Discover Financial S Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  90.53
 Dividend  1.76
 Earnings  10.41
 Cash-flow  20.12
 Book value  36.21
 Equity  35.77

Discover Financial S is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Discover Financial S is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Discover Financial S paid a total dividend of 539 million USD last year, for a market value of 27,702 millions (Market Cap 27,655 millions). Dividend per share of Discover Financial S is 1.76 USD, and his stock market price 90.53 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Discover Financial S has a dividend yield of 1.94%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Discover Financial S dividend yield with other Financial Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Discover Financial S

Discover Financial S Dividend Payout

About the ability of Discover Financial S to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.76 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.94%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Discover Financial S payout on ernings is currently 16.91%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.57% and 41.00% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Discover Financial Scan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Discover Financial S is USD 20.12 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.76, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Discover Financial S, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies.

Discover Financial S payout

Discover Financial S Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.94%1.7616.91%306
20192.07%1.7618.47%314
20182.71%1.6024.13%336
20171.82%1.4021.67%363
20161.77%1.2021.62%404
20151.97%1.1221.29%435

*In millions

Discover Financial S Stock performance

Finally, last moth Discover Financial S showed a return of 18.90% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 3.02% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 6.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Financial Services firms.

Discover Financial S stock and market return