Discover Financial Services (DFS) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 20, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 05, 2019. Shareholders who purchased DFS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $84.15, the dividend yield is 2.09%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DFS was $84.15, representing a -9.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $92.98 and a 54.8% increase over the 52 week low of $54.36.
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 $8.86. Zacks Investment Research reports DFS's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 16.16%, compared to an industry average of 17.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to DFS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DFS as a top-10 holding:
- ETFMG Prime Mobile Payments ETF (IPAY)
- Invesco DWA Financial Momentum ETF (PFI)
- Principal Millennials Index ETF (GENY)
- WisdomTree U.S. Quality Shareholder Yield Fund (QSY).
The top-performing ETF of this group is QSY with an increase of 8.08% over the last 100 days. IPAY has the highest percent weighting of DFS at 3.7%.
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