Skip to comments.Target Stocks Sink by $2.5 Billion in 10 Days as over 1 Million Americans pledge to Boycott them
Posted on 05/01/2016 4:44:40 AM PDT by HomerBohn
Target's stocks are imploding as over 1 million people have now signed the boycott pledge against the company for its bathroom and changing room policy to allow members of both sexes and those who are confused about their gender.
Tim Wildmon, president of the American Family Association, the organization that hosts the petition, said that there were nearly 75 people per minute who were adding their names to the petition.
"That's a million families who are going to spread the word about Target, so they may not get those customers back," Wildmon said.
Target's "management is just going to have step up here [and] say 'We're selling hammers and hats, we're not into social engineering,'" he added.
The boycott was announced April 20 by the association, one day after Target revealed its decision to favor its few transgender customers and staff over the rest of the population. A study of the 2010 census data suggests that only about 1 in 2,400 adults change their names to match names used by the other sex.
Wildmon's association wants to affirm people's privacy in bathrooms and changing rooms, but also to block the progressives' multi-front push to stigmatize and outlaw any recognition of the average differences between women and men, and between boys and girls. The LGBT agenda "is being rammed down people's throats, and people are losing their jobs because of it, and it is becoming so that you can't think differently from these people or you're [called] a hater or a bigot," he said.
Since the decision was announced, numerous comments, articles, and videos protesting the store's one-sided decision have gone viral. Public opinion has moved and hardened in opposition to the previously bizarre notion of dual-sex bathrooms and changing rooms, and Target's brand as a family friendly store has taken a hit, as the online conversation shifted from its claim of "cheap chic" to worries of privacy, sexual predators, and the anger at the company's disregard for the reasoned judgement of its middle-class customers.
"This is how people can fight back they're not going to shop at Target," said Wildmon.
Of course, Target doesn't want anyone to know about the plethora of sex crimes associated with its stores in light of their bathroom policy. Some try and push an agenda about women who mutilate their bodies and pump them full of hormones to appear as men and ask, "Do you want this person to use the women's room?" However, the reality is that is just a ploy for the perverts to walk casually into the restroom to molest, rape and exploit women and children. In other words, this entire thing is the LGBT agenda that is being used to overturn the law and allow the lawless to dictate standards.
However, Target is going to pay a steep price for their immorality. In fact, they already are. Since the boycott was announced, the company's stock lost $4.87 per share. Lest you think that is a small number. That's a nearly $2.5 billion hit and 5.8 percent in just 10 days!
AFA has stated that Target could simply solve the problem they have brought on themselves. "One solution is a common-sense approach and a reasonable solution to the issue of transgendered customers: a unisex bathroom," wrote Wildmon. "Target should keep separate facilities for men and women, but for the trans community and for those who simply like using the bathroom alone, a single occupancy unisex bathroom option should be provided."
Wildmon not only encourages people to sign the pledge, but also to contact Target and let them know you've gotten involved and taken action. Call Target Guest Relations at 1-800-440-0680.
This is how you do it America! If you want to teach corporations that sponsor immorality, you have to hit them in the pocketbook. They understand money, and shaming them and depriving them of money is a good lesson in humility for Target and other companies that promote the sexual deviancy of the sodomite agenda.
Wow, it was 1.5 billion just a couple of days ago, now it is up to 2.5B.
Those suits probably will take some notice.///
Target’s board members usually have oodles of stock.
Hope they ALL have lost big on their poor decisions.
There will be a million transvestites who buy up the stocks and bring it back to WAY over the top. Bruce Jenner for sure will be buying these stocks at a low price, to help sell his wigs.
the company did not lose the money, the stockholders took the loss (if they panic and sell)
Even if Target do an about face, the ‘family friendly’ image of its brand has been damaged.
The goodwill of its customers SHOULD (not WILL) be hard to earn back.
Yes, I know, but the suits still would take notice (the ceo of the company I worked for was sensitive of the stock price ups-and-downs).
It will affect their bottom lines and operating cost.
We now are learning! Like the small minority dreks of society that threaten corporations with ethnic racism and extortion. The silent majority will yield the most benefit by shear numbers and force these corporations to pay attention to values and morals of an America under attack or suffer the consequesnces.
Until you see a reduction in revenue in their next earnings report compared to the rest of the industry I wouldn’t hold my breath on Target changing direction on anything.
People who post this crap show their ignorance of the stock market.
So stock prices went down a little bit.
Target SOLD their stock during the IPO. It's mainly the stock holders who have watched a dip in VALUE not actual money.
The only real way for Target to see losses THIS EARLY in the boycott is at POS.
Current stock prices don't show s#!t.
1.117 million in ten days!
Ripe for a shareholder class action law suit.
Vulgarity - it always makes your argument better.
“There will be a million transvestites who buy up the stocks and bring it back to WAY over the top”
Why are they waiting? Maybe your transvestites (what really is that anyway?) aren’t so many or so rich or so caring...
A 2.96% drop in 5 days
5 days ago Target stock was $82.15 today it's 79.53
A 2.23% drop in 5 days
If this boycott keeps up...It'll put Walmart out of business before Target /sarcasm>
Good! We’re going to vacation in North Carolina this year.
Want to hit them harder, review your 401k and remove any mutual funds that contain them.
Would they spend the money for unisex bathrooms? And if they did, wouldn’t these be a lasting “monument” to this insanity? I don’t care about the stock price or Target. It is much simpler and less mentally taxing for me. I just don’t go there anymore. I signed the petition, but had already decided not to shop there again. JC Penny misses me too, I’m sure. Didn’t need to sign a petition...just using common sense.
Argue the real point princess.
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