Discover Financial Services (DFS): Price and Financial Metrics

Discover Financial Services (DFS): $99.03

1.35 (+1.38%)

POWR Rating

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  • DFS scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 58.92% of US stocks.
  • DFS's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • DFS ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 20th percentile.

DFS Stock Summary

  • DFS has a higher market value than 91.31% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $24,320,612,940.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 8.48 for DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES; that's greater than it is for 87.28% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES's share price is greater than that of just 12.77% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES are CCEP, MT, MTB, CHD, and NTRS.
  • 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/sales ratio is 2.2; this is 120% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 192 months, DFS's price/sales ratio has gone down 1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DFS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DFS 2023-03-17 2.2 1.7 5.6 6.3
DFS 2023-03-16 2.3 1.7 5.8 6.4
DFS 2023-03-15 2.3 1.7 5.9 6.4
DFS 2023-03-14 2.4 1.8 6.2 6.7
DFS 2023-03-13 2.3 1.8 5.9 6.5
DFS 2023-03-10 2.4 1.8 6.2 6.7

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)

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DFS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $99.03 52-week high $121.17
Prev. close $97.68 52-week low $87.64
Day low $98.47 Volume 86,551
Day high $99.29 Avg. volume 2,546,036
50-day MA $108.02 Dividend yield 2.54%
200-day MA $102.47 Market Cap 25.68B

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.

Discover Financial Services Announces First Quarter 2023 Earnings Release on April 19, 2023, and Conference Call on April 20, 2023

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DFS Price Returns

1-mo -11.58%
3-mo 1.79%
6-mo 10.13%
1-year -10.59%
3-year 182.15%
5-year 53.87%
YTD 1.79%
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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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

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