Target Corporation (TGT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 19, 2014


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Target Corporation ( TGT ) 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. ( WMT ) and Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the TGT Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( RTH )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Value Portfolio ( PXLV )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF ( SPLV ).

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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