Target earnings

Target Profit Tumbles on Weak Sales

Target says first-quarter profits dropped 26 percent as cool temperatures and financial pressures limited customers' appetite for spending.

Target Earnings Top Estimates, and Outlook is Strong

Target reported Wednesday morning that net earnings grew 22.6% in the third quarter, beating estimates, as sales rose 3% and the company got a boost from its credit card business. The company also expects fourth quarter comparable sales to be the best they've been in the past three years.