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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 22907.24. It is in the Credit Services industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 10.42, a forward P/E of 9.14 and EPS of 5.33. At a stock price of 56.24 (1.27%) it has a dividend yield of 2.16%.

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 6.24% and more long-term 8.23% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 10.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 4.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 7.30%.

For performance, Discover Financial Services the past week has seen a gain of -1.24%. For the last month performance for Discover Financial Services is 3.98%. While the last quarter is 0.50% and half year, 24.60%. Finally for the year, performance is 3.39%.

The 52-week high for Discover Financial Services, is at -2.21%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 32.57%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.30% and 7.29% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.37%, and for the month it is 1.46%. Discover Financial Services, has a target price of 64.18.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.17, and for total debt/equity Discover Financial Services has 2.17. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 63.90%, the profit margin is 27.30%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 1.10%, with instituitional ownership at 89.50%. Discover Financial Services has a payout ratio of 15.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 412.52. The shares float is 408.16, with the float short at 1.50%, with short ratio coming to 2.11.

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 20.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 64.18, 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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