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Discover Financial Services  (NYSE:DFS) 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate: 24.60% (As of Jun. 2017)

Discover Financial Services's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2017 was $0.30.

NYSE:DFS' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0   Max: 95.7
Current: 24.6

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 10.10% per year.

NYSE:DFS's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 109 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. NYSE:DFS: 24.60 )

During the past 12 months, Discover Financial Services's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.10% 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.

Discover Financial Services's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2017 was 0.21. As of today, Discover Financial Services's Dividend Yield % is 2.09%.

Good Sign:

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

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


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
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Discover Financial Services Quarterly Data

Aug12 Nov12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 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 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Calculation

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.

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.


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. 2017 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Jun. 2017 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Jun. 2017 )
=0.3/ 1.4
=0.21

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
Cash Dividend:

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

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

Dividend Yield %=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.25/60.34
=2.07 %

Current Share Price is $60.34.
Discover Financial Services's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.25.

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 1.10%.

Good Sign:

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

* 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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