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NYSE:DFSDiscover Financial Services Stock Price, Forecast & News

$54.49
-1.27 (-2.28 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$53.58
Now: $54.49
$56.95
50-Day Range
$46.45
MA: $49.90
$55.76
52-Week Range
$23.25
Now: $54.49
$87.43
Volume3.23 million shs
Average Volume4.48 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.70 billion
P/E Ratio17.24
Dividend Yield3.23%
Beta1.84
Discover Financial Services, through its subsidiaries, operates as a direct banking and payment services company in the United States. The Direct Banking segment offers Discover-branded credit cards to individuals; and other consumer products and services, including private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, and other consumer lending, as well as deposit products, such as certificates of deposit, money market accounts, savings accounts, checking accounts, and individual retirement arrangement certificates of deposit. 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 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.81 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
SectorFinance
CUSIP25470910
Phone224-405-0900

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.99 billion
Cash Flow$10.05 per share
Book Value$36.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.96 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees17,200
Market Cap$16.70 billion
Next Earnings Date10/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$54.49
-1.27 (-2.28 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Discover Financial Services' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Discover Financial Services' stock was trading at $53.20 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, DFS shares have increased by 2.4% and is now trading at $54.49.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Discover Financial Services?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Discover Financial Services in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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 Tuesday, October 27th 2020.
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How were Discover Financial Services' earnings last quarter?

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 22nd. The financial services provider reported ($1.20) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.05 by $1.25. The financial services provider earned $2.66 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.63 billion. Discover Financial Services had a net margin of 7.65% and a return on equity of 10.45%.
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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, July 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, August 20th will be given a dividend of $0.44 per share on Thursday, September 3rd. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 19th.
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What price target have analysts set for DFS?

17 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Discover Financial Services' shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $94.00. On average, they expect Discover Financial Services' share price to reach $63.57 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.7% from the stock's current price.
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Has Discover Financial Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about DFS stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Discover Financial Services earned a news impact score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting Discover Financial Services?

Discover Financial Services saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 6,290,000 shares, an increase of 13.7% from the January 31st total of 5,530,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,940,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.2 days. Currently, 2.0% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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 Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), AbbVie (ABBV), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Visa (V), Walt Disney (DIS), CVS Health (CVS), Bank of America (BAC) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

Who are Discover Financial Services' key executives?

Discover Financial Services' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Roger Crosby Hochschild, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. R. Mark Graf, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Carlos M. Minetti, Exec. VP & Pres of Consumer Banking (Age 56)
  • Ms. Diane E. Offereins, Exec. VP & Pres of Payment Services (Age 61)
  • Ms. Julie A. Loeger, Exec. VP & Pres of US Cards (Age 55)

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (7.98%), LSV Asset Management (1.62%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.10%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.05%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.93%) and Nordea Investment Management AB (0.70%). Company insiders that own Discover Financial Services stock include Carlos Minetti, Cynthia A Glassman, Daniel Peter Capozzi, David W Nelms, Diane E Offereins, Edward W Mcgrogan, Glenn P Schneider, John Greene, Kathryn Mcnamara Corley, 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 Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Victory Capital Management Inc., Marshall Wace North America L.P., Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc., LSV Asset Management, and Bank of Montreal Can.
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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 FMR LLC, Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, UBS Group AG, Prudential Financial Inc., Columbus Hill Capital Management L.P., Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Discover Financial Services' stock price today?

One share of DFS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.49.

How big of a company is Discover Financial Services?

Discover Financial Services has a market capitalization of $16.70 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. Discover Financial Services employs 17,200 workers across the globe.

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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