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Summary of Discover Financial Services (DFS) | Monday May 8, 2017

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS), from Financial sector has been on the upside of the performance spectrum.

Discover Financial Services stated a price of 60.18 today, indicating a positive change of -0.20%.

Discover Financial Services is operating with a market capitalization of 23.15B, with a return on assets (ROA) of 2.60% and an average volume of 2494.36.

At present the return on equity (ROE) stands at 21.60% and the debt to equity stands at 2.51.

(Good to know: Return on Equity [ROE] is the simple measurement of profitability that takes into account how many dollars of profit an organization makes with each dollar of shareholder’s equity.)


The 52-week high for Discover Financial Services stands at -18.68% while the 52-week low stands at 21.40%.

The performance week for Discover Financial Services is at -3.66% and the performance month is at -8.80%. The quarterly and half-yearly performance stats stands at -12.68% and 8.69% respectively.

The performance (Year to Date) is at -15.99%.

The simple 20 day moving average for Discover Financial Services is -6.59% and the simple 200-day moving average is at -5.94%.

The volatility (week) for Discover Financial Services is at 1.70% and the volatility (month) is at 1.83%

(Good to know: Volatility in finance basically means the degree of disparity of a trading price series over time as calculated by the standard deviation of returns.)


Discover Financial Services’s short ratio is currently at 2.26 and the float short is at 1.49%.

Discover Financial Services’s P/E ratio currently stands at 10.32, while the P/S ratio is at 2.63 and the potential growth rate of earnings per share this year is at 12.30%.

Disclaimer: The views, opinions, and information expressed in this article are those of the authors and will not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any company stakeholders, financial professionals, or analysts. Examples of analysis performed within this article are for demonstration purposes only. They should not be utilized to make stock portfolio or financial decisions as they are based on limited and open source information only. Hence the assumptions made within the analysis are not reflective of the position of any analysts or financial professionals.

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