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Discover Financial Services (DFS) Dips 3.48% for January 25

Among the S&P 500’s biggest fallers on Monday January 25 was Discover Financial Services (DFS). The stock experienced a 3.48% decline to $89.06 with
4 million shares changing hands.

Discover Financial Services started at an opening price of 90.57 and hit a high of $91.00 and a low of $86.94. Ultimately, the stock took a hit and finished the day at $3.21 per share.
Discover Financial Services trades an average of n/a shares a day out of a total 307 million shares outstanding. The current moving averages are a 50-day SMA of $n/a
and a 200-day SMA of $n/a.
Discover Financial Services hit a high of $100.96 and a low of $23.25 over the last year.

Discover Financial Services is a bank operating in two distinct segments: direct banking and payments. The company issues credit and debit cards and provides other consumer banking products including deposit accounts, students loans, and other personal loans. In addition, it generates revenue from payments processed on the Discover network. The Discover Network is the third- largest payment network as ranked by overall merchant acceptance, trailing Visa and Mastercard.

With its headquarters located in Riverwoods, IL, Discover Financial Services employs 17,200 people. After today’s trading, the company’s market cap has fallen to $27.34 billion, a P/S of n/a, a P/B of 2.51, and a P/FCF of n/a.

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For all the attention paid to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), it’s the S&P 500 that’s relied on by insiders and institutional investors. It represents the industry standard for American
large-cap indices.

The Dow is made up of just 30 stocks to the S&P 500’s 500, and it uses an unreliable and outdated price-weighting system where the S&P 500 relies on market cap in weighting its returns. This is why
its long-term returns is a much more reliable gauge for the performance of large- and mega-cap stocks over time.

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