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Target Corporation (TGT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 18, 2014

Target Corporation ( TGT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.52 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased TGT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20.93% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $58.74, the dividend yield is 3.54%.

The previous trading day's last sale of TGT was $58.74, representing a -15.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.50 and a 7.46% 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 $2.96. Zacks Investment Research reports TGT's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -20.51%, compared to an industry average of 7.4%.

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 )
  • iShares iBonds Mar 2018 Corporate ex-Financials Term ETF ( IBCC )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Value Portfolio ( PXLV )
  • PowerShares Dividend Achievers ( PFM )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Investment Grade Corporate Bond Portfo ( PFIG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PFM with an increase of 5.12% over the last 100 days. RTH has the highest percent weighting of TGT at 4.61%.

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


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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