Discover Financial Services (DFS): Price and Financial Metrics

Discover Financial Services (DFS): $91.00

-0.05 (-0.05%)

POWR Rating

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  • DFS scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 58.79% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for DFS is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • DFS's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 25.58% of US stocks).

DFS Stock Summary

  • DFS has a higher market value than 91.84% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $24,872,247,958.
  • Of note is the ratio of DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.6% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • DFS's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 87.31% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES are MTB, CCEP, HBAN, K, and AIG.
  • DFS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES's official web site, go to

DFS Valuation Summary

  • DFS's price/earnings ratio is 5.8; this is 44.23% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • DFS's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.8 over the prior 186 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DFS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DFS 2022-09-23 2.4 1.9 5.8 5.9
DFS 2022-09-22 2.4 1.9 5.9 6.0
DFS 2022-09-21 2.5 1.9 6.0 6.1
DFS 2022-09-20 2.6 2.0 6.2 6.2
DFS 2022-09-19 2.6 2.0 6.3 6.3
DFS 2022-09-16 2.6 2.0 6.2 6.3

DFS Growth Metrics

    Its year over year price growth rate is now at 0.49%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -0.68%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 42.62%.
Over the past 33 months, DFS's revenue has gone up $2,561,000,000.

The table below shows DFS's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 10,688 6,309 4,427
2022-03-31 11,457 6,245 5,010
2021-12-31 11,869 6,019 5,351
2021-09-30 11,489 6,310 5,084
2021-06-30 10,861 5,985 4,780
2021-03-31 8,033 6,024 2,723

DFS's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • DFS has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 62.91% of graded US stocks.
  • DFS's asset turnover comes in at 0.103 -- ranking 47th of 430 Banking stocks.
  • MRLN, FNMA, and SFST are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with DFS.

The table below shows DFS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.103 1 0.057
2021-06-30 0.094 1 0.050
2021-03-31 0.069 1 0.028
2020-12-31 0.051 1 0.011
2020-09-30 0.050 1 0.010
2020-06-30 0.052 1 0.010

DFS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of DFS, see our DFS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $136.22 Average Broker Recommendation 1.59 (Moderate Buy)

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DFS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $91.00 52-week high $133.40
Prev. close $91.05 52-week low $88.02
Day low $89.63 Volume 1,128,600
Day high $92.95 Avg. volume 1,806,745
50-day MA $102.00 Dividend yield 2.64%
200-day MA $109.22 Market Cap 24.86B

Discover Financial Services (DFS) Company Bio

Discover Financial Services is an American financial services company that owns and operates Discover Bank, which offers checking and savings accountspersonal loanshome equity loansstudent loans and credit cards. It also owns and operates the Discover and Pulse networks, and owns Diners Club InternationalDiscover Card is the third largest credit card brand in the United States, when measured by cards in force, with nearly 50 million cardholders. Discover is currently headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Riverwoods, Illinois. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest DFS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate DFS as an investment opportunity.

58% Of Parents With College-Bound Children Have Changed Their Minds and Now Plan to Apply for Financial Student Aid

RIVERWOODS, Ill., September 22, 2022--An annual survey from Discover® Student Loans revealed that 58% of parents with college-bound students didn’t plan on applying for federal aid, but now have changed their minds. According to the survey, 72% of parents of college-bound children who are familiar with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®)1 plan on filling it out this fall.

Yahoo | September 22, 2022

Mortgage rates exceed 6% in 14-year high

The latest weekly average mortgage rate hit 6.02%, the highest rate since 2008. 

Yahoo | September 15, 2022

Discover Financial says it's hiring for 2,000 customer-care roles

Discover Financial Services said Wednesday that it was hiring for 2,000 additional customer care positions. The payments and banking company is looking to add employees in Arizona, Delaware, Illinois, Ohio, and Utah, per a press release. The company added that New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland residents would be eligible to take positions in Delaware. Discover said that residents of the listed states would have the option to work on-site, remotely, or in some combination. "Positions will be

Yahoo | September 14, 2022

Discover Hiring for Additional 2,000 Customer Care Roles


Yahoo | September 14, 2022

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) is largely controlled by institutional shareholders who own 85% of the company

If you want to know who really controls Discover Financial Services ( NYSE:DFS ), then you'll have to look at the...

Yahoo | September 8, 2022

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DFS Price Returns

1-mo -9.91%
3-mo -3.23%
6-mo -16.41%
1-year -28.05%
3-year 19.57%
5-year 57.52%
YTD -20.03%
2021 29.78%
2020 10.13%
2019 46.94%
2018 -21.80%
2017 8.92%

DFS Dividends

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Continue Researching DFS

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