Target Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TGT stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that TGT has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of TGT was $62.73,
representing a -4.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.80 and
a 21.79% increase over the 52 week low of $51.51.
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 $4.51. Zacks Investment Research reports TGT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.64%, compared to an
industry average of 14.2%.
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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:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary (
- Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (
- PowerShares Buyback Achievers (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XLY with an increase of
8.64% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of TGT at 3.03%.