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33. Target
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 33 (Previous rank: 30)
CEO: Gregg W. Steinhafel
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Target's low-cost inventory has long appealed to customers in a tight economic times. To capitalize on increased traffic during the downturn, Target started to stock produce and food products, competing with some grocery stores.

And to rev up a slowing U.S. growth rate, CEO Gregg Steinhafel is thinking small. This past year, Target announced plans to enter new urban markets with smaller stores in Seattle, Boston and San Francisco. Target also released plans recently to expand northward, by taking over 220 stores previously owned by Canadian chain Zellars. --S.D.

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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2009
Revenues 67,390.0 3.1
Profits 2,920.0 17.4
Assets 43,705.0
Stockholders' equity 15,487.0
Market value (3/25/2011) 34,618.5
Profits as % of  
Revenues 4.3
Assets 6.7
Stockholders' equity 18.9
Earnings per share  
2010 $ 4.00
% change from 2009 21.2
2000-2010 annual growth rate % 11.2
Total return to investors %
2010 26.2
2000-2010 annual rate 7.4
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 Wal-Mart Stores 1 421,849.0
2 Target 33 67,390.0
3 Sears Holdings 57 43,326.0
4 Macy's 107 25,003.0
5 Kohl's 142 18,391.0
6 J.C. Penney 146 17,759.0
7 Dollar General 188 13,035.0
8 Nordstrom 254 9,700.0
9 Family Dollar Stores 302 7,867.0
10 Dillard's 370 6,253.5
Issue date: May 23, 2011
Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2011.
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