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NYSE:DFS

Discover Financial Services (DFS) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$110.78
+3.11 (+2.89%)
(As of 05/26/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$108.67
$111.74
50-Day Range
$101.35
$120.58
52-Week Range
$98.38
$135.69
Volume
1.79 million shs
Average Volume
1.82 million shs
Market Capitalization
$31.13 billion
P/E Ratio
6.54
Dividend Yield
1.86%
Beta
1.45
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About Discover Financial Services

Discover Financial Services, through its subsidiaries, provides digital banking products and services, and payment services in the United States. It operates in two segments, Digital Banking and Payment Services. The Digital Banking segment offers Discover-branded credit cards to individuals; private student loans, personal loans, home loans, and other consumer lending; and direct-to-consumer deposit products comprising savings accounts, certificates of deposit, money market accounts, IRA certificates of deposit, IRA savings accounts and checking accounts, and sweep accounts. The Payment Services segment operates the PULSE, an automated teller machine, debit, and electronic funds transfer network; and Diners Club International, a payments network that issues Diners Club branded charge cards and/or provides card acceptance services, as well as offers payment transaction processing and settlement services. The company was incorporated in 1960 and is based in Riverwoods, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Personal credit institutions
Sub-Industry
Consumer Finance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
25470910
Employees
16,700
Year Founded
1985

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$13.22 billion
Cash Flow
$20.63 per share
Book Value
$44.05 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$5.45 billion
Pretax Margin
49.76%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
279,307,000
Market Cap
$31.13 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/3 Dividend
2/16/2022
Dividend Payable
3/03/2022
Last Earnings
4/27/2022
Ex-Dividend for 6/9 Dividend
5/25/2022
Today
5/26/2022
Dividend Payable
6/09/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/20/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

3.13 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

79th out of 1,381 stocks

Personal Credit Institutions Industry

2nd out of 14 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -













Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Discover Financial Services a buy right now?

13 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Discover Financial Services in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Discover Financial Services stock.
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When is Discover Financial Services' next earnings date?

Discover Financial Services is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 20th 2022.
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How were Discover Financial Services' earnings last quarter?

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 27th. The financial services provider reported $4.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $3.58 by $0.64. The financial services provider earned $2.90 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.99 billion. Discover Financial Services had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 41.57% and a net margin of 38.42%. The firm's revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $5.04 EPS.
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How often does Discover Financial Services pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Discover Financial Services?

Discover Financial Services announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.60 per share on Thursday, June 9th. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 25th. This is a boost from Discover Financial Services's previous quarterly dividend of $0.50.
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Is Discover Financial Services a good dividend stock?

Discover Financial Services pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.86%. Discover Financial Services has been increasing its dividend for 12 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Discover Financial Services is 11.80%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Discover Financial Services will have a dividend payout ratio of 13.62% next year. This indicates that Discover Financial Services will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Discover Financial Services' stock buyback program work?

Discover Financial Services declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, July 21st 2021, which allows the company to repurchase $2,400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 6.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for DFS?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Discover Financial Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $97.00 to $158.00. On average, they anticipate Discover Financial Services' share price to reach $138.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Discover Financial Services' key executives?
Discover Financial Services' management team includes the following people:
What is Roger Hochschild's approval rating as Discover Financial Services' CEO?

291 employees have rated Discover Financial Services CEO Roger Hochschild on Glassdoor.com. Roger Hochschild has an approval rating of 86% among Discover Financial Services' employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Discover Financial Services own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Discover Financial Services investors own include AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), AbbVie (ABBV), CVS Health (CVS), Bank of America (BAC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Walt Disney (DIS), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Visa (V).

What is Discover Financial Services' stock symbol?

Discover Financial Services trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DFS."

Who are Discover Financial Services' major shareholders?

Discover Financial Services' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.66%), BlackRock Inc. (7.46%), Capital International Investors (7.12%), State Street Corp (4.70%), Capital World Investors (3.38%) and Boston Partners (1.58%). Company insiders that own Discover Financial Services stock include Brian Hughes, Carlos Minetti, Cynthia A Glassman, Daniel Peter Capozzi, Diane E Offereins, John Greene, Mary K Bush, Mary K Bush, Michael H Moskow, Robert Andrew Eichfeld, Shifra Kolsky and Wanjiku Juanita Walcott.
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Which institutional investors are selling Discover Financial Services stock?

DFS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, State Street Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., Primecap Management Co. CA, and Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Discover Financial Services company stock in the last year include Carlos Minetti, Cynthia A Glassman, Daniel Peter Capozzi, John Greene, Mary K Bush, Shifra Kolsky, and Wanjiku Juanita Walcott.
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Which institutional investors are buying Discover Financial Services stock?

DFS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Polaris Wealth Advisory Group LLC, BlackRock Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, and Strs Ohio.
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How do I buy shares of Discover Financial Services?

Shares of DFS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Discover Financial Services' stock price today?

One share of DFS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $110.78.

How much money does Discover Financial Services make?

Discover Financial Services has a market capitalization of $31.13 billion and generates $13.22 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $5.45 billion in net income (profit) each year or $16.95 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Discover Financial Services have?

Discover Financial Services employs 16,700 workers across the globe.

Does Discover Financial Services have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Discover Financial Services: DFS Corporate Services LLC, DFS GSD Corp., DFS International Inc., DFS Services LLC, Diners Club International, Diners Club International Ltd., Diners Club Services Private Limited, Diners Club Taiwan Ltd., Discover Bank, Discover Financial Services (Canada) Inc., Discover Financial Services (Hong Kong) Limited, Discover Financial Services (UK) Limited, Discover Funding LLC, Discover Global Employment Company Private Limited, Discover Home Loans Inc., Discover Information Technology (Shanghai) Limited, Discover Products Inc., Discover Properties LLC, Discover Services Corporation, First National Bank Alaska, GTC Insurance Agency Inc., Home Loan Center, PULSE Network LLC, Student Loan Corporation, and The Student Loan Corporation.

When was Discover Financial Services founded?

Discover Financial Services was founded in 1985.

What is Discover Financial Services' official website?

The official website for Discover Financial Services is www.discover.com.

How can I contact Discover Financial Services?

Discover Financial Services' mailing address is 2500 Lake Cook Road, Riverwoods IL, 60015. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (224) 405-0900, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 224-405-4993.

This page was last updated on 5/26/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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