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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 23244.58. It is in the Credit Services industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 10.67, a forward P/E of 9.36 and EPS of 5.33. At a stock price of 56.9 (0.03%) it has a dividend yield of 2.11%.

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 6.00% and more long-term 7.58% 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 1.39%. For the last month performance for Discover Financial Services is 11.20%. While the last quarter is 0.85% and half year, 28.29%. Finally for the year, performance is 4.87%.

The 52-week high for Discover Financial Services, is at -1.59%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 33.41%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.14% and 8.04% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.12%, and for the month it is 1.56%. 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 89.20%. Discover Financial Services has a payout ratio of 15.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 408.66. The shares float is 408.16, with the float short at 1.49%, with short ratio coming to 2.04.

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 20.40%. 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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