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    Based on Target's current financial statements (web link below), how can the types of debt and equity instruments be identified that the company uses? Do they have bank debt, long term debt provided by other financial institutions, bonds they have issued and different issuances of those bonds or other types of long term debt? For equity, do the company have preferred stock (more than one issuance) and commons stock? Also, how does Target's debt instruments and possible the preferred stock is impacting the returns on common stock based on EPS, price per share, and P/E ratios. Is the debt cost effective given the current interest rate and economic conditions? If it is not, how does it impact common stock (profits)?

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    Based on Target's current financial statements (web link below), how can the types of debt and equity instruments be identified that the company uses? Do they have bank debt, long term debt provided by other financial institutions, bonds they have issued and different issuances of those bonds or other types of long term debt? For equity, do the company have preferred stock (more than one issuance) and commons stock? Also, how does Target's debt instruments and possible the preferred stock is impacting the returns on common stock based on EPS, price per share, and P/E ratios. Is the debt cost effective given the current interest rate and economic conditions? If it is not, how does it impact common stock (profits)?
    Let us see the following table which is depicting the Capital structure of target:

    2008 2007
    Total Long Term Debt 15,126.00 8,675.00

    Deferred Income Tax 470 577
    Minority Interest 0 0
    Other Liabilities, Total 1,875.00 1,347.00
    Total Liabilities 29,253.00 21,716.00

    Redeemable Preferred Stock 0 0
    Preferred Stock - Non Redeemable, Net 0 0

    Common Stock 68 72
    Additional Paid-In Capital 2,656.00 2,387.00
    Retained Earnings (Accumulated ...

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