Target Corp Dividend yield

 Price  149.04
 Dividend  4.32
 Earnings  15.05
 Cash-flow  18.63
 Book value  27.60
 Equity  29.45

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 paid a total dividend of 2,004 million USD last year, for a market value of 69,155 millions (Market Cap 68,952 millions). Dividend per share of Target Corp is 4.32 USD, and his stock market price 149.04 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Target Corp has a dividend yield of 2.90%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Consumer Services industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Target Corp dividend yield with other General Retailers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Target Corp

Target Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Target Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 4.32 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.90%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Target Corp payout on ernings is currently 28.70%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 41.22% and 30.83% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Target Corpcan maintain his current dividend.

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 18.63 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.32, 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

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Target Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Target Corp showed a return of -10.80% compared to a worldwide -2.30% average, and a -1.31% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -35.60% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.85%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and General Retailers firms.

Target Corp stock and market return