Discover Financial Services (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 04, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased DFS stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 4th quarter that DFS has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of DFS was $53.65,
representing a -4.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.20 and
a 44.07% increase over the 52 week low of $37.24.
DFS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as American Express Company (
) and McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (
). DFS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.96. Zacks Investment Research reports DFS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.67%, compared to an
industry average of 8.7%.
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