Target Goes Ex-Dividend

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According to DividendChannel.com, on 8/16/11, Target Corp (TGT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.30, payable on 9/10/11. As a percentage of TGT's recent stock price of $47.41, this dividend works out to approximately 0.63%.

Below is a dividend history chart for TGT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.30 declared by Target Corp:

TGT Dividend History


Date

Div*


05/16/11

0.250


02/14/11

0.250


11/17/10

0.250


08/18/10

0.250


05/18/10

0.170


02/17/10

0.170


11/18/09

0.170


08/18/09

0.170


05/18/09

0.160


02/18/09

0.160


11/18/08

0.160


05/16/08

0.140


02/15/08

0.140


11/16/07

0.140


08/16/07

0.140


05/16/07

0.120


02/15/07

0.120


11/16/06

0.120


08/16/06

0.120


05/17/06

0.100


02/15/06

0.100


11/16/05

0.100


08/17/05

0.100


05/18/05

0.080


02/16/05

0.080


11/17/04

0.080


08/18/04

0.080


05/18/04

0.070


02/18/04

0.070


11/18/03

0.070


08/18/03

0.070


05/16/03

0.060


02/18/03

0.060


11/18/02

0.060


08/16/02

0.060


05/16/02

0.060


02/15/02

0.060


11/16/01

0.055


08/16/01

0.055


05/16/01

0.055


02/15/01

0.055


11/16/00

0.055


08/16/00

0.055


05/17/00

0.050


02/16/00

0.050


11/17/99

0.050


08/18/99

0.050


05/18/99

0.050


02/17/99

0.050


11/18/98

0.045


08/18/98

0.045


05/18/98

0.045


02/18/98

0.045


11/18/97

0.045


08/18/97

0.040


05/16/97

0.040


02/18/97

0.040


11/18/96

0.040


08/16/96

0.040


05/16/96

0.037


02/15/96

0.037


11/16/95

0.037


08/16/95

0.037


* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.




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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from TGT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.53% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, TGT makes up 7.89% of the Retail HOLDRS ETF (RTH) which is trading up by about 0.5% on the day Friday.

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TGT operates in the Department Stores sector.

In Friday trading, Target Corp shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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