Target Past Performance
How has Target performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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.