Target Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 19, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.43 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10,
2014. Shareholders who purchased TGT stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that TGT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $58.18, the dividend yield is 2.96%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TGT was $58.18,
representing a -20.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.50 and
a 6.44% 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 $3.07. Zacks Investment Research reports TGT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -8.43%, compared to an
industry average of 1.6%.
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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 (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Value Portfolio (
- PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SPLV with an increase of
4.97% over the last 100 days. RTH has the highest percent weighting
of TGT at 4.67%.