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Discover Financial Services (DFS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 05, 2013

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 11/4/2013 9:00:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: AXP;DFS;MHFI;RPG

Discover Financial Services ( DFS ) 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 ( AXP ) and McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. ( MHFI ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DFS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to DFS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DFS as a top-10 holding:

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%.