For this forum, you will discuss financial forecasting.
Instructions: THIS ONLY NEEDS TO BE ABOUT 200 WORDS
- Access the Target Corporation website, www.target.com.
- Review the company’s financial performance, focusing on the earnings history, earnings per share, and projected earnings.
- Research forecasts for Target’s earnings per share over the next fiscal year using three different sources.
- Answer and discuss the following questions:
- What is the expected long-term growth rate in earnings based on the forecasts?
- Is Target’s recent performance the best indicator for future forecasting?
- What factors will directly or indirectly influence Target’s financial results?
Original discussion forum posts:
- Create a thread for your original post identified with your name.
- Prepare a quality, substantive post that addresses the objectives of the discussion forum and the expectations set forth in the grading rubric
- Include supportive evidence; such as direct applicable experience and expert sources.