Quick News Update on TGT

Today Barrons is reporting: "Target Earnings Are Coming. What to Expect. ..." For full coverage click here. Shares of the large-cap Consumer Cyclical company have not moved much on the news as of the aftermarket trading session, and are currently trading at $166.91.

Target Corporation is an American retail corporation. The company belongs to the Consumer Cyclical sector, which has an average price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 22.33 and an average price to book (P/B) ratio of 3.12. In contrast, Target has a trailing 12 month P/E ratio of 22.83 and a P/B ratio of 6.37.

Target has moved -14.37% over the last year compared to -9.234238% for the S&P 500 -- a difference of -5.14%. Target has a 52 week high of $249.11 and a 52 week low of $134.61. At today's price of $166.91 per share, Target is -5.84% away from its target price of $177.26, and on average, analysts give the stock a rating of buy. 0.0227% of the company's shares are linked to short positions, and 82% of the shares are owned by institutional investors.

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