Target Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 18, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.52 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased TGT stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 20.93% increase over the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $58.74, the dividend yield is 3.54%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TGT was $58.74,
representing a -15.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.50 and
a 7.46% increase over the 52 week low of $54.66.
TGT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (
) and Costco Wholesale Corporation (
). TGT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.96. Zacks Investment Research reports TGT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -20.51%, compared to an
industry average of 7.4%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to TGT through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TGT as a top-10 holding:
- Merrill Lynch Retail HOLDRS (
- iShares iBonds Mar 2018 Corporate ex-Financials Term ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Value Portfolio (
- PowerShares Dividend Achievers (
- PowerShares Fundamental Investment Grade Corporate Bond
The top-performing ETF of this group is PFM with an increase of
5.12% over the last 100 days. RTH has the highest percent weighting
of TGT at 4.61%.