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Stock analysis: Why Target is no longer attractive to bulls’ eyes

Exterior photos of the Target Canada in Guelph, Ont.

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Consumers have been deeply interested in Target Corp.'s entry and expansion into Canada. Yet investors have less reason to be excited: its earnings rating has declined significantly in recent weeks and its current rating is considerably more bearish than that of its peers.

Yet, it has a history of surprising to the upside, and carries very little risk.

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This report provides a detailed analysis that investors may want to review before buying or selling the stock.

StockReports+ gives each stock an average score that combines the quantitative analysis of six widely-used investment decision-making tools: earnings, fundamentals, relative valuation, risk, price momentum and insider trading. Target's average score is 4 out of 10, relatively in line with the market.

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