Target Corporation (TGT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 18, 2013
Target Corporation ( TGT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.43 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $66.67, the dividend yield is 2.58%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TGT was $66.67, representing a -9.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.50 and a 14.93% 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. ( WMT ) and Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ). TGT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.15. Zacks Investment Research reports TGT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -19.07%, compared to an industry average of 2%.
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 ( SPHQ )
- PowerShares Dividend Achievers ( PFM )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Value Portfolio ( PXLV )
- PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF ( SPLV )
- Powershares FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio ( PRF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHQ with an increase of 13.53% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of TGT at 1.17%.