Discover Financial Services (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 05, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on
November 21, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DFS stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that DFS has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $52, the dividend yield is 1.54%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DFS was $52,
representing a -4.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.45 and a
39.63% 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 $4.8. Zacks Investment Research reports DFS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.79%, compared to an
industry average of 16.1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to DFS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DFS as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RPG with an increase of
14.31% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of DFS at 1.52%.