Quarterly EPS Estimate For Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) Cited At $1.42

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The average EPS estimate for Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) for the three months ending 2016-12-31 is given as $1.42.

You find that 7 days ago, the average EPS estimate on the stock was $1.42, while for the 30 days ago the average EPS estimate stood at $1.42.

If you look back further, you see that the average EPS estimate for Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) 60 days ago was given as 1.42, while EPS estimate 90 days ago was quoted at $1.42.

The change in the stock’s EPS estimate over the last 7 days works out to 0%.

EPS estimate revisions

Over the last 7 days, EPS estimates for Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) have been revised up 0 times. In the same period, the EPS estimate has been revised down 0 times.

In the last 30 days, the stock has had its EPS estimate revised up 5 and it has been revised up 3 times over the last 60 days.

Up revisions in the last 90 days are 3 and up revisions in the last 120 days are 5.

But for the last 18 days, the company has seen its EPS revised up 4 times, offset by 4 down revisions in the same period.

The down revisions of EPS in last 30, 60, 90 and 120 days were 3, 3, 3 and 3.

What About EPS Surprises

Analysts predicted EPS of $1.42 for Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) for the period ended 2. But the company ended up posting actual EPS of $1.47 on 2016-07-19. The EPS estimate cited was worked out based on 10 estimates that analysts had issued on the stock.

Therefore, Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) posted EPS surprise of $0.05 per share in dollar terms, which works out to 3.52%. The standard deviation of the actual EPS reported by the company and the average EPS estimate immediately before the earnings were released works out to $0.05.

Quarterly Sales Estimates

For the fiscal year 2017, the mean and median annual sales estimates for the company are given as $1834.833 and $1835.5. The estimates are based on the projections of 6 analysts.

So far, the highest annual sales estimate for Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) stands at$1887. That compares with the lowest annual sales estimate of $1789. Calculating the standard deviation of the extreme annual sales estimates leads you to 31.466%.

Annual sales estimate adjustments

In the last 7 days, 6 analysts have raised their annual sales estimates for the company. But over the same period, 6 analysts have trimmed their annual sales estimates.

With that, you find that the percentage change in mean annual sales estimate in the last 7 days works out to 0%.

Over the last one month, though, 6 analysts moved to raise their sales estimates for Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS). That compares with 6 analysts who cut their sales estimate for the company in the same period. That leads you to 1.278% as the mean sales estimate change over the last one month.

If you look back further, you see that over the last three months, 6 analysts have moved raise their sales estimates Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS). That offset by 6 analysts who in the same period lowered their sales estimates for the stock. That works out to percentage change in mean sales estimate of 1.325% over a period of three months.

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