Target Corporation ( TGT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.64 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2019. Shareholders who purchased TGT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that TGT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $74.64, the dividend yield is 3.43%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TGT was $74.64, representing a -17.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $90.39 and a 24.09% 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 $5.51. Zacks Investment Research reports TGT's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as 7.73%, compared to an industry average of 5.8%.
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 )
- Vanguard Consumer Discretion ETF ( VCR )
- Xtrackers Russell 1000 Comprehensive Factor ETF ( DEUS ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VCR with an increase of 13.93% over the last 100 days. FTXD has the highest percent weighting of TGT at 6.42%.
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