Target Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 19, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.43 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TGT stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 19.44% increase over the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $69.08, the dividend yield is 2.49%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TGT was $69.08,
representing a -6.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.50 and
a 19.08% increase over the 52 week low of $58.01.
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 $4.26. Zacks Investment Research reports TGT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -9.49%, compared to an
industry average of 4.6%.
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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:
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio (
- PowerShares Dividend Achievers (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Value Portfolio (
- PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF (
- Powershares FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PRF with an increase of
7.96% over the last 100 days. SPHQ has the highest percent
weighting of TGT at 1.14%.