Is Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) Safe from Amazon?

Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) is on investors’ radar amid ’s expansion in the retail sector, which is apparently threatening the brick-and-mortar stores-based business model. However, analysts think that Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) is safe from the effect because it is already focusing on its online sales. In the first quarter, Target earned a revenue of $688 million, 21.5% growth on year-over-year basis. Target has dividend yield of 5%, which is pretty solid as compared to the industry. Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) is based on omni-channel business model, which means that the company has several revenue streams, and it won’t be affected by ’s expansion.

There are no apparent issues with Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT)’s valuation. The company outlined EPS target of $4.20 for 2017, but analysts think that Target would achieve EPS target of about $4.40 in the year.

For this year Target 's revenue will be around 69,45 billion dollars. This is according to the average of the analyst's estimates. This is slightly lower than 2016's revenue of 69,5 billion dollars.

Historical revenues and results Target plus estimates 2017


The analysts expect for 2017 a net profit of 2,32 billion dollars. According to most of the analysts the company will have a profit per share for this book year of 4,24 dollars. Based on this the price/earnings-ratio is 12,41.

Huge dividend Target

For this year the analysts expect a dividend of 2,44 dollars per share. The dividend yield is then 4,64 percent. The average dividend yield of the general retailers equals a poor 0,38 percent.

Based on the current number of shares Target 's market capitalisation equals 31,68 billion dollars.

At 20.57 the stock trades 1,34 percent lower at 52,61 dollars.

Historical stock prices Target past 10 years

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