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Last $58.45 USD
Change Today +0.03 / 0.05%
Volume 2.1M
DFS On Other Exchanges
New York
As of 8:04 PM 07/2/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

discover financial services (DFS) Snapshot

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11/11/14 - $66.75
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01/29/15 - $54.02
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discover financial services (DFS) Details

Discover Financial Services operates as a direct banking and payment services company in the United States. It operates in two segments, Direct Banking and Payment Services. The Direct Banking segment offers Discover-branded credit cards to individuals; and other consumer products and services, including private student loans, personal loans, home loans, home equity loans, prepaid cards, and other consumer lending, as well as deposit products, such as certificates of deposit, money market accounts, savings accounts, checking accounts, and individual retirement arrangement certificates of deposit. The Payment Services segment operates the Discover Network, which processes transactions for Discover-branded credit cards, and provides payment transaction processing and settlement services; and PULSE network, an electronic funds transfer network that provides financial institutions issuing debit cards on the PULSE network with access to automated teller machines and point-of-sale terminals. This segment also operates the Diners Club International, a payments network that issues Diners Club branded charge cards and provides card acceptance services. The company was incorporated in 1960 and is based in Riverwoods, Illinois.

14,676 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15
Founded in 1960

discover financial services (DFS) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $625.0K
Executive Vice President and President of Pay...
Total Annual Compensation: $650.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

discover financial services (DFS) Key Developments

DFS Seeks Acquisitions

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) is seeking acquisitions. DFS intend to use the net proceeds from the sale of the securities for general corporate purposes, which may include: working capital needs, investments, expansion of existing businesses, possible acquisitions of businesses and possible investments in other business opportunities.

Discover Financial Services Plans to Close its Home Lending Business and to Eliminate 460 Jobs

Discover Financial Services says it will close its home lending business and will eliminate 460 jobs, or about 3% of its workforce. Discover says the business isn't meeting its financial expectations and it wants to focus on its banking services, which are more profitable. It will continue to offer home equity loans through Discover Bank Discover says its Irvine, California, office will stop accepting mortgage applications.

Discover Financial Services Presents at William Blair’s 35th Annual Growth Stock Conference, Jun-10-2015 09:20 AM

Discover Financial Services Presents at William Blair’s 35th Annual Growth Stock Conference, Jun-10-2015 09:20 AM. Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, United States. Speakers: David W. Nelms, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.


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Valuation DFS Industry Range
Price/Earnings 12.0x
Price/Sales 3.7x
Price/Book 2.4x
Price/Cash Flow 11.4x
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