Discover Financial Services (DFS): Price and Financial Metrics

Discover Financial Services (DFS): $95.03

2.03 (+2.18%)

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DFS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $95.03 52-week high $122.50
Prev. close $93.00 52-week low $79.04
Day low $92.66 Volume 1,128,375
Day high $95.68 Avg. volume 2,342,944
50-day MA $86.45 Dividend yield 3.21%
200-day MA $98.84 Market Cap 23.76B

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  • Value is the dimension where DFS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 63.75% of US stocks.
  • DFS's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • DFS's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 1.75% of US stocks).

DFS Stock Summary

  • DFS has a higher market value than 90.53% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $20,882,339,822.
  • DFS's current price/earnings ratio is 5.95, which is higher than merely 9.64% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for DFS is currently 2.66, higher than just 9.71% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to DFS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are HBAN, FITB, L, AIZ, and WBA.
  • 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 price/earnings ratio is 36.84% lower, now standing at 6.
  • Over the past 200 months, DFS's price/earnings ratio has gone down 6.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DFS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DFS 2023-11-10 2.0 1.5 6.0 6.8
DFS 2023-11-09 2.0 1.5 5.9 6.7
DFS 2023-11-08 2.0 1.5 6.0 6.8
DFS 2023-11-07 2.0 1.5 6.0 6.8
DFS 2023-11-06 2.1 1.5 6.2 6.9
DFS 2023-11-03 2.1 1.5 6.2 7.0

DFS Growth Metrics

    The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 46.81%.
  • The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 29.46%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -13.99%.
DFS's revenue has moved up $3.785e+09 over the prior 70 months.

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
2022-12-31 10,978 7,140 4,304
2022-09-30 10,802 6,307 4,339
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

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)

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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Discover Financial Services's Dividend Analysis

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) recently announced a dividend of $0.7 per share, payable on 2023-12-07, with the ex-dividend date set for 2023-11-21. As investors look forward to this upcoming payment, the spotlight also shines on the company's dividend history, yield, and growth rates. Using the data from GuruFocus, let's look into Discover Financial Services's dividend performance and assess its sustainability.

Yahoo | November 20, 2023

Discover (DFS) Down 0.5% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

Discover (DFS) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | November 17, 2023

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Josh Enomoto on InvestorPlace | November 14, 2023

Discover Financial Services to Present at Goldman Sachs Financial Services Conference 2023

RIVERWOODS, Ill., November 14, 2023--John Greene, Executive Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer of Discover, will present at the Goldman Sachs Financial Services Conference on Tuesday, December 5th, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. ET.

Yahoo | November 14, 2023

Glenn Greenberg's Brave Warrior Advisors Capitalizes on Discover Financial Services in Q3

Insight into the Value-Driven Portfolio Changes of a Seasoned Investment Guru

Yahoo | November 14, 2023

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DFS Price Returns

1-mo 16.00%
3-mo 4.06%
6-mo -11.49%
1-year -8.23%
3-year 26.65%
5-year 50.10%
YTD -0.07%
2022 -13.55%
2021 29.78%
2020 10.13%
2019 46.94%
2018 -21.80%

DFS Dividends

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Continue Researching DFS

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