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Discover Financial Services (DFS.N)

DFS.N on New York Stock Exchange

65.06USD
17 Nov 2017
Change (% chg)

$0.24 (+0.37%)
Prev Close
$64.82
Open
$64.60
Day's High
$65.39
Day's Low
$64.53
Volume
459,611
Avg. Vol
615,725
52-wk High
$74.33
52-wk Low
$57.50

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

    Revenue* Earnings Per Share**
FY 2017 Sep '17 1.588
Jun '17 1.404
Mar '17 1.427
FY 2016 Dec '16 1.396
Sep '16 1.555
Jun '16 1.465
Mar '16 1.348
FY 2015 Dec '15 1.138
Sep '15 1.380
Jun '15 1.326
Mar '15 1.279
 
*Note: Units in Millions ofU.S. Dollars
**Note: Units in U.S. Dollars

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 16 2,587.40 2,627.00 2,534.00 2,435.77
Quarter Ending Mar-18 15 2,552.00 2,633.70 2,438.00 2,386.55
Year Ending Dec-17 18 9,871.78 9,910.00 9,817.00 9,434.47
Year Ending Dec-18 19 10,592.10 10,982.80 10,263.00 9,790.99
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 23 1.54 1.64 1.46 1.54
Quarter Ending Mar-18 20 1.60 1.79 1.45 1.64
Year Ending Dec-17 25 5.96 6.05 5.88 6.11
Year Ending Dec-18 24 6.62 7.50 6.15 6.60
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 7.72 12.00 4.70 7.30
Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 11.19 47.83 36.39
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 13.36 34.57 39.02
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 9.33 11.22 11.47
Beta 1.51 1.19 1.48
Price to Sales (TTM) 2.45 8.97 6.05
Price to Book (MRQ) 2.24 5.45 2.86
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) 2.20 6.02 2.99
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 9.04 183.51 27.24
% Owned Institutions 88.51 2.23 0.63

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield 2.15 1.18 1.86
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg -- 0.93 1.81
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate 42.13 14.65 22.06
Payout Ratio(TTM) 21.42 17.77 54.64

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 13.37 25.86 16.80
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 11.06 16.37 11.16
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 6.31 19.91 14.10
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 2.11 2.77 50.81
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 5.63 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 7.26 19.01 10.25
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 10.03 14.80 19.62

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) -- 0.22 0.05
Current Ratio (MRQ) -- 1.04 1.90
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 239.00 279.99 33.59
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 239.00 390.75 71.76
Interest Coverage (TTM) -- 30.45 8.71

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) -- 37.64 3.21
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 41.47 3.09
EBITD Margin (TTM) 48.63 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg -- 22.01 48.11
Operating Margin (TTM) 36.52 21.77 36.14
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -- -44.43 40.67
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 36.52 20.28 36.40
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -- -46.48 40.86
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 23.60 13.80 28.94
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -- -52.78 32.24
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 35.39 29.10 21.20
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 27.45 20.91

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) -- 26,723,234 53,220,918
Net Income/Employee (TTM) -- 4,720,227 16,717,251
Receivable Turnover (TTM) -- 309.72 8,467.07
Inventory Turnover (TTM) -- 107.24 1.09
Asset Turnover (TTM) -- 0.14 0.02

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 2.42 1.90 2.57
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 2.14 2.81
Return on Investment (TTM) -- 2.76 0.43
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 3.21 0.46
Return on Equity (TTM) 20.75 12.38 15.11
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 17.42 19.97
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 8.45 6.84 6.31
EPS (TTM) % 12.35 5.14 7.26
Dividend % 7.41 16.17 42.13
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for Discover Financial Services

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week -2.27 -2.41 99 28
13 Week 9.47 2.97 99 40
26 Week 8.23 -0.04 99 69
52 Week -1.44 -16.41 99 74
YTD -9.75 -21.65 83 82
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 88.50%
# of Holders: 1,013
Total Shares Held: 321,596,911
3 Mo. Net Change: -9,258,038
# New Positions: 47
# Closed Positions: 90
# Increased Positions: 340
# Reduced Positions: 473
# Net Buyers: -133
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