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Discover Financial Services  (NYSE:DFS) Dividends per Share: $1.25 (TTM As of Sep. 2017)

Discover Financial Services's dividends per share for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was $0.35. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2017 was $1.25. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was 0.22. As of today, Discover Financial Services's Dividend Yield % is 1.64%.

Warning Sign:

Discover Financial Services stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

During the past 12 months, Discover Financial Services's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 24.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 41.70% 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.

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 10.10% per year.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

* Premium members only.

Discover Financial Services Annual Data

Nov07 Nov08 Nov09 Nov10 Nov11 Nov12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16
Dividends per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.40 0.60 0.92 1.08 1.16

Discover Financial Services Quarterly Data

Nov12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17
Dividends per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.35

Calculation

Dividends paid to per common share.


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 Sep. 2017 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Sep. 2017 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Sep. 2017 )
=0.35/ 1.59
=0.22

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Discover Financial Services was 0.21. The lowest was 0.03. And the median was 0.10.

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 Forex Rate
USD 0.3502017-11-212017-11-222017-12-07Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.3502017-08-222017-08-242017-09-07Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.3002017-05-092017-05-112017-05-25Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.3002017-02-072017-02-092017-02-23Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000

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

Dividend Yield %=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.3/78.93
=1.65 %

Current Share Price is $78.93.
Discover Financial Services's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.3.

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 1.15%.

Warning Sign:

Discover Financial Services stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


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