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How has Discover Financial Services:(NYSE:DFS) performed recently?

Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 23542.2. It is in the Credit Services industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 11, a forward P/E of 9.4 and EPS of 5.19. At a stock price of 56.82 (-0.47%) it has a dividend yield of 1.96%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 4.80%, more recently this last year it has grown by 4.60%. The next year growth is going to be about 6.75% and more long-term 7.62% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 5.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 4.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 8.00%.

For performance, Discover Financial Services the past week has seen a gain of 2.61%. For the last month performance for Discover Financial Services is 8.56%. While the last quarter is 10.44% and half year, 17.42%. Finally for the year, performance is -1.42%.

The 52-week high for Discover Financial Services, is at -3.08%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 33.23%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.49% and 8.14% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.24%, and for the month it is 1.75%. Discover Financial Services, has a target price of 62.95.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.3, and for total debt/equity Discover Financial Services has 0. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 64.90%, the profit margin is 27.60%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 1.10%, with instituitional ownership at 88.50%. Discover Financial Services has a payout ratio of 21.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 412.37. The shares float is 408.42, with the float short at 1.48%, with short ratio coming to 1.93.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Discover Financial Services, get 2.60%, with its returns on investment at 10.90%. Return on equity is 20.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 62.95, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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