It was just 6 weeks ago that Target had indicated that traffic and sales trends disappointed during the holiday season. Today investors got to see just how bad the earnings were.
Analysts were expecting $20.70 billion in fourth quarter revenue. Instead the company returned $20.69 billion . Last year for the same quarter revenue was $21.6 billion.
It was their outlook for 2017 that is the real stunner. They anticipate sales and revenue between $3.80 and $4.20 a share. For the first quarter they expect 8 cents to $1.00 of earnings.
Target Stock Collapse Feb 28 2017
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Target Stock (TGT) Gets Hammered – Feb 28 2017
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