Discover Financial Services (DFS)

DFS (NYSE:Financial Services) EQUITY
pos +0.75
Today's Range: 55.72 - 57.33 | DFS Avg Daily Volume: 2,553,400
Last Update: 10/26/16 - 3:59 PM EDT
Volume: 4,232,765
YTD Performance: 4.70%
Open: $55.93
Previous Close: $56.14
52 Week Range: $42.86 - $60.29
Oustanding Shares: 403,627,107
Market Cap: 22,768,605,106
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 11 12 13 13
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 5 3 2 3
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.65 1.44 1.31 1.41
Latest Dividend: 0.30
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.13%
Dividend Ex-Date: 11/01/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 10.56
Price Earnings Comparisons:
DFS Sector Avg. S&P 500
10.56 10.50 29.60
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-0.87% -1.68% 10.08%
Revenue 4.10 0.00 0.00
Net Income -1.10 0.00 0.00
EPS 4.70 0.00 0.00
Earnings for DFS:
Revenue 10.00B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (12/16) Qtr (03/17) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $1.42 $1.47 $5.70 $6.09
Number of Analysts 11 9 9 12
High Estimate $1.47 $1.56 $5.78 $6.39
Low Estimate $1.35 $1.35 $5.63 $5.92
Prior Year $1.14 $1.35 $5.13 $5.70
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 24.80% 9.22% 11.07% 6.91%
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Sep 07, 2016 | 7:00 AM EDT
DFS was downgraded to Equal-weight, Barclays said. Company's earnings are most leveraged to an economic recession.
Banks and insurers have surged on hopes of rate rises. What now?
It looks strong enough to push up into the mid-$60s in the weeks ahead.
The Republican Party and Hillary Clinton have divergent plans on this.
Strong capital ratios, solid loan portfolios and attractive valuations argue for higher prices for financials.
Capital One and Discover remain relatively unfazed by expectations of higher loan losses.
Qualcomm and American Express have served as the poster children for bearish earnings reactions.
The company has never failed to beat earnings expectations, and this Friday shoul be no exception.
Jan 07, 2016 | 7:33 AM EST
DFS was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Deutsche Bank said. $64 price target. Company has several potential sales growth catalysts. 
Fed rate hike hasn't had much of an effect.

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