Target Corporation ( TGT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 19, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.64 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2019. Shareholders who purchased TGT 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 $72.18, representing a -20.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $90.39 and a 20% increase over the 52 week low of $60.15.
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 $6.01. Zacks Investment Research reports TGT's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 14.53%, compared to an industry average of 16.7%.
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 )
- VanEck Vectors Retail ETF ( RTH )
- SPDR Russell 1000 Yield Focus ETF ( ONEY )
- Xtrackers Russell 1000 Comprehensive Factor ETF ( DEUS )
- SPDR Russell 1000 Momentum Focus ETF ( ONEO ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DEUS with an decrease of -6.4% over the last 100 days. FTXD has the highest percent weighting of TGT at 5.85%.
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