79.24 0.00 (0.00%)
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|Bid||70.60 x 900|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||78.23 - 79.69|
|52 Week Range||57.50 - 81.93|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||12.62|
|Earnings Date||Oct 22, 2018 - Oct 26, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.60 (2.05%)|
|1y Target Est||87.41|
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Attention dividend hunters! Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) will be distributing its dividend of US$0.40 per share on the 06 September 2018, and will start trading ex-dividend in 2 days timeRead More...
One of these two companies is growing its top and bottom lines at a torrid pace. The other looks to be a rare value stock in today's bull market. But which is a better buy now?
For the fourth time in five years, Discover ranked highest for credit card customer satisfaction among U.S. credit card companies by J.D. Power. Discover received a total of 836 points out of a possible 1,000, according to the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Credit Card Satisfaction Study SM, outpacing the industry average by 35 points. “This latest recognition from J.D. Power as the industry leader in customer satisfaction is a credit to our hard-working employees and their dedication to putting the customer first,” said David Nelms, chairman and CEO of Discover.
Investors aren’t quite sure what to make of financial stocks right now. Rising interest rates generally prove a boon for financial stocks, but if turmoil in Turkey turns into an outright contagion that infects the rest of the world, it’s unlikely any sector would be spared regardless of the backdrop. Then again, for investors who are truly part of the buy-and-hold crowd, the news-driven swings don’t really matter.
Discover is introducing more features and debuting a new debit card design for the Discover Cashback Debit product. Customers of Discover Cashback Debit, previously known as Discover Cashback Checking, will now be able to temporarily freeze their debit card, automatically transfer their earned cash back to their eligible savings account and pay using a stylish new card. “Cashback Debit already comes with no monthly fees while providing cash back for everyday purchases.
The credit card issuer is not without some nagging concerns. But, overall, its prospects seem bright and its shares look cheap.
Discover Financial (NYSE:DFS) has announced that it is appointing Roger Hochschild as the new company CEO due to the fact that current boss David Nelmes is stepping down. Nelmes announced that he will be retiring early next year and continue as the company’s executive chairman. Hochschild has been the company’s president and chief operating officer since 2004.
Roger Hochschild will replace David Nelms as chief executive officer at Discover Financial Services on Oct. 1. Both have been at the Riverswood company for 20 years.
MARKET PULSE Discover Financial Services (dfs) said Chief Executive David Nelms will step down, after 14 years in the role, as he plans to retire in early 2019. The stock was still inactive in premarket trade.
Discover Financial Services named Roger Hochschild, the credit-card issuer’s current chief operating officer, to replace Chief Executive Officer David Nelms, who’s retiring. “The Board and I are confident that Roger is the right choice to lead the company into its next period of growth,” Lawrence Weinbach, Discover’s lead independent director, said in a statement. Hochschild takes over as Discover tries to build out its national deposit-taking franchise.
Discover Financial Services promoted operating chief Roger Hochschild to succeed Chief Executive Officer David Nelms, who’s stepping down Oct. 1 after two decades at the credit-card lender. Nelms, 57, plans to retire early next year and will continue as executive chairman until then, the Riverwoods, Illinois-based company said Friday in a statement. “There is really no more qualified executive for this specific role,” KBW analyst Sanjay Sakhrani said in a note to clients.
Discover Financial Services (DFS) announced today that Roger Hochschild, currently President and Chief Operating Officer, will succeed David Nelms as Chief Executive Officer on October 1, 2018, and will retain his role as President. Hochschild has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors. Nelms, currently Chairman and CEO, notified the Board of his intention to retire from Discover in early 2019.
Visa’s (V) PE ratio is 27.30x on a next-12-month basis, which represents a premium valuation, as the industry has an average of 17.16x. In the fiscal third quarter, Visa witnessed strong momentum in payment volumes as well as in contactless transactions globally. Transport operators have been the primary drivers of the favorable response to contactless payments.
Analysts’ rating on Mastercard (MA) improved in July compared to June. In July 2018, Mastercard was covered by 40 analysts. 18 of these analysts have given the stock a “strong buy,” 19 recommended a “buy,” and three analysts rated the stock a “hold.”
Nearly one fifth of credit card users thinks checking their credit score will lower it, according to a recent survey by Discover. Here's why exerts say you should check your score and credit report often. Nearly one in five credit card users is still under the false assumption that checking their credit score could drag it down, according to a recent online survey of more than 2,000 credit card holders conducted in June by Discover DFS , a direct banking and payment services company.
Mastercard (MA) has a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.04x on an NTM (next-12-month) basis compared to the peer average of 15.95x. Mastercard’s management had positive views on the US economy, as consumer confidence and strong jobs growth supported economic growth in the second quarter.
The giant payment processing companies (IYF)—Visa (V) and Mastercard (MA)—posted strong results for the June quarter, outpacing analyst expectations for revenues and EPS. Mastercard’s gross dollar volumes in the United States rose from $419 billion in the first quarter to $442 billion in the second quarter. Visa posted net operating revenues of $5.2 billion in the second quarter, which implies a YoY (year-over-year) growth of 15%.
Discover Financial Services, a leading direct bank and payments services company, and National Credit Card Center of R.O.C. (NCCC), the domestic payment network in Taiwan, today signed an agreement to form a strategic network alliance and expand its existing acquiring relationship. Currently, Discover®, Diners Club International®, and network affiliate cards are accepted on the NCCC network in Taiwan. The new agreement will allow acceptance of NCCC Global Cards outside of Taiwan on the Discover Global Network.
The majority of U.S. consumers, 61 percent, are actively trying to improve their credit score, according to a recent survey commissioned by Discover. Millennials are leading the charge, as 83 percent reported taking steps to improve their score, compared to 66 percent of Generation X and 34 percent of Baby Boomers. In fact, the youngest survey respondents, ages 18 to 21, outpaced all other age groups as 87 percent said they were actively working to improve their score.