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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) which is in the industry Credit Services, gaining 0.70% today. In the last week its performance is 2.67%, and 5.29% for the past quarter. Currently, Discover Financial Services, DFS has a target price of 64.59, so today’s gain of 0.70% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.25%.

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS), has a market cap of 24056.02, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.00%, and institutional ownership is 88.80%.

At the current price of 60.02, it has a dividend yield of 2.00%, and its target price is 64.59. This is with a profit margin of 27.30%, and total debt/equity of 2.28. Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) has a P/E of 11.26, as well as a forward P/E of 9.87.

With a current EPS of 5.33, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 6.28%,Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 4.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.23%.

Performance for the year is 17.47%. Since its IPO date on 6/14/2007, the total performance to date is 13.79%.

Volume today for Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS), is 1947000, while its average volume is 2760.26. Whilst the total gain today was 0.70%, it did have a day high of -0.45%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.25%, and 1.09% for the month. The 52-week low for Discover Financial Services, DFS has been 41.49%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.45%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 10.90%, and its return on assets is 2.60%. Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) has an operating margin of 63.90%. With a sales growth of 7.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Discover Financial Services, DFS is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 2.28, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Discover Financial Services? Well its PEG is 1.37, and the P/S is 2.92, along with a P/B of 2.27. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 2.06.

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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