. Got It?: Market Recon

Your best defense against markets that twist and turn in undesirable ways is to know what you are trying to accomplish.

Retail Talk

Kohls , which leaped by over +$4 in premarket traders is now -$1.50 as the company reveals that there was a 320 basis point benefit from a friends/family shift. So real comps at the retailer actually missed. This is a lesson to traders - always thor...

Target Is Getting Set to Take Aim at Higher Stock Prices

Target Is Getting Set to Take Aim at Higher Stock Prices

Our strategy for when traders could to do some buying.

From The Street of Dreams

First Boston has reduced its price target on and has downgraded the stock based on the expectation of comp and EPS miss. I have recently added to my KSS short. KSS was placed on my Best Ideas last month (along with ) at $63.38 and is now trading at ...

Accumulating Retailer Shares

Today I continued to accumulate shares of retailers (research downgrade) and  , and I am still short , and .

Dillards Has Been the Gift That Keeps on Giving

I have traded Dillard's successfully (in a relatively large way) on 5-6 occasions in the last year and a half. I am a buyer today with a scale lower. At $65 I would have a very large position for this relatively debt free retailer that is taking its...

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

U.S. markets were rising for the second straight session.

We Are Likely Still Stuck In a Trading Range

* I would not extrapolate yesterday's market recovery from the lows * If we move towards the top end of the trading range I would again be a seller "As I mentioned earlier in the week - for the time being, we seem to be stuck in the S&P Index range ...

How to Beat Computerized Trading and Win In Markets (Part Deux)

"Stock-market activity is now dominated by passive strategies like ETFs, as well as by quant strategies and products such as risk-parity portfolios, volatility-trending trading, etc. Active management (especially hedge funds) seems like it's going t...

Covering Parts of Target and Kohl's Shorts

At $70.92 and $59.65, respectively, I have covered a portion of my Target and Kohl's shorts. With this move I have moved down to small sized from large sized -- reaping some profits.

Recent Trading, Investment Moves

Here are some recent trading and investment moves: * I have added to my  short and I initiated an Alphabet trading short rental last week. * In retail I remain net short but I reestablished my and (acting suspiciously well in the last few days) long...

Retail Buys

I have large shorts in Walmart , Kohl's and Target (all of which reside on my Best Ideas List, short). Weeks ago I took large gains in Macy's and Dillard's longs (both are also on my Best Ideas List, long). Today I reestablished small longs in M and...

A Midday Review

The decline in the shares of Apple is intensifying and this has become a very profitable trade. I have added to my short today, as expressed previously, and I have no current intention to cover any of this short position. As well my view that the Na...

Short Bonds, Retail, Be Long Banks

It is a good day to be short bonds ( , the ten year yield is 2.92%) and retail ( , and ), and to be long banks ( , , and ). Apple is breaking down to new daily lows (a new trading short rental). In terms of the markets, Nasdaq indeed looks overbough...

Pressing Shorts

I pressed my shorts in retail (Kohl's and Target ) as well as in Facebook and Alphabet today. I have also added to my SPDR S&P 500 ETF short.

The Oil Price Rise Is a Clear and Present Danger to the Retail Industry

* Placing KSS at $63.38, and TGT at $72.82, on my Best Ideas List (short) "Retail is still a falling knife. In the U.S., we have three or four times the amount of retail space per person relative to any other country in the world. Consequently we st...

Adding to Investment Shorts

I plan to add to the following investment shorts on further strength: * Retail ( , , ) * Disney over $105 * Starbucks at $59.50-$60.00 better * over $40 * at $260 or better * at $77 * at $122 I continue to add to the following longs: , and .

Adding to My Retail Shorts

I have been adding to my retails shorts (Kohl's , Target and Walmart ). As I previously noted, 4Q2017 personal consumption expenditures likely borrowed from 2018. Real retail sales are now down three months in a row as the savings rate is now climbi...

Trade War! Game On: Market Recon

Trade War! Game On: Market Recon

If you went to bed net long the stock market, there's a pretty good chance you're going to wake up deep in a hole.

Pressing My Retail Shorts

I have been pressing my retail shorts ( , , and ) for the last three days. Relatedly, in consumer discretionary, homebuilders have become homewreckers - perhaps a foreshadowing of further weakness in Retail.