1.51% Sep 02, 05:06 PM
$0.96 Paid Quarterly
19.6% EPS $4.89
3 years Since 2011
No Ex-Dividend Dates
Have Been Scheduled

DFS - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date None

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
No Upcoming Dividend Dates
DFS has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

DFS - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 1.51%

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DFS - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $0.96

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DFS - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for DFS. 95.7% 36.4% 3 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

DFS - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 3 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.6000 2013 36.4%
$0.4400 2012 57.1%

DFS - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 3 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.2400 2014-07-16 2014-08-05 2014-08-07 2014-08-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2014-04-16 2014-05-06 2014-05-08 2014-05-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2014-01-23 2014-02-04 2014-02-06 2014-02-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2013-10-16 2013-11-05 2013-11-07 2013-11-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2013-07-17 2013-08-06 2013-08-08 2013-08-22 Yes Regular Quarter

Discover Financial Services (DFS) - News

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  • Discover Financial Services Beats Q4 EPS Estimates (DFS)

    The Illinois-based banking and payment services company, Discover Financial Services (DFS) , reported fourth quarter earnings after the closing bell on Thursday that beat analysts' expectations. DFS's Earnings in Brief
    • Fourth quarter net income came in at $602 million along with EPS of $1.23, beating the projected figure of $1.18 by five cents.
    • Quarterly revenues totaled $2.1 billion, growing by $113 million, or 6%, from the year-ago period.
    • Total loans for the quarter were $65.7 billion, marking a 5% increase from the year prior.
    CEO Commentary David Nelms, Discover's chairman and CEO, commented: "The fourth quarter concluded a strong year for Discover, with record net income for 2013,". He went onto add, "Last year, we grew our card receivables faster than the industry and further established ourselves as a leading direct bank and payments company through expanded product offerings and new payments partnerships." DFS's Dividend Discover's Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.20 per share on common stock. The dividend will be payable on 2/20/2014 to shareholders on record as of 2/6/2014. Stock Performance  Discover shares were down $1.26, or 2.35%, during Thursday's trading session and went on to add $1.10, or about 2%, in after hours trading.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Discover Financial Services (DFS) have a 1.53% yield based on Thursday's closing price of $52.40 per share. Discover Financial Services (DFS) is not not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Deutsche Bank Initiates Coverage on Discover Financial Services at "Buy" (DFS)

    Analysts at Deutsche Bank believe Discover Financial Services (DFS) has the potential to see growth in the near term. As such, the analysts initiated coverage on the financial services company with a bullish rating early on Monday. The analysts rate DFS as "Buy" and see shares reaching $62. This price target suggests a 20% upside to the stock's Friday closing price of $51.78. Deutsche Bank analyst David Ho said, "Discover is a compelling growth story within financials over the next consumer leveraging cycle, in our view. We expect above average loan growth in both a sluggish macro environment and as consumer loan demand accelerates. This will translate into positive EPS revisions over time from likely better than expected NIM trends, benign credit costs, meaningful excess capital and high-margin payment assets. The valuation is attractive given higher returns and asset growth." Discover Financial Services shares were inactive during pre-market trading on Monday. The stock is up 34.32% year-to-date.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Discover Financial Services (DFS) offer a dividend yield of 1.54% based on Friday's closing price of $51.87 and the company's annualized dividend payout of 80 cents per share. Discover Financial Services (DFS) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Citigroup Upgrades Discover Financial Services to "Buy" (DFS)

    Analysts at Citigroup upgraded Discover Financial Services (DFS) early on Thursday, noting that the stock's risk/reward potential is more attractive. The analysts upgraded DFS from "Neutral" to "Buy" and see shares reaching $56. This price target suggests a 14% upside to the stock's Wednesday closing price of $48.93. Discover Financial Services shares were up $1.41, or 2.88%, during morning trading on Thursday. The stock is up 30.3% year-to-date.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Discover Financial Services (DFS) offer dividend yield of 1.60% based on Thursday's intraday trading price of $50.06 and the company's annualized dividend payout of 80 cents per share. Discover Financial Services (DFS) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Discover Financial Services Beats Q2 EPS (DFS)

    Discover Financial Services (DFS) announced its second quarter results after the closing bell on Tuesday. The credit card giant reported a 15% rise in quarterly profit, as loan growth and lower interest expense helped boost net interest income. Earnings came in at $602 million, or $1.20 per share, beating analysts estimate of $525 million, or $1.15. Second quarter revenue rose 9% to $2.04 billion versus the expected $2.01 figure. Discover shares slipped 0.34% during Tuesday's session. Year-to-date, the stock is up 28.71%. The Bottom Line Shares of Discover Financial Services (DFS) currently yield 1.58% based on Tuesday's closing price of $50.71 and its annual payout of 80 cents. Discover Financial Services (DFS)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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