DFS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Discover Q4 Earnings on Tap, What to Expect?

    January 23, 2017
    Discover will need to show growth in core loan business to affirm it can compete.
  2. Discover Declares 30-Cent Quarterly Dividend

    January 20, 2017
    The cash dividend of 30 cents per share is payable on Feb. 23 to holders of record as of the close of business on Feb. 9.
  3. 3 Reasons Discover Stock Is Charging Higher (DFS)

    November 28, 2016
    With the company's new $2.5 billion stock buyback program, which should help drive EPS higher, Discover is its investors' ...
  4. Assessing Discover Stock at 52-Week High (DFS)

    November 23, 2016
    Shares of Discover have been on fire, skyrocketing 21% just in the past 30 days while gaining 16% in three months.
  5. Discover Posts Higher Charge-offs, Delinquencies (DFS)

    November 16, 2016
    Discover shares were under pressure Tuesday after the credit card issuer reported weaker-than-expected October metrics.
  6. Capital One Stock Soars Despite Downgrade (COF, DFS)

    November 15, 2016
    Capital One stock took off Monday even as the company received a downgrade by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus.
  7. Discover Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Tuesday (DFS)

    October 31, 2016
    Discover will send its dividend payment on Nov. 17 to shareholders of record as of Nov. 4.
  8. 3 Reasons Why Cash Might Be Obsolete in the Near Future

    October 3, 2016
    Cash might soon become obsolete as consumers increase their use of cash alternatives such as debit cards and cellphones to ...
  9. Improve Your Chances to Get Approved for a Credit Card (BAC, ...

    August 25, 2016
    Little or no credit doesn’t mean you’re stuck paying with cash. There are credit options for those just starting to establish ...
  10. Discover Student Loans: Are They Worth It? (DFS)

    August 24, 2016
    Understand the pros and cons of Discover Student Loans, and analyze how this loan product compares to similar products, such ...
  11. Discover Financial Trades Ex-Dividend Tuesday (DFS)

    August 1, 2016
    Discover will send its dividend payment on August 18 to shareholders of record as of August 4.
  12. An Insight Into American Personal Loan Habits (DFS)

    June 22, 2016
    A survey commissioned by Discover Personal Loans reveals interesting information about American financial habits.
  13. Synchrony Financial Forecasts Deeper Credit Losses

    June 15, 2016
    Shares of specialty financial services company Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) are trading lower after the company admitted ...
  14. Reviewing Capital One's Money Market Capabilities (COF)

    May 9, 2016
    Find out about Capital One 360's new money market account capabilities and how it compares with other top online money market ...
  15. Who Are Ally Financial's Main Competitors? (ALLY)

    April 26, 2016
    Find out which companies are Ally Financials biggest competitors and how it stacks up against them with its auto-lending ...
  16. The 5 Best Money Market Accounts in 2016 (ALLY, DCOM)

    April 25, 2016
    Find out which nationwide offerings of money market accounts are the best in 2016 with the highest rates, lowest fees and ...
  17. Discover Financial Earnings on Tap, What to Expect? (DFS)

    April 19, 2016
    With its shares down 3% year-to-date and 12% over the past year, Discover Financial can become a solid bounce back candidate ...
  18. Banks, Credit Card Companies May Track Your Phone (DFS, MA)

    March 8, 2016
    Banks and credit card companies have hit on a simple, effective way to know when a transaction is fraudulent: track customers' ...
  19. 3 Financials Stocks Near Their 52-Week Lows Worth Buying (AXP, ...

    March 1, 2016
    Identify several financial sector stocks trading near their 52-week lows that might be worth buying.
  20. The Top 5 Dividend-Paying Financials Stocks for 2016 (WFC, JPM)

    December 24, 2015
    Discover analyses of the top five dividend-paying financial stocks for 2016, and learn why their stock prices and dividends ...
  21. Credit Card Review: Discover it (DFS, AMZN)

    July 29, 2015
    Learn why the Discover it card provides a great balance between cost effectiveness and robust rewards, especially for those ...
  22. The 10 Richest Women In Finance

    July 24, 2015
    Who are the top 10 women in the financial industry?
  23. The Best Industries for Interns in 2015

    May 28, 2015
    While the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates 50.5 million jobs openings will be created between 2012 and 2022, there ...
  24. American Express's Main Competition

    May 14, 2015
    American Express competes with Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Financial Services in the credit card space. It also competes ...
  25. Review: Discover it Miles Card

    April 7, 2015
    This rewards card could be one of the most generous yet. See if it makes sense for you.
  26. How Is Cashback Profitable For Credit Card Companies?

    April 7, 2015
    Cashback rewards are not as beneficial to the consumer as they might initially seem.
  27. How MasterCard Likely Earned a Spot in Your Wallet

    March 26, 2015
    An in depth look at MasterCard and its future prospects as an investment.
  28. Profit From High Consumer Spending With Visa Or Mastercard

    March 9, 2015
    American consumers have more money to spend thanks to falling gas prices. Investing in Visa and MasterCard may give investors ...
  29. Which Are The Best Credit Cards To Take To China? (DFS)

    February 23, 2015
    Credit cards are now much more widely accepted in China – and one issuer leads the pack, due to its deal with China UnionPay, ...
  30. Visa vs. MasterCard: Is There a Difference?

    February 2, 2015
    Visa and MasterCard are two of the most widely used credit card brands. But are the differences between the two significant ...
  31. Do Your Card's Travel Benefits Make The Grade?

    October 28, 2014
    If you take frequent trips, it pays to evaluate the different travel benefits that a credit card offers – from airline miles ...
  32. Credit Cards With Travel Insurance

    October 24, 2014
    Some credit cards offer travel coverage, which may include trip cancellations, lost baggage and rental-car damages. Just ...
  33. Is Cash Or Credit Better For European Trips?

    October 23, 2014
    If you're traveling to Europe, make sure you have a widely accepted credit card that uses chip technology. It doesn't hurt ...
  34. How To Cash In On Credit Cards

    August 28, 2014
    How can an investor cash in on rising credit card use? There isn't an ETF yet, so let's look at the companies themselves.
  35. How To Trade Credit Card Stocks

    July 31, 2014
    The four major credit card stocks have been doing some interesting things lately. Here's how to trade them, where to buy ...
  36. Invest In Share Buybacks With This ETF

    June 13, 2014
    In most cases, when a company buys its own shares on the open market it's a signal to investors that they're undervalued. ...
  37. Discover Financial Services' Fourth Quarter Earnings Report

    December 20, 2012
    Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) announced its results for the most recent quarter on December 20, 2012. Discover Financial ...