Discover Financial Services (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 23, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased DFS stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
42.86% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of DFS was $45.93,
representing a -0.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.07 and
a 50.71% increase over the 52 week low of $30.48.
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 $4.61. Zacks Investment Research reports DFS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.81%, compared to an
industry average of 8.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to DFS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DFS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Financial (
- N/A (HBTA)
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Core Portfolio (
- PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Value (
- TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is TTFS with an increase of
16.21% over the last 100 days. PFI has the highest percent
weighting of DFS at 2.67%.