Target Corporation (TGT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 20, 2018

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Target Corporation ( TGT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 20, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.64 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 10, 2018. Shareholders who purchased TGT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.23% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $79.68, the dividend yield is 3.21%.

The previous trading day's last sale of TGT was $79.68, representing a -11.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $90.39 and a 44.22% increase over the 52 week low of $55.25.

TGT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Walmart Inc. ( WMT ) and Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ). TGT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.72. Zacks Investment Research reports TGT's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 14.7%, compared to an industry average of 18.8%.

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:

  • First Trust Nasdaq Retail ETF ( FTXD )
  • Invesco Dynamic Retail ETF ( PMR )
  • VanEck Vectors Retail ETF ( RTH )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
  • WisdomTree U.S. Dividend ex-Financials Fund ( DTN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FTXD with an increase of 6.77% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of TGT at 6.43%.

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