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Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS)
Cash Flow for Dividends
$-512 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

Discover Financial Services's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $-127 Mil. Its cash flow for dividends for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-512 Mil.

Note: A negative number here means the payment of dividends. When pays more dividends, the absolute value gets bigger.

Discover Financial Services's quarterly payment of dividends declined from Sep. 2016 ($-132 Mil) to Dec. 2016 ($-128 Mil) and declined from Dec. 2016 ($-128 Mil) to Mar. 2017 ($-127 Mil).

Discover Financial Services's annual payment of dividends increased from Dec. 2014 ($-467 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($-515 Mil) but then declined from Dec. 2015 ($-515 Mil) to Dec. 2016 ($-514 Mil).


Definition

Cash flow for dividends refers to the payment of cash to shareholders as dividends when the company generates income.

Discover Financial Services Cash Flow for Dividends for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -125 (Jun. 2016 ) + -132 (Sep. 2016 ) + -128 (Dec. 2016 ) + -127 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-512 Mil.

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


Related Terms

Cash from Financing


Historical Data

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

Discover Financial Services Annual Data

Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Dividends -879-117-101-845-110-209-399-467-515-514

Discover Financial Services Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Dividends -119-119-135-131-130-129-125-132-128-127
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