NYSE:DFS

Discover Financial Services Stock Forecast, Price & News

$119.46
+1.73 (+1.47 %)
(As of 05/7/2021 05:06 PM ET)
Add
Compare
Today's Range
$115.74
$119.73
50-Day Range
$91.98
$116.27
52-Week Range
$35.05
$119.73
Volume1.52 million shs
Average Volume2.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$36.42 billion
P/E Ratio36.76
Dividend Yield1.49%
Beta1.8
30 days | 90 days | 365 days | Advanced Chart
Receive DFS News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for Discover Financial Services and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
SectorFinance
CUSIP25470910
Phone224-405-0900
Employees17,600
Year Founded1985

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.99 billion
Cash Flow$11.68 per share
Book Value$36.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.96 billion

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$36.42 billion
Next Earnings Date7/28/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Social Links

Headlines

See More Headlines
Discover Financial Services logo

About Discover Financial Services

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.

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.13 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

118th out of 1,952 stocks

Personal Credit Institutions Industry

3rd out of 16 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 3.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
speech bubbles
speech bubbles











Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Discover Financial Services a buy right now?

17 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Discover Financial Services in the last twelve months. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Discover Financial Services stock.
View analyst ratings for Discover Financial Services
or view top-rated stocks.

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.
View MarketBeat's top stock picks here.

When is Discover Financial Services' next earnings date?

Discover Financial Services is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 28th 2021.
View our earnings forecast for Discover Financial Services
.

How were Discover Financial Services' earnings last quarter?

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 20th. The financial services provider reported $5.04 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.82 by $2.22. The financial services provider earned $2.80 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.79 billion. Discover Financial Services had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.00% and a net margin of 7.89%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned ($0.25) earnings per share.
View Discover Financial Services' earnings history
.

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

Discover Financial Services' stock was trading at $53.20 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, DFS stock has increased by 124.6% and is now trading at $119.50.
View which stocks have been most impacted by COVID-19
.

How often does Discover Financial Services pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Discover Financial Services?

Discover Financial Services declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.44 per share on Thursday, June 3rd. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 19th.
View Discover Financial Services' dividend history
.

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 1.51%. 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.
View Discover Financial Services' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for DFS?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Discover Financial Services' shares. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $132.00. On average, they expect Discover Financial Services' stock price to reach $99.73 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.5%.
View analysts' price targets for Discover Financial Services
or view top-rated stocks among Wall Street analysts.

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include LSV Asset Management (1.16%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.49%), Parnassus Investments CA (0.34%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.34%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.33%) and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (0.33%). Company insiders that own Discover Financial Services stock include Brian Hughes, Carlos Minetti, Daniel Peter Capozzi, Diane E Offereins, Edward W Mcgrogan, John Greene, Mary K Bush, R Mark Graf, Robert Andrew Eichfeld, Roger C Hochschild and Wanjiku Juanita Walcott.
View institutional ownership trends for Discover Financial Services
.

Which institutional investors are selling Discover Financial Services stock?

DFS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Artemis Investment Management LLP, LSV Asset Management, Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd., Parnassus Investments CA, Strs Ohio, Victory Capital Management Inc., and Associated Banc Corp. Company insiders that have sold Discover Financial Services company stock in the last year include Brian Hughes, Carlos Minetti, Daniel Peter Capozzi, Diane E Offereins, Mary K Bush, and Robert Andrew Eichfeld.
View insider buying and selling activity for Discover Financial Services
or view top insider-selling stocks.

Which institutional investors are buying Discover Financial Services stock?

DFS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia, Rheos Capital Works Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., DE Burlo Group Inc., SeaTown Holdings Pte. Ltd., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., and Taylor Wealth Management Partners. 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.
View insider buying and selling activity for Discover Financial Services
or or view top insider-buying stocks.

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.
Compare Top Brokerages Here.

What is Discover Financial Services' stock price today?

One share of DFS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $119.50.

How much money does Discover Financial Services make?

Discover Financial Services has a market capitalization of $36.61 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 5/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
MarketBeat - Stock Market News and Research Tools logo

MarketBeat empowers individual investors to make better trading decisions by providing real-time financial data and objective market analysis. Whether you’re looking for analyst ratings, corporate buybacks, dividends, earnings, economic reports, financials, insider trades, IPOs, SEC filings or stock splits, MarketBeat has the objective information you need to analyze any stock. Learn more.

MarketBeat is accredited by the Better Business Bureau

© American Consumer News, LLC dba MarketBeat® 2010-2021. All rights reserved.
326 E 8th St #105, Sioux Falls, SD 57103 | U.S. Based Support Team at [email protected] | (844) 978-6257
MarketBeat does not provide personalized financial advice and does not issue recommendations or offers to buy stock or sell any security. Learn more.

Our Accessibility Statement | Terms of Service | Do Not Sell My Information

© 2021 Market data provided is at least 10-minutes delayed and hosted by Barchart Solutions. Information is provided 'as-is' and solely for informational purposes, not for trading purposes or advice, and is delayed. To see all exchange delays and terms of use please see disclaimer. Fundamental company data provided by Zacks Investment Research. As a bonus to opt-ing into our email newsletters, you will also get a free subscription to the Liberty Through Wealth e-newsletter. You can opt out at any time.