Discover Financial Services is a credit service company located in Illinois, United States, which is part of the Financial Services sector, and is traded under the ticker DFS on the NYSE exchange.
Discover Financial Services stock last closed at $120.07, down 0.61% from the previous day, and has increased 5.37% in one year. It has underperformed other stocks in the Credit Services industry by 0.09 percentage points. Discover Financial Services stock is currently +51.91% from its 52-week low of $79.04, and -5.71% from its 52-week high of $127.34.
As of Mar 4, 2024, there are 250.56M shares of DFS outstanding. The market cap of DFS is $30.08B. In the last 24 hours, 1.66M DFS shares were traded.
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Out of 14 Equities analysts who monitor DFS, the consensus analyst rating on DFS is a Buy
It's important to note that analyst forecasts are not stock recommendations, nor are they investment advice.
James Fotheringham, a top 10% analyst from BMO Capital maintains DFS with a hold rating and lowers their DFS price target from $116.00 to $104.00, on Jan 22, 2024.
Meng Jiao, a top 22% analyst from Deutsche Bank maintains DFS with a hold rating and lowers their DFS price target from $140.00 to $111.00, on Jan 19, 2024.
Ryan Nash, a bottom 34% analyst from Goldman Sachs maintains DFS with a strong buy rating and lowers their DFS price target from $139.00 to $121.00, on Jan 19, 2024.
Mark Devries, a top 26% analyst from Barclays maintains DFS with a hold rating and lowers their DFS price target from $124.00 to $112.00, on Jan 19, 2024.
Saul Martinez, a top 27% analyst from HSBC downgrades DFS to a hold rating and lowers their DFS price target from $121.00 to $107.00, on Jan 19, 2024.
You can dive deeper into what analysts are projecting on the Discover Financial Services stock forecast page.
Last year, DFS earnings were $2.86B. During the past five year, DFS's earnings have gone up by 7.61% per year. This was slower than the Credit Services industry average of 11.99%.
Last year, DFS revenue was $9.84B. In the last five year, DFS's revenue has gone up by 5.1% per year. This was slower than the Credit Services industry average of 9.52%.
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Over the past year, executives and large shareholders at DFS have sold more shares than they have bought.
Daniel Peter Capozzi, EVP Pres. - Consumer Banking of DFS, was the latest DFS insider to sell. They sold $1,324,860.48 worth of DFS stock on Feb 1, 2024.
Learn more about who owns DFS shares here.
Discover Financial Services pays a dividend of 2.33%, compared to the Credit Services industry's average dividend yield of 4.08%. If you owned $1,000 of DFS stock, you would have been paid $23.32 in the past year.
Discover Financial Services dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.
Find more data about Discover Financial Services dividend yield and history here.
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