Discover Financial Services Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.53 (+1.53 %)
(As of 04/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $101.32
50-Day Range
MA: $97.40
52-Week Range
Now: $101.32
Volume2.05 million shs
Average Volume2.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$31.04 billion
P/E Ratio31.18
Dividend Yield1.76%
Discover Financial Services, through its subsidiaries, operates as a digital banking and payment services company 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; and other consumer products and services, including private student loans, personal loans, home loans, and other consumer lending, as well as deposit products, such as certificates of deposit, money market accounts, IRA certificates of deposit, IRA savings accounts, checking accounts, and sweep accounts. The Payment Services segment operates the PULSE network, an automated teller machine, debit, and electronic funds transfer network; Diners Club International, a payments network that issues Diners Club branded charge cards and/or provides card acceptance services; and Discover Network that processes transactions for Discover-branded credit and debit cards, as well as provides 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-IndustryConsumer Finance
Year Founded1985



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.99 billion
Cash Flow$9.90 per share
Book Value$36.04 per share


Net Income$2.96 billion


Market Cap$31.04 billion
Next Earnings Date4/21/2021 (Confirmed)


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Overall MarketRank

2.30 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

62nd out of 1,953 stocks

Personal Credit Institutions Industry

1st out of 16 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 3.2Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Discover Financial Services a buy right now?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Discover Financial Services in the last twelve months. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Discover Financial Services stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Discover Financial Services?

Wall Street analysts have given Discover Financial Services a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Discover Financial Services wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Discover Financial Services?

Discover Financial Services saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 26th, there was short interest totaling 4,420,000 shares, an increase of 30.4% from the February 11th total of 3,390,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,630,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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, April 21st 2021.
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How can I listen to Discover Financial Services' earnings call?

Discover Financial Services will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 21st at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Discover Financial Services' earnings last quarter?

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 19th. The financial services provider reported $2.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.42 by $0.17. The financial services provider had revenue of $2.82 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.81 billion. Discover Financial Services had a net margin of 7.89% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.00%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 4.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $2.25 earnings per share.
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How has Discover Financial Services' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Discover Financial Services' stock was trading at $53.20 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, DFS stock has increased by 90.5% and is now trading at $101.32.
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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 Tuesday, January 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 18th will be given a dividend of $0.44 per share on Thursday, March 4th. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.74%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 17th.
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Is Discover Financial Services a good dividend stock?

Discover Financial Services pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.76%. Discover Financial Services does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Discover Financial Services is 19.38%. 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 22.03% next year. This indicates that Discover Financial Services will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for DFS?

16 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Discover Financial Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $115.00. On average, they expect Discover Financial Services' stock price to reach $92.57 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.6%.
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Who are Discover Financial Services' key executives?

Discover Financial Services' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Roger Crosby Hochschild, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 56, Pay $2.96M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. John Thomas Greene, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55, Pay $1.6M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Carlos M. Minetti, Exec. VP & Pres of Consumer Banking (Age 58, Pay $1.68M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Diane E. Offereins, Exec. VP & Pres of Payment Services (Age 63, Pay $1.61M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Shifra Kolsky, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Controller
  • Mr. Amir S. Arooni, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 56) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. R. Andrew Eichfeld, Exec. VP and Chief HR & Admin. Officer (Age 51) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Wanjiku Juanita Walcott, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Gen. Counsel (Age 50) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Leslie Sutton, VP of Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Brian D. Hughes, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 54) (LinkedIn Profile)

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.

Who are some of Discover Financial Services' key competitors?

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), The 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.10%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.10%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.06%), Royal London Asset Management Ltd. (0.04%), BTR Capital Management Inc. (0.03%) and Thompson Investment Management Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Discover Financial Services stock include Brian Hughes, Carlos Minetti, Cynthia A Glassman, Daniel Peter Capozzi, Diane E Offereins, Edward W Mcgrogan, John Greene, Mary K Bush, Michael H Moskow, R Mark Graf, Robert Andrew Eichfeld, Roger C Hochschild 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 Scout Investments Inc., Calamos Advisors LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Thompson Investment Management Inc., First Hawaiian Bank, Pacer Advisors Inc., FDx Advisors Inc., and CHICAGO TRUST Co NA. Company insiders that have sold Discover Financial Services company stock in the last year include Brian Hughes, Carlos Minetti, Mary K Bush, and Robert Andrew Eichfeld.
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Which institutional investors are buying Discover Financial Services stock?

DFS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, Everence Capital Management Inc., AdvisorNet Financial Inc, NuWave Investment Management LLC, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, and Royal London Asset Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Discover Financial Services stock in the last two years include John Greene, Robert Andrew Eichfeld, Roger C Hochschild, and Wanjiku Juanita Walcott.
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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 $101.32.

How much money does Discover Financial Services make?

Discover Financial Services has a market capitalization of $31.04 billion and generates $13.99 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $2.96 billion in net income (profit) each year or $9.08 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Discover Financial Services have?

Discover Financial Services employs 17,600 workers across the globe.

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.

Where are Discover Financial Services' headquarters?

Discover Financial Services is headquartered at 2500 Lake Cook Road, Riverwoods IL, 60015.

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/14/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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