Stock To Watch: Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $64.18 on Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $1.43 a share for the upcoming quarter and $5.73 for the current fiscal.

Technical View

The technical analysis of Discover Financial Services Com plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of Discover Financial Services Com is $55.59, and stock is trading $2.58 points away or +4.65% from its 50-day moving average of $55.59. Further it is trading $5.67 or +10.79% away its 200-day moving average of $52.50. Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) 52-week high is $58.27 and the 52-week low is $42.86.

This explains if the stock moves $-0.10, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +35.72% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.

Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of Discover Financial Services Com, shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) ratio came in at 10.93.

The stock last ended the trading session at $58.17 and registered a market cap of $23.48B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) PEG ratio is at 1.23.

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