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Target

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Target has spent billions strengthening its e-commerce, remodeling hundreds of stores while opening more of its small-format city locations, raising wages, and launching more of its own clothing brands that have been instant hits with shoppers, all moves that have put it back on a solid growth trajectory. The retailer has also made big strides in its supply chain and reduced out-of-stock frequency. At the same time, those investments are taking a toll on profits, and Target is still refining its food offering after years of trying, a key element in its strategy to drum up more shopper visits to its stores.

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CEO

Brian C. Cornell

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Sector

Retailing

Industry

General Merchandisers

HQ Location

Minneapolis

Years on Fortune 500 List

24

Employees

345,000

Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2018.
Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$71,8793.4%
Profits ($M)$2,934.07.2%
Assets ($M)$38,999
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$11,709
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$37,409
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues4.1%
Profits as % of Assets7.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity25.1%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)5.33
EPS % Change (from 2016)13.4%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)3.4%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)4.8%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2017)-5.8%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)5.2%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)5.2%
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