Gardiner Nancy B buys $414,456 stake in Target Corporation (TGT)

Target Corporation (TGT) : Gardiner Nancy B scooped up 1,395 additional shares in Target Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 8, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 5,600 shares of Target Corporation which is valued at $414,456.Target Corporation makes up approximately 1.30% of Gardiner Nancy B’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Fayerweather Charles boosted its stake in TGT in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 10 additional shares and now holds a total of 6,540 shares of Target Corporation which is valued at $484,025. Target Corporation makes up approx 0.66% of Fayerweather Charles’s portfolio.I.g. Investment Management Ltd. boosted its stake in TGT in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 15,021 additional shares and now holds a total of 105,490 shares of Target Corporation which is valued at $7,905,421. Target Corporation makes up approx 0.03% of I.g. Investment Management Ltd.’s portfolio.Opus Investment Management Inc boosted its stake in TGT in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 30,000 additional shares and now holds a total of 83,500 shares of Target Corporation which is valued at $6,257,490. Target Corporation makes up approx 1.08% of Opus Investment Management Inc’s portfolio.

Target Corporation opened for trading at $75.58 and hit $76.23 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $75.53, with a gain of 0.43% or 0.32 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 53,73,376 shares. Company has a market cap of $44,508 M.

On the company’s financial health, Target Corporation reported $1.29 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.10 according to the earnings call on May 18, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.19. The company had revenue of $16196.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $16313.21 million. The company’s revenue was down -5.4 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.10 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Target Corporation. Company shares were Reiterated by Deutsche Bank on Aug 15, 2016 to “Hold”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 79 from a previous price target of $78 .Miller Tabak Initiated Target Corporation on Jul 29, 2016 to “Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $87.Shares were Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on May 19, 2016 to “Outperform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 88 from a previous price target of $91 .

Target Corporation is engaged in providing everyday essentials and fashionable and differentiated merchandise at discounted prices. The Company offers its products through stores online or through mobile devices. The Company sells an assortment of general merchandise and food through its store and digital channels. Its general merchandise stores offer an edited food assortment including perishables dry grocery dairy and frozen items. Its urban format stores CityTarget and TargetExpress offer edited general merchandise and food assortments. Its digital channels include an assortment of general merchandise including various items found in its stores along with a complementary assortment such as additional sizes and colors sold online. The Company’s brands include Archer Farms Simply Balanced Boots & Barkley Circo Embark Gilligan & O’Malley Market Pantry Merona Room Essentials Smith & Hawken Spritz and Sutton & Dodge.

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