DFS Discover Financial Services

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  • DFS
  • Price as of: Dec 19, 10:23 PM EST
  • $65.09
  • +$0.08
  • +0.1%
  • Industry
  • Credit services
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DFS Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    1.47% Financial Average 4.19%
  • Annual Payout
    $0.96 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    18.0% EPS $5.33
  • Dividend Growth
    3 yrs Since 2011
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DARS Rating™ Breakdown

Dividend.com DARS Rating™ Breakdown for DFS

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Metric DFS Rank DFS Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Stock is performing in-line with the market or better.
Overall Yield Attractiveness Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Stock's dividend yield is below average.
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Dividend Uptrend Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Dividend payouts are consistent, but increases small.
Earnings Growth Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Earnings estimates are uptrending.
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Growth History

DFS Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for DFS 95.7% 36.4% 3 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

DFS Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

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

DFS Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.2400 2014-10-16 2014-11-04 2014-11-06 2014-11-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$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
$0.2000 2013-04-16 2013-05-07 2013-05-09 2013-05-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2012-12-20 2012-12-31 2013-01-03 2013-01-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-09-20 2012-10-02 2012-10-04 2012-10-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-06-14 2012-07-02 2012-07-05 2012-07-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-03-13 2012-04-03 2012-04-05 2012-04-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2011-12-15 2011-12-27 2011-12-29 2012-01-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2011-09-14 2011-10-04 2011-10-06 2011-10-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2011-06-15 2011-07-05 2011-07-07 2011-07-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2011-03-22 2011-04-05 2011-04-07 2011-04-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2010-12-16 2010-12-27 2010-12-29 2011-01-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2010-09-15 2010-10-05 2010-10-07 2010-10-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2010-06-16 2010-07-02 2010-07-07 2010-07-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2010-03-16 2010-03-30 2010-04-01 2010-04-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2009-12-17 2009-12-29 2009-12-31 2010-01-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2009-09-17 2009-09-29 2009-10-01 2009-10-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2009-06-18 2009-06-29 2009-07-01 2009-07-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2009-03-19 2009-03-30 2009-04-01 2009-04-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2008-12-18 2008-12-30 2009-01-02 2009-01-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2008-09-16 2008-09-29 2008-10-01 2008-10-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2008-06-26 2008-06-27 2008-07-01 2008-07-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2008-03-19 2008-04-01 2008-04-03 2008-04-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2007-12-20 2007-12-31 2008-01-03 2008-01-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2007-09-25 2007-10-03 2007-10-05 2007-10-23 Yes Regular Quarter
Company Profile

DFS Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Financial
Industry: Credit Services

Discover Financial Services (DFS) is a leading credit card issuer and electronic payment services company. The company operates the Discover Card. Since its inception, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. Its payments businesses consist of the Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations, and PULSE ATM/debit networks. The company was founded 1986 and is headquartered in Riverwoods, Illinois. Discover Financial Services is largely affected by the inclination of consumers to use electronic and card payments, and is thus affected by general macroeconomic conditions. As well, the company is largely affected by regulations in the financial markets. Discover Financial Services has been paying dividends since 2007, and has increased them consecutively annually since 2011. Discover Financial Services pays dividends quarterly.

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