Target (NYSE:TGT – Get Free Report) and Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación (OTCMKTS:DIDAY – Get Free Report) are both consumer defensive companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Target and Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Target presently has a consensus target price of $159.66, suggesting a potential upside of 27.20%. Given Target’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Target is more favorable than Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Target and Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Target||$108.01 billion||0.54||$2.78 billion||$7.28||17.24|
|Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Target has higher revenue and earnings than Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
78.3% of Target shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Target shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Target beats Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Target Corporation operates as a general merchandise retailer in the United States. The company offers apparel for women, men, boys, girls, toddlers, and infants and newborns, as well as jewelry, accessories, and shoes; and beauty and personal care, baby gear, cleaning, paper products, and pet supplies. It also provides dry grocery, dairy, frozen food, beverages, candy, snacks, deli, bakery, meat, and food service; electronics, which includes video game hardware and software, toys, entertainment, sporting goods, and luggage; and furniture, lighting, storage, kitchenware, small appliances, home décor, bed and bath, home improvement, school/office supplies, greeting cards and party supplies, and other seasonal merchandise. In addition, the company sells merchandise through periodic design and creative partnerships, and shop-in-shop experience; and in-store amenities. Further, it sells its products through its stores; and digital channels, including Target.com. Target Corporation was incorporated in 1902 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
About Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación
Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación, S.A. engages in the retail sale of food products in Spain, Portugal, Brazil, and Argentina. Its stores offer food and household, and personal hygiene products. The company operated a network of 6,169 owned stores and 2,682 franchised stores under the names of DIA Market, DIA Maxi, La Plaza de DIA, Clarel, Minipreço, and DIA&go. The company was incorporated in 1966 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.
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