Market Intelligence Center  Aug 26  Comment 
The patented option-trade picking algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center are highlighting two trades on Target Corp (TGT) today after it closed at $60.98 on Monday. For more conservative investors, look...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 25  Comment 
By Glyndon Park: The last two years have been brutal for Target (NYSE:TGT) shareholders. After peaking in the low $70s in mid-2013 the shares have been on a downward roller coaster ride falling into the $50's before recovering and settling in at...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 22  Comment 
By Elite Wealth Management: [Originally published 8/15/2014] The retail sector has lagged behind the averages this year. Just take a look at the SPDR S&P Retail ETF’s (NYSEARCA:XRT) performance – down almost 4.5%...
Canada.com  Aug 21  Comment 
New Target Corp. CEO Brian Cornell is making the mass merchant's troubled start in Canada a top priority
SeekingAlpha  Aug 21  Comment 
By Aurium Investments: In my article on 6/20, I argued that Target (NYSE:TGT) was overvalued even after having trailed the market over the past year. In my valuation model, I assumed that Target would resume growing same-store sales at a healthy...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 21  Comment 
By The Value Investor: Investors in Target (NYSE:TGT) were relieved with the company's results. While the second quarter results were largely in line with expectations, investors were relieved by improving trends throughout the quarter despite a...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 21  Comment 
By Daniel Jones: After news broke on Aug. 20 that Target (NYSE:TGT) had reported revenue that exceeded expectations for the second quarter of its 2014 fiscal year but that adjusted earnings per share fell short of what Mr. Market hoped to see,...
Benzinga  Aug 21  Comment 
On CNBC's Fast Money, Mike Murphy said that he is a buyer of Target (NYSE: TGT). He thinks that the stock could break above $62 and when that happens, that price level will become a strong support. He added that the Canadian segment of...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 20  Comment 
By SA Transcripts: Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call August 20, 2014 10:30 ET Executives John Hulbert - Senior Director, Investor Communications Brian Cornell - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 20  Comment 
After the Open... Stocks are going pretty much nowhere this morning, led by a perfectly unremarkable earnings report from Target (TGT). If the recent pattern continues, traders will wait until about midday, then find some international news to...


Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) is one of the top ten largest retailers in the U.S. by sales. Target generated revenue through sales of apparel, electronics, housewares and other product categories through both online operations and the Target stores in the U.S.[1] Target has carved out a niche for itself as a "cheap chic" retailer.

In January 2011, Target took its first step in expanding outside of the US with the purchase of 220 Zellers stores in Canada. Target plans to convert 100 to 150 of these stores by 2013 or 2014, with revenues similar to those of its US counterparts.[2] Target also started REDcard promotions with its credit card program, which could increase its revenues. However, rising commodity prices may offset these gains.

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  • Target is planning to expand operations into Canada by 2013. Target has acquired the rights to 220 Zellers store Leases from the Hudson's Bay Co. and has already announced plans for 105 of these leases. [3]


  1. Target Q4 and 2009 Earnings Data
  2. http://seekingalpha.com/article/246791-target-s-expansion-into-canada-is-on-solid-ground
  3. http://news.morningstar.com/all/ViewNews.aspx?article=/DJ/201107111404DOWJONESDJONLINE000267_univ.xml

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