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Discover Financial Services (DFS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 04, 2014
By: NASDAQ.com News
Discover Financial Services ( DFS ) 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 ( AXP ) and McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. ( MHFI ). 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%.