Discover Financial Services (DFS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 22, 2018

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Discover Financial Services ( DFS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 22, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 06, 2018. Shareholders who purchased DFS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.29% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $78.52, the dividend yield is 2.04%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DFS was $78.52, representing a -4.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.93 and a 36.56% increase over the 52 week low of $57.50.

DFS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American Express Company ( AXP ) and S&P Global Inc. ( SPGI ). DFS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.31. Zacks Investment Research reports DFS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 30.4%, compared to an industry average of 21.9%.

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:

  • AdvisorShares Wilshire Buyback ETF ( TTFS )
  • Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Financial ETF ( RYF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is TTFS with an increase of 3.89% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DFS at 2.14%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: DFS , AXP , SPGI , RYF

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