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Discover Financial Services Stock Forecast, Price & News

$76.17
-2.70 (-3.42 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$76.00
Now: $76.17
$79.13
50-Day Range
$60.60
MA: $70.45
$81.60
52-Week Range
$23.25
Now: $76.17
$87.43
Volume3.52 million shs
Average Volume3.99 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.35 billion
P/E Ratio23.44
Dividend Yield2.23%
Beta1.79
Discover Financial Services, through its subsidiaries, operates as a direct banking and payment services company in the United States. It operates in two segments, Direct Banking and Payment Services. 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 founded in 1985 and is based in Riverwoods, Illinois.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 3.2Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.47 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
SectorFinance
CUSIP25470910
Phone224-405-0900
Employees17,200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.99 billion
Cash Flow$9.11 per share
Book Value$30.00 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.96 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$23.35 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$76.17
-2.70 (-3.42 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) Frequently Asked Questions

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 shares have increased by 43.2% and is now trading at $76.17.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Discover Financial Services?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Discover Financial Services in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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 winning trading ideas this year 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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When is Discover Financial Services' next earnings date?

Discover Financial Services is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 28th 2021.
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How were Discover Financial Services' earnings last quarter?

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 21st. The financial services provider reported $2.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.63 by $0.82. The financial services provider earned $2.71 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.66 billion. Discover Financial Services had a net margin of 7.89% and a return on equity of 11.00%. Discover Financial Services's revenue was down 6.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $2.36 earnings per share.
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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, October 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 19th will be given a dividend of $0.44 per share on Thursday, December 3rd. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.31%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 18th.
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What price target have analysts set for DFS?

18 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Discover Financial Services' shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $107.00. On average, they expect Discover Financial Services' share price to reach $71.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.1%.
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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 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).

Who are Discover Financial Services' key executives?

Discover Financial Services' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Roger Crosby Hochschild, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 55, Pay $2.7M)
  • Mr. John Thomas Greene, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54, Pay $931.37k)
  • Ms. Wanjiku Juanita Walcott, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Gen. Counsel (Age 49, Pay $3.9M)
  • Ms. Diane E. Offereins, Exec. VP & Pres of Payment Services (Age 62, Pay $1.73M)
  • Ms. Julie A. Loeger, Exec. VP & Pres of US Cards (Age 56, Pay $1.69M)
  • Mr. Edward W. McGrogan, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Controller
  • Mr. Amir S. Arooni, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. R. Andrew Eichfeld, Exec. VP and Chief HR & Admin. Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Craig A. Streem, VP of Investor Relations (Age 70)
  • Ms. Leslie Sutton, VP of Corp. Communications

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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.62%), State Street Corp (4.20%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (2.38%), Windacre Partnership LLC (1.57%), LSV Asset Management (1.47%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.33%). 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 First Trust Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, LSV Asset Management, Boston Partners, State Street Corp, Truist Financial Corp, and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Discover Financial Services company stock in the last year include Mary K Bush, and Robert Andrew Eichfeld.
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Which institutional investors are buying Discover Financial Services stock?

DFS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Windacre Partnership LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC. 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 $76.17.

How big of a company is Discover Financial Services?

Discover Financial Services has a market capitalization of $23.35 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 12/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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