What Caught Our Attention in the Investment World? – Week of November 16-20, 2020

By Kuldip K. Ambastha

On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, Target Corporation (TGT) had a +2.3% return for the day. The prominent general merchandise retailer with a motto of “Expect More. Pay Less.” announced strongly positive 3Q2020 results which drove the return seen on that day. 3Q2020 adjusted earnings per share came in at $2.79, surpassing various consensus estimates. Target has been successful in its transition from a brick & mortar retailer into a multi-channel retail entity.

The company has reaped massive rewards through investing in technology, improving website and mobile app user experiences, and modernizing the supply chain to be competitive with purely e-commerce retailers. Even with the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic which has been present for most of 2020, Target has performed well. Customers and investors have clearly been impressed with Target.

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Disclosure – The principals and clients of Ambastha Financial LLC have no positions in TGT.

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