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  • Revenues ($M)$73,785
  • Revenue Percent Change-1%
  • Profits ($M)$3,363
  • Profits Percent Change-
  • Assets ($M)$40,262
  • Employees341,000
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$49,367
  • Previous Rank36
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    A+

Target is in the midst of an improbable renaissance, winning back shoppers at one of the toughest times in recent retail history. The retailer has been focusing on what it does best: a better selection of merchandise that is hip yet affordable, which is the past is what has draw shoppers away from Walmart. It is also pouring billions into its e-commerce business, outpacing both Amazon and Walmart in terms of growth. At the same time, Target has partnered with such organizations as MIT and Curbside, trying to get in front of where retail is heading. Still, Target’s reset of its food business, initially planned to be unveiled in 2016, hit a speed bump as the retailer tries to find a niche in the more crowded grocery space. Nonetheless, with its Canada misadventure well behind it, and sales rising, Target is flush with money to keep experimenting and reinventing itself for the new retail era.

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Company Info

CEO
Brian C. Cornell
Sector
Retailing
Industry
General Merchandisers
HQ Location
Minneapolis, MN
Websitehttp://www.target.com
Years on Fortune 500 List22
Employees341,000
Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2016.

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$73,785-1%
Profits ($M)$3,363-
Assets ($M)$40,262-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$12,957-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$49,367-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues4.6%
Profits as % of Assets8.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity26%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)5.31
EPS % Change (from 2014)-
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)5.8%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)7%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)-1.6%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)6.5%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)4.8%