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Target Or Procter & Gamble For Long-Term Dividends?

Target (TGT) has been on a tear lately with its stock price up 26% over the past year. Perhaps equally impressive is that its dividend has increased by 20% over this same time period. For investors in Target, times have been very good.

Even with the run-up in its stock price, a case can be made that Target still offers good value for dividend growth investors looking at the long run. I want to compare its outlook vs. a favorite dividend growth stock of mine, Procter & Gamble (PG).a>>

Let's take a look at these two companies:

PG:

Div Yield

1-Yr Div
Growth Rate

5-Yr Div
Growth Rate

3.1%

7.0%

8.3%

TGT:

Div Yield

1-Yr Div
Growth Rate

5-Yr Div
Growth Rate

2.8%

20%

20.6%

Although Target's dividend yield is lower than Procter & Gamble's, its dividend growth has been very impressive. Over the past five years they have increased… Read More …