DFS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Discover Financial Inorganic Growth Solid, Cost Woes Linger - ...

    December 18, 2014
    On Dec 18, 2014, we issued an updated research report on Discover Financial Services (DFS).
  2. Discover Financial Services (DFS): New Analyst Report from Zacks ...

    December 18, 2014
    Discover Financial's strength lies in its strong inorganic growth story and solid cash position that also enables efficient ...
  3. Some credit cards offer travel coverage, which may include trip cancellations, lost baggage and rental car damages.

    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 ...
  4. Some credit cards offer travel coverage, which may include trip cancellations, lost baggage and rental car damages.

    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 ...
  5. If you're traveling to Europe, make sure you have a widely accepted credit card that uses chip technology. It doesn't hurt to have some cash, too.

    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 ...
  6. 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.

    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.
  7. 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 ...
  8. e-Commerce Stocks on Which to Click (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook

    July 2, 2014
    e-Commerce Stocks on Which to Click (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook
  9. 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. ...
  10. The Best Credit Card Stock You Can Buy

    April 24, 2014
    When a company is referred to as a "poor man's American Express (NYSE: AXP)," it may seem like a backhanded compliment. #-ad_banner-#But ...
  11. e-Commerce Stock Update - March 2014 (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook

    March 6, 2014
    e-Commerce Stock Update - March 2014 (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook
  12. Bullish chart of BSX. The stock is trading within an ascending channel. We'll take a look at other companies that are showing similar patterns.

    Four Strong Stocks in Rising Trend Channels

    October 23, 2013
    Even with the S&P 500 rallying to new highs, a high quality entry and exit is still required to capitalize an a stocks uptrend. ...
  13. Discover Financial Stays at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 8, 2013
    We have retained our Neutral recommendation on Discover Financial Services based on the company???s fundamental strength, ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. Disco and Other Financial Stocks Making Big Moves on December ...

    December 20, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has declined 0.4%, the S&P 500 has been relatively flat and the Dow has decreased ...
  16. Trending Stocks And The January Effect

    December 19, 2012
    January is often attributed to a rise in stock prices, so here are some strong trending stocks which should profit from the ...
  17. VeriFone to Upgrade PayLife System - Analyst Blog

    November 16, 2012
    VeriFone Systems, Inc. (PAY) recently inked an agreement with Austrian company PayLife to install new VeriFone VX 680 wireless ...
  18. Banks to Face Tougher Stress Test - Analyst Blog

    November 16, 2012
    Major American banks will have to undergo yet another round of stress tests early next year to prove their financial mettle ...
  19. American Express To Pay $85 Million In CFPB Settlement

    November 9, 2012
    American Express is being forced to refund money after it was found to have defrauded its customers with unnecessary fees. ...
  20. Sallie Mae Stays Outperform - Analyst Blog

    October 8, 2012
    We have reaffirmed our long term Outperform recommendation on SLM Corp. (SLM), commonly known as Sallie Mae, based on its ...
  21. Discover Financial Services (DFS) - Bull of the Day

    October 3, 2012
    Discover Financial Services' (DFS) higher transaction and credit card sales volumes as well record-low delinquency and chargeoff ...
  22. The Right Way to Find Growth and Value Stocks - Screen of the ...

    September 4, 2012
    Looking for growth and value is a winning combination. Especially now, with concerns over slowing growth and rich valuations. ...
  23. Uptrends Within Uptrends

    August 8, 2012
    Short-term and long-term, these stocks are moving higher. The trendlines created by short and long-term trends provide price ...
  24. Global Payments Riding The Credit Card Wave

    August 1, 2012
    Global Payments represents a very compelling way to gain exposure to the growing market for digital financial transactions. ...
  25. Waiting For A Better Price On Wright Express

    June 27, 2012
    Wright Express does well by many metrics, but its valuation is not very attractive.
  26. Fitch Affirms Discover's Ratings - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2012
    Following the release of Discover Financial Services' (DFS) second quarter 2012 earnings last week, Fitch Ratings reaffirmed ...
  27. How Much Better Can It Get At Discover?

    June 21, 2012
    Discover is reaping excellent returns, but are they at a peak?
  28. Rating Action on American Express - Analyst Blog

    June 8, 2012
    Recently, Standard & Poor's Rating Services (S&P) raised the long-term issuer credit rating (ICR) of the operating ...
  29. Discover Financial Services - Momentum

    May 8, 2012
    DFS 050712 Discover Financial Services (DFS) Back in early March, DFS was featured as a momentum stock due to its stellar ...
  30. Credit Card Stocks Are Charging Higher

    April 3, 2012
    Credit card debt is just an unfortunate fact of life for many Americans, but the savvy among us know that revenge can be ...
  31. Smart Stocks To Rally With

    March 28, 2012
    As the market advances, investing risk naturally increases but seeking out quality companies where you can pay below a reasonable ...
  32. Financial Stocks That Are Bucking The Trend

    November 28, 2011
    These four financial stocks are holding up well this year.
  33. Google's Not The Only Player In The Mobile Payment Business

    October 3, 2011
    Finally, a race Google isn't destined to win - at least in the long run.
  34. Cash-Rich Companies with Strong Charts

    July 7, 2011
    Investors looking for relative safety in the current environment should consider shares of these four companies, which have ...
  35. Can Capital One Get Real Value From ING Direct?

    June 22, 2011
    Capital One is making a high-risk, high-reward play by taking on ING Direct.
  36. 3 Fundamentally Sound Financials

    October 21, 2010
    The sector may be down, but there are some great buys as a result.
  37. Time To Act Locally On Global Payments?

    October 13, 2010
    Is GPN falling into turnaround territory, or just falling?
  38. Low P/E Stocks In Every Sector

    June 30, 2010
    There are low P/E stocks in every sector, and these are just a few of them.
  39. Was It Really A Bailout?

    March 23, 2010
    Although Americans are convinced that the TARP program was a waste of taxpayer money, the latest report indicates that most ...
  40. Stocks Providing Value And Growth

    August 3, 2009
    Value and growth are usually considered opposites in the investing world. Well, here's some stocks that may boast both.
  41. Capital One: Debt's In Your Wallet?

    October 8, 2008
    Capital One offers attractive valuations, but charge-offs and delinquencies are on the rise.
  42. Next Credit Crisis - Consumer?

    September 2, 2008
    Is the credit crisis about to spill over to the consumer credit companies? If so, you need to keep an eye on these stocks. ...
  43. Cashless Is King (AXP, MA)

    October 2, 2007
    Despite the prospects of a spending slowdown, credit card companies could still see healthy profit growth over the next few ...
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