Discover Financial Services (DFS) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for December 21

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Discover Financial Services (DFS) experienced unusually high volume on Dec. 21, as the stock lost 2.67% to a closing price of $52.44. The stock saw 5.43 million shares trade hands over the course of the day on 28,181 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 3.17 million shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.

Discover Financial Services has a P/B ratio of 2.09. It also has a P/E ratio of 10.8. The stock has traded between $66.73 and $50.20 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $55.77, and its 200-day SMA $56.12.

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.

Headquartered in Riverwoods, IL, Discover Financial Services has 14,676 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO David W. Nelms.

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