Shareholders approved all of the company-backed resolutions -- including an advisory Say-On-Pay vote, which nearly failed a year ago -- and they rejected all three outside resolutions that the board disliked.
Among them was a proposal to separate the job of Target's CEO and the board chairmanship. That idea drew considerable support last year, even before Target's troubles in 2013. But it didn't carry the day this time, according to preliminary results given Wednesday by interim Chairwoman
Target also increased its quarterly dividend by 21 percent, raising the payment to
News of the dividend increase sent Target shares up in late trading, gaining
The annual shareholders meeting was held in
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