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Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
39.20% (As of Jun. 2016)

Discover Financial Services's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $0.28.

DFS' s 3Y Average Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0   Max: 95.7
Current: 39.2

0
95.7

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Discover Financial Services was 95.70% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 2.10% per year.

DFS's 3Y Average Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. DFS: 39.20 )

During the past 12 months, Discover Financial Services's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 39.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 67.20% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

Discover Financial Services's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was 0.19. As of today, Discover Financial Services's Dividend Yield is 2.01%.

Warning Sign:

Discover Financial Services stock dividend yield is close to 1-year low.

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Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with expontential compound based on the latest four year annual data.

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Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Discover Financial Services's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jun. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Jun. 2016 )
=0.28/1.47
=0.19

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Discover Financial Services was 0.27. The lowest was 0.02. And the median was 0.14.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Discover Financial Services Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.3002016-08-022016-08-042016-08-18Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2802016-05-032016-05-052016-05-19Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2802016-02-022016-02-042016-02-18Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2802015-11-032015-11-052015-11-19Cash Dividendquarterly

Discover Financial Services's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.14/57.07
=2.00 %

Current Share Price is $57.07.
Discover Financial Services's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.14.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Discover Financial Services was 4.85%. The lowest was 0.32%. And the median was 1.01%.

Warning Sign:

Discover Financial Services stock dividend yield is close to 1-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus), Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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