Discover Financial Services (DFS): Price and Financial Metrics

Discover Financial Services (DFS): $106.53

-1.83 (-1.69%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades














  • Stability is the dimension where DFS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 60.45% of US stocks.
  • DFS's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • DFS's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 20.31% of US stocks).

DFS Stock Summary

  • DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES's market capitalization of $29,194,172,990 is ahead of 92.21% of US-listed equities.
  • Of note is the ratio of DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.94% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 8.27 for DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES; that's greater than it is for 87.21% 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 MTB, CCEP, GPC, COF, and VOD.
  • 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/sales ratio is 107.69% higher, now standing at 2.7.
  • DFS's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 6.6 over the prior 188 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DFS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DFS 2022-11-23 2.7 2.1 6.8 6.7
DFS 2022-11-22 2.7 2.1 6.8 6.7
DFS 2022-11-21 2.7 2.1 6.8 6.7
DFS 2022-11-18 2.7 2.1 6.8 6.6
DFS 2022-11-17 2.7 2.0 6.7 6.6
DFS 2022-11-16 2.7 2.0 6.7 6.6

DFS Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 83.99%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -39.87%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -13.99%.
DFS's revenue has moved down $59,000,000 over the prior 15 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
2022-09-30 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
2021-06-30 10,861 5,985 4,780

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)

DFS Stock Price Chart Interactive Chart >

Price chart for DFS

DFS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $106.53 52-week high $130.81
Prev. close $108.36 52-week low $87.64
Day low $105.75 Volume 2,080,056
Day high $109.11 Avg. volume 1,806,550
50-day MA $99.63 Dividend yield 2.21%
200-day MA $104.88 Market Cap 29.11B

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)

DFS Latest News Stream

Event/Time News Detail
Loading, please wait...

DFS Latest Social Stream

Loading social stream, please wait...

View Full DFS Social Stream

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.

Was Arrowstreet Capital Right About These 10 Finance Stocks?

In this article, we discuss the top 10 finance stock picks of Arrowstreet Capital as of the end of the third quarter of 2021 and assess their performance over the past 12 months. To see more such stocks and their performance, go to Was Arrowstreet Capital Right About These 5 Finance Stocks? We prepared the […]

Yahoo | November 25, 2022

Why Is Discover (DFS) Up 8.2% Since Last Earnings Report?

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 23, 2022

4 scorching buybacks this week: Walmart, Discover

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) reinstated its share buyback after having suspended the plan in July due to "an internal investigation relating to its student loan servicing practices and related compliance matters." In an SEC filing this week, it said, "The investigation has been completed, and the Company has determined that it will resume repurchases under its existing share repurchase program authorizing up to $4.2 billion of share repurchases through June 30, 2023."

Yahoo | November 19, 2022

Discover to relocate customer care center from New Albany to Whitehall, invest $16M in new space

Discover Financial Services is relocating its New Albany center to another Central Ohio location where it will invest $16 million.

Yahoo | November 18, 2022

Discover Plans to Open a Customer Care Center in Whitehall to Bring High-quality Jobs and Enhance Equity in the Columbus Region

COLUMBUS, Ohio, November 18, 2022--Discover Plans to Open a Customer Care Center in Whitehall, Ohio to Bring High-quality Jobs and Enhance Equity in the Columbus Region

Yahoo | November 18, 2022

Read More 'DFS' Stories Here

DFS Price Returns

1-mo 3.11%
3-mo 7.63%
6-mo -2.30%
1-year 2.51%
3-year 35.78%
5-year 67.23%
YTD -5.86%
2021 29.78%
2020 10.13%
2019 46.94%
2018 -21.80%
2017 8.92%

DFS Dividends

Ex-Dividend Date Type Payout Amount Change
Loading, please wait...
View Full DFS Dividend History

Continue Researching DFS

Here are a few links from around the web to help you further your research on Discover Financial Services's stock as an investment opportunity:

Discover Financial Services (DFS) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Discover Financial Services (DFS) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Discover Financial Services (DFS) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

Get Free Updates

Join thousands of investors who get the latest news, insights and top rated picks from!

Page generated in 0.7292 seconds.