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

$139.76
-2.01 (-1.42%)
(As of 07/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$138.64
$141.37
50-Day Range
$121.10
$142.89
52-Week Range
$79.04
$147.61
Volume
1.56 million shs
Average Volume
1.84 million shs
Market Capitalization
$35.05 billion
P/E Ratio
15.94
Dividend Yield
2.00%
Price Target
$131.33

Discover Financial Services MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.40 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.0% Downside
$131.33 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.06% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.24
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.63mentions of Discover Financial Services in the last 14 days
Based on 47 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.54%
From $11.77 to $13.01 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.92 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

25th out of 856 stocks

Personal Credit Institutions Industry

1st out of 14 stocks

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About Discover Financial Services Stock (NYSE:DFS)

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 to access automated teller machines, 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.

DFS Stock Price History

DFS Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/6 Dividend
5/22/2024
Dividend Payable
6/06/2024
Last Earnings
7/17/2024
Today
7/22/2024
Ex-Dividend for 9/5 Dividend
8/22/2024
Dividend Payable
9/05/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/16/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Personal credit institutions
Sub-Industry
Consumer Finance
CUSIP
25470910
Employees
21,100
Year Founded
1985

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$131.33
High Stock Price Target
$168.00
Low Stock Price Target
$98.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-6.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.40
Research Coverage
20 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.94 billion
Pretax Margin
17.15%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$20.61 billion
Cash Flow
$11.55 per share
Book Value
$64.07 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
249,048,000
Market Cap
$35.05 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.44

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DFS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How have DFS shares performed this year?

Discover Financial Services' stock was trading at $112.40 at the start of the year. Since then, DFS shares have increased by 24.3% and is now trading at $139.76.
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How were Discover Financial Services' earnings last quarter?

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 17th. The financial services provider reported $6.06 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.06 by $3.00. Discover Financial Services's revenue for the quarter was up 17.0% on a year-over-year basis.
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How will Discover Financial Services' stock buyback program work?

Discover Financial Services' Board of Directors initiated a share buyback plan on Wednesday, April 19th 2023, which authorizes the company to repurchase $2,700,000,000 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This means that the company could buy up to 9.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What is Roger Hochschild's approval rating as Discover Financial Services' CEO?

291 employees have rated Discover Financial Services Chief Executive Officer Roger Hochschild on Glassdoor.com. Roger Hochschild has an approval rating of 86% among the company's employees.

Does Discover Financial Services have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiaries of Discover Financial Services: Home Loan Center, Student Loan Corporation, First National Bank Alaska, Diners Club International, DFS Corporate Services LLC, DFS GSD Corp., DFS International Inc., and more.

Who are Discover Financial Services' major shareholders?

Discover Financial Services' top institutional shareholders include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.23%), M&G Plc (0.19%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.08%) and Chevy Chase Trust Holdings LLC (0.05%). Insiders that own company stock include Carlos Minetti, Wanjiku Juanita Walcott, Mary K Bush, Michael H Moskow, Robert Andrew Eichfeld, John Greene, Cynthia A Glassman, Shifra Kolsky and Daniel Peter Capozzi.
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How do I buy shares of Discover Financial Services?

Shares of DFS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Discover Financial Services own?

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

This page (NYSE:DFS) was last updated on 7/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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