third-quarter profit

Target Q3 profits and sales exceed expectations

Target Q3 profits and sales exceed expectations

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. on Wednesday posted fiscal third-quarter profits and sales that exceeded expectations. The retailer also raised its forecast for fourth-quarter sales and full-year earnings. Target earned $1.04 per share in the third quarter on sales of $16.4 billion. Analysts had expected earnings of 83 cents a share on $16.3 billion in revenue,