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Discover Financial Services (DFS) upgraded to Buy by Stifel Nicolaus

Posted on: Thursday,  Dec 20, 2012  2:25 PM ET by Stifel Nicolaus

Stifel Nicolaus rated Buy Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) on 12/20/2012, when the stock price was $38.21. Since
then, Discover Financial Services has gained 42.48% as of 01/28/2016's recent price of $54.44.
If you would have followed this Stifel Nicolaus's recommendation on DFS, you would have gained 42.47% of your investment in 1134 days.

Discover Financial Services (DFS) is a credit card issuer and electronic payment services company. DFS is also engaged in payments processing. Its business segments include U.S. Card and Third-Party Payments. U.S. Card segment includes Discover Card-branded credit cards issued over Discover?s card network (the Discover Network), and consumer lending and deposit products offered through its subsidiary, Discover Bank. Third-Party Payments segment includes PULSE Network (PULSE), an automated teller machine (ATM), debit and electronic funds transfer network; Diners Club International (Diners Club), and its third-party business. On March 31, 2008, DFS sold its United Kingdom credit card business (Goldfish) to Barclays Bank PLC. On June 30, 2008, the Company acquired Diners Club International. In July 2008, DFS announced the opening of a new subsidiary, Discover Information Technology (Shanghai) Ltd., in the People?s Republic of China, to support its data analysis and modeling operations.

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Stock Market Advice
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
12/20/2012 2:25 PM Buy
as of 12/31/2012
1 Week up  0.10 %
1 Month up  0.88 %
3 Months up  0.88 %
1 YTD up  63.71 %
Previous Recommendations
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
9/17/2012 8:25 AM Hold
3/20/2012 8:25 AM Buy
31.98 39.00
12/16/2011 8:25 AM Buy
23.34 29.00
4/14/2009 9:25 AM Hold
3/10/2009 8:25 AM Buy
10/3/2007 9:25 AM Hold

(*) Stock Price at the time of the recommendation.
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