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TGT

Target

$56.12

0.29 (0.52%)

11:50
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Notable spread in Target as shares tick higher

Notable spread in Target as shares tick higher. The stock up 26c to $56.09 and 7K May - Jul 60 put spreads trade at 45c each. The Jul 60 puts were sold to open at $4.25 and the expiring May 60 puts likely buy to close, for $3.80, a position opened 3/14/17 when the same puts were being opened at $5.55 to 5.75. The stock is up 2.5% since that time and writing a new position in ITM Jul 60 puts expresses confidence that the advance can continue over the next two months. Earnings due again mid-August and outside the July expiration.

TGT Target
$56.12

0.29 (0.52%)

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BARD
05/17/17
NO CHANGE
Target $55
BARD
Neutral
Target Q1 results a positive step, but visibility still low, says Baird
Baird analyst Peter Benedict said Target's Q1 earnings beat was "a step in the right direction," but he adds that the bar was low and visibility remain limited. Week-to-week results remain volatile and driving positive comps remains the key for a re-rating of the stock, contends Benedict, who keeps a Neutral rating and $55 price target on Target shares.
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05/09/17
NO CHANGE
CLVD
Neutral
Target Q1 comps likely ahead, but outlook remains cautious, says Cleveland
Cleveland Research analyst Scott Bender said Target sales appear to have improved in Q1 against easier comps and sees upside to consensus comp expectations for the quarter. However, the channel outlook remains cautious as there are concerns that EDLP could hurt sales, and the merchandising re-organization could cause disruptions. Bender has a Neutral rating on Target.
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Underperform
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03/01/17
NO CHANGE
BERN
Dollar General unlikely to be affected by Target price cuts, says Bernstein
Bernstein analyst Brandon Fletcher says that Dollar General's (DG) stock fell due to worries about Target's (TGT) price cuts. however, Fletcher does not believe that there is significant overlap between the two companies' customer base or between their geographic markets, so he does not expect Dollar General to be signficantly affected by Targets moves. The analyst keeps a $91 price target and an Outperform rating on Dollar General.

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