Discover Financial Services (DFS)

DFS (NYSE:Financial Services)
$56.90
pos +0.04
+0.07%
Today's Range: 56.73 - 57.18 | DFS Avg Daily Volume: 3,346,300
Last Update: 04/21/14 - 11:21 AM EDT
Volume: 853,889
YTD Performance: 1.61%
Open: $56.73
Previous Close: $56.86
52 Week Range: $42.16 - $60.00
Oustanding Shares: 470,895,643
Market Cap: 26,699,482,674
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for DFS
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 13 13 12 11
Moderate Buy 1 1 2 1
Hold 5 5 5 7
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.58 1.58 1.61 1.79
Latest Dividend: 0.20
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.40%
Dividend Ex-Date: 02/04/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 11.53
Price Earnings Comparisons:
DFS Sector Avg. S&P 500
11.53 11.50 29.08
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
6.44% 33.79% 134.14%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 4.10 0.14 0.04
Net Income 5.10 2.23 0.47
EPS 10.20 3.04 0.59
Earnings for DFS:
EBITDA 5.09B
Revenue 9.37B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (03/14) Qtr (06/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $1.25 $1.29 $5.17 $5.52
Number of Analysts 16 15 18 17
High Estimate $1.33 $1.35 $5.54 $6.00
Low Estimate $1.19 $1.22 $4.97 $5.13
Prior Year $1.33 $1.20 $4.96 $5.17
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -6.11% 7.39% 4.23% 6.68%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands
Problems in its growth rate are becoming evident.
Given a likely upturn in interest rates, these names look set for a run higher.
The fundamentals are strong and the valuation points to opportunity.
Update
Feb 14, 2014 | 8:12 AM EST
DFS was upgraded to Buy from Hold, Jefferies said. Driven by higher asset growth and net interest margins. $65 price target.
The biggest banks are increasing their efforts in credit cards, auto loans and mortgages.
Visa and MasterCard are outstanding long-term investments.
Bullish
Jan 28, 2014 | 7:47 AM EST
DFS was upgraded to Overweight, Morgan Stanley said. $66 price target. Company is leveraged to increased US consumer spending. 
As household formation stalls, 'men's stocks' are outpacing 'women's stocks.'
Bullish
Oct 14, 2013 | 8:13 AM EDT
DFS was initiated with a Buy rating, Deutsche Bank said. $62 price target. Company can grow along with the consumer leveraging cycle.&n...
Bullish
Oct 10, 2013 | 8:28 AM EDT
DFS upgraded to Buy from Neutral, Citigroup said. $56 price target. Risk/reward more attractive on pullback.

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