Target Corp Dividend yield

 Price  126.55
 Dividend  4.40
 Earnings  6.03
 Cash-flow  8.73
 Book value  24.34
 Equity  26.10

Target Corp is part of General Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Target Corp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Target Corp stock dividend

Target Corp paid a total dividend of 2,024 million USD last year, for a market value of 58,213 millions (Market Cap 58,129 millions). Target Corp dividend per share is 4.40 USD, and his stock market price 126.55 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Target Corp has a dividend yield of 3.48%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Target Corp stocks dividend with other General Retailers companies or other of the highest USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Target Corp

Target Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Target Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 4.40 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.48%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Target Corp payout on ernings is currently 72.97%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.34% and 31.45% respectively. Both figures show that Target Corp can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Target Corp is USD 8.73 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.40, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Target Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and General Retailers sector companies.

Target Corp payout

Target Corp Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Target Corp's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Target Corp dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the General Retailers stocks.

Target Corp stock dividend history

Target Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Target Corp showed a return of -7.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.06% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -21.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and General Retailers firms.

Target Corp stock and market return