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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 0.11% today. In the last week its performance is -0.26%, and 0.13% for the past quarter. Currently, Discover Financial Services, DFS has a target price of 65.05, so today’s gain of 0.11% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.80%.

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS), has a market cap of 22897.92, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.00%, and institutional ownership is 88.80%.

At the current price of 56.46, it has a dividend yield of 2.13%, and its target price is 65.05. 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 10.59, as well as a forward P/E of 9.26.

With a current EPS of 5.33, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 6.63%,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 8.30%.

Performance for the year is 3.45%. Since its IPO date on 6/14/2007, the total performance to date is 7.04%.

Volume today for Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS), is 2605400, while its average volume is 2597.24. Whilst the total gain today was 0.11%, it did have a day high of -6.35%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.21%, and 1.39% for the month. The 52-week low for Discover Financial Services, DFS has been 33.10%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.35%.

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 1.28, and the P/S is 2.78, along with a P/B of 2.14. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 1.96.

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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