Target Past Performance

How has Target performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: TGT has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: TGT's current net profit margins (3.2%) are lower than last year (6.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: TGT's earnings have grown by 16.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: TGT's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: TGT had negative earnings growth (-49.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Multiline Retail industry average (34.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst TGT's Return on Equity (31.29%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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