Target (NYSE:TGT)

Back-to-School Shopping: A Bonanza for Some Retailers, Disaster for Others

Second only to the November-December holiday season in importance, back-to-school shopping has long been a critical time of year for many retailers. Some 29 million U.S. households will shop for ...
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Target Stock Gets a Boost on Improved Guidance

Before the markets opened Thursday morning, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) got a boost of about 5% in its share price following an announcement that the company now expects a "modest ...
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Why Are Baby Products Selling So Poorly?

The U.S. market for baby products like diapers, car safety seats and baby food is the weakest performing retail sector so far this. Year over year, sales are down 10% ...
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Does Kroger Have Too Many Stores?

Kroger (NYSE: KR), according to many people who follow the grocery business, faces an onslaught of competition, primarily from Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) which recently bought Whole Foods (NASDAQ: WFM). The ...
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Target Shuffles Brand Deck Hoping for More Customers

Big-box retailer Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) has recently been getting hit from all sides of the retail market. Amazon snapped up Whole Foods, Wal-Mart has acquired a popular menswear brand, ...
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25 Great American Companies Paying High Dividends

Investors love dividends. Whether the market is up or down, many investors need those dividends to help pay income in retirement. Dividends also account for up to half of all ...
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Can Target Buy a Grocery Chain?

When Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) about two weeks, one of the retail stocks hit hardest was Target Corp. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, AMD, Chesapeake, Intel, PayPal, Target, Weatherford, Whiting Petroleum and Many More

Stocks hit all-time highs yet again this week, but the markets were directionless on Wednesday morning, with the S&P 500 down one point and the Dow up 11 points. The ...
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Kroger, Target Sink into Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

June 16, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 132 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by a tight ...
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Analysts Find Gold, Dross in Retail Stocks

What started out as a miserable recitation of quarterly earnings from some of the country's biggest retailers was saved by a handful of late reports that came in better than ...
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676 Data Breaches in 2017 as Record Pace Continues

The latest count from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reports that there have been 676 data breaches recorded this year through May 23 and that more than 10.2 million ...
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Are Retail and Apparel Dividend Yields Reaching Panic Levels?

Investors love dividends. For long-term investors, dividends can account for more than half of total returns over time. While investors love companies with high dividend yields and those that can be ...
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Why Target Earnings Are Boosting Investors’ Animal Spirits

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported first-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Wednesday. The big-box retailer posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.21 and $16.02 billion in revenues. In the ...
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Wal-Mart, Cisco and More Earnings Coming This Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of a few major companies scheduled to report their quarterly results this coming week. The broad markets have pulled back a little ...
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Among Large, Trouble Retailers, 1 Million Jobs at Stake

Among America's eight most troubled large retailers, nearly 1 million jobs are at stake as the industry continues to collapse in on itself, damaged by sales that have continued to ...
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