Discover Financial Services (DFS): David W Nelms , Chairman & CEO of Discover Financial Services sold 32,399 shares on Apr 21, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on Apr 25, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $56.37 per share for a total value of $1,826,202.00 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Apr 25, 2016, Roger C Hochschild (President & COO) sold 29,966 shares at $56.38 per share price.On Apr 25, 2016, Kathryn Mcnamara Corley (EVP, GC & Secretary) sold 16,537 shares at $56.67 per share price.Also, On Apr 25, 2016, Glenn P Schneider (EVP) sold 14,500 shares at $56.51 per share price.On Apr 5, 2016, Diane E Offereins (EVP) sold 9,000 shares at $51.08 per share price.
Discover Financial Services: On Friday, Apr 22, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Discover Financial Services which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $56.35 and hit $57.08 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $56.51, with a gain of 0.27% or 0.15 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 37,50,457 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $60.57 and the company has a market cap of $23,407 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $42.86.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Discover Financial Services is Reiterated by Stifel to Buy and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 62 from a previous price target of $60 .The Rating was issued on Apr 20, 2016.Discover Financial Services is Reiterated by Deutsche Bank to Hold while Lowering the Price Target of the company shares to $ 61 from a previous price target of $64 . The Rating was issued on Feb 18, 2016.Discover Financial Services is Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to Neutral. Earlier the firm had a rating of Buy on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Feb 11, 2016.Discover Financial Services is Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts to Top Pick while Lowering the Price Target of the company shares to $ 68 from a previous price target of $69 . The Rating was issued on Jan 28, 2016.Discover Financial Services is Reiterated by Oppenheimer to Outperform while Lowering the Price Target of the company shares to $ 67 from a previous price target of $76 . The Rating was issued on Jan 28, 2016.
Discover Financial Services (DFS) is a direct banking and payment services company. The Company is a bank holding company as well as a financial holding company. The Company provides direct banking products and services and payment services through its subsidiaries. The Company manages its business activities in two segments: Direct Banking and Payment Services. Direct Banking segment includes consumer banking and lending products specifically Discover-branded credit cards issued to individuals and small businesses on the Discover Network and other consumer banking products and services including private student loans personal loans home loans home equity loans prepaid cards and other consumer lending and deposit products. The Payment Services segment includes PULSE Diners Club and the Companys network partners business which provides payment transaction processing and settlement services on the Discover Network.