|Bid||65.01 x 800|
|Ask||80.83 x 2900|
|Day's Range||74.97 - 76.57|
|52 Week Range||63.31 - 81.93|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.59|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||12.11|
|Earnings Date||Oct 25, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.60 (2.11%)|
|1y Target Est||88.68|
Credit card interest rates, on average, now top 17%, the highest level in 2 years. That’s according to a study by the website CreditCards.com. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Dan Roberts and Julia La Roche discuss.
The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates and signal more rate hikes in the future. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith and Dion Rabouin speak with Myles Udland whose covering the meeting.
Discover today announced its support of EMVCo’s v0.9 release of the EMV®* Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) draft specification and emphasized the importance of EMVCo’s additional step to provide an opportunity to all industry stakeholders to comment on the standards before the first complete version is issued in 2019. “As a member of EMVCo, Discover continues to contribute on the EMV SRC initiative.
The Board of Directors of Discover Financial Services declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per share of common stock payable on December 6, 2018, to holders of record at the close of business on November 21, 2018. Discover Financial Services (DFS) is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. The company issues the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business.
Discover Financial Services (DFS) announced today that it is pledging up to $500,000 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Michael relief efforts through a cardmember donation matching program. Discover will match donations dollar-for-dollar up to $500,000 for every cardmember who donates to the American Red Cross using Cashback Bonus®, or makes a donation with their Discover card. Discover also is matching employee donations to the American Red Cross dollar-for-dollar through its Employee Giving Program and is currently waiving transaction fees on all credit card donations to the American Red Cross.
The average savings account offers a paltry 0.8 percent annual return. "It starts to become material for people," said Nick Clements, a co-founder of the financial website MagnifyMoney. Banks are finally raising their returns on savings accounts – digital banks, that is.
Discover Cashback Debit customers are now able to add their Cashback Debit card to Apple Pay® and earn 1% cashback on eligible transactions. Apple Pay is an easy, secure and private way to make payments in participating stores, apps and websites. “Enabling Apple Pay for Discover Cashback Debit is a key step to ensure our customers are able to use their checking account in channels of their choice, including their mobile devices,” said Arijit Roy, vice president of Deposits at Discover.
Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc., exposed the private data of some users of its Google+ social network to outside developers, but the company said it found no evidence that developers misused data. The phrase “data breach” in the headline for Tuesday’s Page One article about the exposure could be interpreted as suggesting that data was misused. The name of Discover Financial Services was incorrectly given as Discovery Financial Services in a chart with a Heard on the Street column Tuesday about credit-card issuers.
Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) saw a decent share price growth in the teens level on the NYSE over the last few months. As a large-cap stock with high coverage by Read More...
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.
Analyst Richard Shane upgraded Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) from Neutral to Overweight and increased the price target from $81 to $89. The analyst maintained an Overweight rating on Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) and hiked the price target from $109 to $113. Shane maintained a Neutral rating on American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) and lifted the price target from $105 to $115.
Thanks to the internet, there are now countless ways to make money online. But, what are some easy ideas? TheStreet explores 25 ways to make additional cash from your home (or car).
Discover has been recognized as a 2018 Top Workplace by Columbus CEO Magazine for the sixth year in a row for having an exemplary work environment for employees. The 2018 Top Workplaces list is based on employee feedback gathered through a survey administered by Energage, LLC, formerly known as WorkplaceDynamics, a research firm that specializes in employee engagement tools. “Top Workplaces is more than just a recognition,” said Doug Claffey, CEO of Energage.
Now, with the opportunity to save big on lodgings or even make an extra buck yourself, Airbnb provides something for the traveler and the local alike. With the conventional set up of a bed-and-breakfast inn (B&B) Airbnb's founders Joe Gebbia, Brian Chesky and Nathan Blecharczyk created a way for average locals to make extra money while renting out the space they already had. While we may still be waiting for an Airbnb IPO, the company's undeniable success indicates it's here for the long haul.
Discover Financial Services (DFS) plans to report its third quarter 2018 results after the market closes on Thursday, October 25, 2018. Discover Financial Services (DFS) is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. The company issues the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business.
The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. Over the last month, growth of ETFs holding DFS is favorable, with net inflows of $14.83 billion. This is among the highest net inflows seen over the last one-year and the rate of additional inflows appears to be increasing.
Forty six percent of parents with college-bound students report that they have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®)1, according to a survey commissioned by Discover Student Loans. The survey also showed that nearly a quarter (22 percent) of students currently in college or recently graduated said they don’t know what the FAFSA is. The beliefs that they would not qualify or didn’t need federal aid were the primary reasons both parents and students chose not to complete the FAFSA.
The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. Index (PMI) data, output in the Financials sector is rising.
Discover Financial Services (DFS) announced today that it is pledging up to $500,000 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Florence relief efforts through a cardmember donation matching program. Discover will match donations dollar-for-dollar up to $500,000 for every cardmember who donates to the American Red Cross using Cashback Bonus®, or makes a donation with their Discover card. Discover also is matching employee donations to the American Red Cross dollar-for-dollar through its Employee Giving Program and is currently waiving transaction fees on all credit card donations to the American Red Cross.
Discover Financial Services, a leading direct bank and payments services company, and Promoción y Operación S.A. de C.V. (Prosa), a leading payment solutions provider and domestic payments network in Mexico, signed an agreement to form a strategic network alliance to expand Discover® Global Network acceptance in Mexico. Discover, Diners Club International®, PULSE and network affiliate cards will now be accepted on Prosa’s network in Mexico at both point-of-sale and ATM locations.
A healthy job market and steady growth in wages have led to an increase in consumers’ disposable income and spending power. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in August was 3.9%. The current unemployment rate is hovering around 3.7%, its lowest level since the 1960s.
The 2018 Debit Issuer Study found that consumer debit use continued to grow in 2017, contributing to improved overall debit performance, while fraud losses per transaction declined for the second consecutive year. On the mobile payments front, the 13th annual survey – commissioned by PULSE®, one of the nation’s leading debit/ATM networks, and conducted by Oliver Wyman – found that cardholder enrollment in mobile wallets doubled year-over-year while transactions per enrolled card remained flat. PIN transactions used to be the sole domain of electronic funds transfer (EFT) networks, while signature transactions were the card brand networks’ arena.