Discover Financial Services (DFS): Price and Financial Metrics

Discover Financial Services (DFS): $123.01

-0.95 (-0.77%)

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  • DFS scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 85.03% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for DFS is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • DFS ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 45th percentile.

DFS Stock Summary

  • DFS has a higher market value than 93.18% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $37,793,857,847.
  • Of note is the ratio of Discover Financial Services's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.79% 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 92.48% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Discover Financial Services, a group of peers worth examining would be BK, BBD, PRU, AIG, and AFL.
  • DFS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Discover Financial Services's official web site, go to

DFS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, DFS's EV/EBIT ratio is 22.22% higher, now standing at 11.
  • Over the past 172 months, DFS's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 2.3.
  • Over the past 172 months, DFS's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 2.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DFS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DFS 2016-12-27 4.0 2.5 12.6 12.1
DFS 2013-12-03 3.6 2.3 10.7 10.1
DFS 2013-11-14 3.6 2.3 10.6 10.1
DFS 2013-01-03 3.0 2.2 8.7 8.9
DFS 2009-10-27 1.8 1.0 6.1 -0.4
DFS 2007-12-21 1.7 1.3 6.9 2.8

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 $120.41 Average Broker Recommendation 1.6 (Moderate Buy)

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DFS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $123.01 52-week high $127.65
Prev. close $123.96 52-week low $48.36
Day low $122.54 Volume 1,664,600
Day high $126.65 Avg. volume 2,323,985
50-day MA $119.71 Dividend yield 1.43%
200-day MA $96.75 Market Cap 37.50B

Discover Financial Services (DFS) Company Bio

Discover Financial operates in two segments, Direct Banking and Payment Services. The Direct Banking segment offers Discover-branded credit cards to individuals. The Payment Services segment operates the Discover Network, which processes transactions for Discover-branded credit cards, and provides payment transaction processing and settlement services. The company was founded in 1960 and is based in Riverwoods, Illinois.

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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.

Discover Financial Services (DFS) CEO Roger Hochschild on Q2 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Discover Financial Services (DFS) Q2 2021 Results Earnings Conference Call July 22, 2021, 08:00 AM ET Company Participants Eric Wasserstrom - Vice President, Head of Investor Relations Roger Hochschild - Chief Executive Officer John Greene - Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants John Pancari - Evercore ISI Sanjay Sakhrani -...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 22, 2021

Discover Financial Services 2021 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by Discover Financial Services in conjunction with their 2021 Q2 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 22, 2021

Discover Financial Services (DFS) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Image source: The Motley Fool. Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS)Q2 2021 Earnings CallJul 22, 2021, 8:00 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood afternoon.

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

Discover Financial's (DFS) Q2 Earnings Beat, Improve Y/Y

Discover Financial's (DFS) second-quarter results reflect better revenues and a solid performance by its Digital Banking and Payment Services businesses.

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

EARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Discover Financial Services Q2 Earnings Report

(RTTNews) - Below are the earnings highlights for Discover Financial Services (DFS): -Earnings: $1.69 billion in Q2 vs. -$0.37 billion in the same period last year. -EPS: $5.55 in Q2 vs. -$1.20 in the same period last year. -Analysts projected $3.75 per share -Revenue: $3.58 billion in Q2 vs. $2.66 billion in the same period last year.

Business Insider Markets | July 21, 2021

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DFS Price Returns

1-mo 1.97%
3-mo 20.07%
6-mo 39.29%
1-year 147.64%
3-year 81.75%
5-year 143.02%
YTD 37.03%
2020 10.13%
2019 46.94%
2018 -21.80%
2017 8.92%
2016 37.40%

DFS Dividends

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Discover Financial Services (DFS) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
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