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Discover Financial Services (DFS) [hlAlert]

up 287.47 %

Discover Financial Services (DFS) rated Overweight with price target $37 by Barclays Capital

Posted on: Monday,  Mar 19, 2012  12:25 PM ET by Barclays Capital

Barclays Capital rated Overweight Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) on 03/19/2012. Previously Barclays Capital rated Overweight Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) on
08/24/2009., when the stock price was $14.05. Since then, Discover Financial Services has gained 287.47% as of 01/28/2016's recent price of $54.44.
If you would have followed the previous Barclays Capital's recommendation on DFS, you would have gained 287.47% of your investment in 2348 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.

Barclays Capital has assembled a world-class, award-winning team of analysts covering, credit, commodities, economics, emerging markets, equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and market strategy. We provide in-depth analysis of companies and macro coverage across asset classes, markets and the world’s economies. We have a highly quantitative approach and our research is underpinned by sophisticated analytics. Combined, these provide clients with the tools and insights necessary for successful risk management and financing. Our research teams are based in many of the world’s major financial centres providing our clients with a globally integrated perspective across products and geographies.
Stock Market Advice
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
3/19/2012 12:25 PM Buy
32.40 37.00
as of 12/31/2012
1 Week up  0.10 %
1 Month down  -7.35 %
3 Months down  -2.97 %
1 YTD up  60.62 %
Previous Recommendations
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
6/24/2011 12:25 PM Buy
24.68 30.00
3/24/2011 12:25 PM Buy
23.64 28.00
3/23/2011 12:25 PM Buy
23.30 28.00
11/2/2010 8:25 AM Buy
18.00 23.00
9/21/2010 12:25 PM Buy
16.01 20.00
8/24/2009 9:25 AM Buy
14.05 16.00
8/24/2009 8:25 AM Buy
14.05 50.00

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