Target (TGT) reports same-store sales rose 4.7% in August, topping the expectations of analysts...

|About: Target Corporation (TGT)|By:, SA News Editor

Target (TGT) reports same-store sales rose 4.7% in August, topping the expectations of analysts for a 3.1% gain. The retailer said sales picked up in the latter half of the month, tipping off that its back-to-school season is on track. Shares of TGT +0.7% premarket.