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Target

TGT

The discount retailer reaped the benefits of billions of dollars of investments in its stores, supply chain, and the development of new brands in recent years, sending sales up 3.7% last year and laying to rest the notion that Walmart and Amazon were leaving it behind. Target’s online sales rose 36% and its stores filled the majority of those orders, ensuring speedier and more efficient delivery. Its new store brands like Universal Thread (denim) and Heydey (electronics) quickly found favor with shoppers, strengthening its cheap-chic ethos, while Target seemed at last to find a winning formula for its grocery business.

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CEO

Brian C. Cornell

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Sector

Retailing

Industry

General Merchandisers

HQ Location

Minneapolis, Minn.

Years on Fortune 500 List

25

Employees

360,000

Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2019.
Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$75,3564.8%
Profits ($M)$2,937.00.1%
Assets ($M)$41,290
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$11,297
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues3.9%
Profits as % of Assets7.1%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity26.0%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)5.51
EPS % Change (from 2017)3.4%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)12.4%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)6.8%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2018)4.7%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)4.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)9.6%
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