Target Corp. stock outperforms market despite losses on the day

Shares of Target Corp. TGT, -1.11% slipped 1.11% to $225.89 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -1.30% falling 1.30% to 4,300.46 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.94% falling 0.94% to 34,002.92. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of losses. Target Corp. closed $41.17 short of its 52-week high ($267.06), which the company achieved on August 11th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Walmart Inc. WMT, -0.96% fell 0.96% to $135.73, Costco Wholesale Corp. COST, -1.83% fell 1.83% to $440.14, and Dollar General Corp. DG, -1.25% fell 1.25% to $206.19. Trading volume (3.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.0 M.

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