One of the S&P 500’s big losers for Monday December 21 was Discover Financial Services (DFS). The company’s stock fell 2.67% to $52.44 on volume of 5.43 million shares.
The stock opened the day at 53.55 and traded between a low of $52.28 and a high of $53.55. The stock finished the day down $1.44 per share. Discover Financial Services has an average daily volume of 3.42 million and a total float of 427.48 million shares. The 50-day SMA for Discover Financial Services is $55.77 and its 200-day SMA is $56.12. The high for the stock over the last 52 weeks is $66.73 and the low is $50.20.
Discover Financial Services is a direct banking and payment services company. The Company offers credit card loans, private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans and deposit products.
Discover Financial Services is centered in Riverwoods, IL, and has 14,676 employees. Today’s trading day leaves the company with a market cap of $22.42 billionwith a P/E Ratio of 10.8. The company has a P/S ratio of 2.35, P/B ratio of 2.09, and a 7.1.
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