Stock Price of Discover Financial Services (DFS) Increases 0.43%

Stock price performance of Discover Financial Services is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 7.42% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 19.86% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 49.97% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Discover Financial Services has a positive value of 41.58 compared to overall market. For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 3.01% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 1.65%.The 200 Day SMA reached 16.22%

Discover Financial Services is having a Relative Strength Index of 47.77 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. Stocks of Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) rallied by 0.43% during the past week but lost 3.75% on a 4-week basis. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.32% in the past week but underperformed the index by 4.6% in the last 4 weeks.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 3, 2017, James V Panzarino (EVP) sold 5,000 shares at 68.06 per share price.On Feb 3, 2017, Glenn P Schneider (EVP) sold 12,056 shares at 69.03 per share price.On Feb 3, 2017, Diane E Offereins (EVP) sold 10,000 shares at 69.55 per share price.

Discover Financial Services Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 24, 2017. The company reported $1.40 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $1.39. The company had revenue of $2358.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2337.27 million. The companys revenue was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.14 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Discover Financial Services was Downgraded by Susquehanna to Neutral on Jan 6, 2017. Discover Financial Services was Upgraded by BofA/Merrill to Buy on Dec 15, 2016. Company shares were Upgraded by Wedbush on Dec 7, 2016 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 78 from a previous price target of $72 .

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $68.93 and hit $69.68 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $69.36, with a gain of 1.91% or 1.3 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,016,466 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $74.33 and the company has a market cap of $26,821 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $42.86 .

Discover Financial Services operates the Discover Card with more than fifty million cardmembers, the Discover Network with millions of merchant and cash access locations, and the Goldfish credit card business in the United Kingdom. Discover Financial Services also operates the pulse ATM/debit network, which serves more than four thousand four hundred financial institutions and includes nearly two lakhs sixty thousand ATMs, as well as POS terminals, nationwide.

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