Discover Financial Services (DFS) Dividends



Discover Financial Services (DFS)

Today's Latest Price: $89.06 USD

3.21 (-3.48%)

Updated Jan 25 6:40pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 47 in Consumer Financial Services

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • DFS is producing more trailing twelve month cash flow than 93.08% of US dividend stocks.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with DFS's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: MBT, RDS.A, CIO, CONE and TCO.
DFS Ex-Dividend Date
DFS Dividend Yield
1.98%
DFS Annual Dividend
$1.76
DFS Payout Ratio

DFS Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$89.06$21.88 -75.5%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. Regarding Discover Financial Services, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of negative 75.5% in comparison to its current price. Digging deeper, the aspects of Discover Financial Services's dividend discount model that we found most interesting were:

  • In comparison to other US listed dividend yielding stocks in the Financial Services sector, Discover Financial Services's expected return of -75.5% is higher than only 10.06% of its fellow sector mates.
  • Out of all stocks in our universe of US-listed dividend-issuing stocks, Discover Financial Services bears a discount rate, according to our calculations, lower than only 10.06% of them (lower discount rates are generally perceived as positive, and a sign of lower risk).
  • Beta tells us how volatile a stock's price is relative to the broader equity index; for Discover Financial Services, its beta is lower than only 1.87% of dividend issuing stocks we observed.
  • In comparison to its fellow dividend issuing stocks in the Financial Services sector, Discover Financial Services has an equity discount rate lower than only 1.78% of them.

DFS Dividend Chart


DFS Dividend History

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DFS Dividends vs. Peers

DFS's dividend yield currently ranks #10 of 51 vs. its peers in the Consumer Financial Services category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 BBDC Barings BDC, Inc. 7.55%
2 TAX Liberty Tax, Inc. - 6.21%
3 HRB H&R Block, Inc. 6.16%
4 WU Western Union Company (The) 3.96%
5 OMF OneMain Holdings, Inc. 3.62%
6 CIT CIT Group Inc (DEL) 3.58%
7 RM Regional Management Corp. 2.77%
8 CASS Cass Information Systems, Inc 2.65%
9 SYF Synchrony Financial 2.40%
10 DFS Discover Financial Services 1.98%
11 ALLY Ally Financial Inc. 1.93%
12 FCFS FirstCash, Inc. 1.86%
13 CLGX CoreLogic, Inc. 1.71%
14 CURO CURO Group Holdings Corp. 1.52%
15 AXP American Express Company 1.42%
16 ADS Alliance Data Systems Corporation 1.21%
17 HTH Hilltop Holdings Inc. 1.10%
18 EDNMY Edenred SA 1.00%
19 SLM SLM Corporation 0.92%
20 EFX Equifax, Inc. 0.87%
21 V Visa Inc. 0.64%
22 INTU Intuit Inc. 0.63%
23 MA Mastercard Incorporated 0.53%
24 GPN Global Payments Inc. 0.42%
25 COF Capital One Financial Corporation 0.39%
26 TRU TransUnion 0.33%
27 WP Worldpay, Inc. 0.00%
28 MFH Mercurity Fintech Holding Inc. 0.00%
29 EEFT Euronet Worldwide, Inc. 0.00%
30 AX Axos Financial, Inc. 0.00%
31 MNSB MainStreet Bancshares, Inc. 0.00%
32 PAYS Paysign, Inc. 0.00%
33 TREE LendingTree, Inc. 0.00%
34 WRLD World Acceptance Corporation 0.00%
35 QFIN 360 Finance, Inc. 0.00%
36 FMCC Freddie Mac 0.00%
37 FNMA Federal National Mortgage Association 0.00%
38 CATM Cardtronics plc 0.00%
39 GDOT Green Dot Corp. 0.00%
40 RATE Bankrate, Inc. 0.00%
41 EZPW EZCORP, Inc. - Class A Non-Voting 0.00%
42 MGI Moneygram International, Inc. 0.00%
43 LC LendingClub Corporation 0.00%
44 AMK AssetMark Financial Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
45 PYPL PayPal Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
46 LMFA LM Funding America, Inc. 0.00%
47 ATLC Atlanticus Holdings Corporation 0.00%
48 HAWK Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
49 ENVA Enova International, Inc. 0.00%
50 NCR NCR Corporation 0.00%
51 LPRO Open Lending Corp. Cl A 0.00%

Looking for More Information on DFS dividends?

Here are a few links from around the web to help you further your research on Discover Financial Services and its dividends:

Discover Financial Services Common Stock (DFS) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Discover Financial Services (DFS) - Dividend Investor
Discover Financial Services (DFS) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha


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